Operator III (Pasteurizer) – Up to $2,000 Bonus

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The primary role of Pasteurizer Operator is to safely follow all state, production and quality standards, while operating the milk High Temperature Short Time (HTST) pasteurizer. This position is responsible for the start-up, shut-down and Clean in Place (CIP) of the HTST. This position includes monitoring charts and maintaining records that pertain to the HTST, as well as helping in all other duties that pertain to making or packaging cheese.

Operator will start up, shut down, Clean In Place (CIP), troubleshoot the pasteurizer when appropriate and ensures equipment starts and stops on
 Operation and monitoring of all related equipment.
 Maintaining all related records and documentation per policy and in accordance with Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship.
 Verify and ensure all state seals are in place prior to every pasteurizer run.
 Clean and sanitize equipment, adhering to all sanitation procedures and policies.
 Document and communicate production deficiencies to leads and management.
 Report and communicate critical information during shift change overs.
 Responsible for maintaining internal customer specifications.
 Responsible for testing equipment using results to adjust equipment to improve quality of product.
 Maintain good housekeeping and cleanup of equipment and supplies in your work areas throughout the plant.
 Continuously look for process improvement opportunities and effectively communicate to others.
 Learn and operate other equipment as necessary.
 Assist with training new employees.
 Provides assistance to the maintenance personnel, when needed, for machine repairs or troubleshooting.
 Adhere to all Quality and Food Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity.
 Adhere to all Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity.
 Adhere to all GMP policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity.

 High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is preferred.
 Food manufacturing, material handling experience is preferred.
 Prior experience in the dairy or cheese industry is preferred.
 Prior experience in manufacturing is a plus.
 Knowledge of HACCP, GMP’s, OSHA and loss control programs is highly desirable.
 Cheesemaking or HTST experience preferred.
AMPI offers competitive starting pay, PTO, 401k, short-term disability, health, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance programs and more.
$500 immediate sign-on bonus for production positions, additional $1,500 within first 6 months. AMPI also offers $500 bonuses for referrals.

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