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Master Operator

Company: Burnett Dairy Cooperative
Location: Siren
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Burnett Dairy Cooperative - Master Operator Position Title: Master OperatorDivision: Dairy DivisionDepartment: ProductionStatus: Non-Exempt, HourlyClass: LaborerSupervisor: Plant ManagerSupervises: N/A Position Purpose: The Master Operator is responsible to work where scheduled within the cheese production facility, specifically in the Makeroom, Whey, Loaf Pack, and Shred departments. This position will be trained and able to do all the responsibilities of the Makeroom Operator, Cheese Maker, Whey Operator, Loaf Pack Operator, and Shred Operator.Primary Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Be able and willing to complete all functions and duties outlined in the job descriptions for positions that the Master Operator position will backfill including, but not limited to:
    • Makeroom: this position is responsible for assisting the cheesemakers in the production of cheese, monitors machines, including the flow, temperature, PH and acid.
    • Whey Process Operator: responsible for whey-based products from the time whey enters the pasteurizer until it leaves the plant either as whey protein concentrate or whey permeate.
    • Cheesemaker: operates machines that pasteurize and cook the milk, monitor the cooking temperature, and mix ingredients for the cheese.
    • Loaf Pack: responsible for packaging loafs of cheese, monitors machinery and ensures quality of product.
    • Shred: pulls cheese for production, operates shred machinery, pulling bags of cheese off conveyor, cleaning and sanitizing all machinery, tools, shred room, and record keeping.
    • Backfill for displaced associates due to sick leave, LOA, and vacation on all shifts.
    • Fill current openings on all shift on an interim basis while recruitment efforts are underway
    • Demonstrate working knowledge of machine operations and overall production process
    • Accurately record production information Additional Responsibilities:
      • Follow all company policies and procedures.
      • Follow all safety guidelines including the use of required personal protective equipment to ensure health and safety of self and others.
      • All other duties as appropriate for this position.Job Requirements:
        • Must be flexible, adaptable, willing and able to complete any specific position as assigned.
        • Ability to work variable shifts, weekends, and/or holidays (as scheduled).
        • Regular and dependable attendance is required
        • Good verbal communication skills and legible handwriting
        • Ability to function in an active and demanding work environment
        • Ability to obtain and maintain a forklift license. Previous forklift operator experience preferred, but not required.Physical requirements/Working conditions:
          • Lift up to 50 Pounds; Push/Pull/Stack up to 50 Pounds on occasion.
          • Stand on feet for entire shift
          • Repetitive Motion; frequent use of hands
          • Required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel and crouch as needed.
          • Must be able to work in hot, humid, damp work environment as well as cold climate. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from jobs and to assign other duties as necessary. Associated topics: baler, boxing, distribution, label, package, packaging banding, packing, pharmaceutical packaging, scan, straw sealing

Keywords: Burnett Dairy Cooperative, Minneapolis , Master Operator, Other , Siren, Minnesota

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