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Sr Utility Operator - Cooler

Company: Dean Foods
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Utility Operator Cooler is responsible for maintaining working knowledge and must be able to operate all equipment and perform all roles (i.e. Palletizer, Hardening Room, Packaging, Product Puller, Forklift Operator, Order Assembly-Picker/Loader, and Checker) in a cooler/warehouse environment. Reports any mechanical problems such as bad wearstrips, plugged or missing lube nozzles, spacer stop malfunctions, palletizer malfunctions or conveyor breakdowns.Handle damaged and/or dump products appropriately.Remove all broken cases from cooler and handle appropriately.Complete all required documentation and scheduled quality checks.Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment (when certified).Monitor end-product weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of product.Ensure proper code date rotation.Ability to troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties.Manage cross-function relationships to ensure timely loadout of products.Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information.Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOPs.Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.Perform other duties as assigned.Job Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. 18 months experence required.Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.Experience within food and beverage industry preferred.Must be able to able to stand, walk, push or pull a majority of the day.Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and manually stack and move cases up to 6-8 cases high.Must be able to work in an environment where temperature is maintained at 35-40 degrees Fahrenheit.For ice cream plants: Must be able to work in an environment where the temperature is maintained at minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit. Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.Be able to effectively work in a team environment.Effective verbal and written communication skills.Ability to work in a fast paced environment.Must be able to pass all preemployment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).Equal Opportunity Employer EEO is The Law - click here for more information EEO StatementCalifornia applicants, click here for information regarding the data collection notice for California Consumer Privacy Act.Requisition ID: 2021-19755 Relocation Assistance: No External Company Name: DFA Dairy Brands External Company URL: Street: 1291 New Cut Road

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