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Dean Foods

Sr Utility Operator-Cooler Job

Dean Foods - Houston, TX

Job Description:

The Senior Utility Operator - Cooler is responsible for maintaining working knowledge and must be able to operate all equipment and perform all roles (i.e. Palletizer, Hardening Room, Packaging, Product Puller, Forklift Operator, Order Assembly-Picker/Loader, and Checker) in a cooler/warehouse environment.

Reports any mechanical problems such as bad wearstrips, plugged or missing lube nozzles, spacer stop malfunctions, palletizer malfunctions or conveyor breakdowns.

Handle damaged and/or dump products appropriately.

Remove all broken cases from cooler and handle appropriately.

Complete all required documentation and scheduled quality checks.

Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment (when certified).

Monitor end-product weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of product.

Ensure proper code date rotation.

Ability to troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties.

Manage cross-function relationships to ensure timely load-out of products.

Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.

Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP's.

Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.

Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.

Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.

Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.

Job Requirements

High School Diploma or GED preferred; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.

Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Experience within food and beverage industry preferred.

Must be able to able to stand, walk, push or pull a majority of the day. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and manually stack and move cases up to 6-8 cases high.

Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.

Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent

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14 days 23 hours ago

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Sr Utility Operator-Cooler Job Dean Foods - Houston, TX, United States

   

Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
Dean Foods is a leading food and beverage company in the United States. The Company is one of the nation's largest processor and direct-to-store distributor of fluid milk marketed under more than 50 local and regional dairy brands and private labels. We distribute ice cream, cultured products, juices, teas, bottled water and other products.