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Batcher Pasteurizer (ESL/Dairy)

Shamrock Foods
Phoenix, Arizona
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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The schedule for this position is:

Sunday to Wednesday, 4PM-4AM (overnight)

The Pasteurizer/Batcher is responsible for ensuring all products are prepared according to recipes. (S)he will process and pasteurize ensuring that all products meet customer, state and federal guidelines.

Essential Duties
  • Measure ingredients, mix ingredients, and batch products to meet recipe guidelines
  • Take inventory and record lot numbers of ingredients used.
  • Expertly execute the pasteurizing process including homogenization.
  • Prepare pasteurized/raw tanks/set line circuits/CIP jumpers
  • Operate pasteurizing systems sending product to correct tanks or tankers
  • Run tests for butterfat and total solids
  • Set up tanks and line circuits for CIP, test chemicals and adjust as needed.
  • Once completed reassemble items so they are ready for use.
  • Keep all support equipment clean to meet state and federal guidelines.
  • Perform basic maintenance and replace parts on the equipment as necessary
  • Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area
  • Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
  • Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOPs
  • Follow Quality Assurance standards and collect required samples, as needed, for Quality Assurance testing.
  • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information.
  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include compliance of Good Manufacturing Practices, wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • 6+ months in manufacturing, dairy or another related field preferred
  • Forklift certified or willing to become certified
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Fluency in English; speak, read and write
  • Ability to work in cold and wet environment for prolonged periods of time
  • Must be able to work in various temperature-controlled zones ranging from cold to hot
  • Demonstrates a mechanical aptitude and can work and maneuver in tight and awkward areas and positions.
  • Ability to operate equipment at recommended speeds and communicate mechanical and operational defects as they arise.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which may be subject to evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to frequently reach up to 31-77 inches.

Physical Demands
  • Regularly stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms
  • Regularly stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl;
  • Regularly taste or smell product
  • Occasionally sit and occasionally climb ladders or work on a platform
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Corporate Summary

At Shamrock Foods Company, people come first - our associates, our customers, and the families we serve across the nation. A privately-held, family-owned and -operated Forbes 500 company, Shamrock is an innovator in the food industry and has been since being founded in Arizona in 1922.

Our Mission: At Shamrock Foods Company, we live by our founding family's motto to "treat associates like family and customers like friends."

Why work for us?

Benefits are a major part of your overall compensation, and we believe offering them at an affordable cost is not only the right thing to do, but it helps keep you and your family healthy. That's why Shamrock Foods pays for the majority of your health insurance, allowing you to take home more of your paycheck. And it doesn't stop there - our associates also enjoy additional benefits such as 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Time Off, as well as our incredible growth opportunities, continued education, wellness programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Shamrock Foods Co all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis protected by applicable law

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