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Cheese Pilot Plant Operator

Company: Leprino Foods
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Cheese Pilot Plant Operator
Denver, Colorado
Within our Cheese Global Business Unit located in Denver - Leprino is seeking a Cheese Pilot Plant Operator to assist with and support a variety of experiments and projects toward the development of new product. At Leprino Foods, starting compensation for this role typically ranges between $121.64 and $24.34 hourly. This position has an annual target bonus of 3.5%.
Assists with operation of the dry mixer, single auger mixer (SAM) and extruder.
Completes set up, operation and cleaning of dicers/shredders, QLC freezer, grinder and gas flush equipment.
Accurately labels and packages final cheese products and transports to warehouse for storage.
Monitors and completes refinished cheese as generated by the cheese trials and as needed to maintain cooler cleanliness.
Maintains accurate records for refinish produced, bacti results and LIMS requests for these products.
Records, tests and maintains brine parameters daily.
Maintains housekeeping standards in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).
Follows all Standard Operating Procures (SOP's) in the Pilot Plant.
Maintains and ensures that the caustic dosing system is functioning well for the cheese pilot plant basin.
You Have At Least (Required Qualifications):
A High School diploma or GED.
We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):
Experience working in a food production facility.
Additional certifications or training in food production.
Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
Leprino Foods embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
Offering You In Return:
A chance to be part of a global team of individuals passionate about producing and delivering high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Leprino Foods could not be where it is today without our incredible employees. That is why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring great people who are in it for the long run is our goal. Through competitive salaries and bonuses, medical/dental/vision coverage, tuition assistance, vacation, nine paid holidays, dedicated sick time, annual merit increases, as well as our combined LFC Profit-Sharing & 401(k) plan. Your impact will be noticed and rewarded, as you seek to further our company, our customers, and one another.
Our Story:
Leprino Foods' history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the world's largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that bold vision, we're looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated team member who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey? Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing. Additional information about this process can be obtained at
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/VeteranNearest Major Market: Denver

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