Milk Room Operator in Bellingham


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Bellingham, WA - (USA) 216 West Champion Street WA Bellingham , WA 98225



Job Description

Milk Room Operator needed in Bellingham

In this position, your purpose is to assist in manufacturing Cheese in an effective and efficient manner.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Mixes ingredients following formulas and specifications

Ability to troubleshoot situations and escalate as needed

Follow Work instructions from supervisors and Quality Technicians

Responsible for performing various raw milk and ingredient testing

Setting and controlling the functions of the Machine

Maintain ingredient documentation on batch sheets and other documents

Review and interpret CIP data, troubleshoot CIP non-conformities

Communicating with Obram Operator/Processor for starting and stopping milk input pumps

Coordinate with other operators to maintain and monitor tank space and production needs

Maintain Pasteurizer Legal Chart Documentation

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs the job in a safe and professional manner

Performs a safety check on the workstation/workplace before conducting work

Maintains/ensures a clean, safe, and well-organized working environment

Adheres to company policies, regulations, and rules

Adheres to Food Health and Safety Regulations and Employee Health and Safety Regulations

Adhere to legal responsibilities of the: Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Washington Administrative Code

Additional Duties as assigned/ required that are relevant to the "Essential Functions and Responsibilities" of the job

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Highschool diploma or the equivalent combination of education and experience

Working level proficiency in the English Language

1 - 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment with a high-volume number of employees is preferred

Basic knowledge of Goods Manufacturing Practices, Quality Control in Food Processing, Standard Operation Procedures, and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Basic of knowledge machine operation

Advance level in attention to detail

Basic level in communication skills

Physical Demand:

Requires frequent: carrying (up to 50 lb) /lifting (up to 50 lb)

Requires repetitive: actions/ motions

Requires: bending/ climbing/ kneeling/ pulling/ pushing/ reaching/ twisting

Requires: standing (for extended periods of time)/ walking (for extended periods of time)

Working Conditions:

You will be working in a food production factory and is exposed to an environment consisting of: chemicals, electrical/ mechanical power: equipment/tools, elevated levels, fluctuating hot/ cold temperatures, grease/ oils, hot/ cold: objects/surfaces/substances, humid environment, loud noise level, and wet floors.

If you are interested in learning more about this job or starting the employment process please call Kalyn at 360-671-1977 to set up your interview.