Relief Operator

Kemps Rochester , MN 55905

Posted 1 week ago

Kemps, LLC is a subsidiary of DFA and this position is at the Rochester Ice Cream Plant.

Relief Operator's Hours change as needed for scheduling. This is a Full-time position with hours changing.

Starting wage of $23.19 with full scale at 36 months of $26.19/hour.


Prepares and maintains line equipment for running product that meets established production standards related to quality and productivity. Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by reading the production schedule and determining set up needs.

  • Prepares line for startup and maintains production by checking for proper adjustments of extruding head, setting up tubs for rework, bringing in film and supplies, setting designated line speed and proper placement of all guards and piping to line.

  • Keeps all equipment operational by making adjustments to equipment.

  • Reports all product issues to appropriate personnel.

  • Maintains constant weight control for minimal giveaway and documents checks on required paperwork.

  • Audits, tests and records dip strength and cleanliness.

  • Maintains quality by observing operations, and making adjustments by adjusting speed controls and troubleshooting.

  • Ensures operation of equipment by troubleshooting malfunctions and calling mechanics for repairs when needed. Reports preventative maintenance issues as needed to keep line operational.

  • Ensures proper identification of rework barrels by attaching rework tickets to barrels as needed.

  • Monitors, files and logs rework additions to the rework stuffer inside new process.

  • Communicates any issues or maintenance needs or irregularities with relieving employee to ensure and maintain efficient operations at shift change.

  • Performs daily cleaning in order to comply with GMP's (sweeping floors, emptying tubs, removing garbage, cleaning drips on heads and pumps, etc.) - Works overtime as needed.

  • Attends required meetings.

  • Attends required training, including but not limited to: GMP's, HAACP, SQF, Safety.

  • Assists with training as needed.

Excellent Benefits(medical, dental, Vision and Life Insurance) and 401K

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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