Operator - Freeze Dry

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Job Title: Operator - Freeze Dry
Location: Seward, NE, Midwest United States, USA

Company: The Scoular Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: N/A
Job Description:

Overview of position


The Production Operator will perform a variety of tasks involved in the manufacturing and packaging of freeze-drying protein ingredients for the pet food industry. Responsibilities include the safe and sanitary operation of manufacturing process equipment, food safety and quality inspection and other tasks as needed while ensuring compliance with environmental, health and safety policies.


  • Work safely, complying with all safety, quality and sanitation policies and procedures and proactively identify and report potential safety hazards so they can be corrected.

  • Adhere to production schedule as outlined by the supply chain team.  Collect data for delays as they relate to production schedules

  • Correctly carry out any required quality checks and constantly monitor the quality of the products through the manufacturing process.

  • Operate all equipment as outlined in SOP, conduct set up and breakdown of equipment as required. Notify maintenance of mechanical problems and assist with basic troubleshooting.

  • Cross-train to various positions within and possibly outside of the department.

  • Move products manually or with assisted devices/equipment, following food safety and sanitary standards.

  • Adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures, carrying out duties following Good Manufacturing Practices and 5S practices, and being responsible for hygiene and housekeeping in a specified work area.


Required Education & Experience

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

  • Ability to work well both individually and within a group.

  • Able & willing to work all shifts/schedules as needed


Work environment & Physical Demands:

  • Lift to 60 pounds, climb stairs, kneel, stoop, sit, walk extensively throughout a 10 - 12-hour shift

  • This position will be required to work frequently indoors in a cooled sanitary environment with temperatures 45 degrees or below.

  • Frequently around loud production equipment.

Day Shift: 2-2-3 shift 6:30am-7:00pm


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Job Post Date: 02/26/23
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