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Production Filler Operator (Machine)

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Englewood
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Meadow Gold Dairy has immediate job openings for well-versed Machine Operators to perform an array of functions including maintaining, breaking down and setting up equipment and machinery, while troubleshooting and resolving basic to moderate operating issues. Machine operators will be responsible for processing finished or raw materials, while following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and communicating effectively with all departments and meeting daily deadlines.
Meadow Gold Dairy is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers. Our mark matters and it represents the wholesomeness of dairy that we share with our communities and loved ones. DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands.
COMPENSATION
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$24.02 with an increase to $26.69 within the first year
SCHEDULES
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10PM-6:30AM *
Monday-Friday
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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Clean, set-up, operate, and monitor equipment of the production line *
Complete all required documentation and scheduled quality checks *
Monitor weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of product *
Make adjustments to filler timing and filling; check mat as needed *
Troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties *
Collect required samples needed for quality assurance testing *
Ensure that the proper packaging materials are used for each product being produced *
Watch for jams on the label operator and effectively thread wrap to prevent downtime due to error *
Perform filler and filler line changeovers in a safe and efficient manner *
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 required information is documented in accordance with SOP's *
Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes *
Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately *
Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues *
Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements *
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
BENEFITS:
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Union pension plan *
Competitive pay *
paid sick leave *
yearly increases
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Career growth opportunities - we promote from within! *
Comprehensive healthcare benefits *
Employee referral program
*varies by company and governing CBAs
REQUIREMENTS:
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High school diploma or GED preferred *
Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measurement, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimal *
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screenings including drug, background and criminal checks *
Must be able to push, pull, stand, walk, climb, crouch and lift up to 50 pounds
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Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
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Must be able to be able to work in a wet environment
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May have some exposure to dust, fumes and cleaning chemicals *
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime as required, occasional weekends and holidays
DFA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Denver , Production Filler Operator (Machine), Professions , Englewood, Colorado

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