Dean Foods

Rensselaer, New York

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Garelick Farms is excited to announce an opening for a full time Receiver position!

We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay with great growth opportunities! Guaranteed annual increases! Two weeks of Paid Time Off! Health & Welfare Benefits begin on the 1st of the month from your start date! Overtime after 40hrs!

Apply today!!

Job Description & Requirements

The Receiver is responsible for pumping incoming raw milk or cream from tank trucks into storage tanks, document and record volume into inventory.

  • High Responsibility with quality and efficiency being the major concern.
  • Pump incoming milk from tank trucks to storage tank, and compute and record volume of milk received.
  • Weigh loaded truck on platform scale and records weight on log sheet.
  • Dip and pour sample of milk from vent hole of truck into bottle for laboratory analysis.
  • Take temperature of milk, and record data and temperature reading.
  • May perform antibiotic and other laboratory tests as required.
  • Transfer milk to tank, read milk*flow meter, and record volume pumped on record sheet.
  • Wash and sanitize interior and exterior of tank.
  • Weigh empty truck and record weight.
  • Compute difference between loaded and unloaded weights of truck to verify accuracy of meter.
  • Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.
  • 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.
Job Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 6 months related experience required.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend for virtually the entire shift.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Using a safety harness; will be required to climb high, restricted areas.
  • Must be able to work in a wet environment. Some exposure to chemicals.
  • [Delete if not Ice cream plant: For ice cream plants: Exposure to allergens.]
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to pass all pre*employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

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