Job title: Cheesemaker PM Shift (Temporary)
Location: Brandon, MB
Cheesemaker PM Shift (Temporary) Job Details:
At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We’re a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence. Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we’ve grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter–from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.
Overview of the Role
Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Cheesemaker is responsible for the physical Cheese and general Culture products making processes from beginning to end. This includes controls of input material, controls related to mixing of cultured products to approved finished product specifications and all aspects of sanitation for equipment, tools, accessories and the environment used in the process, with accurate measurements and documentations of steps and events throughout their process.
You are the ideal candidate if you have the following traits:
Previous related experience an asset (Dairy Industry, Cheesemaking, etc.)
License to Operate Fork Lift / Pallet Moving Equipment (Saputo will train)
Mechanical and technical aptitude
Proven communication and inter-personal skills
Ability to maintain accurate written records and documentation
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Excellent attendance and Safety Record
Must pass the Employee Aptitude and Basic Skills test
You are best suited for the role if you have the following qualifications:
Work well in a team environment
Dependable and accountable
Prepared to function in a rotational shift schedule
Proven hands-on experience within food industry or high-speed packaging plant (preferred)
How you will make contributions that matter:
Inoculation, step processes for heating, cutting, drain, wash and cooling of cottage cheese, organize disposition of whey/vat and ‘breaking’ of other cultured products, all required documentations, deviations, corrective actions.
Accurate utilizations and accountability for Inventories, following prescribed care and control of DSV (Dry Vat Set Cultures), all tracking and documentations for all material consumptions
Process samplings, analyzing and reacting to results to consistently achieve target specifications.
Intense inspection, maintenance and sanitation of equipment, tools and the environment used in culture products making process, including handling of equipment and piping components 20 – 25 kgs.
Mixing of dressings or seasonings, physical and pneumatic product piping interconnections and confirmations, accurate and punctual disposition of cultured products from vats to finished product filling rooms
Sanitation for all tools, equipment and environment involved in culture making processes including process piping, fermenting tanks (CPT), dressing tanks, knives (harps), and the work area environmentt.
Vigilant in practicing and guarding activities within Cultured Products Process Area to prevent biological, chemical or physical contamination of product.
Comply with GMP and HACCP and BRC standards
Embrace and foster Environmental and Sustainability initiative
Embrace and foster attention to JSA (Job Safety Analysis), Risks, their mitigating procedures, Personal Protective Equipment and all other Personal Safety initiatives.
We support and care for our employees and their families by providing:
Advantageous corporate agreements
Full range of group insurance benefits
Group retirement pension plan with employer contribution
Purchase option of company stocks
Health and wellness program in the workplace
Assistance program for employees and their families
We support employment equity. Saputo strives to embed diversity and inclusion in its operations and invites candidates from all horizons to join its family.
Our story began in Canada in 1954, when the Saputo family’s hard work and dedication created a thriving dairy business. More than 65 years later, our roots in this country remain strong with our Corporate Headquarters in Montréal. Today, we are a leading cheese manufacturer and fluid milk and cream processor in Canada with well-loved brands, such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, Dairyland, Joyya, Milk2Go, Milk2Go Sport, Neilson, Nutrilait, Scotsburn* and Woolwich Goat Dairy. Thanks to our national footprint, we’re proud to bring our best to our customers and consumers, and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise. To learn more about Saputo in Canada, please click here. ( )
Join the Saputo Dairy Products Canada team to make your contributions matter every day!
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