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Agropur, Inc. Cheese Packager in Le Sueur, Minnesota

For Current Agropur Employees:Please apply for this job through the Career application of your Workday Home Page. Job Type:Regular Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy. You too can join the Agropur family! The Cheese Packager I is responsible for the packaging of product while following safety and quality requirements. Who we are: We are an employee-focused organization that promotes from within and are looking for enthusiastic, team-oriented employees to join our growing team. Founded in 1938, Agropur is a top 20 global dairy processor. In addition to being one of the largest award-winning cheese manufacturers, Agropur is a leader in high quality and diverse nutritional whey proteins.Agropur's 10 US-based, SQF Certified plants are behind some of the most prominent food, beverage, and nutrition brands in the industry. Vertically integrated by design, Agropur provides future-forward solutions in the areas of cheese, ingredients, beverages, and custom contract manufacturing services. "Better Dairy. Better World." What this role is all about: We are looking for aCheese Packager Iposition in Le Sueur, MN location. The Cheese Packager I is responsible for the packaging of product while following safety and quality requirements. The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications): Operate and monitor packaging and casing. Safe operation, sanitation, and maintenance of equipment. Monitor the complete process for safety, efficiency, and quality. Maintain the packaging room, casing room, brine room and dry storage in a clean and sanitary fashion. Keep the area in a clean and sanitary fashion. Responsible to adhere to quality system requirements. Follows procedure and work instructions set forth through SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules. Understanding of and compliance with all Quality Assurance policies, and immediate reporting of any potential food safety issues to management. May assist in dumping of salt into hopper or brine. (Does not apply to LSC) May assist in changing of mold sizes and cleanup of cheese molder and cooker/stretcher as needed. (Does not apply to LSC) Manufacture starter to conform with internal specifications and expectations. (Does not apply to LSC) The Extras (Preferred Qualifications): Understand and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices. Safety Protocol Stop any observed unsafe acts and obey facility safety rules and procedures. Correct or report any observed safety hazards. Support safety policies and programs. Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time. What we offer you: Agropur offers its employees a competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package focusing on your physical, financial and emotional health to include the following: Health, Dental and Vision options Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts Company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability 401(k) Retirement Plan with a 4% company match Tuition Reimbursement Program Health and Wellness Programs to include Wellness Incentives and Employee Assistance Program Opportunities for discretionary bonus' and discretionary 401(k) contributions based on Company financial performance. Paid Time Off Program, Holiday Pay and Bereavement An environment that upholds our five core values: Boldness, Collaboration, Communication, Excellence and Integrity Opportunities for advancement Training programs Employee Referral Program Community Involvement The Location: Our presence in Le Sueur, MN, consists of the following locations; Le Sueur Cheese, The Friendly Confines Cheese Shoppe, Le Sueur Ingredients, Le Sueur Protein Research Center, and Le