Leprino Foods

Whey Relief Operator - 2nd Shift ($21.88/hr)

1 month ago
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Production Operations


This position is responsible for break and lunch coverage of all operator positions in the Whey Department.


  • Operate the HTST, separator, evaporator, dryer, bagging system, and CIP system
  • Start up and shut down HTST, maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Load and unload liquid and dry whey to and from trucks
  • React quickly and adjust / troubleshoot equipment to maintain product specifications
  • Complete Daily Checklists
  • Monitor and test powder quality
  • Handle and test chemicals
  • Enter data into MES computer system
  • Hourly testing of product
  • Recognize and communicate potential deviant situations
  • Communicate clearly with the Quality Department, Cheese Production Operators and department management
  • Apply lockouts to equipment as required
  • Any additional duties as assigned



Educational Background/General Experience


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Six months of experience working in fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Action oriented and the capacity to drive for results
  • Read, write, and perform basic mathematical functions
  • Familiarity or ability to learn SAP, or similar integrated manufacturing system



  • Prior experience with whey processing, dried dairy, and/or pharmaceutical production or similar process


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office products
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Familiarity or ability to learn SAP, or similar integrated manufacturing system
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical information in mathematical and/or narrative form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Ability to determine the root cause to issues that arises, using skills of investigation, organizing thoughts and conclusions, and presenting these solutions to others
  • Ability to deal with and understand different cultures


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