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Laboratory Technician - Finished Products
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Turner Dairy Farms, Inc. is looking for a highly motivated person to fill our PART TIME Finished Product Laboratory Technician position.  This person will work 20 hours per week which may also include Saturdays and holidays.  This is an ENTRY level lab position.

Position Overview:  The lab technician is responsible for safeguarding product safety and quality while meeting company and regulatory standards.  Performs and documents testing of materials and finished products

Job Duties, Responsibilities, Skills and qualifications:

Responsible for daily finished product evaluations

Performs microbiological analysis of finished products

Ability to run an autoclave

Calibration of lab equipment

Verifies compliance and alerts QA Manager of any deviations from specifications

Responsible for daily finished product evaluations

Perform chemical analysis of manufactured products

Performs sensory evaluations of finished products

Ability to taste test milk and product samples

Testing of juice, sugar, ice cream mix

Must have good eyesight to evaluate milk samples and lab specimens

Maintain document control

Assist with plant audits

Maintain Fat Analyzer

Responsible for environmental swabbing

Shelf Life analysis

Assist with training of team members

Backup to Milk Receiver on Appendix N testing

Maintain clean and orderly work station to prevent cross contamination

Ability to lift 50 lbs

Ability to lift gallons of liquids multiple times a day

Ability to twist off and on caps on product bottles multiples times a day

Ability to open paper cartons of products multiple times a day

Maintain clean and orderly work station to prevent cross contamination

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Data entry and creating excel reports and grafts

Ability to read and write at a first year college level

Basic math to add, subtract, multiply, divide and work with fractions and decimals

Good organizational skills

Excellent communication skills

Previous lab experience is desirable

Having formal training in biology and especially microbiology is desirable

Having dairy, beverage or food plant experience is desirable

High School or Trade school diploma required

Attendance at a college studying biology, microbiology, chemistry is preferred

 

* Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

* Please, no phone calls about this position

Turner Dairy Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- EEO/AA  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetics, or any other category protected under federal, state or local laws.

Plant/ Cooler Loadout
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Position Overview: 

This job consists of general warehousing duties. These duties will include but are
not limited to accurate and efficient pulling and loading orders for outbound trucks and trailers. Stock replenishment, cleanup, and completion of all associated paperwork. Proper rotation of products and maintaining quality standards. This is a labor intensive job.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Rotate ingredients and resale items (First In, First out) in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP
  • Complete all records required by federal, state and local authorities
  • Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner
  • Maintain the facilities so that it meets OSHA standards and requirements
  • Ability to match product with loading sheets
  • Inspect product to ensure saleable condition with acceptable code dating
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Process all required paperwork and maintain adequate records for reporting and tracking
  • Must follow all GMP, SQF & Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Ability to operate a pallet jack and or fork lift in a safe manner
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide

Physical Demand: 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear.
  • Good manual dexterity required for using a hook
  • Balance-able to have good balance for pulling product, walking around in floor track, lifting full cases of product shoulder high.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to frequently push and or pull up to 240 pounds while using a hook.
  • Ability to work in all types of environments from various outside weather to inside conditions which can range in temperatures and humidity
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Majority of the day is spent working in a cold environment

Great Benefits including:

Paid holidays, Vacation, Pension, Health Insurance which is fully paid for by the employer, Eye and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Attendance Bonus.

  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
  • Please, no phone calls about this position
Delivery Driver/Salesperson
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Turner Dairy Farms, Inc. Delivery Driver/Salesperson will provide consistent, on-time delivery, and outstanding customer service for an assigned route.  Class B or Class A CDL license is required for this position. Must be able to drive standard manual transmission vehicles and not have a manual transmission restriction on their license. This is a full time position and you will be home every night.

Job Description:

  • Deliver products to customers in a safe and timely manner. Products will be bulk loaded onto the truck and orders are picked off of the truck
  • As a driver salesman you will also promote new and additional products to customers
  • Provide a high level of customer service and solve customer issues as they arise
  • Serve as primary interface with the customer
  • Merchandising and rotation of products at the customer location
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Fuel and add oil daily and as needed to the truck and the truck refrigeration unit.
  • Maintain a valid Class A or Class B Commercial driver license (without an automatic restriction)
  • Maintain a current DOT medical card
  • Know and comply with all DOT and FMCSA regulations
  • Perform pre trip and post trip inspections
  • Report to the garage truck mechanics of any mechanical issues with the truck
  • Secure load at the start of the day and after each delivery stop
  • Load and unload cases of products manually using a hook, hand cart, pallet-jack onto or off of the delivery truck
  • Use of the truck rear lift gate in moving products
  • Collection of empty cases at customer locations and unloading of those cases upon return to the dairy
  • Submit route paperwork and customer collections daily including signed invoices, collections sheet, credit slips
  • Work schedule will consist of covering other driver vacations or days off until a position for a regular route opens up.
  • Ability to work over 40 hours per week. Depending on the schedule; ability to work over 10 hours in a day (4 days a week schedule) or over 8 hours in a day (5 day a week schedule)
  • Unless assigned a route that works every Saturday, will need to work every 3 rd or 4th Saturday
  • Work schedule could include working on a holiday. (No work on Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year Day)
  • Starting time depends on the route worked and could be anywhere between midnight and 6 am.
  • If not assigned to delivery on a regular route this person could be assigned to deliver special orders out of the dairy office
  • Follow all required work safety practices and regulations.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Class B or Class A CDL license with air brake endorsement and with at least 1 year of driving experience
  • Must be able to drive manual standard transmission trucks and not have a manual transmission restriction on the commercial driver license
  • Prior history of employment providing customer service desired
  • Must be able to drive, stand, walk, kneel, lift and bend for the entire shift
  • Ability to lift, push or pull up to six cases of products (weighing up to 240 lbs)
  • Ability to use a hand cart, dolly, pallet-jack, and hook to pull cases of products
  • Ability to move 200 and up to 500 cases of products during the day
  • Ability to use a dolly to move cases of products up curbs
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to safely climb in and out of the truck cab and in and out of the rear of the truck multiple times a day
  • Ability to work a lift gate safety
  • Be able to work in different environments and weather conditions ranging from minus degrees to over 100 degrees. Snow, Rain, Sleet, Wind. Moderate noise, and slippery surfaces

Great Benefits including:

Paid holidays, Vacation, Pension, Health Insurance which is FULLY paid for by
the employer, Eye and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Attendance Bonus.

  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
  • Please, no phone calls about this position




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