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3rd Shift LIGHT PRODUCTION, Process Department **Up to $2,000 in Bonuses**

Company: Associated Milk Producers Inc.
Location: Portage
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

AMPI owns eight Midwest-based manufacturing plants where 10 percent of the nation's American-type cheese, processed cheese and butter is produced. The cooperative's award-winning cheese, butter and powdered dairy products are marketed to foodservice, retail and food ingredient customers. In 2019, the co-op launched its Dinner Bell Creamery brand and accompanying Co-op Crafted promise, highlighting more than 50 years of dairy farm families partnering with skilled buttermakers and cheesemakers.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.


  • 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
    BENEFITS/REWARDS:AMPI offers competitive starting pay, vacation, 401k, short-term disability, health, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance programs and more.$500 immediate sign-on bonus for production positions, additional $1,500 within first 6 months. AMPI also offers $500 bonuses for referrals.Hiring Immediately.Veterans and Military encouraged to apply.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.
    • Food Manufacturing ExperienceEducationPreferred
      • High School or betterSkillsPreferred
        • Communication Skills(Basic)
        • Teamwork Skills(Intermediate)
        • Adaptability Skills(Basic)
        • Interpersonal Skills
        • Safety Skills(Basic)BehaviorsPreferred
          • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
          • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interestMotivationsPreferred
            • 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 reimbursementEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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)

Keywords: Associated Milk Producers Inc., Madison , 3rd Shift LIGHT PRODUCTION, Process Department **Up to $2,000 in Bonuses**, Professions , Portage, Wisconsin

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