Share this Job

Whey Department Skilled Operator Vacancy Relief ($25.69/hr)

Waverly, NY USA
Requisition ID:  15682
No of Openings:  2
Posted Date:  Aug 15, 2022
Job Function:  Facilities
Description: 

At Leprino Foods, we strive to be the WORLD’s BEST dairy food and ingredient company. Leprino Foods is the world's largest supplier of mozzarella cheese and one of the largest suppliers of premium dairy nutrition ingredients. Our customers and business partners span the globe and include many of the world's largest food companies, restaurant chains and distributors.

 

Summary:

The Whey Department Vacancy Relief role is trained to perform the basic mechanical functions and understand the required Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for all operator roles within the Whey Department. Our skilled operators are expected to develop an expert level knowledge on the functioning and troubleshooting for their machine and/or area.

  

Schedule:

  • This position requires the ability to move between shifts (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) on a daily and/or weekly basis as needed.
  • Leprino Foods is a 24/7 operating facility, and the employee must be willing and able to work weekends, holidays, and other shifts as necessary.

Pay Rate:

  • $25.69 per hour
  • $0.75 Evening Pay Differential for every evening hour worked between 3:00pm-6:00am
  • $0.50 Weekend Pay Differential for every hour worked Saturday & Sunday

Responsibilities:

Operate the separator, evaporator, dryer, bagging system, and CIP system

  • Operate the separator, evaporator, dryer, bagging system, and CIP system
  • Start up and shut down the machinery, maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Complete daily checklists
  • Take timely samples to the lab for analysis and obtain results in a timely manner.  React to all results and notify and out of spec conditions to the Team Lead or Supervisor.
    Handle and test chemicals
  • Enter data into MES computer system.
  • Ability to troubleshoot all equipment and identify potential problems.  Communicate problems to Department management.
  • Follow all GMP’s and work in a safe manner.  Report any unsafe conditions.
  • Ensure proper housekeeping through a clean work area.  Ensure no product or chemical leaks.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Ability to pass a physical abilities test to assess ability to bend, reach, lift, pull, and climb stairs/ladders as required for the position.
  • Must be able to work Sunday - Saturday, off-shifts, weekends, holidays, and required overtime to support a 24 hour/7 day operation.

Preferred skills:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred.
  • Background or aptitude towards maintenance or mechanical functions.
  • Proficient computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Familiarity or ability to learn SAP, or similar integrated manufacturing system.
  • Prior food industry experience.

 

Physical Demands & Environment:

  • This position will be exposed to working in a wet/slippery environment with loud noise in varying degrees of temperature. Must be able to withstand high heat and humidity.
  • Specific vision may be required for this position, including close vision, distance vision, color and depth perception, and the ability to read computer screens for extended time periods.
  • Ability to pass a physical abilities test to assess ability to bend, reach, lift, pull, and climb stairs/ladders.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs hourly, climb a ladder, and walk up/down stairs regularly.

 

 

Why work for Leprino Foods in Waverly?

A career with Leprino Foods means you’ll be part of a worldwide family of individuals dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Your contributions will be noticed and rewarded as you work to further our company, our customers and one another.

 

What we Offer:

  • Profit Sharing
  • 401k
  • Monthly Safety/Quality Incentive Bonus
  • Matched Retirement Savings
  • Paid Vacation (40 hours vacation every 6 months which increases with tenure)
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 56 hours of Paid Sick Time, annually
  • Healthcare Benefits starting the first of the month following your hire date (includes wellness incentive program) 
  • Educational Assistance
  • Discounts on Leprino Foods products

 

Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO / Affirmative Action Employer M / F / Disability / Veteran

 

Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.  Additional information about this process can be obtained at www.psychemedics.com

 

Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.  Additional information about this process can be obtained at www.psychemedics.com
 
Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
 
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran


Nearest Major Market: Binghamton