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Production Operator, 2nd Shift, Vermont Creamery

Company: Land O'Lakes
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative. While benefits can vary by location and role, most offer: --- Medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D; short- and long-term disability insurance --- Retirement savings plan and profit-sharing plan, both with company match--- Paid time off and paid holidays, plus paid benefits for maternity and parental leavesProduction Operator, 2nd Shift, Vermont Creamery$2000 Hiring Bonus $2000.00 to be paid on the following schedule: $500.00 after 30 days of continuous employment, $750.00 after 6 months of continuous employment, and $750.00 after 12 months of continuous employment. Job SummaryThe Production Operator is the front-line employee who performs the manufacturing processes that add value and quality to the inputs and create the final high-quality final products. As a Production Operator, you will learn how to make world-class cheese by assisting with the pasteurization and cheesemaking processes. There are a variety of sub-classifications within the Operator job family that could range in specific duties from receiving and handling the raw materials, adding value through a variety of proprietary processes, to packaging the final product. In all stages of production safety, attention to detail, a quality and sanitation focus, and efficiency are key to the success of the operation. Location: Websterville, VT Hours: 2nd Shift + some overtime and weekend requirements Wage: $19.48/hr. Land O'Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as other company sponsored benefits. Required Qualifications & Experiences

  • 18 years or older.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions, and possess basic mathematical skillsPreferred Qualifications & Experiences
    • 1+ years of continuous prior experience in any industry.
    • Self-Reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervision.
    • Able to trouble shoot mechanical problems.
    • Customer focused and able to work in a collaborative team.
    • Ability to follow manufacturer's specifications and directions.
    • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Work in cold and/or hot temperatures throughout the day.Essential Functions & Responsibilities
      • Communicates work order progress to supervisor and production operators.
      • Ensure a safe working environment while performing assigned tasks.
      • Adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs).
      • Follow all procedures, GMPs, Safety, Quality, and Sanitation plans.
      • Identify and report all potentially non-conforming product and equipment to Supervisor and the Quality Assurance Department.
      • Ability to be flexible in work performed and schedule.
      • Other duties as assigned.Essential Physical Requirements
        • 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 overtime.Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check.Land 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 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 ) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Keywords: Land O'Lakes, New England , Production Operator, 2nd Shift, Vermont Creamery, Professions , Waterbury, Northeast

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