- High School Diploma or GED
Grande Cheese Company is a family owned enterprise built on a tradition quality and outstanding performance. We are dedicated to our cultural pride professional excellence and to the dignity and respect of our Associates.
1st Major Area of Responsibility – Production
With little guidance regularly perform the majority of the job duties of any of the positions that are classified in the same grade level or lower within the facility in which the Associate works.
Cross train and become proficient in all areas within the manufacturing plant.
Must thoroughly understand processes and independently anticipate and make decisions that affect product quality.
Ensure production is running efficiently and processes meet Grande and regulatory standards to produce product according to company specifications quality and safety objectives.
Setup monitor calibrate and troubleshoot equipment to ensure everything is operating effectively.
Be a resource and train new Associates on equipment and procedures.
2nd Major Area of Responsibility– Sanitation
Maintain a clean working area by performing general sanitation of the equipment to keep the work areas free of pathogens and chemical contamination.
Tear down and assembly of equipment for sanitizing as needed.
3rd Major Area of Responsibility – Regulatory Compliance Process Improvement and Innovation
Complete all required documentation recordkeeping and reporting as required by law and/or regulatory agencies (i.e. DNR DOL EEOC FDA IMS OSHA SQF USDA WDA etc.).
Follow all SAFETY (food & workplace) policies and procedures.
Conduct research and compile information to measure process effectiveness and develop best practices with regard to increasing quality and efficiency eliminating waste improving cost savings and eliminating redundancy and unnecessary manual processes.
Make recommendations to management.
4th Area of Responsibility –All other duties and responsibilities as requested or required
Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.
Follow company policies and procedures.
Follow government standards and regulations.
Job Skills Requirements
Strong math reading and writing skills
Ability to comprehend technical instructions/policies/procedures in written verbal or diagram form.
3 year(s): Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience and/or training required preferably in the food manufacturing industry.
High School Diploma or better
GED or better