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Maintenance Supervisor (Nights)

Tillamook County Creamery Association

Tillamook County Creamery Association

People & HR, Operations
Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

What you will do:

The Lab Technician performs microbial and chemical analysis of cheese, milk, whey, butter, sour cream, yogurt, and ice cream; other testing to include milk components, sensory evaluation, antibiotics, added water, sediments and drinking water. Performs data entry of information into LIMS and occasional correspondence via email.

Here’s a day in the life:

  • May perform the following testing using wet chemistry or rapid analysis equipment depending upon the daily schedule: Microbial and chemical analysis of cheese, milk, whey, butter, sour cream, yogurt, or ice cream.
  • Other testing may include: sensory evaluation, antibiotics, added water, or sediment.
  • Assists with descriptive sensory analysis, statistical analysis and writes technical briefs.
  • Enters information into specialized database i.e. LIMS as needed.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned as needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Must be computer literate with intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. SharePoint is a plus.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • High School diploma or GED is required.
  • 1+ years experience in a dairy sensory or working lab is preferred.

Physical requirements:

  • Sitting
  • Standing and/or walking
  • Lifting 40 lbs
  • Vision for machine or computer operations
  • Hearing

Working Environment

Laboratory: Shared work stations including testing equipment and computer terminals. Generally quiet, temperature controlled, well lighted. May include walking on uneven, slippery surfaces and encountering forklift traffic. Requires standing majority of shift, working with chemicals, walking on uneven, slippery surfaces, stooping, bending and crouching and climbing.

Industry leading benefit and reward programs:

We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.

We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives, and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.

Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA