Membrane Separator

Dexter, NM
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

Job details

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that produces nourishing and great-tasting milk-based products made using a patented cold-filtration process that removes some natural sugars while concentrating the protein and calcium naturally found in real cows’ milk.

Our line of delicious, lactose-free fairlife® products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk, which has 50% more protein and 50% less sugar than regular milk; fairlife® with DHA, ultra-filtered milk with DHA Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain health; fairlife YUP!®, a line of flavored milks; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support one’s journey to better health; and the newly launched fairlife® Light Ice Cream, a line of creamy, frozen desserts. In partnership with The Coca-Cola Company®, fairlife ultra-filtered milk and Core Power high protein shakes are distributed throughout the United States (U.S.) and Canada; all other fairlife products are available in the U.S.

To learn more about fairlife and its collection of products, please visit fairlife.com.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information: fairlife, LLC complies with the federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination mandate, which requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, except for those with documented and approved medical or religious accommodations. Prior to starting with fairlife, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 and in the process of getting fully vaccinated; (ii) be able to provide fairlife with proof of vaccination, or (iii) have applied for and received a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

job purpose: The Membrane & Separator Operator is a key member of the production team. The Operator must have: Knowledge of all production lines and equipment. Understand the separation process and the filtration process of the respective systems. Possess the ability to trouble-shoot and resolve issues; Responsible for system efficiencies: Understanding of milk components and specifications. Sound communication skills, both verbal and written. Assist Production Supervisor in the development and training of team members. Ensure that all documentation is accurate and complete. Ensure that GMP’s, Sanitation requirements, PM’s, and performance measures are tracked and met. Specific duties listed may be altered in the future as conditions warrant.

responsibilities:

  • Operation of Separators & Membrane Systems: Assure the proper processing, sampling, testing of product in accordance to SOPs, process schedules and product specification requirements.
  • Recordkeeping & documentation of all process and CIP via log sheets, check lists, dockets and any other required documentation.
  • Perform troubleshooting of equipment as needed to maintain efficiencies.
  • Perform sanitation & cleaning of separators, membrane systems, tanks, silos, lines, work areas, and maintain CIP systems as needed.
  • Performs & monitors the production, storage, batching and agitation of milk holding silos.
  • Assist with Lab, Production and Maintenance associates or any other duties as required and directed by supervisor and/or manager.
  • Comply with existing and/or future NMDA, USDA, FDA, or another regulatory agency as required.
  • Any other duties as needed throughout plant.

The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position. An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.

equipment operated:

Separators, Membrane Systems, CIP Systems, Computer & Touch Screen Monitors, Copy Machine, Calculator, Analytical Equipment (Thermometers, pH meter, Titration Kits & Reagents, FT120 Milk Analyzer), Phone & Radio, Hand Tools & Miscellaneous Manufacturing Equipment.

 

skills/qualifications required:

The following are required competencies of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing and demanding environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the products manufactured and the processes involved.
  • Basic understanding of equipment operations and minor troubleshooting ability.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain high levels of Safety, Quality and Efficiency.
  • Ability to read and comprehend standard operating procedures and company guidelines in order to maintain regulatory compliance.
  • Ability to understand daily production needs.
  • Participate in a team environment safely.
  • Detail oriented, be quality minded.
  • Able to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.
  • High School Diploma, General Education Degree (GED) or Equivalent Experience.
  • Food manufacturing, material handling and forklift operation experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in the dairy or cheese industry is preferred.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP's, OSHA and loss control programs is highly desirable.
  • Previous dairy plant experience in equipment CIP procedure and safe milk handling is a plus.

working conditions and physical requirements:

  • Up to 12 hours sitting/standing/walking
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Exposure to hazards (machinery, confined spaces, etc.)
  • Must be able to work in and around loud noise levels, industrial machinery, air-conditioned environments suitable for carrying out controlled tests.
  • Must be able to operate motorized vehicles or equipment

food safety requirements:

  • Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required that may affect product quality or food safety.
  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.
  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • In the event of absence, another employee with the same skill level will assume the duties and responsibilities as required.

position location: Dexter, NM

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].

Why fairlife



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  • "In my career, finding an organization that’s growing their core business at an exceptional pace, innovating for the future and having fun with good people while doing it is the holy grail, and fairlife has it. "
    Norm Baker
    Finance Director
  • “I absolutely love working for fairlife because of the positive values they have! In my time here I have been given many opportunities to move up within the plant and am treated as part of the family.”
    Nurul Yaminudin
    Warehouse Supervisor
  • “Over the past 7 years, I have had the opportunity to grow from a Processing Operator to my current position as a Packaging Coordinator. fairlife believes in better and shows it by caring for their employees while offering competitive pay and career advancement opportunities.”
    Leonarda Roma
    Packaging Supervisor
  • "It’s a place where I’ve grown and learned a lot, giving me the ability to move into my role as a Packaging Technician. The people here are positively great teammates and the heart of what makes fairlife the place it is."
    Katie Sanger
    Continuous Improvement Specialist
  • “fairlife is fast-paced, exciting, and growing quickly! This company is all in on innovation, and the support I’ve gotten for my own ideas has been incredible. We truly live out our credo of better values.”
    Lauren Knight
    Communications Manager

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fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected]