Processing Coordinator - Nights

Processing
Coopersville, MI
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

Job details

Production Coordinator
$28.25/hr

company information

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that creates great-tasting, nutrition-rich and value-added products to nourish consumers.

With more than $1B in annual retail sales, fairlife’s growing portfolio of delicious, lactose-free, real dairy products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support the journey to better health.

A wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola company, fairlife, LLC has been recognized by both Fast Company and Nielsen for its industry leading innovation.

The company is driven by its values of caring for people, the animals that supply us with milk, and the planet. By providing nourishing products, implementing stringent care standards for animals, and stewarding efficient operations and responsible packaging, fairlife, LLC puts a focus each day on making a positive impact for all. 

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

job purpose: This position is responsible for assisting the coordination of resources in the Aseptic or ESL Production area; to include kitting, batching, VTIS, blow molding, filling, sleeving, and case packing of product.

responsibilities:

  • Support the Operations Supervisor in the safe and high-quality execution of all tasks and duties throughout the facility based on predetermined expectations created by management.
  • Review equipment status and performance with Operations Supervisor to ensure facility is in position to execute the published production schedule.
  • Assist in the planning of cross functional work such as maintenance, quality, or project work.
  • Coordinate CIP skid usage with other areas to ensure that skid conflicts do not occur
  • Support the timely and successful execution of system and equipment changeovers and CIPs.
  • Coordinate and ensure that Sanitation responsibilities in the Packaging areas, Batching areas, and VTIS areas are maintained throughout their shifts.  Maintain a state of “Audit-Readiness” with the physical condition of the area, as well as documentation
  • Support Plant Leadership in identifying operator training based on line performance.
  • Participate in post-CIP/pre-Op equipment inspections to verify for effectiveness. 
  • Take inventory of consumables supplies daily ensuring that we have sufficient quantities. Communicate shortages to Operations Supervisor
  • Accurately track and report line/system performance data
  • Advocate for optimal performance and work directly with Operations leadership in the pursuit of continuous improvement.
  • Follow all safety and working rules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

 

 

skills/qualifications required:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems and be persistent until an acceptable solution is found.
  • Must work in a safe manner and follow all safety procedures including use of safety equipment.
  • Must be willing to ask for assistance when the process is unclear.
  • Treat everyone with respect and fairness.
  • Must participate daily in efforts to achieve and exceed expectations for their team.
  • Must be able to remain composed and collected in times of stress.  Clarity in crisis is critical.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Leadership in a role that works closely with Operators, with an aptitude to learn from their team members as well as participate in their training and development
  • Good math and statistical skills.
  • Microsoft Office experience is desired.
  • Background in fluid processing or packaging is preferred.
  • Ability to work different shifts including off shifts.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred and a minimum of three years’ experience are required in a manufacturing environment.

 

working conditions and physical requirements:

  •  12 hours sitting/standing/walking
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Some Reaching / bending may be required as part of the job.  Perform work as needed.

 

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: Coopersville, MI

reports to: Production Supervisor

travel requirements: Little to none

exempt/nonexempt: Non-exempt

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 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].

 

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 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].