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Associated Milk Producers 2nd Shift LIGHT PRODUCTION, Process Department in Portage, Wisconsin


The Light Production worker is responsible for the handling and preparation of processed cheese for product processing; operating equipment during production and sanitation processes, ensuring both product integrity and quality. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time: 1. Duties of the light production worker may include feed dicer, case product, apply labels, palletize one line, boxing, labelling, inspection, loaf filler, trim, weigh and bag product 2. Operate packaging equipment efficiently and safely 3. Monitors procedures and working conditions that could result in product contamination or excessive waste 4. Communicates effectively with plant personnel 5. Verify quality control items such as product weights, coding, uniformity, and packaging 6. Maintain proper documentation in all formats of recordkeeping 7. Operate various machines at an efficient level to fulfill plant demands 8. Assist with sanitation and housekeeping throughout the plant as needed 9. Adhere to all aspects of company and customer safety, sanitation and site policies 10. Assists with training new employees; 11. Provides assistance to the maintenance personnel, when needed, for machine repairs or troubleshooting 12. Adhere to all Quality and Food Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity 13. Adhere to all Safety policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity 14. Adhere to all GMP policies and procedures, reporting any nonconformity An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: The following are required competencies of the position that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job: • Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing and demanding environment • Demonstrate an understanding of the products manufactured and the processes involved • Basic understanding of equipment operations and minor troubleshooting ability • Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain high levels of Safety, Quality and Efficiency • Ability to read and comprehend standard operating procedures and company guidelines in order to maintain regulatory compliance • Ability to understand daily production needs • Able to read and comprehend standard operating procedures • Participation in a team environment safely • Detail oriented, be quality minded • Able to perform at a high level in a fast paced environment EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred • Food manufacturing experience preferred • Prior experience in the dairy or cheese industry is preferred • Prior experience in manufacturing is a plus • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP's, OSHA and loss control programs is highly desirable PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Physical Demands – Employee is frequently (more than 75% of time) required to: use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls, sit; to verbally communicate; and to hear. The employee is frequently (up to 90% of the time) required to walk and stand. The employee must frequently (up to 50% of the time) lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and be able to lift and/or move 40 pounds occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. • Work Environment – Employee is occasionally exposed to wet work conditions, fumes or airborne participles. Employee is occasionally exposed to refrigerated temperatures. Employee is regularly exposed to chemicals during sanitation processes. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. • Protective Equipment – Personal protective equipment is required depending on the job being performed, including protective eye wear, or face shields, hearing protection, hair and beard nets, uniforms, and boots. Additional equipment is required working with chemicals, such as rubber gloves and use of chemical proof aprons as appropriate for job being performed.

Associated Milk Producers Inc. 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, disability, or status as a protected veteran.




  • Communication Skills(Basic): Some Knowledge

  • Teamwork Skills(Intermediate): Intermediate

  • Adaptability Skills(Basic): Some Knowledge

  • Interpersonal Skills: Intermediate

  • Safety Skills(Basic): Novice



  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest



  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Financial: Inspired to perform well by monetary reimbursement



  • High School or better



  • Food Manufacturing Experience

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)