Artisan Cheesemaker - Table Operator -- 2nd Shift

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Job Title: Artisan Cheesemaker - Table Operator -- 2nd Shift

Company: Sartori Company

Location: Plymouth, WI

Description: Sartori is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our team as a Table Operator. In this position, you will operate cheese making equipment, contributing to our mission of making The Best Cheese in the World.

  • Monitors pumping of the whey and cheese curd from vats to the tables and whey removal from the tables to the fines saver.
  • Maintains proper curd consistency by operating mechanical powered agitators and shoveling of curd on the drain tables.
  • Follows cheese making table recipes and procedures. Measures curd pH and moisture in order to make decisions regarding salting of curd.
  • Analyzes curd moisture and pH levels.
  • Connects and disconnects the table end unloader and piping to curd transfer pipes.
  • Transfers the salted curd to the block forming towers by attaching a pusher blade to the table agitator and pushing the curd into the table end unloader to transfer curd to the block forming towers.
  • Rinses and sanitizes drain tables between vats.
  • Enters table data, cheese making ingredient amounts and lot numbers into computer.
  • Performs sanitation of block forming towers using CIP system.
  • Anticipates needs, organizes duties, troubleshoots, and problem solves.
  • Performs table sanitation and pre-operation inspection.

Experience, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Work environment: Typically hot + humid
  • High school diploma or equivalent, required
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment, preferred
  • Machine operation experience or cheese manufacturing knowledge, highly desirable.

Hours/Employment Type: Full Time. Sample work schedule: 12 hour shifts (4pm - 4am), 2-2-3 rotating schedule

Wages: $17.30 starting with $0.30 shift premium

How to Apply: Please visit our online posting