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Mix Assistant Operator

Allerton, IA
Role Description

Reports To: Floor Supervisor

Location: Allerton, Iowa

Start Date: ASAP

The operator assists production by performing the manufacturing tasks required to fulfill the daily requirements of the production schedule.

Role Responsibilities
  • Must be able to successfully operate and troubleshoot every piece of equipment within the facility. This includes, but not limited to, the following: pasteurizer, separator, homogenizer, evaporator, dryer, and packaging equipment
  • Responsible for the batching process and following the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for each product
  • Responsible for running Clean-In-Place (CIP) operations
  • Perform the following quality tests on an hourly basis: moisture, fats, solids, and scorch
  • Responsible for relieving baggers for break purposes. During this time, process operators must assume all the hourly duties of a bagger
  • Follow aseptic procedures at all times
  • Correctly follow all production, cleaning procedures as described in the SOP.
  • Know the location of all raw and packaging materials and finished production within the warehouse.
  • Locate a maintain inventories by moving ingredients within the inventory system (DEACOM) and bringing them to the work area.
  • Maintains records including but not limited to computer, sanitation, pre-op, and batch tickets.
  • Safely and properly operate a forklift.

Skills & Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Previous food manufacturing experience preferred
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Must be self-disciplined, a team player, and be able to handle emergency situations common to the operation.
  • Must be able to maintain and display personal cleanliness and follow GMPs as described in company guidelines
  • Must be able to write clearly and in an organized fashion
  • Must be able to use a computer, Microsoft Office, and other company provided software
  • Able to lift 50 lb/25 kg bags or drums during the batching and bagging process. Need ability to stand, crouch and climb to perform adjustments to equipment, use ladders, and perform various types of manual labor