Resource Operator

Job Type:Regular
Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You can join, as well, Agropur's extended family.
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Job Summary:
Cheese Resource Operator will relieve operator positions within Cheese department
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out all tasks of the Cheese plant operators when relieving positions

  • Perform daily operations and cleaning of equipment associated with the operation of all departments associated with cheese processing.

  • Complete all documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Follow all GMP, SOP, Safety and HACCP programs.

  • Monitor processes, materials, or surroundings and reviewing information by telephone, in written form or in person.

  • Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing changes or deviations in circumstances and or/events.

  • Perform operator level maintenance as needed when needed

  • Operate all cheese process equipment and CIP (Clean in Place) systems proficiently

  • Follow complicated start up procedure of equipment

  • Monitor Cheese Process flows

  • Take frequent readings

  • Perform Operator level troubleshooting and maintenance of machinery when needed

  • Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing changes or deviations in circumstances and/or events

  • Cleaning and sanitation of all parts of Cheese departments including walls, floors and equipment

  • Assists all other coworkers with tasks and duties within Cheese department

  • Work vacations assigned or scheduled, position requires flexible work schedules
    Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Technical Competencies:

  • Read, understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard Operating Procedures and safety policies, HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points)

  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multi task effectively

  • Computer literate and able to properly document work information legibly

  • Work in spreadsheets

  • Understand and troubleshoot product flows


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Previous food production is preferred.

Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Maintains professionalism at all times

  • Requires the ability to effectively communicate

  • Strong organization skills

  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills

Work Conditions:

  • Be able to move up and down ladders and stairs.

  • Be able to move up to 60 pounds

  • Able to move above about work stations in a manufacturing environment for a twelve hour shift

  • Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level repetitively.

  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.

  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.

  • Track and maintain information on a data base

  • Ability to wear hearing protection

  • Able and willing to work with chemicals using PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

Able to work in variable temperatures
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