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ESL Processing Operator, PM, Dairy - Atlanta

Apply Job Req. ID 16059BR Date Posted 08/10/2021 Location Atlanta, Georgia; Dacula, Georgia
Responsibilities include:
  • utilizing extreme attention to detail to monitor the complex Extended Shelf Life (ESL) system to ensure all critical values are met and adjusting as needed (steam pressures, water flows, instrumentation, etc.)
  • processing fluid products at high temperatures in a hygienic and tightly controlled environment and preparing them for packaging
  • using recipes to blend raw materials in batch tanks accurately before processing
  • pulling product samples and testing for accuracy
  • operating, maintaining and troubleshooting CIP systems, COP systems and sterilization activities of the processing equipment
  • cleaning equipment and maintaining a sanitary work environment
  • cleaning, sterilizing and operating ESL/UHT and associated equipment (which includes homogenizers, tanks, CIP system, sterile air system, sterile lines and valves)
  • reassembling equipment after cleaning and ensuring it is safe and sterile
  • ensuring food safety and quality by following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • complying with all safety regulations and guidelines
  • accurately recording daily production data and regulatory information and verifying they are within the established control limits for proper operation
  • maintaining a sterile environment by performing advanced repairs, preventative maintenance and major mechanical adjustments as needed and
  • other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications The required qualifications for this position include:
  • must be at least 18 years old
  • must demonstrate excellent work habits in line with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • ability to obtain a license and operate a forklift
  • must demonstrate safe working habits
  • must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • must be able to learn and perform all positions
  • must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • must have good human relations skills (the ability to work well with others and be a team player)
  • must have basic computer skills
  • must have basic mechanical skills
  • must be able to climb ladders
  • must be able to organize and prioritize work
  • must be able to multi-task by handling more than one priority at a time
  • must be able to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • must have excellent attendance and punctuality
  • must be willing to assist other team members in other areas
  • must be able to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time
  • must be able to work efficiently with little or no supervision
  • must be able to follow detailed written and verbal instructions
  • must possess basic math skills
  • must be able to communicate effectively
  • must show enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work and
  • must show commitment to Publix and our mission.
Minimum Base Pay 20.65 Maximum Base Pay 28.35 Frequency of Pay Weekly Hours of Work 2:00PM - 10:30PM; rotating days Travel Frequency 0% Work Environment Temperatures range from 60 to 70 degrees. Wet and slippery. Year End Bonus

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay

Address 445 Hurricane Trail City Atlanta Region GA Potential Annual Base Pay 42,952 - 58,968 Other Compensation Information Weekend Differential: A $2.00 per hour weekend differential is paid to associates for hours worked between 12:00 a.m. Saturday through 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
  • Sick pay
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death and dismemberment benefits)
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • General equivalency diploma reimbursement
  • Vacation pay
  • Holiday bonus
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Direct deposit of your earnings
  • Credit union
  • Recognition for continuous service through service awards at five-year intervals
  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless service and device purchases
  • Associate wellness program which offers free health screenings and flu shots
  • 6 paid holidays and premium pay for holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

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