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Skilled Machine Operator - Processor

Company: Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc.
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Owned by 250+ family farms, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. is a food and beverage company that has offered innovative, award-winning, high-quality dairy products since 1965. Our progressive cooperative's success is based on a commitment to quality in everything we do that extends to every stage of operations, from our farms to the consumer. Our product offerings include milk, flavored milk, yogurt, dip, sour cream, cottage cheese, Italian cheese, and ice cream mix marketed under the Upstate Farms--, Bison--, Milk for Life--, and Intense Milk-- brands. Skilled Labor openings may include the following positions - Processor Operator, Blow mold Operator. These positions can include the responsibility of setting up, operating and cleaning equipment responsible for turning raw milk product store ready and also the responsibility of setting up, operating and cleaning equipment that manufactures plastic bottles for finished milk product. All qualified, responsible applicants are encouraged to apply. We offer a competitive salary and generous paid time off. Must be able to work, weekends and Holidays. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Batch products; record required information on form documents, regulatory charts and operational/cleaning checklists maintaining 100% accuracy.
Must follow all SOP procedures and complete required documentation/checklists. Participate in continuous improvement efforts to improve products, services, or processes. Maintains area cleanliness, reports leaking or out of spec product and participate in waste reduction efforts. Follow all Safety requirements to include, Housekeeping, Lock Out/Tag Out, PPE and engage in facility safety efforts. Ensure compliance with all OSHA, NYSDA, PMO, FDA, and assist in maintaining SQF readiness, and HACCP. Ability to work in an environment with cold temperatures, noise and uneven walking surfaces. Clean, set up, operate, and monitor specified process equipment and systems
Education and Experience:
Must be able to pass a pre-employment background and drug screen Minimum of a GED or High School diploma Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
Skilled in Mechanical aptitude, (I.e. Set up, teardown physical connections) Applicants must be available to work all hours (all shifts) as well as weekends and holidays Ability to meet company policy for attendance and work schedule requirements
Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time, operator in varied temperature ranges, perceive distance and distinguish color. Ability to handle intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as stooping, bending, climbing, and lifting material or equipment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Pay: $21.00-25.00 one year progressive payscale
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

Keywords: Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc., Syracuse , Skilled Machine Operator - Processor, Other , Syracuse, New York

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