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Drum Operator

Company: Idaho Pacific Holdings
Location: Firth
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSUMMARY:Operates flake drum applicators in such a way as to produce the maximum amount of quality A-grade flake in accordance with customers specifications. Maintains work area around the flake drum applicators clean and sanitized. Ensures area is free of waste, debris and relieves other Drum Operators for breaks. Act always in such a manner as to comply with good manufacturing practices, food safety, and food quality including: Proper dress code, personal cleanliness, neatness and follow proper sanitation procedures. Follow all safety rules and procedures. Report all food safety, food quality, unsanitary and unsafe conditions to the Head Drum Operator or Shift Foreman immediately.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following, other duties may be assigned. On the job training available.

  • Must arrive on time ready and able to work
  • Must wear and maintain all required PPE, replace as needed.
  • Understands the functions of the electrical switches of the flake drum applicators and the safe operations of the machines.
  • Thoroughly understands and able to identify Lock out/ Tag out power isolation devices (only licensed electricians and apprentices may open electrical boxes or switches at any time).
  • Trained and authorized to perform Lock out/ Tag out in compliance with OSHA standards.
  • Maintains clean floors by picking up flake and disposing in dumpster.
  • Clean and sanitize floor once per shift.
  • Communicates with the oncoming operators as to the condition of the flake drum applicators.
  • Maintains post at flake drum applicators until properly relieved.
  • Ensures flake drum applicators are properly adjusted. Immediately contact the Head Drum Operator if there is a break in product coming from the laterals.
  • Maintains even flow and consistency of mash on flake drum applicators and keeps mash trays clear.
  • Maintains water control.
  • Checks defect count and clear any area that may be producing high defects such as; bull hide, scorch, and/or shell.
  • Checks and maintains conditions around the flake drum applicators every fifteen minutes, including the sides and wires and ensure minimum amount of waste.
  • Removes bull hide, scorched, and or shell as needed.
  • Keeps water use down to a minimum.
  • Observes area floor for slick spots and cleans as needed.
  • Places all wet mash in the waste mash pump auger bin.
  • Assures that all equipment is clean, sanitized and in proper place when not in use.
  • Ensures no foreign material gets into the product while cleaning and/or sanitizing work area.
  • Immediately notifies the Head Drum Operator if any foreign materials fall in the flake drum applicators, so the machine can be shut off, and contaminated product can be isolated quickly.
  • Change and sanitize shovel tanks every two hours or as needed.
  • Assists in any area as needed or assigned.
  • Advises Head Drum Operator as to any problems.
  • Sanitizes and store cleaning tools properly.
  • Sanitizes work area with chlorine spray, such as side boards, hood, and back board as needed or directed to keep bacterial levels at a minimum.
  • Observes waste pump for plugs and/or mechanical problems. Reports any problems to the Head Drum Operator or Foreman immediately.
  • Assists as needed with changing flake drum applicators knives.
  • Thoroughly understands and able to follow safety and standard operating procedures to be used working, operating, and cleaning the machinery.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • Able to compute rate, ratio, and percentage.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
      • The employee frequently is required to walk, climb, or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear.
      • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
        • WORK ENVIRONMENT:
          • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration.
          • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.
          • The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme cold and risk of electrical shock.
          • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.Permanent, year-round position.

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Keywords: Idaho Pacific Holdings, Ogden , Drum Operator, Other , Firth, Utah

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