California Dairies Inc.

California Dairies, Inc. (CDI) produces 43 percent of California’s milk or nine percent of the milk produced in the United States on 400 dairies. A manufacturer of quality fluid milk products, butter and milk powders, California Dairies, Inc. has sales of more than $4 billion across all 50 states and in more than 50 foreign countries.

California Dairies, Inc. is the result of a successful 1999 merger of three of California's most financially successful cooperatives: California Milk Producers, Danish Creamery, and San Joaquin Valley Dairymen. All three cooperatives were rich in tradition with roots dating back to the turn of the 20th century.

California Dairies, Inc. prides itself on producing the highest quality products while providing customers of all sizes with exceptional service.

As a member-owned milk marketing and processing cooperative, California Dairies, Inc. is co-owned by 400 California producers who ship 17 billion pounds (7.7 million metric tons) of milk annually. Member dairies are located from San Diego County in the south to Sacramento County in the north.

California Dairies, Inc. has a tremendous presence nationwide as well. As the second largest dairy processing cooperative in the United States, California Dairies, Inc. is able to serve a variety of customers quickly. In constant communication with its customers, California Dairies, Inc. works to immediately adjust to and meet its customer’s needs, large or small. California Dairies, Inc. prides itself on producing the highest quality products while providing customers of all sizes with exceptional service.

One goal of California Dairies, Inc. is to become a major exporter focused on delivering value-added products to international customers.

California Dairies Inc. Fresno, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 420 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. We offer a generous benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation loss prevention and safety bonus programs     Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position. Operate Avapac, Palletizer, Bulk Filler, and Warehousing positions to company standards. Operates a forklift. Set up all equipment and supplies. Check and verify all codes, labels, and packaging. Responsible for verifying the correct product is being packaged within packaging specifications. Responsible for reading a computer printout and following a designated schedule. Taking samples of any product run during their shift following proper procedures. Responsible for the general cleanliness of the powder room and its equipment. The powder room must remain USDA inspection ready at all times. Must achieve fill rates at or in excess of production needs. Complete daily, weekly and monthly Master Sanitation items. Keep the robot and palletizer supplied with supplies. Put powder away in warehouse insuring that the ends of rows are marked with the contents as directed by management. Avapac operator tests metal detector every 4 hours beginning at 12 am. Responsible for monitoring seals, weights, and codes. Responsible for inspecting condition of pallets. Check photocells and reflectors as often as possible for powder build up and alignment. Responsible for correcting any forming or stacking malfunctions made by the equipment. Responsible for the adjustments to the filler that will ensure maximum production without compromising quality, for changing and sealing unacceptable bags of powder produced during the shift, for taking samples of any product run during their shift, as per proper procedures. Provides an accounting of production. Insures correct product goes into the bags and that bags are coded correctly. Inspect bags produced every hour for proper outer seal, inner seal and weight, and this information is to be documented daily on the appropriate log sheet. Report immediately to your foreperson or supervisor of any damage, irregular activity or unsafe conditions concerning your equipment. Relieve other positions in the plant as directed by management. Follow all company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and neat work area. Responsible for training new hires. Assist with break and lunch relief as needed. Complete all paperwork neatly and correctly. Follow all safety and working rules. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment. Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc. best interests. Perform other duties as assigned by management   Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must work in a safe and efficient manner and follow all safety procedures including the use of safety equipment. Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found. Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.     Education and/or Experience Excellent written and spoken English Basic computational skills required. Simple math reasoning required. Must be able to operate the equipment effectively after the appropriate break-in period.     Language Skills   A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.     Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.     Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Required to possess or be able to obtain a forklift operator license.   ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.   EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.   Physical Demands   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.   Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The operator stands throughout their shift (8-12 hours). The operator walks on uneven concrete and tiles surfaces.   Lifting/Carrying:  The operator lifts up to 55 pounds on a frequent basis and 80 pounds on an occasional basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 80 pounds.   Pushing/Pulling:  The operator pushes/pulls filled bags when palletizing and empty pallets when stacking them. The operator pushes/pulls while using broom, vacuums, air hoses, and rags during cleanup duties.   Bending/Stooping:  The operator bends and stoops occasionally throughout the workday, for varying lengths of time, when operating the palletizing equipment. The operator bends/stoops to tie powder bags with liners, re-bag powdered milk, hand palletizing, during daily cleanup duties, when sweeping, vacuuming, wiping the floors, walls, and equipment.   Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  The operator may assume a combination of these positions during cleanup duties, including kneeling on the floor and crawling under equipment.   Twisting/Turning:  The operator twists/turns at the waist when feeding empty bags and pallets into the packaging and palletizing machines. When equipment breaks down, palletizing is done by hand, and the operator bends, turns and twists while lifting and stacking the 55 lb. bags on the pallet. The operator may be required to work in tight places.   Climbing/Balancing:  The operator may climb 14 steps to the top of the Avapac or climb 43 steps to the top ot the powder receiver. The operator may climb a ladder (approx. 20 feet) to the top of the powder bin. The operator may work on an enclosed catwalk.   Reaching:  The operator reaches below shoulder level at least 2/3 of the normal workday when operating the palletizing equipment. The remaining 1/3 of the day, the operator may reach at or above shoulder level while adjusting equipment, feeding pallets into magazines, during clean up duties, and climbing vertical ladders. When palletizing equipment malfunctions, the operator may help hand stack 55 lb. bags to 5 to 6 feet high.   Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of hands and fingers is required.       Equipment Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, gloves, and safety glasses must be used in the performance of duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all times.     Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Employees will be subject to temperatures associated with an air-cooled room.   Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Education   Preferred High School or better. Experience   Preferred 2 years:   Machine Operator   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 420 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. We offer a generous benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation tuition reimbursement loss prevention and safety bonus programs Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position. Maintain and repair all production equipment: pumps, pasteurizers, high pressure pumps, evaporators, dryers, churns, valves, baggers, etc. Maintain and repair all support equipment: boiler, air-compressors, ammonia compressors, thermal storage units, condensers, vacuum pumps, ammonia systems, air conditioning units, waste water meters, conductivity meters, water meters, etc. Must have a working knowledge of and experience in plant maintenance operations. Handling of chemicals for support equipment operation. Chemical testing of boiler feed water, condensate, cooling tower water, glycol system, plant process water. Daily utilities reading. Fabrication and manufacturing of equipment for production needs; product and process piping, sanitary equipment, steam lines, chemical lines, pneumatic lines, etc. Documentation of all schematic and diagram changes to keep plant record current. Trained and qualified as a first responder to ammonia (or other chemical) leaks and spills. Must be able to work with a minimum amount of supervision in all key areas. Responsible for reporting on a daily basis work orders and activity reports. Responsible for all work being done in a timely fashion and done properly. Responsible for care and maintenance of company tools. Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found. Report immediately to foreperson or supervisor of any damage, irregular activity, or unsafe conditions concerning equipment. Follow SQF, GMP, and HACCP policies and procedures. Follow all safety and working rules. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment. Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc. best interests. Perform other duties as assigned by management.   Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.     Education and/or Experience Minimum five years’ experience in a maintenance setting involving electronics, instrumentation, refrigeration, electrical, and general mechanical. A high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is preferred. Excellent written and verbal skills. Basic computational skills required. Simple math reasoning required.     Language Skills English is required as the spoken language. A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.   Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.     Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license.   ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.   EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The mechanic stands and walks several hundred feet over uneven surfaces checking buildings and machines for needed repairs. Lifting/Carrying:  Lifts up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 75 pounds. Pushing/Pulling:  Frequent pushing/pulling is done while using mechanic tools and equipment. Bending/Stooping:  Both are done regularly during the course of a workday. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  All three movements are done on an occasional basis. Twisting/Turning:  Frequent twisting and turning are done while doing regular maintenance duties. Climbing/Balancing:  Involved in the inspection, installation, and maintenance of processing equipment, which could involve climbing vertical ladders or over 100 steps to the top of the dryers or evaporators. Reaching:  Frequently reaching from floor level to shoulder level. Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of hands and fingers while using hand tools and positioning of machine parts.   Equipment Pumps, pneumatic values, AC dives, motor starters, separators, instrumentation, welding, grinding, butter equipment, fans, high pressure pumps, electrical troubleshooting, powder packaging equipment, PLC controls, gearboxes, pneumatic system, boilers, ammonia compressors, ammonia system, glycol system, cooling towers, air compressors, pasteurizers.     Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Employees will be subject to varying degrees of temperature in the Warehouse. Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, gloves and eye protection must be used in the performance of duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all times.     Note:     The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs.  When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Functional Expert :   Considered a thought leader on a subject Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Education   Preferred Technical/other training or better in Maintenance Mechanic or related field. Experience   Preferred 5 years:   Industrial Maintenance Mechanic   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Fresno, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 420 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. We offer a generous benefits package that includes:   family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation tuition reimbursement loss prevention and safety bonus programs   Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position.   Responsible for daily operation of receiving, separators, evaporators, HTST, dryers. Monitor chemical use during clean-up and maintain proper rotation of product. Be inspection ready: Have all air blows and foot baths changed daily, have floors and drains cleaned as needed, have recording charts in proper condition and check state seals on equipment, inform management as needed. Inform other departments of necessary changes or run conditions and report to Plant Manager any problem encountered and then follow any further instruction from the management. Check tanks and tankers for proper CIP. Assist in the proper taking of condensed and cream series samples as required. Swabbing of butter equipment as needed. Maintain inventory of supplies, of assigned items. Take powder and fluid inventory of product daily. Monitor and report product loss that occurs to Plant Manager. Report violations of company policies, procedures, and working rules to management. Follow and enforce all safety and working rules. Follow and enforce all company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Responsible for supervising the training of new hires. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment. Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies Inc. best interests. Perform other duties as assigned by management.   Supervisory Responsibilities This position has employee responsibilities for the entire facility. Complete on the job training reviews.   Coordinate on the job training. Oversee adherence to company policies and procedures. Oversee scheduling of management, employees, and temporary labor. Have the responsibility of reviewing time sheets, and addressing overtime.   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Must have the ability to trouble shoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found. Must work in a safe manner and follow all safety procedures including use of safety equipment. Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.   Education and/or Experience A BS degree in Dairy or Food Science or other related field and four years of experience in a leadership role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required. College level verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate with upper management on a daily basis. Leadership, team development, coaching, and / or teaching experience. Simple math reasoning required. Basic computational skills required. Excellent organizational and follow through skills. Excellent written and spoken English.   Language Skills A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.   Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to obtain California State Pasteurizers License and California State Sampler's and Weigher's License.   ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.     EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.   Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The Plant Supervisor stands throughout their shift. The Plant Supervisor walks on uneven concrete and tiles surfaces. Lifting/Carrying:  The Plant Supervisor lifts up to 60 pounds on an occasional basis and 80 pounds on an infrequent basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 80 pounds. Pushing/Pulling:  Some pushing or pulling could be involved in assisting operators make hook ups of piping or equipment. Bending/Stooping:  The Plant Supervisor stoops throughout the workday, for varying lengths of time. The Plant Supervisor may have to bend and stoop when servicing product pumps and during clean up duties and when picking up items off of the floor. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  The Plant Supervisor may assume any combination of these positions during cleanup duties, including kneeling on the floor and crawling under equipment. The Plant Supervisor may squat to use legs for leverage when using a large wrench to open product presses. Twisting/Turning:  The Plant Supervisor may assume any combination of these positions during cleanup duties. The Plant Supervisor may be required to work in tight places. Climbing/Balancing  The Plant Supervisor is involved in the loading out of condensed skim milk, requiring climbing a flight of stairs to the top of the tankers and balancing on the tanker while making the necessary hook ups and opening of the dome covers. The Plant Supervisor is involved in the inspection of processing equipment, which could involve climbing 100 steps to the top of the dryers or evaporators. Reaching:  The Plant Supervisor reaches at or above shoulder level at various times during the shift when making adjustments on the control panel or making pipe fitting connections or washing silos. The Plant Supervisor may have to reach during clean up assignments or to climb vertical ladder. Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of the hand and fingers is required.   Equipment Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, gloves, and safety glasses must be used in the performance of duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all times.   Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Temperatures range from 34 to 120 degrees.   Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.     Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Leader :   Inspires teammates to follow them Functional Expert :   Considered a thought leader on a subject Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Ability to Make an Impact :   Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization Education   Preferred Bachelors or better in Dairy Science or related field.   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Artesia, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 420 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders.   We offer a generous benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation loss prevention and safety bonus programs   Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks, and/or responsibilities required of this position.   Must have extensive electrical experience in both high and low voltage.  PLC programming experience preferred.  Maintain and repair all production equipment: pumps, pasteurizers, evaporators, dryer, valves, bagger, etc.  Maintain and repair all support equipment: boiler, air compressors, ammonia compressors, thermal storage units, condensers, vacuum pumps, ammonia systems, air conditioning units, sewer meters, conductivity meters, water meters, etc.  Must have a working knowledge of and experience in plant maintenance operations.  Handling of chemicals for support equipment operation. Chemical testing of boiler feed water, condensate, cooling tower water, food-grade glycol, and plant process water.  Daily utility readings.  Fabrication and manufacturing of equipment for production needs: product and process piping, sanitary equipment, steam lines, chemical lines, pneumatic lines, etc.  Document all schematic and diagram changes to keep plant records current.  Responsible for working with a minimum amount of supervision in all key areas.  Responsible for reviewing work orders and activity reports on a daily basis.  Responsible for all work being done in a timely fashion and done properly.  It is necessary that maintenance engineers work well with employees throughout the plant.  Responsible for care and maintenance of company tools.  Must be able to work overtime as needed.  Must be able to work all shifts.  Follow all safety and working rules.  Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment.  Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment.  Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives.  Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc.’s best interests.  Perform other duties as assigned by management.     Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities.     Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must work in a safe, efficient manner and follow all safety procedures, including the use of safety equipment. Must have the ability to troubleshoot small problems and be able to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation. Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.     Education and/or Experience A High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is desired. Proficient in written and spoken English Basic computational skills required. Simple math reasoning required. Must be able to operate the equipment effectively after the appropriate break-in period. Minimum two years’ experience in a production setting involving electronics, instrumen-tation, refrigeration, electrical, and general mechanical.     Language Skills English is required as the spoken language. Other languages are a definite asset. A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills.     Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to acquire a Forklift Operator License and a Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Certificate.     ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.     EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.     Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The engineer stands throughout their shift and walks on uneven concrete and tile surfaces.   Lifting/Carrying:  The engineer lifts up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 75 pounds.   Pushing/Pulling:  The engineer occasionally pushes/pulls a variety of objects while using mechanic tools and equipment.   Bending/Stooping:  The engineer bends and stoops occasionally throughout the workday when servicing equipment.   Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  The engineer may assume any combination of these positions during the course of a workday, including kneeling on the floor and crawling under equipment. He/She may squat to use legs for leverage when using a large wrench to open up product presses. The engineer may be required to work in tight places.     Twisting/Turning:  The engineer may assume any combination of these positions during the course of a workday.   Climbing/Balancing:  The engineer may climb a vertical ladder.   Reaching:  The engineer reaches at or above shoulder level at various times during the shift when servicing equipment.   Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of the hands and fingers is required.     Equipment     Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Employees will be subject to temperatures up to 110 degrees. An employee may come into contact with the following: ammonia, acids, caustics, chlorines, paints, particles, oil and lubricants, steam, pneumatics, fumes, hazardous gases, and sealing compounds.   Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.    Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Innovative :   Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking Functional Expert :   Considered a thought leader on a subject Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Education   Preferred Technical/other training or better in Industrial Maintenance or related field. Experience   Preferred 5 years:   Industrial Maintenance Mechanic   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Tipton, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 420 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders.  We offer a liberal benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision life insurance retirement plan paid holidays paid vacation tuition reimbursement loss prevention and safety bonus programs           Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position.    Maintain and repair all production equipment: pumps, pasteurizers, high pressure pumps, evaporators, dryers, churns, valves, baggers, etc.  Maintain and repair all support equipment: boiler, air-compressors, ammonia compressors, thermal storage units, condensers, vacuum pumps, ammonia systems, air conditioning units, waste water meters, conductivity meters, water meters, etc.  Must have a working knowledge of and experience in plant maintenance operations.  Handling of chemicals for support equipment operation. Chemical testing of boiler feed water, condensate, cooling tower water, glycol system, plant process water.  Daily utilities reading.  Fabrication and manufacturing of equipment for production needs; product and process piping, sanitary equipment, steam lines, chemical lines, pneumatic lines, etc.  Documentation of all schematic and diagram changes to keep plant record current.  Trained and qualified as a first responder to ammonia (or other chemical) leaks and spills.  Must be able to work with a minimum amount of supervision in all key areas.  Responsible for reporting on a daily basis work orders and activity reports.  Responsible for all work being done in a timely fashion and done properly.  Responsible for care and maintenance of company tools.  Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found.  Report immediately to foreperson or supervisor of any damage, irregular activity, or unsafe conditions concerning equipment.  Follow SQF, GMP, and HACCP policies and procedures.  Follow all safety and working rules.  Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment.  Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment.  Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives.  Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc. best interests.  Perform other duties as assigned by management.     Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.     Education and/or Experience Minimum five years’ experience in a maintenance setting involving electronics, instrumentation, refrigeration, electrical, and general mechanical. A high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is preferred. Excellent written and verbal skills. Basic computational skills required. Simple math reasoning required.     Language Skills English is required as the spoken language. A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.     Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.     Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license.     ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.     EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.     Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The mechanic stands and walks several hundred feet over uneven surfaces checking buildings and machines for needed repairs. Lifting/Carrying:  Lifts up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 75 pounds.  Pushing/Pulling:  Frequent pushing/pulling is done while using mechanic tools and equipment. Bending/Stooping:  Both are done regularly during the course of a workday. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  All three movements are done on an occasional basis. Twisting/Turning:  Frequent twisting and turning are done while doing regular maintenance duties. Climbing/Balancing:  Involved in the inspection, installation, and maintenance of processing equipment, which could involve climbing vertical ladders or over 100 steps to the top of the dryers or evaporators. Reaching:  Frequently reaching from floor level to shoulder level. Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of hands and fingers while using hand tools and positioning of machine parts.   Equipment Pumps, pneumatic values, AC dives, motor starters, separators, instrumentation, welding, grinding, butter equipment, fans, high pressure pumps, electrical troubleshooting, powder packaging equipment, PLC controls, gearboxes, pneumatic system, boilers, ammonia compressors, ammonia system, glycol system, cooling towers, air compressors, pasteurizers.   Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Employees will be subject to varying degrees of temperature in the Warehouse. Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, gloves and eye protection must be used in the performance of duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all times.   Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.    Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Functional Expert :   Considered a thought leader on a subject Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Education   Preferred Technical/other training or better in Mechanical Engineering or related field. Experience   Preferred 5 years:   Industrial Maintenance Mechanic   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 420 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders.  We offer a generous benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation loss prevention and safety bonus programs   Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position. Maintain and repair all production equipment: pumps, Pasteurizers, homogenizers, atomizers, evaporators, dryers, churns, valves, baggers, etc.   Maintain and repair all support equipment: boiler, air-compressors, ammonia compressors, thermal storage units, condensers, vacuum pumps, ammonia systems, air conditioning units, sewer meters, conductivity meters, water meters, etc. Must have a working knowledge of and experience in plant maintenance operations. Handling of chemicals for support equipment operation. Chemical testing of boiler feed water, condensate, cooling tower water, ice bank chilled water, plant process water. Daily utilities reading. Fabrication and manufacturing of equipment for production needs; product and process piping, sanitary equipment, steam lines, chemical lines, pneumatic lines, etc. Documentation of all schematic and diagram changes to keep plant record current. Responsible for working with a minimum amount of supervision in all key areas. Responsible for reporting on a daily basis work orders and activity reports. Responsible for all work being done in a timely fashion and done properly. It is necessary that maintenance engineers work well with employees throughout the plant. Maintain regular and reliable attendance at work. Follow all company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and neat work area. Complete all paperwork neatly and correctly Follow all safety and working rules. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment. Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc. best interests. Perform other duties as assigned by management.   Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities     Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must work in a safe and efficient manner and follow all safety procedures including the use of safety equipment.   Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found.   Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.   Must possess or be able to acquire a forklift operator license.     Education and/or Experience One to three months of related experience.   High School level verbal and written communication skills.   Basic computational skills required.   Simple math reasoning required.   Minimum two years experience in a production setting involving electronics, instrumentation, refrigeration, electrical, and general mechanical. Required to attend two classes per year to improve their skills or as often as such classes are offered by the Union.     Language Skills A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.     Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.     Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to acquire a forklift operator license.   ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.   EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.     Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The engineer during the course of an 8-hour workday will do all three. He/she will walk several hundred feet over uneven surfaces checking buildings and machines for needed repairs. Lifting/Carrying:  The engineer lifts up to 55 pounds on a frequent basis and 80 pounds on an occasional basis. Pushing/Pulling:  The engineer frequently pushes/pulls while using mechanic tools and equipment. Bending/Stooping:  Both are done regularly during the course of a workday. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  Squatting and kneeling are done frequently. Crawling is done occasionally. Twisting/Turning:  Frequent twisting and kneeling are done while doing regular maintenance duties. Climbing/Balancing:  Some vertical ladder climbing required. Balancing on ladders and machinery required while doing maintenance and installation of equipment. Reaching:  Frequently reaching from floor level to shoulder level done during 8-hour workday. Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of hands and fingers while using hand tools and positioning of machine parts.     Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Employee will be subject to temperatures from 34 to 100 degrees. An employee may come into contact with the following: ammonia, acids, caustics, chlorines, paints, particles, oils and lubricants, steam, pneumatics, fumes and hazardous gases, sealing compounds. Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, gloves, and safety glasses must be used in the performance of duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all times.     Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.                Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Functional Expert :   Considered a thought leader on a subject Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Education   Preferred Technical/other training or better in Mechanical Engineering or related field. Experience   Preferred 5 years:   Industrial Maintenance Mechanic/Stationary Engineer   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 400 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. As the leading source of dairy nutrition for a healthy world, we provide safe and reliable high quality dairy products to a growing and more affluent world. This is achieved within a culture that is built upon performance and mutual success. We offer a generous benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation loss prevention and safety bonus programs     Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position.   Operate clean equipment including spectrometer, infrared milk analyzer, Monjonnier tester, ph meter, near-infrared analyzer, and various other testing equipment. All equipment is to be operated in a safe, efficient, and sanitary manner. Fill out required worksheets and logs in an accurate manner. Maintain all results and reports in a confidential manner in accordance with the CDI Letter of Confidentiality. Must keep area stocked with supplies. Responsible for quality related tasks such as hold procedures, extraneous reports, shelf life evaluations, etc. Communication of results, etc. to the proper individuals in a timely, confidential, professional manner. Preparation of all solutions and medias required in the performance of all laboratory tests. Recognize and notify Q.A. foreperson / appropriate supervisors of any unusual results or product defects. Perform the necessary rechecks for analytical and microbiological tests. Aid in training of new laboratory personnel. Hold a technician and Mojonnier certificate by the State of California. Responsible for the performance of the following tests: Inhibitor test (Delvo, Charm Rosa reader and Charm II) Obtain proper series samples required. Proper identification of outgoing samples for third party testing. Complete daily, weekly and monthly Master Sanitation items. Maintain regular and reliable attendance at work. Follow all company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and neat work area. Responsible for training new hires. Assist with break and lunch relief as needed. Complete all paperwork neatly and correctly. Follow all safety and working rules. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment. Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc. best interests. Perform other duties as assigned by management.     Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Must work in a safe and efficient manner and follow all safety procedures including the use of safety equipment. Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found. Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.   Education and/or Experience    Must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dairy Science, Microbiology, Food Science, Chemistry or related field or comparable experience in dairy laboratory testing in five (5) out of the last ten (10) years. College level verbal and written communication skills. Leadership, team development, coaching, and/or teaching experience. Advanced computational skills required. Advanced math reasoning required. Must be able to operate the equipment effectively after the appropriate break-in period.   Language Skills     Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations   Must be able to acquire and maintain a Mojonnier/Oven Solids Tester license. Certified Industry Supervisor certification on Drug residue testing    ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.   EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.   Reasoning Ability   English is used as a spoken language. Other languages are definite assets. A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.   Hold a technician certificate by the State of California.   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.              Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The technician spends about 75 % of the workday standing, usually running several different tests at different workstations. They sit while counting plates or using the computer. The technician walks on uneven concrete and tiles surfaces. Lifting/Carrying:  The technician lifts up to 55 pounds on a frequent basis. Pushing/Pulling:  The technician pushes/pulls small light items on the work counters. The technician pushes/pulls a hand truck when transporting supplies from the warehouse to the lab or several racks of old milk samples from lab to waste receptacles. Bending/Stooping:  The technician may bend down to take something out of lower cabinets and drawers. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  The technician may have to squat or kneel to pick something up from the floor on to the work counter or to take something out of lower cabinets or drawer. Crawling is not a requirement. Twisting/Turning:  While standing or sitting at their workstation, the technician may twist or turn to get something from the counter behind them. Climbing/Balancing:  The technician climbs stairs to top of load out dock or climb stairs to second level of walker evaporator to pull syringe samples. Reaching:  The technician may reach overhead to pull supplies in storage room down from top shelves or to take syringe samples in receiving or processing. Grasping/Manipulating:  The technician has to grasp and manipulate boxes of Petri dishes, usually from the top of the pallets.     Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Employees will be subject to temperatures associated with an air-cooled room.   Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, gloves, and safety glasses must be used in the performance of duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all times.     Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.            Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Functional Expert :   Considered a thought leader on a subject Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Education   Preferred Bachelors or better in Dairy Science or related field. Experience   Preferred 2-5 years:   Quality Assurance Tech   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 400 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. As the leading source of dairy nutrition for a healthy world, we provide safe and reliable high quality dairy products to a growing and more affluent world. This is achieved within a culture that is built upon performance and mutual success. We offer a generous benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation loss prevention and safety bonus programs     Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position. Able to operate the Benhil and Wal Packer in a safe, efficient, and sanitary manner. Able to run all equipment in the Butter Room. Capable of keeping product in spec at all times. Able to keep good, accurate records. Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found. Report immediately to foreperson or supervisor of any damage, irregular activity, or unsafe conditions concerning equipment. Follow SQF, GMP, and HACCP policies and procedures. Follow all safety and working rules. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment. Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc. best interests. Perform other duties as assigned by management.   Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Education and/or Experience Proficient written and spoken English Basic computational skills required. Simple math reasoning required.   Language Skills  Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, and diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations  Must be able to obtain and maintain a forklift operating license.   ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.   EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.   Sitting/Standing/Walking:  Every workday, the operator stands throughout their shift. The operator walks on uneven concrete and tile surfaces. Lifting/Carrying:  Every workday, the operator lifts up to 55 pounds on a frequent basis. Pushing/Pulling:  Every workday, the operator occasionally pushes/pulls while packaging supply carts, full butter cases, and Ben-hil parts cart. Bending/Stooping:  Every workday, the operator bends and stoops occasionally, picking up supplies or waste products from the floor.   Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  Every workday, the operator may squat when picking up products from the floor or during clean up.   Twisting/Turning:  Frequent intermittent repetitive twisting/turning at the waist is required each workday.   Climbing/Balancing:  The operators use stepladders 6 to 8 feet high on an occasionally basis or climb up to four steps on a frequent basis.   Reaching:  Each workday, the operator will have to reach to/for butter supply lines, carton feed, or to clear out butter jams in Benhil machinery.   Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of the hands and fingers is required.     Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company is such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Employees may be subject to varying degrees of temperature associated with an air-cooled room. Employees may come in contact with the following: acids, caustics, alcohols, chlorine, soaps, and inks. Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, gloves, and eye protection must be used in the performance of their duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all times. Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.      Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Education   Preferred High School or better. Experience   Preferred 2 years:   Machine Operator   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 410 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders.  We offer a generous benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation tuition reimbursement loss prevention and safety bonus programs     Essential Functions:  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position.   Maintain proper rotation of products. Maintain a clean and safe work area. Complete daily, weekly and monthly Master Sanitation items. Must be able to properly fill out paperwork dealing with pallet stacking, put away butter in cold box racks and stage product for truck and railcar load outs. Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices. Follow all Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP). Follow all safety and working rules. Must be able to get along with co-workers. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment. Perform other duties as assigned by management.   Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.   Must work in a safe and efficient manner and follow all safety procedures including the use of safety equipment. Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found. Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.   Education and/or Experience     One to three months previous experience. High School level verbal and written communication skills. Basic computational skills required. Simple math reasoning required. Must be able to operate the equipment effectively after the appropriate break-in period.   Language Skills   Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license.   Reasoning Ability A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.  Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license.     Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.       Sitting/Standing/Walking:  Each workday, the operator stands throughout the shift. The operator walks on uneven concrete and tiles surfaces. Lifting/Carrying:  Each workday, the operator lifts up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis and 80 pounds on an occasional basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 80 pounds. Pushing/Pulling:  Each workday, the operator pushes/pulls filled butter cases when restacking a pallet. The operator pushes/pulls while using brooms and dust mops during cleanup duties. Bending/Stooping:  Each workday the operator bends/stoops occasionally through out the workday, for varying lengths of time. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  Not required. Twisting/Turning:  Occasional slight twisting and turning at the waist when stacking butter cases during the course of a workday. Climbing/Balancing: Steps on and off the forklift during the course of each workday. Reaching:  Each workday the operator reaches below shoulder level when removing or adding cases to a pallet. Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of the hands and fingers is required during the course of each workday.   Equipment Forklift, pallet-jack   Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Employees will be subject to temperatures associated with an air-cooled room and at times a variance of temperatures in the Warehouse. An employee may come in contact with the following: Ammonia, Acids, Caustics and Chlorines.   Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bum caps, hair and beard nets, gloves and eye protection must be used in the performance of duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all timesdisabilities to perform the essential duties. Employees will be subject to temperatures associated with an air-cooled room.     Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.           Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Education   Preferred High School or better. Experience   Preferred 2 years:   Forklift Operator   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 400 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. As the leading source of dairy nutrition for a healthy world, we provide safe and reliable high quality dairy products to a growing and more affluent world. This is achieved within a culture that is built upon performance and mutual success.  We offer a generous benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation tuition reimbursement loss  prevention and safety bonus programs     Essential Functions   List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position. Operate and CIP evaporator and dryer to company standards. Take hourly readings on evaporator/dryer status, temperatures, vacuum, solids, flow rates and log accordingly into the proper log sheet. Responsible for proper CIP of evaporators, dryers and inspection of the equipment. Monitor chemical strengths and note on log sheet. CIP all lines and condense presses. Keep all gaskets, clamps, pipe jumpers, etc. in your work area in sanitizing solution. Report any leaks and/or product losses immediately to management. Follow all the departmental proper established procedures, all instructions given by foreperson/supervisor and maintain a clean and safe work area. Assist fellow operators as needed. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc. best interests. Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found. Report immediately to foreperson or supervisor of any damage, irregular activity, or unsafe conditions concerning equipment. Follow SQF, GMP, and HACCP policies and procedures. Follow all safety and working rules. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment. Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc. best interests. Perform other duties as assigned by management.    Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.     Education and/or Experience Proficient written and spoken English Basic computational skills required. Simple math reasoning required.Language Skills Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations   Language Skills English is required as the spoken language. A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.   Must be able to acquire and maintain a Pasteurizer’s License. Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license.   Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must be able to acquire and maintain a Pasteurizer’s License. Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license.   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.     Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The operator stands throughout their shift and occasionally sits while performing tests. The operator walks on uneven concrete and tiles surfaces.   Lifting/Carrying:  The operator lifts 51-75 pounds throughout the regular work day and 80 pounds on an occasional basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 80 pounds. Pushing/Pulling:  The operator occasionally pushes/pulls a variety of objects including empty pallets, brooms, floor scrubbers, air hoses, portable foamers, and vacuums during clean up activities. The operator will push/pull pipe fittings during hook ups. Bending/Stooping:  The operator bends and stoops occasionally throughout the workday, when servicing equipment, picking supplies or waste product on the floor. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  The operator may squat when picking up supplies and during cleanup duties, including kneeling on the floor and crawling under equipment. Twisting/Turning:  Occasional twisting and turning at the waist during clean up duties and conducting hookups. Climbing/Balancing:  The operator climbs a 200-step staircase several times during the shift to inspect or prepare the dryer for clean up. The operator may have to balance while climbing inside the dryer static bed and vibrating fluid bed, burner cabinet, explosion door cabinet, and bag houses during the dryer clean up process.  Reaching:  The operator reaches below shoulder level to pick up pipefittings from the floors or while servicing product pumps and related equipment. The operator may reach at or above shoulder level when changing product sprays or making equipment adjustments, during cleanup duties, or while scraping the inside of the dryer ceiling.   Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of the hands and fingers is required of the dryer operator when servicing pumps, using scrub brushes, vacuum cleaner attachments, when using a 10 foot long pole to clean the bag houses and changing product sprays.   Equipment Operate HTSTS, separators, P-6 or P-7 evaporators and dryers, stand alone finishers, and other equipment associated with these responsibilities-CIP systems etc. also must run all equipment that is required to check the finished product for moisture, fat, solids, WPN etc.   Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Employees will be subject to varying degrees of temperatures in the Warehouse. Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, gloves and eye protection must be used in the performance of duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all times.   Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.            Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Functional Expert :   Considered a thought leader on a subject Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Leader :   Inspires teammates to follow them Motivations   Preferred Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Education   Preferred High School or better. Experience   Preferred 5 years:   Evaporator Dryer Operator   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 420 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders.  We offer a generous benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision retirement plans paid holidays paid vacation loss prevention and safety bonus programs   Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position.   Plant Operations Review daily inventories and determine daily equipment run times. Direct daily foreperson duties. Receive orders, set up hauling, and confirm truck assignments. Attend daily staff meetings with Plant Manager to coordinate daily Butter Room activities. Review and approve employee daily work schedules and time cards. Review daily Butter Room efficiencies and reports. Order supplies, materials, ingredients, etc. Must be available to be contacted during off hours if needed.   Plant Quality Review microbiology test results daily investigate high counts and report findings to Plant Superintendent. Review list of any out-of-spec. product with Plant Superintendent and Quality Assurance Manager. Review all Butter C of A's.   Plant Audits Check department throughout shift. Check employee GMP's. Review daily report of audits.   Sanitation Review CIP records daily. Schedule all CIP procedures.   Plant Employees Audit sampling techniques and sanitation practices. Provide training and evaluations as needed.   Equipment Verify that all plant equipment is in good working condition and all preventative maintenance is being performed on a scheduled basis. Forward all work orders to Plant Manager for approval.   Environmental Review air quality as needed.   Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found. Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.  Follow and enforce all safety and working rules. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute towards a quality environment. Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc. best interests. Perform other duties as assigned by management.     Supervisory Responsibilities This position has management and employee supervisory responsibilities in the area of discipline, performance evaluations, On the Job Training Forms, Incident Reports, and any other documentation. Responsible for supervising, training/developing, and coaching the Butter Forepersons as well as employees. Coordinate on the job training. Oversee adherence to company policies and procedures. Oversee scheduling of employees and temporary labor. Have the responsibility of reviewing time sheets and addressing overtime.   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Education and/or Experience A BS degree in Dairy or Food Science or other related field and four years of experience in a leadership role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required. College level verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate with upper management on a daily basis. Leadership, team development, coaching, and / or teaching experience. Good math and statistical skills. Excellent computer skills for data input, report writing, program tracking. Excellent organizational and follow through skills.     Language Skills English is required as the spoken language. A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.   Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.     Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license.   Compensation Pay is based on experience. Health and Welfare benefits begin on the first of the month following thirty (30) days of continuous employment. 401k option is available after one (1) year of continuous employment. This job description will be updated if duties and responsibilities change significantly. Job functions are subject to modification based on business necessity.   ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.   EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position Sitting/Standing/Walking:  Stands and walks throughout shift. Walks on uneven concrete and tiles surfaces. Sits occasionally to fill out paperwork, attend meetings, and answer emails. Lifting/Carrying:  Lifts up to 25 pounds frequently and up to 65 pounds occasionally. Pushing/Pulling:  Some pushing or pulling can be involved when assisting operators. Bending/Stooping:  Occasionally stoops throughout the workday, for minimal amounts of time. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  May assume any combination of these positions during duties, including kneeling on the floor and crawling under equipment. Also, may squat to use legs for leverage when using a large wrench to open product presses. Twisting/Turning:  May assume any combination of these positions during duties. Climbing/Balancing:  Climbing and balancing is required specifically in the inspection of processing equipment. Reaching:  Reaches at or above shoulder level at various times during the shift when making adjustments on equipment or climbing vertical ladders.   Grasping/Manipulating:  Grasping and manipulating of papers, objects, and equipment will be required. Ability to keyboard for data input will be required on an ongoing basis.     Equipment B.U.C. 3000 and B.U.E. 13,000 machines – along with butter pumps, Benhils, and associated equipment for testing butter, salt analyzer.     Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship if such an accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Employee will be subject to temperatures associated with an air-cooled room. Employee may be required to enter confined spaces to perform equipment inspections. Employee may come into contact with the following: ammonia, acids, caustics, chlorines, and other related chemicals. Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to: hearing protection, bump caps, hair and beard nets, gloves, and safety glasses must be used in the performance of duties. Proper lifting techniques must be employed at all times.   Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.   Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Leader :   Inspires teammates to follow them Functional Expert :   Considered a thought leader on a subject Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Ability to Make an Impact :   Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization Education   Preferred Bachelors or better in Dairy Science or related field. Experience   Preferred 5 years:   Supervisor   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 420 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. We offer a liberal benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision life insurance retirement plan paid holidays paid vacation tuition reimbursement loss prevention and safety bonus programs   Essential Functions   List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position. Operate tanker-receiving bays, receiving all incoming products and load out bay. Wash tanks and tankers. Take proper samples of incoming product for bacteria, fat SNF and inhibitory substances. Monitor CIP of tanks and tankers and check solution strength of CIP. Utilize product recovery equipment. Monitor test and temperature monitoring equipment. Replace supplies as needed. Maintain a clean and safe work area. Complete assigned housekeeping responsibilities. Follow all safety and working rules. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment.  Maintain a positive attitude and contribute toward a quality environment.  Excellent regular full-time attendance in support of company objectives.  Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies, Inc.’s best interests.  Perform other duties as assigned by management.   Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Must work in a safe and efficient manner and follow all safety procedures including the use of safety equipment.  Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until a solution is found.  Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.  Must have or obtain a weighter’s and sampler’s license.    Education and/or Experience A High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is required. Must be able to operate the equipment effectively after the appropriate break-in period. Proficient written and spoken English. Basic computational skills required. Simple math reasoning required.   Language Skills A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.   Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions given in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to discern when issues may require input from levels of authority within the corporation.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must have a weighter’s and sampler’s license or be able to obtain one.   ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.   EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.   Physical Demands   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The operator stands throughout their shift. The operator walks on uneven concrete and tiles surfaces. Lifting/Carrying:  The operator lifts up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis and 80 pounds on an occasional basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 80 pounds. Pushing/Pulling:  The operator frequently pushes/pulls hoses to align and hook up. Pipe connections, water hose movement, and cleaning all involve pushing and pulling. Bending/Stooping:  The operator bends to pick up fittings and tool as well as to make lower level connections of pipes is required. Removing of parts from sanitizer buckets require both of these motions on a frequent basis. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  Squatting and kneeling are frequent motions when making connections at the silos. Kneeling is frequent when opening and closing tanker domes for the taking of samples and the placing of dome filters. Twisting/Turning:  The operator seldom is making twisting or turning motions. Exceptions may be when making hose hook ups at the tankers requiring a limited amount of twisting at the waist. Climbing/Balancing:  These are frequently used when ascending stairs to the tankers and while on the tankers pulling samples. The operator climbs a stairway to the top of the tanker and must maintain balance while on top of the tanker. The operator climbs two steps to a landing in front of each of the silos when making hook ups at the silo. Reaching:  The operator has to reach up to shoulder height for the rinse hose when rising off the tanker dome prior to taking off samples. Reaching is a frequent motion when handling the product hoses to attach and remove them from the trucks. Reaching for parts in the parts trays in the silo room is a required motion. Grasping/Manipulating:  Frequent use of the hands and fingers are repeated through the entire shift. Small vials are used for samples and the related equipment handling. Parts and fitting are constantly being handled and changed around to complete product flows.   Equipment Must be able to drive trucks in and out of bays and park them, run DeLou and charm test, conduct PH and acidity testing, along with B/F and solids on the C.E.M.   Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Employees will work mostly outside.   Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.    Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Experience   Preferred 2-5 years:   Milk Receiver Licenses & Certifications Required California DL   Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Turlock, CA, USA
Jan 09, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 47 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by more than 420 dairy producers who ship 17 billion pounds of Real California Milk annually, California Dairies, Inc. is a manufacturer of quality butter, fluid milk products and milk powders. We offer a liberal benefits package that includes: family medical/dental/vision life insurance retirement plan paid holidays paid vacation tuition reimbursement loss prevention and safety bonus programs     Essential Functions  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position.   Assist with breaks and lunches relief in various classifications. Follow and understand all of the “Standard Operating Procedures”. Pasteurize milk and milk products as required by law. Keep accurate and correct records. When not relieving another employee, this position will be assigned by management. Must notify supervisor in the event that standards are not met. Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and neat work area. Must work in a safe and sanitary manner. Responsible for all work being done in a timely fashion and done properly. Follow all company Policies, such as but not limited to: Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Safe Quality Foods (SQF), and Safety Rules and procedures. Required to climb stairs, ladders and work in confined spaces Employee will be subject to temperatures ranging from 50 degrees F to 130 degrees F. Must have the ability to get along with co-workers, management personnel, customers, vendors, and employees in accordance with the company policies and working rules while ensuring a harmonious and conducive work environment   Maintain regular and reliable attendance at work. Responsible for completing all master sanitation items daily. Complete all paperwork neatly and correctly. Responsible for keeping all floors, walls, machines, and pipes clean. Responsible for cleaning all silo pads, pumps and walls. Responsible for all other duties assigned by management.   Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities.   Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  The Company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of the position. Must be able to work in a quick and efficient manner. Must be able to read and understand all company rules and GMP’s. Must be able to work in a safe manner and follow all safety procedures. Must be able to work well with other people. Must be able to acquire and maintain an HTST and forklift operator license.   Education and/or Experience Proficient in verbal and written communication skills; basic computation skills; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Has a current HTST and forklift operator’s license or the ability to acquire and maintain required certification. Has demonstrated the ability to run equipment efficiently. Must have the ability to read and understand written and/or verbal instructions. Basic math and statistic skills.     Language Skills A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.   Reasoning Ability Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in certain situations.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license. Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a valid milk pasteurizer’s license.   ADA/FEHA The Company will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.   EEO The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The Company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of the position. Sitting/Standing/Walking  Each workday, the break-meal relief will do all three. Must be able to stand on feet for at least a two-hour consecutive time period and up to 8-12 hours. Lifting/Carrying:  Each workday, the break-meal relief lifts up to 58 pounds on a repetitive basis. He will be expected, each workday to carry 58 pounds on a repetitive basis. Occasional lifting/carrying above 58 pounds may be required as well. Pushing/Pulling:  Each workday, the break-meal relief frequently pushes and pulls up to, but not limited to, 58 pounds in a repetitive manner. Bending/Stooping:  Each workday, the break-meal relief will bend and stoop often. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  Each workday, the break-meal relief will sometimes squat. Occasional kneeling/crawling may be required. Twisting/Turning:  Each workday, the break-meal relief will often twist and turn while carrying Climbing/Balancing:  Each workday, the break-meal relief will occasionally climb and/or balance.   Reaching:       Grasping/Manipulating:           Equipment General knowledge of manufacturing equipment and processes.   Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The Company will make reasonable accommodations that do not cause an undue hardship to the company if such accommodation enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. The use of non-slip footwear is necessary due to slippery and wet floors. The use of rubber gloves is necessary to perform job functions. Constantly subjected to moving mechanical parts. On occasions will be subjected to chemicals including caustic, acid, and chlorine. Employee will be subject to temperatures ranging from 50 degrees F to 130 degrees F. Working area is noisy and may require that hearing protection be worn at all times. May be required to enter a confined space.   Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.    Qualifications Behaviors   Preferred Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Leader :   Inspires teammates to follow them Detail Oriented :   Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Dedicated :   Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations   Preferred Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Flexibility :   Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Experience   Preferred 2-5 years:   Machine Operator   Greg Fillebrown