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Processing Operator

New Holland, PA 17557

Posted: 10/02/2019 Employment Type: Quality Assurance Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $16 +

The Process Operator position consists of six main areas of responsibilities; Separator, High Temperature/Short Time (HTST), Receiving, Mix Making, Curd Room, and Technal Operation. Process Operators are required to perform at least two of the main areas of responsibilities and know how to perform testing procedures to meet regulatory standards and requirements. This position directly affects yield, operating costs and quality.
The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure that the processing function in the production plant is as efficient and safe as possible.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Operator common responsibilities:
• Knowledgeable of control panels and computer operation and ability to run items on manual if necessary;
• Completes required paperwork including charts, reports, and Labware entries;
• Ability to read and understand schedules and trial forms;
• Performs scheduled teardowns and inspections of equipment;
• Keeps equipment not in use clean and sanitized;
• Monitors all processing parameters, functions and assures proper operation of equipment;
• Clean In Place (CIP) all tanks, silos and associated line circuits and trucks;
• Cleans undersides of all pumps, homogenizers, piping, tanks, ladders and steps, watersets, catwalks, and panels daily;
• Foams ceiling, vents, walls, tanks, equipment and floor daily;
• Self-inspection of equipment and environment after cleaning to assure cleanliness and proper completion of duties;
• Proper storage of all cleaning supplies at the end of the shift;


Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in a manufacturing environment with the following conditions;
Exposure to hot or cold Climate continuously
Exposure to chemical frequently
Exposure to noise and vibration continuously
Exposure to wet and humid conditions continuously

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Stand - continuously
Stoop/Bend – occasionally
Squat - occasionally
Crawl - never
Climb Stairs or ladders - occasionally
Reach – chest level, above or below - occasionally
Push - >35 lbs occasionally
Job Description
Pull - >35 lbs occasionally
Lift/carry- >35 lbs occasionally

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours vary depending on the shift and department. Overtime and weekend work is required at times. Vacation coverage as needed.

Required Education and Experience
1. Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English
2. Basic computer skills
3. High school diploma or equivalent
4. 1-3 years’ experience in relevant industry

Preferred Education and Experience
1. Experience working in a food manufacturing environment
2. Effective written and verbal communication skills
3. Basic mechanical aptitude
4. Basic Microsoft Office skills

Job Details

  • Full Time
  • Tuesday-Saturday
  • 10am-6:30pm
  • Temp-Hire


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