Leprino Foods

  • Vats Operator

    Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 11:51 AM)
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Production Operations
  • Overview

    Responsible for the operation of the Cheese Vats in the Cheese Department.



    1. Operate Cheese Vats and Vat CIP Systems.
    2. Accurately document Make Records in CIM and MES.
    3. Follow daily operating plan and communicate any discrepancies.
    4. Complete all pre-startup inspections.
    5. Follow our gasket change out program with the designated areas and weeks.
    6. Document any operational change during production and anything out of the ordinary, in the comment section of MES.
    7. Perform and document CIP chemical concentrations in the comment area in MES.
    8. Collect samples in a timely manner and accurately test to obtain data to monitor cheese production and stay within manufacturing specifications.
    9. Transport samples to the lab in a timely manner.
    10. Take required readings in a timely manner and document in MES.
    11. Communicate with Team Leader and/or supervisor, HTST, DMC, and Preheat operators often and when you are out of your targeting range.
    12. Inform Team Leader or Supervisor of any unusual results or problems.
    13. Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) at all times.
    14. Perform work in a safe manner at all times demonstrate and follow all LOTO policies at all times.
    15. Add ingredients to vat in appropriate amounts and on time. Verify that the ingredient was physically added to each vat.
    16. Complete and document duties as required in the Master Sanitation Schedule.
    17. Participate in preventative maintenance programs by writing and following up with work orders.


    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    1. Knowledge of sanitary GMPs.
    2. Must be able to exercise judgment and make decisions.
    3. Computer literacy.
    4. Some food processing experience a plus.


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