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Utility Operator

Company: Tillamook Creamery
Location: Boardman
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Utility Operator Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is
Do Right By Every Bite.
As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909.We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We re taking a stand for real food because everyone deserves better. We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce. At Tillamook, we believe that inclusion and diversity are central to our cultural strategy. In order to achieve our growth ambition and compete and win in the marketplace, we believe we make better decisions and build stronger teams when we invite and rely on diverse perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures into our work and to fuel our innovation and growth. To us this means creating a climate of inclusion where all employees feel valued and a sense of belonging. We believe this will make us a better consumer brand and employer. About you: What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work, and good, honest values About us: Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work, and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other. What you will do: The Utility Operator provides entry-level work in production departments within the plant in both cheese and cold storage. The position is responsible for keeping the plant areas in a safe, sanitary, and efficient working order. This position provides work coverage for Operators when needed for absences, training, or other job assignments. A Utility Operator may be assigned to special job duties if needed. Here s a day in life:
Assists in the setup, cleaning, and operation of the towers, sealers, and boxers. Maintain a clean work area and follows good manufacturing practices (GMP) standards. Ability to understand ERP/NAV and use interface. Assist maintenance in troubleshooting problems with equipment. Maintain the general housekeeping according to the Make Room MSS. Other duties that may be assigned by supervisor/lead during the course of the day.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Job requires being dependable, honest, ethical, reliable, responsible, and able to fulfill obligations. 1+ years of food production or production manufacturing experience desired. Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges, establishing and achieving goals, and exerting effort towards learning and mastering tasks. Able to communicate effectively, act as a team player, and be able to interact with staff at all levels of the company. Able to work a 12-hour night shift on a rotating schedule with every other weekend off. Holidays shifts are also required. Cows produce milk everyday even on holidays.
Physical Requirements:
Occasional lifting supplies using equipment. Standing raising and lowering up to 45# from to a height of 55". Seldom lifting equipment. Standing lifting and carrying to 45# at waist height for 6 feet. Occasional lifting supplies using equipment. Standing raising and lowering 45#. Must be to lift up to 50 pounds.
Industry-leading benefit and reward programs: We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued, and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds, and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer, and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives, and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace.EEO/AA

Keywords: Tillamook Creamery, Kennewick , Utility Operator, Other , Boardman, Washington

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