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Relief Operator II

Department: Production
Location: Los Banos, CA

JOB PURPOSE AND SUMMARY
Break relief’s duties are to provide and relieve for breaks and lunches, staging of ingredients for
upcoming productions.

Support the review, understanding and compliance of all programs, policies and procedures contained
in the Food Safety and Quality Management System.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Relieves Dump operator, Batch operator and Filler operator for breaks,
lunches, days off, and vacations. Employee shall train all new relief operators by utilizing an
approved training matrix, following all company policies and procedures.

2. Assists the Batch operator with blending raw ingredients following approved
procedures. Stages ingredients for production, keeps process rooms and equipment clean during
production, empties trash totes, inverts ingredients, tracks and properly stores partial
ingredients. Comprehends and understands how to read a Material Requirement List (Picklist).

3. Assists Batch operator and Filler operator with CIP/COP and sanitation of
the sauce batching and filling room and related equipment (ie: totes, hoses, etc). Ensures that the
parts room is clean and all parts clean and organized.

4. Supplies the Filler operator with film, assists in the cutting of rework and
reprocessing.

5. Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned by
supervisor.

POSITION DIMENSIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Internal Contacts:
Operations supervisor, Line lead, Batch operator, Filler operator, Dump operator, QC/QA,
maintenance, purchasing coordinator, CI&I.

External Contacts:
Customers, vendors

Education Level and Focus:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Years and Type of Related Experience Required:
Food processing experience preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Interpersonal and Communication:
Ability to function with minimal supervision, including the capacity to learn and follow
processing-CIP/COP sanitation procedures, safety rules and other directives. Ability to speak and
write English. Ability to understand and follow all Company Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines.
Ability to understand and follow recycling program. Must be forklift certified.

Technical and Analytical:
Basic math skills, process equipment problem solving aptitude, formulation problem solving
aptitude, ability to learn how to operate computer and forklift

Administrative and Operations:
Aptitude for detailed documentation of the process activities including CIP/COP and room
sanitation. Proper documentation of process including CIP/COP.

Physical Demands:
Standing for long periods of time, reaching, bending, lift up to 50 lbs, climbing stairs, pushing,
pulling

Work Environment:
Food plant, cold, hot and humid conditions, wet floors, high noise levels, forklift and pedestrian
traffic

Special Equipment Used:
Blending tanks, transfer pumps, heat exchangers, central computer, tote elevator, forklift, pouch
filler, hydraulic bin dumper, drum dumper, communication radios.



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