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Quality CR Operator

Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: St Johns, MI, US, 48879

Company: Glanbia

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Laboratory Technician


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Supervisor’s Title:           Laboratory Team Leader

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Department:                     Quality

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Exempt Status:                 Hourly                                                    


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">MWC will be opening a state of the art cheese and whey production facility in St. Johns, MI. MWC is a joint venture between Glanbia Nutritionals, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), and Select Milk Producers Inc. (Select). Glanbia is the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world. Come be a part of this exciting opportunity to build the team from the ground up! 


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Job Summary

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Conducts analytical testing on cheese and records test data by performing the following dutiesConducts analytical testing on powders and records test data by performing the following dutiesConducts microbial testing and records test data by performing the following duties.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Essential Functions

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Sets up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for tests.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Prepares and analyze all samples assigned.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Documents and reports the results of tests and analyses using SAP.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Keeps records following good manufacturing process and local and state laws.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Utilizes GPS processes, driving zero losses, and upholds the culture of MWC non-negotiables.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">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 apply to his/her actions and conduct.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Complies with all applicable food safety regulations and mandates (Safe Quality Foods, Food and Drug Admin, Pasteurized Milk Ordinance)


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Delivering on Glanbia’s Values:


  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">“Showing Respect” - Research issues & incidents with internal teams, business partners, and customers in a collaborative manner that includes professional, honest and transparent communication.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">“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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">“Winning Together” - Assist with the training of new team members.  Facilitate or oversee training and standard operating procedure reviews to ensure new hires develop proficiency of role.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">“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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">“Performance Matters” – Meet or exceed all key metrics in line with expectations for the role.  Continually update knowledge of products, product changes, processes, and services offered to deliver a dynamic customer experience.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Additional Functions

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Perform other duties as assigned.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Qualifications

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and analytical data.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.



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<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Typical Physical Activity

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Physical Demands

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Regularly involves talking or listening, standing and walking, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Frequently involves sitting, and reaching with hands and arms
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Occasionally requires crouching, stooping, kneeling, and/or climbing or balancing.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Physical Requirements

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Involves moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily operations of a primary product/technical nature.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Typical Environmental Conditions

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">May be exposed to loud noise levels (i.e., manufacturing equipment).
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">May be exposed to humidity, intense heat, and areas with possible air contamination, fumes, and toxic chemicals.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with a risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Travel Requirements

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Minimal travel limited within the local area.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Disclaimer

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better, and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

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