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Ice Cream Operator 1 (Nights)

Company: Tillamook Creamery
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Ice Cream Operator 1 - Decatur (Nights) ** This position will be working 2nd shift from 6pm-6am** Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is
Dairy Done Right. 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: Operator 1 assists in the production of ice cream including but not limited to; palletizing ice cream cartons, making mix, operating machinery and inspecting product to ensure quality,
Here s a day in the life:
Become proficient in production, packaging, warehousing, and cleaning of ice cream make process and surrounding area. Must be able to meet physical demands of job, this includes lifting up to 20-35 lbs repetitively and 60 lbs occasionally, standing, and doing repetitive tasks safely. Understand and participate in all CIP and cleaning activities including but not limited to hook-ups, foaming, controls, titrations. Keep production lines stocked with materials to make products, this includes ingredients, packaging material. Be able to work in an environment that has fluctuating temperatures, including freezer environments, refrigerated, hot, and ambient. Must be able to take guidance from Team Leads, Supervisors or any other members of Management Team. Must be able to work in a small team environment with limited resources at times. Must be capable of becoming proficient in forklift and pallet jack operations Basic computer skills that allow you to complete tasks associated with the job, this also includes mandatory safety and food safety training. Basic understanding of how we receive mix from the mix process, OP1 is not required to be proficient in mix making but needs to understand it s role in the overall ice cream process. Ability to work harmoniously with others. Regular and reliable attendance on-site is required. Performs all other duties as assigned. Must be able to work 12-hour shifts with rotating nights off.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
High school diploma or GED is required. 1
3 years related manufacturing experience/training preferred. Weekend and off-shift work is required.
Duties may include repetitive motion of hands and lifting up to 60 pounds. Ability to obtain Forklift Certification and Pallet Jack certifications are required.
Man Lift certification and Pasteurization license is preferred.
Physical requirements:
Sitting Standing and/or walking Lifting 60 lbs. Vision for machine or computer operations Hearing
Working Conditions: Production: Space can be crowded with manufacturing equipment. Must remain aware of other forklift traffic. Noisy; some areas can be dusty. May encounter extremes in temperature. Requires standing entire shift, walking on uneven, slippery surfaces, stooping, bending and crouching and climbing ladders. Requires operation of forklift or other power equipment. Duties may include repetitive motion and lifting up to 60 pounds. Standing 70%, Walking 10%, Lifting 15%, and Climbing 5%. Industry leading benefit and reward programs: We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers
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. Weare seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives, and backgrounds to joinour exceptional organization and help us build our future.
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace.EEO/AA

Keywords: Tillamook Creamery, Decatur , Ice Cream Operator 1 (Nights), Other , Decatur, Illinois

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