Job Location: Wooster - Wooster, OH
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: High School
Travel Percentage: Negligible
Job Category: Manufacturing
In the plant, the purpose of the Processing Technician is to be proficient in all areas of Processing in accordance with established methods in order to provide process control support and assure food quality and food safety.
* Assures regulatory compliance, process controls and safety standards are met.
* Maintains high sanitary standards.
* Communicates with other employees.
* Processes milk and milk products.
* Cleans and sanitizes equipment.
* Unloads milk and cream.
* Maintains good housekeeping.
* Performs testing on incoming ingredients and work in progress.
* Documentation and recordkeeping
The Processing Technician is responsible for unloading of milk / cream tankers, pasteurizing and operating a wide variety of in processing equipment. The processing department uses methods in blending, heat treatment, and in process controls to produce high quality products for our customers.
Processing Technicians have dairy, food, or beverage manufacturing experience and should be able to operate a state-of-the-art processing system through both automated and manual controls. Technicians need to be familiar with Good Manufacturing Practices and clean in place process systems. The employee may be responsible for performing daily verification checks at the critical control point of temperature (Cut-In, Cut-Out and Indicator Checks). If operating the pasteurizer, the processing Technician must be trained in HACCP and pasteurization operation. In the absence of the Processing Team Supervisor/Technician a designated trained back up Processing Team Supervisor/Technician will assume these responsibilities and must have had HACCP and Pasteurization Training.
The Processing Team Supervisor/Technician has the authority to take immediate corrective actions when dealing with Food Safety and Food Quality issues and is required to report these issues to his/her immediate supervisor and/or Quality Manager for further action if required. Another Processing Team Supervisor/Technician or an assigned qualified Processing Team Representative will fill in for the Processing Team Supervisor/Technician in their absence.
* Minimum requirement of a High School diploma or G.E.D
* 3-5 years in a manufacturing environment in the food and beverage industry
* Mechanical/electrical skills
* Ability to solve problems
* Attention to detail regarding machine operation
* Must be computer literate
* Job requires frequent bending, lifting and twisting.
* Strong analytical and applied problem solving skills
* Computer skills
* Personal organizational skills
* Communication skills
* Animal husbandry or (farm) milk production
* Experience in a food/dairy production environment is desirable
* Processing operation experience is desirable
For more than four generations (over 100 years), Daisy Brand has been a family-owned company committed to providing the freshest, most wholesome dairy products with over half a billion in revenues. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas with manufacturing plants in Garland, Texas (opened in 1998), Casa Grande, Arizona (opened in 2008), and Wooster, Ohio (opened in late 2015).
Having grown to above a 50 share, Daisy Sour Cream is the Nation's number one brand with distribution in all 50 states. Additionally, Daisy is the largest brand in food service, military, and club and is recognized by consumers for "A Dollop of Daisy", a tagline that put this once small brand on the map.
Daisy's core values are Clean and Trust, which are woven into everything we do. In 2008, the company was given the impressive American Business Ethics award, awarded by Foundation for Financial Service Professionals.
While maintaining a strong culture of curious and innovative problem-solvers, Daisy Brand tripled employment over the last 15 years. The future looks bright with the opening of its third facility to further strengthen the foundation for growth.
Daisy Brand offers an industry leading benefits package that includes:
A no-deductible, $0 premium option for employee-only health coverage.
401(k) with 50% company match on first 8% of earnings you contribute.
Safe harbor and profit sharing company contributions to 401(k).
Company paid short and long term disability coverage.
Company paid 2X annual salary life and AD&D insurance.
4 weeks annual paid time off.
Extra time off for volunteering.
Fitness membership reimbursement.
Daisy Brand is a nicotine-free company. Daisy Brand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and disabled encouraged to apply. Stay up to date with future opportunities through Daisy Brand Careers, and by following us on our social media channels:
Daisy Brand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and disabled are encouraged to apply.