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Production Operator

Company: Land O'Lakes
Location: Paynesville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another-not Wall Street. We're proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progressionProduction Operator
    • The Production Operator is an entry level production role with Land O'Lakes in Melrose, MN and will be responsible for ensuring proper sealing, closing, labeling, handling and storage of all cheese barrels.Hours: 5:00PM - 5:30AM rotating 12-hour shift
      • This role may require overtime, off shift hours, weekends or holidays as needed.Wage: $22.15 per hour + $0.80 night shift differentialBonus:
        • $250 sign-on bonus
        • $500 after six months of service
        • $750 after 12 months of serviceLand O' Lakes Melrose, MN location make bulk parmesan and cheddar cheese barrels that are used by other food processors to create finished cheese products. The production operator will be responsible to close the finished cheese barrels. Specific duties include sealing bags, weighing bags, as well as scanning and placing labels on the cheese barrels. Operators will also do general cleaning tasks in area.The production operator will also work in the Cooler area moving barrels and doing general cleaning tasks. Must be able to work in a cold and/or hot environment and wear personal protective equipment and follow GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and food safety guidelines and requirements.Preferred Education:
          • High School Diploma or GEDExperience:
            • Prior manufacturing experience preferred but not requiredRequirements:
              • 18 years or older
              • Ability to work in a manufacturing team environment
              • Ability to perform basic math equations
              • Ability to utilize basic computer & software programs
              • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and follow verbal and written instructions
              • Ability to perform problem solving skills
              • Ability to work variable shifts, weekends, and holidays
              • Maintains prompt and regular job attendance
              • Ability to work overtime
                Physical Requirements for production positions regularly include:
                • Frequent movement including walking, standing, bending/stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms, lifting, climbing and other active movements
                • Performing duties while wearing personal protective equipment
                • Working across temperature zones that may include cold and/or hot environments for extended periods and may include work in environments where dust is present
                • Shift schedules that include days, nights, and weekends, some holidays and periodic overtimeApplicants must successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check.
                • Additional Job DescriptionAdditional Job DescriptionRequired Qualifications & Experiences: 18 years or older and 6+ months of manufacturing experiencePreferred Qualifications & Experiences: High School Diploma or GED and 1+ years of continuous prior experience in any industryLand O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.Land O'Lakes requires that employees report whether or not they have been fully vaccinated for COVID 19. Employees may be subject to COVID testing and/or vaccine mandates under regulations applicable to Land O'Lakes as a federal contractor and/or a large employer. Requests for accommodation from vaccination requirements for applicable roles will be administered through HR.Refer to this link for definition of fully vaccinated.

Keywords: Land O'Lakes, Minneapolis , Production Operator, Professions , Paynesville, Minnesota

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