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HTST Operator - 1st shift 4am-12:30pm - Marva Maid Newport News

Company: Maryland & Virgina Milk Producers Cooperative
Location: Newport News
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Description SUMMARY
The HTST Operator is responsible for strictly adhering to all food safety, quality assurance, and GMP policies and procedures during processing. Under the supervision of the Plant Supervisor, The HTST Operator will be responsible for ensuring all known pathogens are pasteurized and product is homogenized. This position is also responsible for running and maintaining pasteurizer and other related equipment within dairy production environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for batching and pasteurizing in the production of finished dairy goods.
Closely monitor the dairy production process and follow Standard Operating Procedures for batching and processing products. Monitor fats, total solids, allergen, cryoscopy and other related items as they associate with processing dairy products; report any deficiencies.
Ensure that all pre-operational, system start-up, and in-process monitoring activities are completed in accordance with the HACCP Plan.
Operate homogenizing and pasteurizing equipment, make adjustments when necessary, and perform troubleshooting with ability to resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties.
Follow mix batching schedule and ensure that all raw batching is competed in accordance to formulation and standards. Batch sheets will be the source of the formulation for all mixes.
Ensure that all food safety, quality assurance, and GMP policies and procedures are strictly adhered to during the pasteurizing process.
Maintain compliance and ensure that all raw ingredients and materials are handled in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations, internal food safety requirements, and organic requirements and in accordance with regulatory standards that are established by GMP, OSHA, FDA, WDATCP and USDA.
Properly conduct and document the system verification and monitoring activities of the operation of HTST pasteurizer. Accurately prepare & maintain all area paperwork, legal charts & documents.
Maintain sanitation of equipment including CIP/SIP & hand cleaning; Responsible for general housekeeping to ensure a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Prior experience with HTST systems/controls is preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Require reaching, handling, and near and far vision. Able to lift 75 lb. and push/pull up to 200lbs. WORK ENVIRONMENT Exposed to a noise level of 90 decibels. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate/high. Wet/slippery work conditions. Marva Maid Dairy is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Maryland & Virgina Milk Producers Cooperative, Newport News , HTST Operator - 1st shift 4am-12:30pm - Marva Maid Newport News, Other , Newport News, Virginia

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