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Dairy Farmers of America Packing Operator - Day Shift (Dryer 1) in Allerton, Iowa

Position : Packing Operator - Day Shift (Dryer 1)

Location : Allerton, Iowa

Requisition ID: : 11657

The Packing Operator is responsible for operation of packaging equipment located in the SAPAC and Bulk Bagging packaging areas. Additional responsibilities will include learning the packaging processes associated with NUCON tower packaging areas. Operator will be expected to follow GMP guidelines and HACCP protocols to ensure the safe and sanitary packaging of finished product from the manufacturing operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • From information listed on Packaging reports and Product Labeling and Packaging work instructions, prepare appropriate packaging with correct labeling utilizing stencils, printer, and paper labels

  • Samples products in accordance with the Allerton Finished Product Sampling procedure

  • Fills out the sampling schedule during each production run and handle samples properly to avoid contamination

  • Utilizes equipment in packaging areas properly fill, seal, place on pallet, remove from packing area, and deliver to warehouse storage areas using a forklift

  • Visually inspects color and consistency of product throughout the shift and notify Team Lead, Supervisors, and Dryer Operators if product appears to be out of specifications or compromised in any way

  • Performs daily and weekly housekeeping duties to maintain a clean and sanitary environment in the packaging areas

  • Follows company safety rules and use appropriate PPE and safety gear provided

  • During shutdown periods some general cleaning, painting, and other maintenance projects may be assigned to complete throughout the facility

  • Other tasks as assigned

High school diploma or equivalent

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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