DairiConcepts Blend Operator in Zumbrota, Minnesota

Job Description The Blend Operator is responsible for following all DairiConcepts GMPs and working in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, and quality and sanitation requirements. Duties and Responsibilities Weighs each ingredient and add to the batch Ensures the product is ready to dry Carries out all QA checks in the mix room Operates the pH meter, refractometer, etc. to keep product within specifications Performs necessary routine cleaning and preventive maintenance Follows established plant operating and cleaning procedures Follows Good Manufacturing Practices Assists with safety analysis and on the job training of new employees Attends educational training seminars as needed (i.e. loss control) Attends and participates in safety meetings Reports unsafe acts, conditions, and accidents immediately to supervisor Assists in accident investigations Covers vacations and overtime as needed or required Assists with duties in other departments as needed Performs other work as assigned Teamwork and Collaboration. May provide and/or receive input from across functional boundaries. Understands organizational mesh points and potential synergies. Integrates team efforts across the organization. Leadership. Acts with integrity. Treats others with dignity and respect. Models behavior that is consistent with DairiConcepts' core values. Delivers on commitments and deadlines and holds others accountable for the same. Communication. Effectively communicates with all levels of the organization. Demonstrates excellent presentation, oral, and written communication skills. Executes outstanding customer communication and relationship building techniques. Required Skills Basic computer skills Ability to interpret safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and job safety analysis Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage Performs work independently, as required Knowledge with machines, tools, equipment, and Lockout Tagout Required Experience High School Diploma or equivalent 1 - 2 years manufacturing experience Physical Demands and Work Environment Manufacturing environment Other Responsibilities Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Expected Hours This is a full-time position, work days are according to production schedule As a leading provider of cheese and dairy ingredients for the global food industry, DairiConcepts is supported by a diverse and educated team of high quality employees. We seek personnel with expertise in their fields who also demonstrate our core values of Safety, Integrity, Continuous Improvement, and Service. Headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, the company has eight manufacturing plants located throughout the United States. Job Location Zumbrota, Minnesota, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular DairiConcepts is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We offer competitive compensation, bonus potential, and a full benefit program including 401K. For additional information, go to www.dairiconcepts.com.