Production Line Operator - Beverage Plant - Raw Milk Pasteurizer
Dean Foods

Lansdale, Pennsylvania

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  • The Pasteurizer is responsible for ensuring that all know pathogens are pasteurized and product is homogenized.
  • Run and maintain pasteurizer and other related equipment within dairy production environment.
  • High responsibility - Responsible for quality, food safety and product specifications.
  • Closely monitor the dairy production process and follow Standard Operating Procedures for batching and processing products.
  • Accurately prepare & maintain all area paperwork.
  • Monitor fats, total solids, allergen, cryoscope and other related items as they associate with processing dairy products.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties
  • Verify all charts including frequency pen, cut in/cut out temperatures and product recording temperatures.
  • Maintain sanitation of equipment including CIP & hand cleaning
  • Operate equipment at recommended speeds and communicate mechanical and operational issues as they arise.
  • Operate and clean equipment with a sense of urgency to maximize throughput and minimize downtime.
  • 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 SOP's.
  • Analyze process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.
  • 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.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1 year experience required.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend for virtually the entire shift.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally including overhead.
  • Must be able to work in a wet environment.
  • Some exposure to cleaning chemicals.
  • 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 pre*employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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