Machine Operator
Great Lakes Cheese, Inc. - Wausau, WI

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Operation of machinery to meet customer specifications in compliance with company policy related to GMP’s and Safety. Responsibilities

  • Area, equipment, and personal safety and sanitation.
  • Ensure proper set up of film, labels, cheese and operation of machinery.
  • Frequently inspect conveyor belt to ensure smooth flow of cheese.
  • Grease/clean machine based on preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Ensure cheese quality.
  • Monitor line for speed, adequate feed of cheese products.
  • Ensure size and specifications of cheese are in tolerances.
  • Ability to take metric measurements and measurements of temperature.
  • Make weight adjustments.
  • Review order specifications and perform quality check to assume product is packaged according to customer specifications.
  • Productive use of down time.
  • Communicate to line personnel on daily production issues, changes and safety issues.
  • Operate assigned equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Add, subtract multiple and divide.
  • Displays a broad range of customer and equipment knowledge.
  • Flexible; willingly works different shifts as requested.
  • Assists maintenance and supervision with repairs, updates, testing, special project information gathering.
  • Ability to work overtime (OT) with little or no notice.
  • Ability to rotate to other positions on the production line.
  • All GLC employees are expected to produce and promote our products and services in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.
  • Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Repetitive work, ability to make minor decisions based on standard practices.
  • Ability to read, prepare, and comprehend production reports and worksheets
  • Ability to communicate with line personnel regarding information contained therein, and regarding quality and safety issues.
  • Compliance with all safety standards and regulations per company policy.
  • Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

  • High School diploma/GED equivalent desired.
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes and related equipment.
  • Working Environment

  • Repetitive work in a fast-paced production environment with average temperature of 50-60 degrees F.
  • Hair nets, ear plugs/muffs, hardhats, and/or safety glasses may be required.
  • Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend/twist neck and back; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.
  • Product weight: up to 105 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder, shoulder-to-overhead and pushing/pulling/carrying.
  • Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer AA/M/F/V/D.

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    Great Lakes Cheese offers the most complete line of cheese products to the foodservice industry. Consistent high quality and superior...