Mix Processing Utility Worker
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Sylacauga, AL 35150
JOB TITLE: Mix Processing Utility Worker
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: These individuals work under the direction of the Processing and
Quality Control Manager, Supervisors, and Foremen to perform one or more processing
functions, such as operate continuous flow or vat-type equipment to process milk, cream, and
other dairy products, following specified methods and formulas. Connects pipes between vats
and processing equipment. Assembles fittings, valves, bowls, plates, disks, impeller shaft, and
other parts to equipment with wrench to prepare for operation. Turns valves to pump sterilizing
solution and rinse water through pipes and equipment and spray vats with atomizer. Starts
pumps and equipment, observes temperature and pressure gauges, and opens valves on
continuous flow equipment to force milk through centrifuge to separate cream from milk,
through homogenizer to produce specified emulsion, and through filter to remove sediment.
Turn valves to admit steam and water into piper to pasteurize milk and to circulate refrigerant
through coils to cool milk. Starts pump and agitator, observes pressure and temperature gauges,
and opens valves on vat equipment to fill, stir, and steam-heat milk in vat. Pumps or pours
specified amounts of liquid or powder ingredients, such as skim milk, lactic culture, stages of
processing. Records specified time, temperature, pressure, and volume readings. Processing
Utility Workers are not limited to the duties listed above and will be assigned additional
Processing Department and non-processing duties as needed.
SPECIFIC SKILLS NEEDED: (if applicable) This position will mainly be working in the
railcar unloading area. Consistent lifting of product, equipment and ingredients weighing up to
50 pounds. Must be able to stand on feet for up to an 9-hour shift. Position requires working in
an outdoor environment. Previous manufacturing experience preferred.
This position is open to the public.
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Interested applicants must fill out an
application for employment on-site at Blue Bell Creameries, 423 N. Norton Avenue, Sylacauga,
Alabama 35150, during the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. No
applications are accepted outside of these hours. Applications will be screened and if the
applicant is deemed a candidate for employment, the applicant will be contacted for a formal
interview. No phone calls.