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Byrne Dairy Processor Operator - Nights (N2) in East Syracuse, New York


General Description:

The Processor Operator is responsible for completing assigned duties to ensure customer, team member, and vendor satisfaction. The Processor Operator does this by completing job tasks related to processing extended shelf life (ESL) and shelf-stable products (Aseptic) by cleaning, setting up, operations, and monitoring process equipment and systems, along with batching products. The Processor Operator also records required information on form documents, regulatory charts, digital chart recorders, and operational/cleaning checklists. The Processor Operator completes these functions in the support of the manufacture of dairy and related products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for achieving assigned goals in the area of production, safety, quality, performance, and cost.

  • Clean, set up, operate, and monitor specified process equipment and systems; batch products; record required information on form documents, regulatory charts, and operational/cleaning checklists maintaining 100% accuracy.

  • Use human interface machines/computers to move products from point to point and take action accordingly to alarms.

  • Complete standard batching in accordance with documented formulas

  • Monitor the flow of the product and communicate any issues as they arise.

  • Troubleshoot processing equipment in accordance with established procedures.

  • Notifies others of mechanical malfunctions to increase productivity and equipment capabilities and begins to identify areas where operators can assist in resolving concerns.

  • Responsible for complying with GMPs, SOPs, corporate and/or plant policies, rules, and regulations.

  • Provides assistance and support to all areas in the production facility as assigned by supervisor/floater and begins to train and build competence in key areas in production such as fillers, forklifts, and production lines.

  • Responsible for gaining competence on line circuits and learning proper hookups are made in the facility.

  • Covers breaks and lunches and other staffing needs as assigned by their supervisor/floater.

  • Compliant with all legal requirements concerning dairy processing and safety on their assigned shift and report concerns to their supervisor/lead.

  • Works in a safe manner and reports safety concerns promptly to their supervisor/floater and takes corrective actions as necessary to ensure a safe environment.

  • Responsible for reporting food safety problems and initiating action and for supporting SQF by maintaining food safety and food quality.

  • Ensures work areas are sanitary and strictly adhere to sanitation practices

  • Communicates effectively between shifts and other departments

  • Ensures all inventory levels are updated for accuracy utilizing our inventory management software.

    Essential Knowledge, Skills:

  • Ability to apply basic to complex mathematical concepts such as adding, counting, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and knowledge of weights and measures, to sufficiently handle job tasks.

  • Understand and respond appropriately to basic to the complex employee, vendor, and customer inquiries.

  • Read, write, and communicate using the English language sufficient to perform job functions (Other preferences will be given for special language skills when there is a business need).

  • Knowledge of the company's mission, purpose, goals, and your role in achieving each of them.

  • Ability to operate facility equipment as required in assigned area.

  • Satisfactorily complete all company training requirements.

  • Ability to interpret company documents and literature and PID drawings.


  • Minimum of GED or High School Diploma is preferred.

  • Previous manufacturing experience in a dairy/food-related industry is preferred.

    Performance Standards:

  • Responsible for reporting to work at scheduled times and communicating tardiness and absences with the assigned Supervisor/Manager prior to the occurrence.

  • Responsible for reporting to work in a condition to work.

  • Responsible for being well-groomed and dressed in position-appropriate attire at all times including ensuring compliance with GMP dress code standards.

  • Comply with performance criteria, standards of conduct as contained in company policy, employment procedures, and responsibilities as described in the company handbook.

  • Maintain a safe work environment at all times and immediately report and take appropriate action to correct a safety concern.

  • Responsible for completing all assigned tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

    Work Schedule:

  • Requires morning, afternoon, and overnight availability any day of the week based on assigned shift.

  • Requests to be scheduled off for a specific day require advance notification and approval by the Supervisor/Manager.

  • Hourly: Generally scheduled for a 48/36 hour rotating schedule; more hours may be required based on the needs of the business.

    Environmental Concerns:

  • Normally protected from weather and temperature changes. Exposure to hot, cold, wet, and humid conditions does exist.

  • Exposure to ingredients used in the manufacture of food products may include allergens.

  • May be subject to exposure to chemicals involved in the manufacture and sanitation of a food processing facility.

    Physical Job Requirements:

  • Ability to move throughout all areas of the facility including but not limited to office, production, and warehouse environments. Including the outside perimeter of the building.

  • Able to wear all necessary personal protective equipment to perform job functions.

  • Stand and/or sit continuously and perform job functions for a full shift with meal break.

  • Physically able to stand, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, twist, lift, push, pull, climb, balance, crouch, handle and move items weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance and move objects exceeding 50 pounds with reasonable accommodations.

  • Visual acuity corrected to perform job functions.

    Work Location:

  • East Syracuse, NY




  • High School or better in Secondary Education

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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)