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WC1 Assistant Team Lead

Land O'Lakes Inc.
Graniteville, VT 05654
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Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another-not Wall Street. We're proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:
  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progression

WC1 Assistant Team Lead

Hiring Bonus: $1,000.00

Under direction of the Creamery Supervisor and the WC1 Team Lead, the WC1 Assistant Team Lead is responsible for assisting with all milk and cream receiving, pasteurization, and WC1 staff. Duties include working with and helping to train all personnel to process the flow of milk and cream through each step of the cheesemaking process. The WC1 Assistant Team Lead ensures all employees follow company GMPs, Safety, and Quality programs, along with ensures all employees are productive and competent in their respective roles. This position also requires leading the team by monitoring tasks, ensuring the proper fulfillment of all required paperwork, swabbing of equipment, and abiding by federal and state regulations.


  • Assist with oversight of all staff in Work Center 1.
  • Ensures proper receiving of milk, cream, and skim, as well as complete testing prior to unloading.
  • Ensures all receiving paperwork is filled out correctly.
  • Ensures that washing, tagging of trucks, and the pumping of raw material into designated silos and tanks is completed properly.
  • Pumps milk and cream into designated tank.
  • Assists in pasteurizing.
  • Completes charts and verifies pasteurization reaches legal limits.
  • Calculates and measures amount of starter, sets vats, records dose, and lot# on paperwork.
  • Sets temperature and agitator based on process.
  • Prepares ingredients and records lot # on make sheet.
  • Completes make sheets, cleaning records, lab records, and any other assigned documents.
  • Takes pH, temperature, moisture on product to control the process.
  • Transfers to packaging or draining tables based on process.
  • Assembles pipes, connects vats, pumps, silos, and other equipment based on process.
  • CIP and cleans all pipes, pumps, vats and any equipment used.
  • Performs environmental cleaning following company Quality plan.
  • Follows and enforces all procedures, GMPs, Safety, and Quality plans.
  • Collects samples for Quality Assurance, as needed.
  • Coordinates with whey contractor.
  • Reports issues and progress to the WC1 Team Lead, Quality Assurance Manager, Creamery Manager or Creamery Supervisor.
  • Makes sure that the cleaning is completed, and work area is tidy before leaving, including break room.

Location : Websterville, VT

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 7:00am-3:30pm

Wage: $20.40/hr

Land O'Lakes, Inc offers a competitive salary and bonus potential. The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as other company sponsored benefits.

Required Qualifications & Experiences:

  • 18 years or older
  • 6+ months of manufacturing experience
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skills

Preferred Qualifications & Experiences:

  • 1+ years of continuous prior experience in any industry
  • Self-Reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervision
  • Able to trouble shoot mechanical problems
  • Communicates work order progress to supervisor and production operators
  • Customer focused and able to work in a collaborative team
  • Ability to be flexible in work performed and schedule
  • Knowledge of various pieces of high tech manufacturing processing and packaging equipment. Examples include but not limited to baggers, palletizers and cookers.
  • Ability to follow manufacturer's specifications and directions
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Work in cold and/or hot temperatures throughout the day
  • Adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Ensures a safe working environment while performing assigned tasks

Physical Requirements for production positions regularly include:

Frequent movement including walking, standing, bending/stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms, lifting, climbing and other active movements

Performing duties while wearing personal protective equipment

Working across temperature zones that may include cold and/or hot environments for extended periods and may include work in environments where dust is present

Shift schedules that include days, nights, and weekends, some holidays and periodic overtime

Travel: N/A

Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment (post offer) background check.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

    Posted: 2021-09-12 Expires: 2021-10-11
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