Whey Dryer Operator

Sheldon Iowa area , IA

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Industry: Food Manufacturing Job ID: 005-3225 Pay Rate: $23.54 + $1.50 shift differential

Job Description

Whey Dryer Operator  l   $23.54/hr. + $1.50 shift differential

6a-6p/6p-6a   2-2-3 schedule with weekend rotation

Sundays and Holidays paid Double!

A leading dairy company in the Sheldon, IA area is looking for a Whey Dryer Operator to join their growing team! This Whey Dryer Operator is responsible for operating the whey permeate dryer and ensuring optimum daily performance and quality permeate and protein powder production!


  • Ensure all dryers are running at optimum daily performance.
  • Monitor both permeate and protein dryers.
  • Document all readings and samples taken.
  • Ensure all equipment is clean and sanitized each day.
  • Clean and sanitize all equipment.
  • Document the CIP process.
  • Perform daily operations and cleaning of equipment associated with the dryer operation.
  • Complete all documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Follow all GMP, SOP and HACCP programs.
  • Perform operator level maintenance when needed.
  • Understand and comply with all Quality Assurance policies, and immediately report any
    potential food safety issues to management.
  • Operate and monitor packaging and casing.
  • Safe operation and sanitation of equipment.
  • Clean and sanitize all parts of dry whey department including walls, floors, and equipment.
  • Assist other coworkers with tasks and duties within the department.
  • Adhere to quality system requirements.
  • Follow procedures and work instructions set forth through SOP’s and Master Sanitation
  • Monitor dryer operation.
  • Works closely with Production management on product formulas and operating parameters
  • Operate dryer and complete master sanitation schedule.
  • Keep Dryer clean from top to bottom
  • Monitor Moisture, pH, cleanliness of powder.
  • Unload incoming tankers.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May involve operation of a Critical Control Point as determined by the plant HACCP/Food
    Safety Plans.
  • Understand and troubleshoot product flow’s.
  • Perform minor repairs on equipment as needed.
  • Understand and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Safety Protocol
  • Stop any observed unsafe acts and obey facility safety rules and procedures.
  • Correct or report any observed safety hazards.
  • Support safety policies and programs.

Benefits & Pay:

  • $23.54/hr
  • 2-2-3 schedule with weekend rotation
  • Paid every Friday
  • Direct Deposit and/or Paycards Available
  • Paid Holidays & PTO (Based on accrued hour requirements)
  • Medical Coverage-Access to affordable and comprehensive group medical coverage

For more information, call or stop by our office today.
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327 9th St Sheldon, IA 51201 | (712) 324-2425

Aventure Staffing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A drug screen and background may be required.

Interested? Contact:

Martha Suarez
Bilingual Employment Specialist

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