Leprino Foods

Whey CIP Operator

2 weeks ago
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Production Operations


Leprino Foods Company, a global leader in the dairy food and ingredient industry, is seeking a Whey CIP Operator to join our team located in Roswell, NM. Leprino Foods is the world's largest supplier of mozzarella cheese and one of the largest suppliers of premium dairy nutrition ingredients. Our customers and business partners span the globe and include many of the world's largest food companies, restaurant chains and distributors.





  • Responsible for clean-up of whey department equipment and line circuits, including CIP, COP and manual cleaning of production areas.
  • Ensure CIP systems are functioning properly and chemical strengths are in line.
  • Allocate chemical usage to each production department and document usage.
  • Monitor Bulk Chemical / Day Tank inventories daily and review usages with supervisors.
  • Report any leaks, spillages, or over usages to supervisors.
  • Ensure Bulk Chemical room and dock are kept in a sanitary manner.
  • Ensure chemical containers are kept in a good condition and labeled properly.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by foreperson or supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Ability to perform essential job functions safely.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Must be able to work Sunday - Saturday, off-shifts, weekends, holidays, and required overtime to support a 24 hour/7 day operation.
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 8.5 hours.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete work assignments with high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to troubleshoot minor mechanical problems. 

Language and Technical Skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to read, write, and speak the English language
  • Able to read, write, and perform intermediate mathematical calculations
  • Must be able to maintain accurate records 

Reasoning Ability

  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision
  • Able to interpret data and make necessary decisions



  • 100% inspection of powder packaged to ensure no extraneous.
  • Packages powders.Loads conveyor and performs visual inspection according to SOP requirements.
  • Performs all housekeeping activities as required.Monitors all food safety measures.Monitors quality of bags-totes.
  • Operates the following machinery:  Bulk Filler, Scales, Ava Pac’s, printer, Metal detectors, trash compactor.
  • Relieves employees for breaks.
  • Enters test results into MES and or excel spread sheets.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • This position will be exposed inside ambient temperatures and may include  a wet / slippery environment with loud noise in varying degrees of temperature
  • Specific vision may be required for this position, including close vision, distance vision, color and depth perception, and the ability to read computer screens for extended time periods
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 55 pounds
  • Bending, squatting, reaching, and climbing up stairs/ladders are required throughout the shift.
  • Standing and walking are required throughout the shift.


Leprino Foods Company is an equal opportunity employer who supports a drug-free workplace. EOE/AA



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