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Cheese L3 Floating Relief Operator

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Clovis, NM, NM, US

Company: Glanbia

Job Summary

Operates any position within the cheese plant by performing the following essential functions.


Essential Functions

  • Expected to have the knowledge to operate every position in the cheese plant.
  • Responsible for the ability to run any computer system needed to operate production or CIP in any given area.
  • Ensures that samples are run and if needed determine best action to bring production into specifications.
  • Will notify cheese Team Leader if product is not within required specifications.
  • Will assist with brakes and lunches of all positions.
  • Helps train new operators in all areas.
  • Both Floating tech and Vacation relief will help in all areas as needed.
  • Any other reasonable task assigned by Team Leader or Assistant Team Leader.
  • Maintains product loss sheets to keep an accurate recording of the product being wasted.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate reports of process loss and inventory records turned in daily to the supervisor.
  • Oversees CIP for assigned machinery.
  • Keeps records in accordance with good manufacturing process and local and state laws.
  • Utilizes GPS processes, driving zero losses and upholds the culture of Southwest Cheese non-negotiables.
  • Each employee shall comply with occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health  Act which are applicable to his/her own actions and conduct.
  • Complies with all applicable food safety regulations and mandates (Safe Quality Foods, Food and Drug Admin, Pasteurized Milk Ordinance)


Delivering on Glanbia’s Values:


  • “Showing Respect” - Research issues & incidents with internal teams, business partners and customers in a collaborative manner that includes professional, honest and transparent communication.
  • “Find a Better Way” - Work with internal and external teams to implement process improvements and/or procedural changes that eliminate non-value added activities and drive more business value.
  • “Winning Together” - Assist with training of new team members.  Facilitate or oversee training and standard operating procedure reviews to ensure new hires develop proficiency of role.
  • “The Customer’s Champion” – Proactively engage to support our customer needs on an end to end basis and strive to meet or exceed SLA timelines.  Take ownership of customer requests and engage with internal teams as needed and within a timely manner.
  • “Performance Matters” – Meet or exceed all key metrics in line with expectations for role.  Continually update knowledge of products, product changes, processes and services offered to deliver a dynamic customer experience.


Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Possess general machine maintenance knowledge.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiply projects simultaneously and delegate assignments to others.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.                 


Nearest Major Market: Roswell