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WAV Cheese Extruder Oper 5

Company: Leprino Foods
Location: Waverly
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job 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 Extruder Operator role is responsible for our mixer and extruder operations and supporting the surrounding operations from the pre-heat tanks to the brine belt.
Our skilled operators are expected to develop an expert level knowledge of the functioning and troubleshooting for their machine and/or area. Schedule:
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. Our schedules run 12 hours on a 2-2-3 rotation that allows for every other weekend off. After training is complete, new hires will be assigned a regular schedule on the next available shift.
Pay Rate:
$27.35/hr plus evening and weekend differentials!
Responsibilities:
Operate and monitor mixers, extruders, and dry mixer according to SOP's. Maintain all production specifications (proper temperatures, salt, preheat levels and solids).
Maintain moisture control, dry ingredient application, hex application and refinish rates of application. Oversee the entire finishing operation from the pre-heat tanks to the brine belt, shut down equipment at the end of production and make all physical connections for CIP hook up, monitor chemical strengths, and reassemble equipment for production. Take timely samples to the lab for analysis and obtain results promptly.
React to all results and notify and out of spec conditions to the Team Lead or Supervisor. Ability to troubleshoot all equipment and identify potential problems.
Communicate problems to Department management. Enter and maintain MES & SAP information.
Oversee all finish records (dry ingredients, hex application logs and refinish logs). 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. 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. Able to access confined space and work on a platform off the ground. Must be able to lift up to 46 lbs daily, pull up to 60 lbs, climb a ladder, and walk up/downstairs.
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/VeteranNearest Major Market: Binghamton

Keywords: Leprino Foods, Binghamton , WAV Cheese Extruder Oper 5, Other , Waverly, New York

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