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. Visalia, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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. Visalia, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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. 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. Turlock, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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 plant, including but not limited to:  milk receiving, separators, evaporators, HTST, dryers, butter processing, powder packaging, etc. Monitor and maintain quality of product throughout the process Maintain operation of plant in a safe, sanitary and efficient manner. Monitor chemical use during clean-up and maintain proper concentration of cleaning solutions. Assure chemicals are handled and monitored by appropriate personnel. Keep plant in “inspection ready” condition.  Floors and drains are clean, recording charts are in proper condition, and verify the state seals are on all equipment. Inform all departments of necessary changes or run conditions and report any problems encountered.  Follow through with any further instructions from management. Randomly check tanks, and tankers, evaporators, dryers, machines, equipment for proper CIP and cleanliness. Monitor and reduce controllable costs; i.e. chemical usage, overtime, breaks, etc. Assist in the proper taking of condensed and cream series samples as required. Maintain inventory of supplies and assigned items. Take powder and fluid inventory of product daily and control in a timely manner. Monitor efficiencies.  Plant is to be maintained at a target of 95% capacity. Enforce company policies, procedures, and work rules. Follow and enforce all safety and working rules, and improve safety awareness by completing safety meetings each month. Follow all company Policies, such as but not limited to: Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Safe Quality Foods (SQF), and Safety Rules and procedures. 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. Must notify management in the event that standards are not met or problems occur. Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and neat work area. Assist with break and lunch relief as needed. Responsible for all work being done in a timely fashion and done properly. Maintain regular and reliable attendance at work. Complete all paperwork timely, neatly and correctly. Responsible for keeping all floors, walls, machines, equipment, and pipes clean. Other duties as assigned by management.   Supervisory Responsibilities Supervising, training and reporting on the entire production process. Directing the work of all plant personnel on site during shift, working with, and through employees to achieve goals. Reporting all employee issues to the Plant Superintendent, Plant Manager and or Human Resources via telephone or written report. Managing inventories and planning ahead to maximize the efficiency of the plant. Arrange employees to work overtime, or call employees if needed to cover a shift. Monitor product specifications and quality by making bi-hourly rounds.   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, understand enforce 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 have the ability to troubleshoot 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 Bachelor of Science Degree, and four years of experience in a leadership role is desired.  Absent the desired degree in Dairy or Food Science, additional dairy manufacturing experience, particularly in a leadership role may be considered.   College level proficiency in verbal and written communication skills Leadership, team development, coaching, and/or teaching experience Good math and statistical skills. 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 demonstrated the ability to run equipment efficiently. Must have the ability to read and understand written and/or verbal instructions.   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. 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 supervisor 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 supervisor lifts up to 58 pounds on an occasional basis.  He will be expected, each workday to carry 58 pounds on a occasional basis.  Occasional lifting/carrying above 58 pounds may be required as well. Pushing/Pulling:   Each workday, the supervisor frequently pushes and pulls up to, but not limited to, 58 pounds in an occasional basis. Bending/Stooping:   Each workday, the supervisor will bend and stoop often. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:   Each workday, the supervisor will sometimes squat.  Occasional kneeling/crawling may be required. Twisting/Turning:   Each workday, the supervisor will often twist and turn while carrying Climbing/Balancing:   Each workday, the supervisor will occasionally climb and/or balance. Reaching:   Each workday, the supervisor will frequently reach in a repetitive manner. Grasping/Manipulating:   Each workday, the supervisor will frequently grasp and manipulate in a repetitive manner.   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 preform 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 30 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.     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 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. Experience   Preferred 5 years:   Plant Supervisor-Food Manufacturing     Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Turlock, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   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. Maintain and repair all production equipment: including but not limited to, pumps, pasteurizers, atomizers, evaporators, dryers, churns, valves, baggers, robot etc. Maintain and repair all support equipment: including but not limited to, 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. Be an active part of the emergency response team. This includes but is not limited to the following: Emergency evacuation team; personnel retrieval, if someone is not accounted for after an evacuation; hazardous waste response / disposal team; confined space entry permit personnel, authorized gas mask personnel; first aid / CPR approved; approved forklift operator. 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. Ordering / maintaining inventories for all parts to service all equipment plant wide. Fabrication and manufacturing of equipment for production needs; product and process piping, sanitary equipment, steam lines, chemical lines, pneumatic lines, etc. ensuring such fabrication and manufacturing is in accordance with the applicable safety regulations. 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 care and safe keeping of tools supplied by CDI. Responsible for reporting on a daily basis work orders and activity reports (all time is to be accountable). 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. Responsible for all work being done in a timely fashion and done properly. Responsible for training new hires. 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 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. Complete all paperwork neatly and correctly. Other duties as 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 a 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 forklift operator’s license or the ability to acquire and maintain required certification. Minimum four years’ experience with proficiency of a journey level status or equivalent. High school level graduate required. Verbal and written communication skills and training with emphasis in electronics, instrumentation, refrigeration, electrical, and general mechanical. Must have the ability to read and understand written and/or verbal instructions.   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 maintenance mechanic 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 maintenance mechanic lifts up to 55 pounds on a repetitive basis. He will be expected, each workday to carry 55 pounds on a repetitive basis. Occasional lifting/carrying above 55 pounds may be required as well. Pushing/Pulling:  Each workday, the maintenance mechanic frequently pushes and pulls up to, but not limited to, 55 pounds in a repetitive manner. Bending/Stooping:  Each workday, the maintenance mechanic will bend and stoop often. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  Each workday, the maintenance mechanic will sometimes squat. Occasional kneeling/crawling may be required. Twisting/Turning:  Each workday, the maintenance mechanic will often twist and turn while carrying Climbing/Balancing:  Each workday, the maintenance mechanic will occasionally climb and/or balance. Reaching:  Each workday, the maintenance mechanic will frequently reach in a repetitive manner. Grasping/Manipulating:  Each workday, the maintenance mechanic will frequently grasp and manipulate in a repetitive manner.     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 preform job functions. Constantly subjected to moving mechanical parts. 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. Employee will be subject to temperatures ranging from 30 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 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 Maintenance Mechanic or related field. Experience   Preferred 5 years:   Maintenance Mechanic-Industrial     Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Fresno, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   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. Turlock, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description     California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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 Function s  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position.   Operate, monitor and manage all sifting and packaging equipment, including production and cleanup pieces Ensure adequately sealed and properly filled bags and or totes. Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete paperwork. Understand sanitation in relation to COP and clean up. Complete and respond to all in-process testing. Perform master sanitation program duties as assigned Department team participation; GMP audits, behavior sampling, safety audit, accident investigation, management presentations, follow-up on outstanding work orders, etc. Promote and follow company Hygience Zoning Program. Must notify supervisor in the event that standards are not met. Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and neat work area. Assist with break and lunch relief as needed. 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 Responsible for the completion of all Master Sanitation items as assigned. 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. Responsible for training new hires and employees as needed. Act quickly to reduce or eliminate product loss. 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. Complete all paperwork neatly and correctly. Responsible for keeping all floors, walls, machines, and pipes clean. 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 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 a 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 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.     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.  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 powder packager 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 powder packager lifts up to 55 pounds on a repetitive basis.  He will be expected, each workday to carry 55 pounds on a repetitive basis.  Occasional lifting/carrying above 55 pounds may be required as well. Pushing/Pulling:   Each workday, the powder packager frequently pushes and pulls up to, but not limited to, 55 pounds in a repetitive manner. Bending/Stooping:   Each workday, the powder packager will bend and stoop often. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:   Each workday, the powder packager will sometimes squat.  Occasional kneeling/crawling may be required. Twisting/Turning:   Each workday, the powder packager will often twist and turn while carrying Climbing/Balancing:   Each workday, the powder packager will occasionally climb and/or balance. Reaching:   Each workday, the powder packager will frequently reach in a repetitive manner. Grasping/Manipulating:   Each workday, the powder packager will frequently grasp and manipulate in a repetitive manner.     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. 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. 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. 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.   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 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 Education   Preferred High School or better.     Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Turlock, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description     California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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 Function s  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position. Efficiently and effectively transfer standardized milk to evaporator process.  Understand how the equipment interacts and how it affects the whole operation. Operate, monitor and manage R.O.’s and separators including CIP, and associated pieces of equipment. Measure, test, evaluate & screen standardized milk and milk ingredients. Continuously learn more about milk, milk processing equipment and how to expedite milk throughout the standardization process in preparation for deliveries to evaporator process. To notify/communicate with management/maintenance any problems with equipment or processes that could affect the product integrity or quality, or that could impose a possible safety hazard. Ability to learn and operate computer related controls for metering systems. Ability to manage inventories of milk and milk ingredients to maintain flow of product through facility. Ability to multi-task and plan future milk shipments based on weekly production schedule. Ongoing improvement of knowledge and understanding of all related equipment and processes in standardization room. Responsible for maintaining equipment and work environment cleanliness. Responsible for proper product handling to ensure minimum product loss. Responsible for understanding and conducting CIP’s and other cleaning steps according to plant procedures. Responsible for following GMP guidelines and all company policies as outlined in the employee handbook. Must have or obtain a State of California Weighers and Samplers license by passing a written and practical exam. Participate in food safety and sanitation root cause analysis and improvement activities when required.  Assist milk receivers as needed or as assigned by management. Must notify supervisor in the event that standards are not met. Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and neat work area. Assist with break and lunch relief as needed. 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. Responsible for the completion of all Master Sanitation items as assigned. Inspect tanks, tankers and equipment as assigned by a production supervisor. 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. Responsible for training new hires and employees as needed. Act quickly to reduce or eliminate product loss. 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. Complete all paperwork neatly and correctly. Responsible for keeping all floors, walls, machines, and pipes clean. 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 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 a Weigher and Sampler operator license. Must be able to maintain production equipment, valves, pumps, and connection. Must be able to trouble shoot equipment and problems.   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 Weigher and Sampler 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 statistical 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 be able to acquire and maintain a current state of California Limited Sampler’s and Weigher’s license. Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license. Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a state of California Charm Test certification.     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 LP Operator 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 LP Operator lifts up to 40 pounds on a repetitive basis.  He/she will be expected, each workday to carry 40 pounds on a repetitive basis.  Occasional lifting/carrying above 40 pounds may be required as well. Pushing/Pulling:  Each workday, the LP Operator frequently pushes and pulls up to, but not limited to, 40 pounds in a repetitive manner. Bending/Stooping:  Each workday, the LP Operator will bend and stoop often. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  Each workday, the LP Operator will sometimes squat.  Occasional kneeling/crawling may be required. Twisting/Turning:  Each workday, the LP Operator will often twist and turn while carrying. Climbing/Balancing:  Each workday, the LP Operator will occasionally climb and/or balance. Reaching:  Each workday, the LP Operator will frequently reach in a repetitive manner. Grasping/Manipulating:  Each workday, the LP Operator will frequently grasp and manipulate in a repetitive manner.   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. An employee may come into contact with the following: ammonia, acids, caustics, chlorines, paints, particles,   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 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. Tipton, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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, 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, 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. 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. Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis and 80 pounds on an occasional basis. Responsible for all work being done in a timely fashion and done properly. It is necessary that maintenance mechanics work well with employees throughout the plant. Responsible for care and maintenance of company tools. Perform other duties as assigned by management. 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 possess or be able to acquire a forklift operator license.   Education and/or Experience High School level verbal and written communication skills. Minimum five years of experience in a maintenance setting involving electronics, instrumentation, refrigeration, electrical, and general mechanical. 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 possess or be able to acquire 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The maintenance mechanic, during the course of an 8-hour workday, will do all three. They will walk several hundred feet over uneven surfaces, checking buildings and machines for needed repairs. Lifting/Carrying:  The maintenance mechanic lifts up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis and 80 pounds on an occasional basis. 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:  Squatting and kneeling are done frequently. Crawling is done occasionally. Twisting/Turning:  Frequent twisting and turning 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.   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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee will be subject to temperatures from 34 to over 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, and sealing compounds. This job description will be updated if duties and responsibilities change significantly. Job functions are subject to modification based on business necessity. 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. Turlock, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
  California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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 Function s  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position.  Oversee the quality and completeness of all documented generated in relation to quality, regulatory, and food safety systems at the plant. Plant Quality Assist the Quality Assurance Manager with the following duties; Aid in the review of microbiology test results daily and further investigate high counts.  Physically inspect known of likely trouble points of potential contamination with production management. Aid in root cause analysis exercises pertaining to out of specification product, foreign material findings, and/or environmental contamination which may include swabbing and other follow-up activities. May be assigned corrective actions and may have to assign them out. See that those corrective actions are completed. Aid in the review of plant documents and equipment inspections such as dryers after major washes to ensure all procedures are being followed and equipment cleaning properly and documented properly and dry areas are dry. Review that animal feed in being categorized and labeled properly. Inspect product and address product lot coding, weight, or other packaging issues. Be available to assist in Corporate Breach Procedure   Plant Audits Aid in the pre-inspections leading towards audits to ensure no infractions are found during the walk through. Aid in the process and maintenance of plant audit related activities and documents to ensure accurate and timely completion, such as but not limited to: Daily Foreign Body Inspections Glass, plastic brittle and ceramics Inspections Pest control Inspections GMP Inspections for employee and infrastructure Facility, Equipment, Material, and Food Safety Inspections Scale calibrations Metal detector calibrations Magnet checks Auto-sampler validations   Technical Duties Oversee equipment calibrations per calibration matrix. Understanding of SOPs and assist plant operators to ensure SOPs being followed in regards to the scope of the Quality Manual. Sampling and data review Product, water, or wastewater samples for microbial and/or chemical parameter. Alerting management in the event of out-of-specification product through review of internal test results as well as 3 rd  party test results. Ensuring samples effectively and efficiently delivered to 3 rd  party laboratory when necessary. Ensure comparison/calibration samples pulled and tested by necessary lab and data reviewed as directed by QA Manager. Perform environmental swabbing per the plant specific program and investigate per corporate policy when necessary.   Sanitation Aid in the master sanitation programs Review CIP deviations - investigate and report any cleaning problems and address corrective actions for such deviations with management. Perform random sanitation verifications through ATP swabbing and visual inspection and ensure post CIP inspection performed on critical equipment. Assist in CIP validations as directed by QA Manager Supervise sanitation team and provide direction on particular issues that need urgent attention. In tandem with an operations member, perform pre-start up inspections for all major equipment and provide equipment start-up clearance to production.   Regulatory Assist in USDA or CDFA inspections as directed by management Ensure duplicate samples are pulled for when regulatory samples, per Corporate Policy Assist in Appendix N split sampling program to ensure compliance and assist quarterly Appendix N reporting.   Plant Employees Audit sampling techniques and sanitation practices. Enforce GMPs Provide quality and food safety related training as needed to ensure compliance to training policies. Excellent regular full time attendance in support of company objectives 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. Use initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with California Dairies Inc. best interests. Assist in quality assurance and any other areas of the plant when necessary. Perform other duties as assigned by management.   Supervisory Responsibilities This position has employee indirect supervisory responsibilities for the Sanitation team. If there are employee problems you are to report them to your HR manager and QA Manager (plant manager if QA manager unavailable). Have the responsibility of calling in employees if needed to cover a shift.   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 manner and follow all safety procedures including use of safety equipment. Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear. Must have good organizational and communication skills. Must be able to provide training to employees through Power Point presentations. Must be able to work flexible hours and weekends. Must be proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Publisher, Word, Excel, and Power Point programs. Microsoft Visio is a plus.   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 in five (5) out of the last ten (10) years. College level verbal and written communication skills. Advanced computational skills required. Good math reasoning required. Excellent organizational and follow through skills. Ability to self-direct work to a timely completion Excellent written and spoken English   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 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 or authority with in the corporation.  Must have ability to read, interpret, and convey applicable regulatory requirements and regulations.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to obtain California State Pasteurizers License and California State Sampler's and Weigher's License and certification under Appendix N for antibiotic 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.   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 supervisor spends about 75% of the workday standing or walking. They sit while entering data or using the computer.  The supervisor walks on uneven gravel, dirt, concrete, and tile surfaces.   Lifting/Carrying:  Occasional lifting requirements as job demands. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. on an occasional basis. Pushing/Pulling:  Occasional pushing or pulling requirements. Bending/Stooping:  Occasional bending and stooping requirements.   Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:   Occasional kneeling or crawling requirements. Twisting/Turning:  Ongoing twisting or turning requirements. Climbing/Balancing : Climbing and balancing is required during plant inspections, and other related job requirements.     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 Education   Preferred Bachelors or better in Microbiology or related field. Experience Required 2-5 years:   Microbiologist Preferred 5 years:   Quality Assurance Supervisor     Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Tipton, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description     California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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 the implementation of the Contractor Management system. Verify contractor credentials and participation. Coordinate the maintenance of records for the Process Safety Management (PSM) program including maintaining a calendar of mandated events and scheduling those events utilizing APSM. Assist in maintenance of records for the Risk Management Plan (RMP/Cal-ARP).  Follow up on planned events as assigned by STM. Provide information and updates to the STM to maintain the accuracy of the ISN and APSM databases. Work with the STM to update training programs for OSHA required safety courses. Collect and report all safety related objective results on a monthly basis. Assist with annual Lock Out/Block Out inspections. Assist with annual Lock Out/Block Out procedure reviews. Conduct Training classes on shift as assigned. Conduct workplace inspections as assigned. Develop other training courses as requested by STM. Coordinate the maintenance of records for assigned locations. Review Chemicals as required to maintain SDS through MSDS Online. Conduct Behavioral Observations. Conduct Job Hazard Analysis. Research safety problems as requested by STM.  Report violations of company policies, procedures, and working rules to management. 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 Directing the work of personnel hired to work on safety related programs and giving instruction and help needed for the employees to achieve their goals.   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 troubleshoot and research problems and be persistent until a solution is found. Must be able to manage multiple priorities. 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. Must have ability to possess 30 hour OSHA Certification. Board Certified Safety Professional designation STS/ASP/CSP preferred.   Education and/or Experience A Bachelor of Science Degree, and four years of experience in a leadership role is desired. Absent the desired degree in Dairy, Food Science or Environmental Health and Safety, additional dairy manufacturing experience, particularly in a leadership role involving safety and Cal-OSHA training may be considered. College level verbal and written communication skills. Leadership, team development, coaching, and/or teaching experience. Good math and statistical skills. Excellent computer skills for data input, report writing, program tracking. Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office including Access and Excel. Excellent organizational and follow through skills. Ability to self-direct work to a timely completion. Board Certified Safety Professional designation STS/ASP/CSP preferred.   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 or authority within the corporation.  Must have ability to read, Interpret, and convey applicable regulatory requirements and regulations.   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Must possess or be able to obtain 30 hour OSHA Certification and an Industrial Lift Operator’s “Train the Trainer” certificate. Board Certified Safety Professional designation STS/ASP/CSP preferred.   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 or walks throughout training, plant inspections, and completion of job responsibilities. Lifting/Carrying:  Occasional lifting requirements as job demands.  Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. on an occasional basis. Pushing/Pulling:  Occasional pushing or pulling requirements.   Bending/Stooping:  Occasional bending and stooping requirements. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  Occasional kneeling or crawling requirements. Twisting/Turning:  Ongoing twisting or turning requirements. Climbing/Balancing:  Climbing and balancing is required during plant inspections, and other related job requirements.   Reaching:  Ongoing reaching requirements associated with job requirements. 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   Operates personal computer to enter data and run reports; radios security or managerial staff and other standard office equipment.   Work Environment   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and 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 be subject to temperatures associated with an air-cooled room to temperatures in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit while working in proximity to dryer and to wet environments (hot or cold) during cleaning-in-place (CIP) operations. May be required to enter confined spaces to perform equipment inspections.   Equipment   Operates personal computer to enter data and run reports; radios security or managerial staff and other standard office equipment.   Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and 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 be subject to temperatures associated with an air-cooled room to temperatures in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit while working in proximity to dryer and to wet environments (hot or cold) during cleaning-in-place (CIP) operations. May be required to enter confined spaces to perform equipment inspections.   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 Innovative :   Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking Leader :   Inspires teammates to follow them Team Player :   Works well as a member of a group Loyal :   Shows firm and constant support to a cause Enthusiastic :   Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest 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 Peer Recognition :   Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers Ability to Make an Impact :   Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization 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 Required Bachelors or better in Safety Management or related field.   Experience Required 4 years:   Safety Supervisor     Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description     California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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.   Prepare monthly reports by collecting industry specific data; summarize data, information, and trends. Analyze industry specific transactions and balances related to general ledger accounts. Prepare special reports by studying variances on general ledger accounts as assigned. Example: Monthly utility billing company-wide. Prepare monthly journal entries as required. Must be detail oriented. 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 None   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.   Strong analytical skills. Finance and accounting experience.   Education and/or Experience A BS degree in Accounting or Finance is required.  Minimum of two years related accounting experience preferred. Basic computational skills required. Proficient math skills. Proficient in MS Excel and other MS products is essential. Excellent organizational and follow through skills. College-level verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate with upper management on a daily basis.   Language Skills English is required as the spoken language.  A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.  This job requires frequent communication with personnel in other CDI locations, including office personnel and warehouse personnel, regarding supply inventories. The Financial Accountant must be able to communicate effectively and concisely any issues relating to the supply inventories.      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.   The Financial Accountant must be able to analyze monthly variances and obtain explanations for each variance, i.e., logical thinking.   The monthly variance analysis must be done on a timely basis to ensure timely monthly financial reporting (the Financial Accountant will have to follow up on pending issues to make sure all variances are explained prior to month end closing).   Certificates, Licenses, Registrations None   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:   Sits frequently to answer calls, complete schedules/reports, fill out paperwork, answer emails, etc. Lifting/Carrying:   May lift boxes weighing 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Pushing/Pulling:   Some pushing or pulling is required on an occasional basis.   Bending/Stooping:   Bends and stoops on an occasional basis.   Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:   May squat or kneel on an occasional basis.   Twisting/Turning:   Assumes any combination of these positions on an occasional basis.   Climbing/Balancing:   May go up and down stairs and/or ladder on an occasional basis.   Reaching:   Reaches at or above shoulder level on an occasional basis.   Grasping/Manipulating:   Grasping and manipulating of papers, objects, and equipment will be required.  Ability to use calculator and keyboard for data input will be required on an ongoing basis.   W ork 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 associated with an air-cooled room.   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 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 Motivations   Preferred Self-Starter :   Inspired to perform without outside help Goal Completion :   Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Education Required Bachelors or better in Accounting or related field.   Experience Required 2 years:   Financia Accountant     Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Visalia, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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 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. Visalia, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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 the adjustments to the filler that will ensure maximum production without compromising quality. Responsible for ensuring all totes produced during the shift are tied and sealed properly and meet customer requirements. Responsible for taking samples of any product run during their shift, as per proper procedure. Provides an accurate accounting of production. Must be able to fill 8 to 10 totes per hour. Ensure tote labels match product being packaged and that tote bags are coded correctly. Must complete regular weight checks and ensure that all documentation is filled out correctly. Must run each Ava-Pac at near capacity of 7-8 bags per minute. Must palletize, transport, and stack finished pallets with forklift from all three packaging lines at a satisfactory pace to keep all machines running at required speed. Ensure bag labels match product being packaged and that bags are coded correctly. Inspect one bag after every 180 bags produced for proper outer seal, inner seal, and weight. This information is to be documented daily on the appropriate log sheet.  Responsible for the general cleanliness of the powder room and its equipment. The powder room must remain USDA inspection ready at all times. Required to remove pallets from conveyors, hand stack bags of powder, load pallets to the pallet magazine, and assist with any other related work. 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 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, 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 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sitting/Standing/Walking:  The operator stands through their shift. The operator walks on uneven concrete and tiled surfaces. Lifting/Carrying:  The operator lifts 51-75 pounds on a frequent basis and less than 50 pounds on an occasional basis. Two or more employees complete lifts of greater than 75 pounds. Pushing/Pulling : The operator pushes/pulls filled bags when palletizing and empty pallets when stacking them. The operator pushes/pulls while using brooms, vacuums, air hoses, and rags during cleanup duties. Bending/Stooping:  The operator bends and stoops occasionally throughout the workday, for varying lengths of time. The operator bends/stoops to tie powder bags with liners, re-bag powdered milk, hand palletize, during daily cleanup duties, when sweeping, vacuuming, and 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 55 pound bags on the pallet. The operator may be required to work in tight spaces. Climbing/Balancing:  During the shift, the operator may climb 50 steps to the top of the powder bin. In addition, the operator will periodically climb up and down steps to filler platform and to do metal detection inspections. 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 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Employees will be subject to a variance 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 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 Experience   Preferred 2 years:   Machine Operator     Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Turlock, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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 Function s  List of significant/essential duties, tasks and/or responsibilities required of this position. Responsible for receiving all incoming fluid dairy products. Responsible for shipping out all fluid dairy products. Test all products prior to receiving and shipping. CIP UT`s, RT`s, receiving lines, and raw tankers. Must notify supervisor in the event that standards are not met. Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and neat work area. Assist with break and lunch relief as needed. 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 Responsible for the completion of all Master Sanitation items as assigned. Responsible for CCP and “Corrective actions” in raw receiving. Responsible for CCP # 101 Bio-Security. Responsible for CCP # 102 Drug Residue Testing.  Runs all necessary controls and calibrations for the Charm SL and Charm II. Pulls all required samples. Runs the Charm SL and Charm II on every load and tanker. Lists the results on the receiving log. Assures all listings on the receiving log are correct. Connects to raw silos as needed. Connects the receiving hose, opens and installs the Runo vents on the tanker lid, opens the outlet valve and pumps milk upon completion of the antibiotic test. Inspect inside of tankers (after wash) for deficiencies and cleanliness. Disconnects the transfer hose after pumping milk. Performs solution strength tests on the CIP systems. Maintains the CIP room raw silo room is neat, clean and orderly. Assists in receiving of all incoming loads, such as cream, condense, etc. Responsible for connecting, disconnecting and CIPing all trucks. This position is required to perform all master sanitation items, including cleanup of the receiving office, the receiving bays and other Master Sanitation items as assigned by the shift supervisor. Connects and transfers product internally within the plant. For example; pump buttermilk, cream, etc. Inspect tanks, tankers and equipment as assigned by a production supervisor. 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. Responsible for training new hires and employees as needed. Act quickly to reduce or eliminate product loss. 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. Complete all paperwork neatly and correctly. Responsible for keeping all floors, walls, machines, and pipes clean. 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 function of the position. Correctly and accurately run a Charm Test. 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 a Weigher and Sampler operator license. Correctly and accurately fill out all bills of ladings. Must be able to maintain production equipment, valves, pumps, and connection. Must be able to trouble shoot equipment and problems.   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 Weigher and Sampler 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 statistical 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 be able to acquire and maintain a current state of California Limited Sampler’s and Weigher’s license. Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a forklift operator license. Must possess or be able to acquire and maintain a state of California Charm Test certification.     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. This job description will be updated if duties and responsibilities change significantly.  Job functions are subject to modification based on business necessity.     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 receiver 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 receiver 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 receiver frequently pushes and pulls up to, but not limited to, 58 pounds in a repetitive manner. Bending/Stooping:  Each workday, the receiver will bend and stoop often. Squatting/Kneeling/Crawling:  Each workday, the receiver will sometimes squat.  Occasional kneeling/crawling may be required. Twisting/Turning:  Each workday, the receiver will often twist and turn while carrying. Climbing/Balancing:  Each workday, the receiver will occasionally climb and/or balance. Reaching:  Each workday, the receiver will frequently reach in a repetitive manner. Grasping/Manipulating:  Each workday, the receiver will frequently grasp and manipulate in a repetitive manner.   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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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 Education   Preferred High School or better. Experience   Preferred 2 years:   Sanitation 2 years:   Milk Receiver     Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Fresno, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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. Ensure all facilities receive customers’ orders, and assist in handling orders and including but not limited to changes throughout the day or week. Gather information for inventories for the previous day’s transportation numbers from the haulers and update throughout the shift. Send notifications regarding milk inventories and other important matters. Assist in tracking “tanker inspections’ from the time the tanks are rejected and working with the haulers to repair and work with the plants to have the repaired tanks re-inspected. Update DDC as needed. Contact customers by telephone of late loads – follow up with confirmation e-mail to the customer. Communicate appropriate information to co-workers between shifts-pass down information to the next shift. Handle phone calls throughout the day as needed. Requires excellent telephone skills. Data entry, read and replies to all e-mails. Must be detailed oriented. Keep dispatch office stocked with supplies. Uses initiative and judgment in making decisions, keeping with CDI’s best interests. 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. Five plus years of dispatch experience, strong understanding and ability to communicate effectively with customers and in all levels of the organization from entry level to corporate staff. Excellent inter-personal skills and communication skills Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear. Must work in a safe and efficient manner and follow all safety procedures including the use of safety equipment when required.   Education and/or Experience High school diploma and other specialized training/equivalent related experience. Must have dispatch experience in fluid manufacturing. Basic computational skills required. Simple math reasoning required. Proficient written and spoken English. Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and follow-through skills.   Language Skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A well-modulated tonal volume is required with excellent diction skills needed.  English is required as the spoken language.  Other languages are a definite asset.  The job requires frequent communication with personnel in other CDI facilities, including transportation personnel regarding supply inventories.  The Fluid Dispatcher must be able to communicate effectively and concisely, either verbally or in writing, on any issues relating to the supply inventories.   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. Ability to use discretion and handle sensitive/confidential information.   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 Fluid Dispatcher will spend about 50% of their time sitting at their desk while performing computer tasks to complete schedules/reports, complete paperwork, respond to e-mail and answer calls and other clerical duties. They walk short distances to retrieve and replace files, to photocopy or fax documents, and to interact with other personnel. Lifting/Carrying:  May lift boxes weighing 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Pushing/Pulling:  Some pushing or pulling is required on an occasional basis. Squatting/Kneeling/Bending/Stooping:  May squat or kneel on an occasional basis. Twisting/Turning:  Assumes any combination of these positions on a frequent basis. Climbing/Balancing:  May go up and down stairs and/or ladders on an occasional basis. Reaching:  May reach at or above shoulder level frequently. Grasping/Manipulating:  Need full range of motion in both hands for data entry and for using other office equipment including, copiers, calculators, and fax machines, as well as for sorting through and organizing documents.   Equipment Operates personal computer to enter data and run reports; and other standard office equipment.   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 work is performed is generally in an office environment, but the employee will be subject to varying degrees of temperature when entering the plant. 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 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 Leader :   Inspires teammates to follow them 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 Education   Preferred High School or better. Experience Required 5 years:   Dispatcher-Dairy     Greg Fillebrown
California Dairies Inc. Fresno, CA, USA
Aug 14, 2019
Full time
Description   California Dairies, Inc. is the largest member-owned milk marketing and dairy processing cooperative in California producing 40 percent of California’s milk. Co-owned by nearly 400 dairy producers who ship 16 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 are looking for dedicated and talented individuals who will work as a team to achieve the company’s goal of becoming a global market leader. With six plant locations across the state, California Dairies, Inc. provides exciting career opportunities throughout California. 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.       Greg Fillebrown