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Check Weight Operator - 3rd Shift - Swing Shift

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Dairy Farmers of America Schulenburg, TX

Schulenburg, TX
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Inspects jars for fill weight and quality. Duties and Responsibilities: - Inspects the required number of containers for proper weight control in accordance with procedure. - Ensures that container weights are within the acceptable parameters and adjusts as necessary. - When weights exceed the maximum allowed on retort products, immediately shut down the line and notify management. - Reports to management when weight control cannot be maintained. - Assists and communicates with filler operators on filler operations, CIP cleanups, initial startup, startup from downtime, broken jar cleanup, etc. - Completes all required paperwork accurately and legibly; then delivers paperwork to the quality control lab. - Maintains supply of caps in Hopper along with Filler Operator. - Monitors closure quality and reports to management any issues. - Communicates effectively with de-palletizer operator. - Checks cap and glass quality of x-ray rejects. Ensures defects are delivered to the lab for analysis. - Track discarded jars and any other items listed on procedures. - Document and track cap box inventory as they are used throughout the shift. - Reports maintenance issues as they occur and submits work orders when necessary. - Follows all DFA Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate, regulatory quality, and sanitation requirements. - Operates hand-held scanning device to maintain accurate inventory. - Perform items on the Master Sanitation lists when production is not running. - Handles cleaning chemicals in a safe manner utilizing safety equipment such as gloves, eyewear, etc. - Clear cardboard, trash, and excess pallets from filler room. - Maintain sanitary equipment conditions during production. - Change product code on x-ray machine. - Operate fork lift as necessary to resupply cap inventory. - Maintain safe environment and perform other duties in a safe manner at all times. - Assists in training new operator. - Ability to function in a team based structure and positively contributes to team based efforts. - Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Shift Rotates 4a-4p, 4p-4a