Scale Operator (Security)

At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world through wholesome dairy products. Since our founding in 1984, Hilmar Cheese Company has been committed to innovation and sustainability. Our state-of-the art production facilities convert an abundance of locally sourced high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose. The Cheese and Ingredients that we produce create a wide variety of retail and food service products from sliced and shredded cheeses, to protein supplements and infant formula. We are a trusted partner to premier food and beverage brands in for than fifty countries helping bring their vision into reality.

 

Throughout our decades of success and growth we have remained committed to our mission and values and these principles unite our people and guide all that we do.

A Typical Day

The Scale Operator is responsible for the processing of all inbound and outbound milk haulers and product trucks. They scale in all chemical trucks as well as ingredients and supplies into SAP. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Process arriving trucks for product pick up by verifying PO#’s on daily schedule, temperature, cleanliness and entering the information into the SAP system.
  • Process departing trucks by checking their paperwork, seal #, gross weight, temperature and logging required information into the SAP system.
  • Maintain and provide BOL to drivers to make sure the product is listed and meeting regulations by the State of California and the State of Texas.
  • Weight master scale duties are to provide information on their weights of their product and comply with the State of California Measurements Division regulations and State of Texas by making sure all trucks meet or exceed loading standards.
  • Maintain department logs, documentation, and e-mail correspondence. 
  • Make sure all outgoing loads have the proper paperwork and seal documentation before releasing the trucks. 
  • Make sure all outgoing loads do not exceed weight limits set by State Department of Agriculture. 
  • Active participation and ownership in your training and development program and associated activities, classes, and events, which will be held before, during, after shifts and during scheduled days off.  
  • Help coach and train teammates and participate in on the job, buddy training.
  • Communicate with Milk Receiving, Cheese Dispatch as well as Central Receiving on incoming components and ingredients. 
  •  Help communicate Man Down incidents and drills, documenting the event on proper logs and forms.
  • Assist with emergency evacuations and drills and maintain reports of said incidents.
  • Prioritize safety above all other job duties by always having a safety-first approach. 
  • Report any safety issues, observations, opportunities to your teams and follow up.  
  • Participate in departmental safety teams.
  • Promote Company Culture
  • Achieve common business goals through cooperative alignment with all departments.

What You Will Need

  • English skills must be proficient to understand, read, write and speak English.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Software such as Word, Excel and Outlook 
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and rotating shifts. (day/swing/graveyard)
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to obtain Security Licensing as required by State of Texas
  • 1 year of experience in Security or related field.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Possession of a valid state issued security license within 60 days of hire.
  • Some college units or degree.
  • 1 year SAP experience 
  • 2 years of dairy manufacturing experience  

Physical Demands & Work Environment

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to:

  • Stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, handling and grasping, twisting/turning, repetitive bending.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to the following: 

  • Exposure to dust, fumes, smoke, gases, or other irritating substances.
  • Exposure to solvents or chemicals.
  • Exposure to slippery walking surfaces: water.
  • Exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity depending on time of year.

Working surface is primarily concrete. Where standing is required, there are rubber mats which are one-half inch thick.


Food safety is a companywide responsibility, and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high-quality products. 

This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned. 

Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.

 

This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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Nearest Major Market: Amarillo