Cooker Process Cheese Job Description Sample
Cooker Operator Mon-Wedn Every Other Thursday 5Pm To 5Am (Cheese Packager 2)
Agropur is currently hiring for Cooker Operator in our Lake Norden, S.D. facility
Essential job functions include:
Safe operation, sanitation, and maintenance of cooker and related equipment.
Makes all necessary process and sanitation connections for efficient product manufacturing.
Monitors the complete process for efficient and quality cheese making.
Manufactures cheese blocks to conform with customers specifications and expectations.
Keeps the area in a clean and sanitary fashion.
Must be willing to learn and understand the chemistry of Italian cheese.
Responsible to adhere to quality system requirements.
Must perform all jobs in a safe and efficient manner.
Follows procedure and work instructions set forth through SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules.
Secondary Functions include the following:
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.
Problem solving ability.
Able to properly document information legibly onto the production and master sanitation log sheets.
Understand and obey all Good Manufacturing Practice.
Understand and obey all SOP's and Master Sanitation Schedules.
High School Diploma preferred
Previous cooker experience preferred.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
Strong organizational skills.
Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
Be able to move up and down stairs.
Frequently move up to 50 pounds for 12 hour shifts.
Able to move about work stations in a manufacturing environment most of the shift.
Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level repetitively.
Be able to work the shift assigned and fill in other shifts as needed.
Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.
Able to work at heights
Able to work with chemicals
AA/EEO Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Rendering Cooker Operator - 3Rd Shift - Full Time - Dodge City, Kansas
Cargill Meat Solutions
Cargill Meat Solutions is the umbrella organization of Cargill's North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets. These businesses employ more than 32,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.
At Cargill Beef, we know that our customers don't just sell products; they sell the reputations behind those products. Our customers provide people with something that they crave and love and it's a product that we love, too. And we understand how deeply the quality of our red meat connects to our customers' reputations. After all, it's our reputation, too. We have been innovating for the last 150 years to bring our partners new solutions that help nourish the world. We continue to aggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not only our operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. By continuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring a better, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for our communities and for our company.
The Cooker Operator in our rendering department is an important role in the daily operations of our facilities. This job is important because it is vital to our process to process product and waste from various divisions around our facilities into rendered products.
The Cooker Operator must be trained in lock out tag out for safety reasons. To perform this job machinery must be locked out so the employee can safely check various components of the equipment. In order to perform this job, employees must maintain equipment that cooks product into tallow. The process must be documented multiple times a day and the record will be kept manually or digitally. There may be some data that is not collected at all facilities based on business unit or even plant specific information required.
While performing the duties of a Cooker Operator, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions with slippery surfaces at varied heights; moving mechanical parts; fast paced, high noise disciple, warm/cool environment. Positions require standing or walking the entire shift, the use of stairs, and the use of PPE which is required in all areas of the facility.
Perform repetitive tasks. Examples include:
Lock Out Tag Out
Disassembling and re-assembling equipment
Tracking, reading, or creating reports manually or via computer
Ensuring food safety and quality
Cleanliness and housekeeping
Maintaining a safe working environment
Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
Must be 18 years or older
Ability to speak, read, and write information in English
Basic math skills, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Basic Computer skills
Must have or have the ability to obtain a Driver's License
Previous Cargill Experience
Previous Experience in rendering
Previous Experience working in a beef processing facility
Work history in the past 12 months
Crab House Crab Cooker
Industry: Restaurant, Food, Service, Kitchen, Hospitality
The Crab Cook is responsible for the daily preparation of food items. He/She prepares all items needed for service, sorting crabs. At times, the Crab Cook will be tasked to prepare items for another station or special event. In addition, the Crab Cook cleans kitchen equipment, organizes produce delivery, trains new cooks and completes a nightly inventory.
Set up station according to restaurant guidelines and restock throughout shift as needed
Practice, monitor, and reinforce food safety procedures according to policy and health/sanitation regulations
Manage and maintain a safe working conditions
Follow recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the restaurant
Has understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment in station
Perform additional responsibilities as requested by the Kitchen Manager
Maintain fast, accurate service, positive guest relations, and ensure products are consistent with quality standards
Able to lift 50 pounds to waist level
Neat, clean, and professional appearance
Willingness to work a flexible schedule
Exhibit a sense of urgency
Strong stamina to work long or split shifts
Willingness to work in a team environment
Basic culinary coursework or equivalent experience desired
Highly collaborative nature
Previous prep or line cook experience
Fluent English-speaking and writing skills
Access to Medical Insurance
Vacations (Depending upon Employment Status)
Access to Dental Insurance
Promotions from Within
Very Supportive Team Environment
Cheese Stewart - NEW Store Opening Soon! - 3630 Us-41 West, Marquette, MI 49855
Currently, Meijer is looking for a Food Clerk. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for delivering remarkable customer service by providing customers with exceptional product knowledge, efficient service and a friendly attitude. This entry level team member position will be exposed to a variety of retail tasks related to product, customer service and merchandising.
Key responsibilities include:
Possessing a sense of urgency and comfort level to be able to work in a fast paced environment
Building rapport with customers
Displaying a friendly and outgoing attitude that is shown through good eye contact and body language
Providing assistance by responding to customer questions in an effective and efficient manner
Stocking product and maintaining product displays according to merchandising standards
Following safety and sanitation procedures to ensure quality service and products for our customers
Detail oriented and organized
Possesses good listening and communication skills
Has adequate knowledge of computer systems and is comfortable using them
Is process driven and has ability to follow procedures in an organized and efficient way
Ability to stay calm while working in a fast paced environment
Desire to work with customers on a consistent basis
Ability to lift, carry, push, pull, bend and twist while handling product
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Murray’S Cheese Master/ Cheese Shop Lead
Company Name: Quality Food Centers
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Create an outstanding customer experience through exceptional service. Establish and maintain a safe and clean environment that encourages our customers to return. Assist department manager in achieving sales and profit goals established for the department, and monitor and control all established quality assurance standards. Work closely with the Murray's team, as well as the Deli/Bakery department to create an environment that is engaging to customers. Embrace the Customer 1st strategy and encourage associates to deliver excellent customer service. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.
Essential Job Functions:
Promote trust and respect among associates.
Create an environment that enables customers to feel welcome, important and appreciated by answering questions regarding products sold within the department and throughout the store.
Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions about products.
Offer product samples to help customers discover new items or products they inquire about.
Inform customers of Murray's Cheese specials.
Provide customers with fresh products that they have ordered and the correct portion size (or as close as possible to the amount ordered) to prevent shrink.
Measure, prepare and mix ingredients according to recipe, using variety of kitchen utensils and equipment.
Adequately prepare, package, label and inventory ingredients in merchandise.
Check product quality to ensure freshness. Review "sell by" dates and take appropriate action.
Order, label, stock and inventory department merchandise.
Report product ordering/shipping discrepancies to the department manager.
Use all equipment in cheese shop such as refrigerators, freezers, slicers, ovens, baler, u-boats, compactor, forklift, and pallet jacks according to company guidelines.
Display a positive attitude.
Understand the store's layout and be able to locate products when requested by customer.
Stay current with present, future, seasonal and special ads.
Maintain an awareness of inventory/stocking conditions note any discrepancies in inventory.
Adhere to all food safety regulations and guidelines.
Ensure proper temperatures in cases and coolers are maintained and temperature logs are maintained.
Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
Practice preventive maintenance by properly inspecting equipment and notify appropriate department or store manager of any items in need of repair.
Notify management of customer or employee accidents.
Report all safety risk, or issues and illegal activity, including: robbery, theft or fraud.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Effective communication skills
Knowledge of basic math (counting, addition, and subtraction)
Ability to handle stressful situations
Excellent knife skills
Must be at least 18 years of age
Current food handlers permit once employed
Desired Previous Job Experience
High school education or equivalent
Sous Chef experience
Culinary Arts Experience / Background
Education Level: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Part-Time
Shift(s): Day; Evening
Jobs at QFC: QFC is seeking friendly Associates who are passionate about helping others and who want to build lasting relationships with our Customers. We look for hard working team members who will support us in our mission to put every Customer first. We offer competitive wages and benefits, and opportunities for career advancement. If you're interested in joining the QFC team, we encourage you to complete an online application today.
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America's most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.
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(Ft) Cheese And Specialty Foods Assistant Manager
Posting will be available until March 23rd, or until filled.
Purpose: To assist the Cheese and Specialty Manager in operating the Cheese
and Specialty Food department. To provide the highest level of customer service and support the achievement of the fiscal goals of the Cheese and Specialty Department and the Honest Weight Food Co-op.
Reports To: Cheese & Specialty Manager
Status: Hourly, Full-Time, 40 hours/week, flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
Purchasing / Receiving:
Assist with ordering, receiving deliveries and maintaining stock levels, including; placing orders, receiving and checking order for quality, verify piece count and weights, maintain cold chain and assist with unloading and properly storing deliveries. Responsible for managing and organizing storage of back stock for inventory control, sanitation and proper rotation.
Perform a physical inventory daily to inform self/managers/stockers/member workers of levels and task priorities.
As directed by Cheese & Specialty Manager, assist with maintaining local vendor relationships and delivery schedules, maintain item costs/margins in POS system and create product sale signs in the computer system.
Properly schedule staff and cover the sales floor and department in absence of the Cheese & Specialty Manager
Prepare for and participate in regularly scheduled monthly/quarterly inventory.
Merchandising / Department Maintenance:
Assist customers with product questions and record special orders. Offer samples (maintain sample log) and make suggestions to customers for items and preparation in a friendly and courteous manner
Replenish and rotate displays, check code dates and cull daily, and follow established stocking priorities as jointly prioritized with department manager.
Maintain shrink log and dispose of damaged or spoiled products with appropriate notification to Cheese & Specialty Manager
Keep retail, prep, and storage areas in clean and orderly condition as directed. This includes, but is not limited to, removing trash, breaking down boxes, (cleaning cases, cleaning and sanitizing surfaces, properly using 3 bay sink)
Front and face all stock; assure signage and pricing is correct and attractive according to HWFC branding standards
Supervise all working members and staff in all of the above tasks while following department and store standard operating procedures for safety, sanitation, knife safety, and safe lifting
Assist in opening set-up and or evening closing as needed. Flexibility in work days/evenings and hours as needed. Flexibility in days off as needed.
Arrange retail display area to accommodate changes in space allocated for merchandise
Note and advise Cheese & Specialty Manager of any repairs, replacements, and/or additions needed to maintain equipment and safety
Any other duties as assigned by the Cheese & Specialty Manager
Supervise staff and member workers as needed to meet business need and sustain department standards
Be flexible around availability to cover and work as needed according to the retail demand of sales. Nights weekends and or holiday availability is required.
Aware of and willingness to work without vacation requests for Holidays and weeks before and after Holidays designated as blackout days.
Assist in creating agendas for staff huddles and meetings
Supervise vendor Demos & sampling in the department. Assist in set-up and take down of Demo or Meet The Maker
Familiarity with specialty food and cheese with a focus on local cheese
Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly
Organized with attention to details
Ability to project friendly, helpful presence to customers in any and all situations
Ability to prioritize and direct tasks and production
Be comfortable delegating and coaching in the moment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and able to learn POS software used in maintaining price accuracy
Able to tolerate at a minimum 40-minute increments in a refrigerated storage space
Calling all Foodies! Don't romaine calm, Busch's is HIRING! Do you love food, fun and people? Are you looking for growth, development and excellent wages? We could make the perfect pear!
Our industry is ever changing and we are looking for individuals who are passionate about food and people. We are a family-owned, Michigan based company that is heavily rooted in the communities we serve. Busch's offers its employees benefits such as employee discounts, medical benefits including dental and optical, 401K with company match (restrictions apply) and even tuition reimbursement for qualifying students!
Prepping a large variety of cheeses and accompanying products (preserves, honey, charcuterie, crackers, etc.).
Uphold high standards of guest service through every encounter, including hand selling, cross merchandising, educational handouts and educating other key associates, especially during peak hours.
Maintain, fill cheese section by packaging, weighing and labeling product.
Monitor and control inventory by working with department manager and vendors to ensure that we have the correct shelf and display inventory for projected sales including additional displays.
Manage overstock issues including working overstock inventory to the shelf and making TRP requests.
Monitor and control cheese orders.
Receive and inventory product shipments
Ensure cheese cutting practices are being followed.
Assist in the selection, quantity and location for Busch's displays by working with Deli/Bakery Manager to develop a weekly and monthly display plan including cross merchandising. Review weekly ad plan for items that will require displays.
Assist with demonstrations and other store events.
Maintain department shelf conditions and cleanliness including completing price changes, shelf and display sign maintenance; and execute new and discontinued items.
Stay current on food trends and new items relevant to department.
2-3 yrs experience in the food industry with cheese knowledge.
ACS Certified Cheese Professional preferred or willing to become certified.
Culinary training, including pairing wine and food.
Proficient communication and interpersonal skills, including written, verbal and listening skills.
Proficient merchandising skills including planning and maintaining clean and appealing displays, ability to manage department inventory, and maintain proper shelf conditions.
Proficient wine, liquor and beer knowledge, including the ability to answer guest questions and make recommendations.
Proficient computer skills in excel, word and email. Able to learn and use a variety of proprietary applications and technology.
Busch's is a family owned premier grocery retailer with multiple stores in Southeast Michigan. We are consistently recognized by our guests as an industry leader when it comes to service, product selection, store design and overall atmosphere. You can take pride in being a member of the Busch's family and working in an environment where we truly care about our guests and the products we serve. We also take great care of the associates that take care of our guests. At Busch's, we realize that without caring, motivated and personable associates, there would be no guests to serve.
Cheese Steward PT
To grow community by providing personal guest interactions that build genuine relationships with guests and result in a brand-aligned experience.
1.Provide polite, friendly greetings and interactions with all guests.
2.Meet with cheese representatives to determine the best cheese selection/offering.
3.Discuss cheeses with guests to help them determine the best cheese selection for their needs.
4.Answer guest questions about the products.
5.Open cheese to offer samples to guests.
6.Trains other cheese demonstrators/stewards.
7.Recommend wine to accompany cheese.
8.Stock shelves, counters, or tables with merchandise.
9.Set up advertising displays utilizing visual merchandising standards.
10. Obtain merchandise requested by guests.
11. Answer guests' questions regarding location, price, and use of merchandise.
12. Wrap merchandise for guests upon request.
13. Clean shelves, counters, tables, or displays.
14. Keep records of sales, prepare inventory of stock, and order merchandise through Department Manager.
15. Announce specials and sale information using the PA system.
16. Perform all other duties as assigned by management.
2.Friendly, outgoing personality
3.Self-motivated, trustworthy, and able to adhere to all guidelines
4.Ability to work well with others
5.Ability to bend, kneel, and stand for extended periods of time
6.Ability to lift 25lbs. consistently and 50lbs. occasionally
7.Knowledge of cheese
8.Ability to read and understand information and direction
9.Effective communication, guest service,, and selling skills
10. Must be at least 18 years old
11. Ability to effectively communicate with Store Manager, DSD Receiver, and cheese representatives
Engineer / Scientist - Cheese Production & Processing
For our Denver, CO corporate headquarters we are seeking either an Engineer or Scientist on our Cheese Operations Technical Services team to help us take our already ever-growing cheese business to even larger levels around the globe!
We Ask Of You To:
Participate in and execute the Innovation strategic plan in alignment with the company's strategy and goals.
Provide troubleshooting and continuous improvement technical expertise in all matters regarding cheese production/processing operations.
Develop and implement procedures and methodology to improve efficiencies and quality.
Be scientific subject matter expert for cheese production and processes, and system development
Provide support and expertise to many areas of the business to include production operations, engineering, and R&D.
Maintain close contact with developments in the field, obtaining information from a variety of published and unpublished sources.
Develop the talent base for the organization through formal and informal coaching, teaching and mentoring. Raises the competency and capability of the entire Research & Development organization.
Develop training content and works with the Learning and Development team to implement that training to all manufacturing facilities.
We Offer You:
A competitive total compensation package including annual performance bonus eligibility and relocation (if applicable)!
401(k) along with enrollment in an annual Profit Sharing plan opportunity – we hire to retire!
Eligible for tuition reimbursement, award recognition, merit, and competitive health/dental/vision benefits.
Corporate office in the LoHi neighborhood just minutes from downtown Denver, including an on-site fast casual restaurant, constant pizza tastings, and a robust gym!
A chance to reside in sunny Denver, Colorado: 300 days of sunshine (average winter temperature is 47 degrees), the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and all its outdoor wonders, and home to eight professional sports teams including our very own former Super Bowl champs the Denver Broncos!
We Hope You Have (Mandatory Qualifications):
Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Science discipline.
Five (5) years of experience in a cheese or dairy engineering/scientist or production operations role.
Expert on the cheese make process including proficiency on 3rd party food manufacturing equipment.
Ability to travel up to 70% nationwide.
We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):
Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Dairy Science, or Food Science/Technology.
Seven (7) years of experience in cheese manufacturing as an engineer or scientist.
Expert with cheese processing equipment such as GEA, TetraPak, Alfa Laval, et al.
Category Cheese Description Duties & Responsibilities other duties may be assigned: • Practice safe food handling procedures at all times. • Prepares daily schedule and directs activities of Cheese department employees. • Maintains high profit margin in accordance to the approved pre-set budget, which entails, but is not limited to: sales goals, cost of goods, expenses, price changes and waste management (shrink). • Assures high quality and proper quantity through accurate ordering and receiving. • Monitors pull dates on all Cheese merchandise. • Implements and maintains all marketing programs. • Manages and assures proper displaying and selling of all cheese products to customers and advises customers on quality, method of handling, and other factors affecting preparing, freezing, and storage. • Accurately prices all merchandise by weighing, stamping, marking, or placing shelf tags/signs. Applies proper tares as mandated by CA Weights & Measures.
Position Requirements Qualifications • 2 years of managerial experience preferred. • Strong communication skills • Posses the ability to handle high stress and volume of customers while maintaining a positive shopping experience for the customer. • Availability requirements include; but are not limited to; days, evenings, weekends, & holidays. Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: • Stand for long periods of time; walk; frequent use of hands. • Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. • Frequently lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
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