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CIP/Sanitation Operator - 3rd Shift

Mayfield Dairy Farms

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Birmingham, AL
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Third Shift
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

The CIP operator is responsible for ensuring optimum quality products through completing proper cleanup and sanitation tasks by following regulatory standards, ensuring the product and process are both clean and sterile.     

  • Assemble and disassemble equipment for proper cleaning/sanitizing per manufacturer instructions.
  • Operate the CIP (clean-in-place) system to clean and sanitize equipment, tanks, and pipelines.
  • Complete basic preventive maintenance of gaskets, seals, “O” rings, plates, etc., on all product contact surfaces as needed by the Master Sanitation Schedule.
  • Complete record keeping items such as, but not limited to, identifying cleaning cycle times on charts, measuring cleaning concentration, examining flow rates, assessing heat up temperature and sanitizing by chemical strengths.
  • Perform the basic housekeeping to include clean floors, walls, ceiling, air vents, lights, etc., of the plant, equipment, and exterior of all equipment.
  • Accomplish pre-operations check on all product contact surfaces including pumps, valves, agitators, alcoves and clamps before start up.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties.
  • Collect required samples needed for Quality Assurance testing
  • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information.
  • Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP’s.
  • Analyze process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
  • 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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.