DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA INC Relief Operator Night Shift in ALLERTON, Iowa
General Purpose: Provide relief for Dryer Operators, Mix Operators, Assistant Mix Operators, Packing Operators, and Warehouse Personnel due to vacations, illness, and other needs. Operate spray dryers, mix raw materials according to formula provided, stage raw materials, pack finished product with various equipment, transfer finished product to warehouse. Flexibility of schedule is required. Job Duties and Responsibilities: * Perform all duties listed on dryer operator, mix operator, packing operator and warehouse personnel job descriptions in accordance with Quality Management System procedures * Mix and spray dry a variety of food ingredient products according to specific parameters set for each product * Develop an understanding of spray dryer operation, characteristics, limitations, and hazards * Clear communication with mix operators, packaging operators, and QA technicians to ensure product is received and delivered to and from the dryer in the proper manner to assure a quality product is produced * Assist in mixing raw materials as required using formula provided for each product * Manually loads or unloads materials on to or off pallets * Operates forklift to load, unload, transport, and stack material * Loads and unloads materials to and from designated storage areas such as racks, or vehicles such as trucks or ocean containers * Perform general duties throughout the plant and grounds during periods when relief duties are not required * Cleaning, sanitizing and obtaining environmental samples * Perform light maintenance such as painting and minor repair work will be required * Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues * Dedicate effort to safety as we expect every employee to leave work in the same condition as they arrive * Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements * Adhere to all DFA Quality, Safety and GMP policies and procedures and report any nonconformity * Attend required training, including but not limited to, Safety, GMP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), and Safe Quality Foods (SQF) * The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned Education and Experience * High School Diploma or GED required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Operate forklifts after receiving Lift Truck Operator training * Able to lift 100 pounds, 55 pounds repetitively * Able to follow written instructions * Attention to detail * A minimum of 2 months on the job training with experienced personnel is required * Must be able to read, write and speak English EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Disabled/VeteranEmployer's Job# 9439_DFAPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.