O-AT-KA Milk Products Cooperative, Inc. General Production Worker in Batavia, New York

The Production Team Member specializes in the manufacturing of dairy products including milk powders, cream, skim condensed milk, milk protein concentrate, evaporated milk, butter and a variety of specialty and nutritional beverages.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support production operators and staff in various production related tasks

  • Work within the parameters of established production standards. Meeting processing rates as established measurements of throughput per hour, shift or day.

  • Maintain the quality of finished products per specifications as defined by State and/or Federal regulatory agencies

  • Ability to work in a food manufacturing environment in compliance with Federal and State regulatory requirements

  • Ability to advance from entry level to skilled positions

  • Ability to maintain compliance with SQF requirements

  • Available to work any shift, including weekends and holidays

Work Environment:

The employee is required to stand, walk, kneel, climb, use hands to fingers, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms. The employee will regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee regularly works with high speed equipment and cleaning chemicals. When performing this job, the employee occasionally works in confined spaces or with fall protection.

Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. Company provided safety glasses or A.N.S.I approved prescription safety glasses are required.

While performing this job, employees are regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts and risk or electric shock. Walking surfaces may be wet and/or slippery due to water/liquid products, employees are required to wear Company approved non-skid, steel-toed shoes. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and heat, including steam. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud, hearing protection is required.