Grinder Operator, 9158

Position: Grinder Operator

Job Requisition ID#: 9158

Job Description (including wages, shift, if needed):

  1.                    Opening of all barrels and blocks of cheese used for grinding.
  2.                    Recording of weights and other pertinent information.
  3.                    Making sure cheese is free of mold before going to the grinder.
  4.                    Feeding and the operation of the grinder.
  5.                    Communicate with the cooker operator, blend set-up, and lead person.
  6.                    Work in a safe and proficient manner (Lockout/Tagout of grinder)
  7.                    Maintain work area in a neat and orderly fashion.
  8.                    Forklift driving as necessary.
  9.                    Must report all food safety problems to immediate supervisor or their designated replacement.
  10.                All other duties as assigned by the supervisor or lead person.


Qualifications/Skills Required:

1.            Must demonstrate excellent communication skills.

2.            Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.

3.            Must demonstrate a commitment to both food and employee safety.

4.            Must be capable of manipulating and moving 500 lbs. barrels of cheese.

5.            Must be capable of lifting 40 - 70 lbs. frequently.

3.            Must be capable of lifting and carrying 40 to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  1.        Previous Grinder Operation experience would be a plus.
  2.        Previous forklift experience would be a plus.
  3.        Previous sanitation experience would be a plus.
  4.        Previous food plant manufacturing experience would be a plus.
  5.        Previous manufacturing experience would be a plus.



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