Seasonal Cheese Packager

Agropur Inc. Hull , IA 51239

Posted 1 week ago

For Current Agropur Employees:

Please apply for this job through the Career application of your Workday Home Page.

Job Type:

Seasonal (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)

Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You too can join the Agropur family!

The Seasonal Cheese Packager is a temporary full time position, that is responsible for packaging cheese products in a safe and efficient manner; ensuring compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices and safe work practices. Cheese Packagers rotate duties within the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a general knowledge of the cheese production process and procedures.

  • Ensure that all products are packaged in the proper bag, proper box, and proper label with the proper manufacturing date, vat number and any other necessary information.

  • Ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed and passed on to the cheese supervisor properly and timely.

  • Facilitate quality assurance tests such as scale checks and metal detector checks.

  • Work with the packaging team to ensure proper sanitation of all packaging room equipment and conveyors.

  • Work with the maintenance team to facilitate necessary preventative maintenance of packaging equipment.

  • Assist in coordinating cooler organization and maintaining the cooler in good condition.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate a forklift.

  • Understand and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Safety Protocol

  • Stop any observed unsafe acts and obey facility safety rules and procedures.

  • Correct or report any observed safety hazards.Support safety policies and programs.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Qualifications:

Education Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Experience Required:

  • No experience required; in-house training provided.

  • Experience in a dairy or manufacturing environment preferred.

Certification/Licensure Required:

  • Forklift Certification; in-house training for certification provided.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to read, understand, and follow documents and procedures (GLP, SOP, SDS, GMP, test procedures, and HACCP).

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.

  • Ability to follow written, verbal and diagrammatic instructions; complete simple checklists and complete required documentation.

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with managers and colleagues.

  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

  • Basic computer operational skills; able to input and retrieve computerized information.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative team environment.

  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships.

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