Leprino Foods

  • Temporary Cheese Brine Operator - 2nd Shift - ($18.29/hr)

    Job Locations US-MI-Allendale
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/3/2018 3:38 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Production Operations
  • Overview

    This is a  temporary position which is responsible for proper brine flow through the system by maintaining and cleaning brine filters and monitoring the brine conveyor, Cooper cutters and take-out conveyors. This position will work during the durration of LENA/ROME projects. At the conclusion of those projects employees will have the oportunity to bid into other internal openings. If no openings exist the employee will be laid off.


    • Check filter pressure using HMI touch screens
    • Change and clean brine filters and socks when filter pressure indicates necessary
    • Monitor temperature, belt speed, flow rate, and brine salinity
    • Enter information on scrap/butterfat log
    • Maintain brine filter sock washing station
    • Test salinity using the Brine Hydrometer
    • Obtain samples to test brine pH
    • Pull blocks of ribbon cheese and take center temperature in Processing Department
    • Visually check for leaks and place grey tubs in position to catch drips
    • Operate salt slurry system as needed
    • Install squeegees at endpoint of brine tank
    • Inspect red totes for trays and use blow torch to melt down
    • Position red barrels and tubs around equipment in preparation for shut down
    • Transport animal feed to warehouse
    • Monitor cleanliness of mixer and brine tank area
    • Hose down and spray foam on equipment and floor as needed
    • Assist with product code changeovers
    • Assist operators as needed
    • Additional duties as assigned


    • Able to read and write
    • Demonstrated ability to complete work assignments with high degree of accuracy
    • Ability to work first and second shift


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