Cooker 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:
Cooker Operator operates and maintains Cooker Operation of cheese making process
Essential job functions include:
  • Safe operation, sanitation, and maintenance of cooker and related equipment.
  • Makes all necessary process and sanitation connections for efficient product manufacturing.
  • Monitors the complete process for efficient and quality cheese making.
  • Manufactures cheese blocks to conform with customers specifications and expectations.
  • Keeps the area in a clean and sanitary fashion.
  • Must be willing to learn and understand the chemistry of Italian cheese.
  • Responsible to adhere to quality system requirements.
  • Must perform all jobs in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Follows procedure and work instructions set forth through SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules.

Secondary Functions include the following:
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Technical Competencies:
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Able to properly document information legibly onto the production and master sanitation log sheets.
  • Understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Understand and obey all SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules.

  • None

Non-technical Competencies:
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.

Work Conditions
  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Frequently move up to 50 pounds for 12 hour shifts.
  • Able to move about work stations in a manufacturing environment most of the 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.
  • Able to work at heights
  • Able to work with chemicals

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