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Borden Dairy Company Filler Operator - 2nd shift in North Charleston, South Carolina

Filler Operator - 2nd shift

Department: Production - Manufacturing

Location: North Charleston, SC

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SUMMARY:

The Filler Operator is an important part of our production floor. The Operator runs and maintains fillers in a continuous flow vat to process milk, cream, and other dairy products, following specific methods and formulas. As a Filler Operator, you will be responsible for quality, food safety and product specifications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clean, set-up, operate and monitor filler equipment

  • Complete all required quality checks and documentation

  • Collect required samples needed for Quality Assurance testing

  • Monitor weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of product

  • Make adjustments to filler timing and filling; check vat as needed

  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties

  • Perform filler equipment and filler line changeovers for next run safely

  • Working knowledge with wrapper operations; watch for jams and effectively thread product wrap

  • Complete cleaning checklist once line has completed run

  • Follow all sanitation and quality policies and procedures, and report any deficiencies

  • Ensure that the proper packaging materials are used for each product being produced

  • Responsible for adhering to food safety and quality system requirements by committing to meet all pertinent regulatory, customer and SQF requirements

  • Assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience analyzing and troubleshooting process data and equipment performance data to improve quality and throughput

  • Basic math competency required to perform calculations

  • Overtime and working on holidays is often required

  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required for virtually the entire shift. Occasionally required to climb or balance. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 pounds

  • Must be able to work in a wet environment

  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals

  • Exposure to nut allergens

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