Job Title: VINEGAR PROCESSOR OPERATOR
Reports To: Bulk Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Backup: Vinegar Process Operator
COMMENTS: This job description reflects assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
SUMMARY: The Vinegar Processor Operator is responsible for producing and moving liquid mixes in a safe and sanitary manner utilizing pumps, hoses, piping, etc. in order to meet production and shipping schedules.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Review production schedule to determine quantity and type of vinegar to produce.
Initiate startup, preparing equipment and materials, monitor and shut down each phase of batch operation.
Make routine field inspections of the tanks, pumps meters, valves, lines and motors to assure that all systems in the process are in working order.
Troubleshoot abnormal conditions and notify appropriate personnel as situation dictates.
Monitor production processes through system, determine problems and make adjustments t maintain desired operating conditions.
Conduct periodic laboratory analysis to monitor processes and log results.
Conduct cleaning procedures inside and outside of tanks and all work areas.
Receive raw materials, test samples and unload/load liquid bulk shipments.
Complete production reports and certificates of analysis.
Monitor weekly inventories of raw materials and finished product. Participate in month end cycle counts.
Overtime availability required (daily and rotating weekends)
Follow safety rules and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.
Responsible for food product quality and safety.
Responsible for flushing, and/or cleaning of tanks, equipment, containers and utensils as required.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
High School Diploma preferred.
Fluid handling or plumbing experience preferred.
Use calculator, hoist, intoxilyzer, titrator, agitator, spectrophotometer, personal computer, forklift and hand tools.
Perform calculations and maintain accurate records of activities.
Must be able to work without close supervision.
Must be able to climb ladders and handle heights.
Must be able to perform on call duty on any shift and work overtime, on short notice basis. Long-term, temporary assignments to any shift any shift may be required to maintain manufacturing processes.
Continuous standing, walking and reaching.
Intermittent crouching/stooping, pushing/pulling, bending and lifting/lowering.
Frequent lifting of over 50 pounds without assistance, or up to 100 pounds with assistance.
Ability to work in a continuously hot environment.
Must be able to work full time on an ongoing basis.
Duties are performed with some exposure to noise, lubricants and chemicals. May also work in area that are confined, dusty, and dirty or require personal protective equipment.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Posting ID: 561799791Posted: 2020-07-03