Leprino Foods

Whey Dryer Operator - 2nd Shift ($24.35/hr)

Job Locations US-MI-Allendale
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Posted Date
24 hours ago(4/12/2021 10:21 AM)
Category (Portal Searching)
Production Operations


This position requires the safe operation of the whey dryer and bulk load out system in accordance with standard operating procedures while monitoring the quality of processed product.


  • Operate the dryer and associated systems.
  • Load and unload liquid and dry whey to and from trucks.
  • Monitor dryer settings and temperatures.
  • React quickly and adjust / troubleshoot equipment to maintain product specifications.
  • Complete Daily Checklists.
  • Handle and test chemicals.
  • Enter data into computer system.
  • Monitor and test powder quality.
  • 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.



  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Six months of experience working in fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Action oriented and the capacity to drive for results.
  • This position requires the ability to utilize basic math skills and read in order to follow a checklist.


  • Prior food industry experience



If an offer of employment is extended, it would be dependant on passing a criminal background check, hair follicle drug screen, and physical abilities tests. 


Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.  Additional information about this process can be obtained @ www.psychemedics.com


Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.


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