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Membrane & Separator Operator - Operator 2

company information:

fairlife, LLC is a health and wellness dairy company that produces and markets premium-quality, value-added, great tasting milk products – from farmers who share your values – crafted into real food nutrition that provides you with the vitality you need to live a fulfilled life. fairlife, LLC’s patented cold filtration process filters milk to increase natural protein and minerals and decrease lactose and sugar. fairlife, LLC, produces fairlife ultra-filtered milk, a high protein, reduced sugar great-tasting milk for the whole family, Core Power, a high protein milkshake for athletes and fitness enthusiasts, and YUP!, a delicious line of flavored milks. For more information, visit http://fairlife.com, http://www.yupmilk.com/ and http://corepower.com.

In 2012, Select Milk Producers entered into a partnership with The Coca-Cola Company to form fairlife, LLC. The Coca-Cola Company is the distribution partner for the products that fairlife, LLC, creates, market and sells. fairlife, LLC owns and operates its own state-of-the-art plant in Michigan.

job purpose:

The Membrane & Separator Operator is a key member of the production team. The Operator must have: Knowledge of all production lines and equipment. Understand the separation process and the filtration process of the respective systems. Possess the ability to trouble-shoot and resolve issues; Responsible for system efficiencies: Understanding of milk components and specifications. Sound communication skills, both verbal and written. Assist the Production Supervisor in the development and training of team members. Ensure that all documentation is accurate and complete. Ensure that GMP’s, Sanitation requirements, PM’s, and performance measures are tracked and met. Specific duties listed may be altered in the future as conditions warrant.

responsibilities:

  • Operation of Separators & Membrane Systems: Assure the proper processing, sampling, testing of product in accordance to SOPs, process schedules and product specification requirements.
  • Record-keeping & documentation of all process and CIP via log sheets, check lists, dockets and any other required documentation.
  • Perform trouble-shooting of equipment as needed to maintain efficiencies.
  • Perform sanitation & cleaning of separators, membrane systems, tanks, silos, lines, work areas, and maintain CIP systems as needed.
  • Performs & monitors the production, storage, batching and agitation of milk holding silos.
  • Assist with Lab, Production and Maintenance associates or any other duties as required and directed by supervisor and/or manager.
  • Comply with existing and/or future NMDA, USDA, FDA, or other regulatory agency as required.
  • Any other duties as needed throughout plant.

equipment operated;

  • Separators, Membrane Systems, CIP Systems, Computer & Touch Screen Monitors, Copy Machine, Calculator, Analytical Equipment (Thermometers, pH meter, Titration Kits & Reagents, FT120 Milk Analyzer), Phone & Radio, Hand Tools & Miscellaneous Manufacturing Equipment.

qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, General Education Degree (GED) or Equivalent Experience.
  • Food manufacturing, material handling and forklift operation experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in the dairy or cheese industry is preferred.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP's, OSHA and loss control programs is highly desirable.
  • Previous dairy plant experience in equipment CIP procedure and safe milk handling is a plus.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing and demanding environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the products manufactured and the processes involved.
  • Basic understanding of equipment operations and minor troubleshooting ability.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain high levels of Safety, Quality and Efficiency.
  • Ability to read and comprehend standard operating procedures and company guidelines in order to maintain regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to understand daily production needs.
  • Participate in a team environment safely.
  • Detail oriented, be quality minded.
  • Able to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.

reports to: Production Supervisor

position location: Dexter, NM

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, natural origin, gender, age, handicap or veteran status. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, natural origin, gender, age, handicap or veteran status. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

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