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Borden Dairy Company Filler Operator in N Charleston, South Carolina

Filler Operator

Department: Manufacturing

Location: N Charleston, SC

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Position: Filler Operator

Location: North Charleston

Report to: Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

1st shift: 3:30am-12:00pm

Primary responsibilities are to run and maintain fillers and other related equipment. Operates continuous flow or vat-type equipment to process milk, cream, and other dairy products, following specified methods and formulas. High responsibility - responsible for quality, food safety and product specifications.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Clean, set-up, operate and monitor equipment of the production line.

  • Complete all required documentation and scheduled quality checks.

  • Monitor weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of product.

  • Make adjustments to Filler timing and filling, & check mat as needed

  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties

  • Collect required samples needed for Quality Assurance testing

  • Ensure that the proper packaging materials are used for each product being produced.

  • Will have working knowledge and experience with wrapper operations; watching for jams and effectively threading wrap to prevent cost downtime due to handler error.

  • Ability to perform filler and filler line changeovers in a safe and efficient matter

  • Complete cleaning checklist once line has completed run.

  • Prepare equipment for next run to include size changes as needed.

  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.

  • Responsible for adhering to food safety and quality system requirements by committing to meet all pertinent regulatory, customer and SQF requirements.

  • Assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Learn and adhere to safety and security policies and procedures.

  • Follow all sanitation and quality policies and procedures, and report any deficiencies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

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.

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.

  • Experienced at analyzing process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.

  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

  • Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required for virtually the entire shift. Occasionally required to climb or balance. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 pounds.

  • Must be able to work in a wet environment. Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals. Exposure to nut allergens.

  • Overtime and working on holidays is often required.

  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Must be able to pass all medical exams, drug and background checks (including criminal).

Borden Dairy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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