Processing Supervisor - Nights

Coopersville, MI
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

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Processing Supervisor

company information

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 smart snacks®, a drinkable snack to help curb hunger between meals; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support one’s journey to better health; and the newly launched fairlife® creamers, coffee creamers designed to help enhance your coffee experience. 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 drinks are available in the U.S.

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

job purpose:

This position is responsible for all personnel and equipment within the Processing Department during the scheduled shift. The primary activities include but are not limited to: administration of time and attendance for employees, equipment troubleshooting, operational program execution and development, achieving and tracking production goals, facility safety and quality awareness, and material and inventory tracking and monitoring.

responsibilities:

  • Responsible for operator supervision, training and reporting on the daily operation of the processing equipment and these roles which consists of the VTIS, Membranes, Separators, HTST, Batching equipment and ancillary equipment needed for operations and cleaning.
  • Manage production lines through all aspects of schedule: production, sanitation, and production changeovers.
  • Be Audit Ready: Have floors and drains cleaned as needed, have recording charts in proper condition and check state seals on equipment, inform management as needed.
  • Inform other departments of necessary changes or run conditions and report to Packaging Manager any problems encountered, and then follow any further instruction from management.
  • Check tanks and equipment to assure proper CIP.
  • Ensure packaging equipment is being maintained in perfect condition by maintenance. Ensure PM’s and work orders are being written and executed by working closely with the maintenance department personnel.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, of assigned items.
  • Take inventory of consumables supplies daily ensuring that we have sufficient quantities.
  • Responsible for department performance during shift.
  • Manage violations of company policies, procedures, and working rules through 1 on 1 coaching or reporting to appropriate manager.
  • Follow all safety and working rules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.
  • Must be able to read and interpret equipment drawings and P&ID’s. Specifically, for fluid processing equipment and packaging equipment.

food safety responsibilities:

  • 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.

skills/qualifications required:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline is preferred or six years of experience in a leadership role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment

position location: Coopersville, MI

reports to: Processing Manager

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.

Why fairlife



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  • “What I like most is the sense of family around me. It’s hard to leave your family daily, but to feel that you are walking in to see your second family makes the daily routine easier.”
    Erica Peppers
    Corporate Controller
  • “The pace at which we move here is invigorating! I can catch someone in the hall, share an idea, and three days later they will show back up to share how we could do it. It’s thrilling!”
    Perri Gordon
    Director of Marketing
  • “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
  • “What I like most is the sense of family around me. It’s hard to leave your family daily, but to feel that you are walking in to see your second family makes the daily routine easier.”
    Erica Peppers
    Corporate Controller
  • “The pace at which we move here is invigorating! I can catch someone in the hall, share an idea, and three days later they will show back up to share how we could do it. It’s thrilling!”
    Perri Gordon
    Director of Marketing
  • “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.