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Production Utility

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

General Purpose Demonstrate proficiency in a range of processes, procedures, and equipment to perform various operator roles in the plant production environment. Serve as a resource to others to solve problems and/or assist with operator activities or production equipment. Job Duties and Responsibilities
Perform a variety of line duties within the manufacturing environment to machine operator, and/or break relief operator jobs (e.g., Receiver, Blend/Filler/CIP/Retort/ Evaporator/Pasteurizer operators). This may include troubleshooting and performing minor maintenance repairs *
Clean, set-up, operate, and monitor equipment on the production line *
Ensure that the proper materials are used for each product being produced *
Complete all required documentation and scheduled quality checks *
Review charts, screens, quality check sheets, and specifications that are in both hard copy and electronic format *
Perform cleaning and sanitation tasks as required to maintain plant equipment; complete cleaning checklist once line has completed run *
Prepare equipment for next run to include size changes as needed *
Maintain communication with other departments, supervisor, and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production *
Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible, and accurate format and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP's *
Review process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot *
Assist with training efforts in functional area as needed *
Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements *
Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues *
The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required
2nd and 3rd Shift available Starting Pay $22.66 Benefits after 60 days 401KEducation and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent *
2 to 4 years of manufacturing/production experience, preferably in the dairy or consumer goods industry *
Certification and/or License - may be required during course of employment
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of plant operations *
Proficiency with company computer systems *
Able to operate production equipment, components, and peripheral accessories *
Able to take initiative in performing job and seek increased responsibilities *
Able to work independently and as part of a team *
Able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing *
Able to work in a fast-paced environment *
Able to follow directions and meet deadlines *
Able to take appropriate steps to find solutions to problems *
Able to perform task and duties without constant supervision *
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals *
Must be able to read, write and speak English
An Equal Opportunity EmployerEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Grand Rapids , Production Utility, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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