Dairy Processing Assistant
Sheldon Creek Dairy - Loretto, ON

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We’re looking for a “dairy processing assistant” to join our MOOCREW here at Sheldon Creek Dairy!

Job Description
You will be responsible for assisting in the overall sanitation of the processing facility, assisting in the production of fluid milk and yogurt line as well as being a strong team player relating to other employees.

Primary Accountabilities:
Cleaning work areas in a food processing plant.
Using cleaning solutions sanitizers and soaps.
Use safe work practices when cleaning work areas
Have awareness of General Manufacturing Practices and food safety policies 
Complete departmental sanitation duties as required and instructed (i.e. foaming,
scrubbing and sanitizing walls, floors, equipment, and door handles within the
facility, etc.)
Wash and sanitize empty milk bottles
Participate in regular meetings with plant management to discuss quality and sanitation improvements.
Operate fluid milk and yogurt making equipment properly and safely
Complete all standard fluid milk and yogurt making processes (i.e. washing/sanitizing of equipment loading and unloading milk and yogurt, pushing wheeled carts of milk into cooler.)
Set-up and tear-down of processing equipment; requiring constant lifting, twisting,
pulling, and bending
Visually inspect product before it is placed into crates ensure it exceeds Sheldon Creek Dairy quality standards
Perform quality checks to ensure product meets required specifications
Focus on customer satisfaction
Comply with all Sheldon Creek Dairy policies and procedures
Comply with all Sheldon Creek Dairy Health and Safety and Food Safety and Quality regulations
Wear all required Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
Set up and take down of machines
Complete daily sanitation duties
Adhere to good hand washing practices to ensure food safety
Take on additional duties as required
Take a sense of pride in work
Other duties as assigned

Monday 7am-6pm, Tuesday: 7am-6pm, Wednesday 9am-5pm Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday, or Saturdays throughout the year)

Wage: Starting at $11.00

This position requires a person who:
Is flexible
Food/dairy/manufacturing experience an asset
Strong mechanical or technical background
Proven ability to troubleshoot and optimize processes and equipment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Accuracy, attention to detail, ability to complete required documentation
Ability to multitask
Motivated and driven to continuously improve
Team player, but also have the ability to work independently
Reliable and committed to quality and customer satisfaction
Has high energy, a warm pleasant attitude, is outgoing and is a
team player
Is creative
Has strong leadership skills
Has strong organizational skills
Has a sense of humor
Maintains a clean, tidy appearance

Skills and other things we are looking for:
Be hard working and self motivated.
Be able to work autonomously with little supervision.
Be committed to continuous improvement and pro-active in identifying areas of change.
Be versatile in your approach to all tasks set with excellent organizational skills.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Lifting up to 40 lbs.
Fast pace, high degree of accountability for accuracy
Some computer work may be required
Varying temperatures in processing rooms
Working with and around chemicals (PPE provided)
Repetitive movements (e.g. twisting, gripping, lifting, bending, reaching)
Alert and aware at all times
Standing on feet for extended periods of time

Other Requirements:
Reliable transportation

If you enjoy working in a fun and fast paced environment and have a positive attitude, we invite you to join the Sheldon Creek Dairy Moo Crew to deliver the ultimate Sheldon Creek Dairy experience! We offer very flexible schedules so you can still enjoy life outside of work!
Employment interviews will begin shortly- we hope to hear from moo soon!

Please send a CV and covering letter to: Marianne den Haan, HR administrator by email or drop off at Sheldon Creek Dairy 4316 RR#2 Loretto Ontario L0G 1L0