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(USA-MN-Melrose) Barrel Handling Operator-R-31493

Kerkhoven, MN | Posted 3 weeks ago

Barrel Handling OperatorBarrel Handling Operator - CM DepartmentThe Production (Barrel Handling) Operator will be responsible for ensuring proper sealing, closing, labeling, handling and storage of all cheese packaged in CM department. The associate will have responsibility to perform all auto-salter and barrel fill duties. Through an assigned rotation, operator will be expected to be proficient and able to perform the duties of the 3 roles identified below (Closing/Sealer, Monorail Room, Cooler). This is a night shift position, although there will be training on day shift to ensure entire process is understood.Hourly base wage: $24.28 $1 shift differentialHours: 12 hour rotating shift 4:45 PM - 5:15 AMEssential Duties and Responsibilities:Closing / Sealer AreaPrimary Tasks:Include sealing, weighing and scanning of barrels to include cleaning.Cooler AreaPrimary Tasks:Store Barrels - Blow-off fiber, Invert, Wrap and Stock barrels and transport Empty Drums to the Salter Area.Monorail Room AreaPrimary Tasks:Vacuum WheyUnload Barrel from carrier, remove press plate and extenderMove carrier to washerRun filler for salter breaks (2 breaks on days, 4 on nights)Daily communication with TQ, Supervisor, office and co-workers regarding policies, procedures, documentation, quality and day to day production issues.Ensure accuracy and timely completion of all department paper workFollow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), HACCP guidelines and LQMS requirementsActively contribute to a behavioral based safety culture.Other duties as assigned by Shift Lead or Production Supervisor.Experience:Prior manufacturing experience preferredRequirements:Ability to read and write effectively in EnglishAbility to perform basic math equationsAbility to utilize computers & software programs proficientlyAbility to communicate effectively to ensure product flow to next work stationAbility to contribute to a safe and organized work environmentAbility to work variable shifts, weekends, and/or holidaysMaintain prompt and regular job attendanceAbout Land O'Lakes, Inc.Join us and be part of a Fortune 250, farmer- and member-owned cooperative that is reimagining the business of food. We have been named a Top Workplace by Indeed and LinkedIn, and to the TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.We provide a broad portfolio of benefits to keep you and your family at your best. Land O'Lakes is Where Your Future Takes Root.Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including 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.Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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