Agropur, Inc.
  • Production - Cheese
  • Jerome, ID, USA
  • Full Time

Essential Functions include the following

  • Operation and monitoring of starter, vat pasteurization, media prep and related equipment.
  • Safe operation, sanitation, and maintenance of above mentioned equipment.
  • Monitors the complete process for efficient and quality starter.
  • May assist in dumping of salt into hopper or brine.
  • Manufacture starter to conform with internal specifications and expectations.
  • Keeps the area in a clean and sanitary fashion.
  • Responsible to adhere to quality system requirements.
  • Follows procedure and work instructions set forth through SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules
  • Must perform all jobs in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Understanding of and compliance with all Quality Assurance policies, and immediate reporting of any potential food safety issues to management.

Secondary Functions include the following:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

               This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Technical Competencies:

  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Able to properly document information legibly onto the production and master sanitation log sheets.
  • Understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Understand and obey all SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules.
  • Position involves or may involve operation of a Critical Control Point as determined by the plant HACCP/Food Safety Plans


  •  high school diploma preferred.
  • Previous experience preferred. 


Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.


Work Conditions

  • Track and maintain information on a database.
  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Frequently move up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to move above about work stations in a manufacturing environment most of the shift.
  • Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level repetitively.
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.
  • Able to work at heights
  • Able to work with chemicals.

Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

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