2nd Shift Cheese Press Operator

Date: Nov 30, 2023

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Pressed Cheese Transporter operates machinery to press out cheese from packaging in compliance with company policy related to GMP’s and Safety.

Job Responsibilities

• Create rework tags using the correct batch coding systems.
• Put away pressed out rework in proper locations.
• Scan rework tags to proper locations.
• Put away flavorings used in production and monitor area designated for the assorted flavors.
• Presses rework in proper rotation FIFO.
• Fill out all paperwork completely and correctly including name, production line number and products ran.  
• Maintain area, equipment, and personal safety and sanitation.
• Productive use of down time.
• Operate assigned equipment safely and efficiently.
• Assist with training of new employees.
• All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
• All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the Manager.

Required Education and Experience

• High School diploma or GED.
• Ability to read production schedule and plan and organize workday.
• Self-motivated and can work with limited supervision.
• Ability to operate a handheld computer/scanner.
• Ability to operate various Powered Industrial Trucks.
• Ability to manage time and organize work.
• Ability to follow instructions and proper work procedures.
• Ability to analyze and solve problems.
• Ability to work cooperatively with co-workers and management.
• Ability to understand the difference between the various kinds of rework.
• Good communication skills: verbal and written.

Preferred Education and Experience

• Previous manufacturing experience. 

Working Conditions

• Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend neck; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.
• Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder and pushing/pulling/carrying.
• Hair nets, ear plugs/muffs, hardhats, and/or safety glasses may be required.
• Product weight: up to 50 lbs.
• Repetitive work in a fast-paced production environment with average temperature of 50-60 degrees F.
• Use of motor skills to safely drive tow motors or other motorized vehicles in tight quarters.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona