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This position requires responsibility for accurately testing all samples pertaining to in-process monitoring and final product analysis for adjustments by production and the determination or disposition of all products.
Leprino Foods’ history dates to over 65 years ago, when the Leprino family first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, we are the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by the Leprino family, we’ve set our sights to become the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that ambitious vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: motivated individuals who are the absolute best at what they do. From three people in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?
For our Allendale, MI manufacturing facility (non-union) we are seeking a Materials Manager on our operations team to help us achieve the growth needed to continue moving our organization to even larger levels!
The Materials Manager provides guidance, direction, and oversight for shipping and receiving of finished goods, ingredients and packaging materials, including milk scheduling, cream load out schedule and condensed whey load out scheduling. In addition, the Materials Manager monitors and maintains all warehouse areas in the plant, not limited to development of warehouse budget and team members.
The milk receiver receives milk for the production area along with performing required samplings. The position operates and assembles milk pumps and is responsible for maintaining all equipment.
- Perform all required temperature and sampling procedures for each incoming load of milk according to written guidelines.
- Connect appropriate hoses from receiving tanks and transfer product to correct silo.
- Follow established procedures for loading shipments of cream.
- Operate and assemble milk pumps properly to eliminate product loss.
- Clean and sanitize all equipment as required by company procedures and maintain housekeeping in this area.
- Communicate as required with Cheese Supervisor, Cheese Foreperson, other departments and milk haulers.
- Perform all duties in a safe manner while observing all SOP and GMP guidelines.
The Engineering Secretary reports directly to the Project Engineer Manager. No employees report to this position. Provides administrative support to the Engineering and Maintenance Departments.
The Master Electrician performs a variety of electrical trade functions, such as installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment for the generation, distribution, or utilization of electric energy.
The position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. The Maintenance Foreperson must be able to demonstrate effective leadership abilities such as, problem solving skills, effective communication, good manufacturing practices and the ability to learn and train others in a technical skill arena. The Maintenance Foreperson must be able to read/write and perform basic mathematical calculations in order to understand Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and work computerized controllers and instrumentation.
Performance is measured by response to repair time ratios, successful performance of PM programs, and communication with management. This person shall set an example as it relates to proactive activity to avoid potential equipment failures, subordinate technical development, communication and safety.
The Line Attendant loads cheese onto a moving conveyor, folds bags, processes rework and performs general housekeeping duties.
The Power Maintenance Technician requires responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of all utility equipment, to include boilers and refrigeration equipment. The position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. No employees report to the position. The Power Maintenance Technician will perform and document all tests, maintain logs and understand/adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's). The position is responsible for all plant utilities including, but not limited to, refrigeration, boilers, air compressors, HVAC, water systems, chemical treatment systems, plumbing, electrical, and wastewater support.
Power Maintenance Technicians often work alone, and must exercise considerable judgment and problem-solving skills to ensure safe and efficient operation of equipment. Work is normally done in high noise areas and in extreme temperature changes. Attention must be paid to operating safely with hazardous chemicals and wearing personal protective equipment as required. Tasks often require sections of various systems be taken off line for maintenance or repair, and it is the responsibility of the Power Maintenance Technician to effectively communicate with supervisors, other technicians, and the departments affected when work is being performed.
This position requires responsibility for the safe repair and troubleshooting of malfunctioning electrical or instrumentation systems, the recalibration of instruments, and performing mechanical maintenance and preventive maintenance paying attention to quality customer service.
The jobholder must be able to communicate effectively with machine operators, production supervisors, outside contractors, and plant maintenance personnel. Technicians must exercise considerable judgment and problem-solving skills when supervision is not available. Performance is measured by response to repair time ratios, successful performance of preventive maintenance programs, communication with management and accountabilities such as attendance, safety and punctuality/uptime on all controlling of monitoring systems and instrumentation. The wearing of personal protective equipment is required.