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Aventure Staffing Vat Operator in Sheldon Area, Iowa

Vat Operator | Starting at $23.54 an hour + $1.50 shift differential

5p-5a 2-2-3 schedule with rotating weekends

A leading dairy company has an opportunity waiting for you! No experience required with in house training.

We are hiring a Vat Operator for a well established dairy company in the Sheldon, IA area! This position is responsible for making curds and whey out of raw milk and ensuring food safety standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete Pre-Operational log before starting production run.

  • Make proper connections from starter room, cream silo, and UF (Ultra-filtration) silo forinjection.

  • Collect samples as needed.

  • Add required ingredients into the cheese vat as needed.

  • Monitor all equipment and recording charts to ensure everything is working correctly andwithin parameters.

  • Monitor pH at pump over and on the tables; adjust Starter usage as needed.

  • Completely and accurately complete all applicable recording charts.

  • Completely and accurately complete all required information on the make sheets.

  • Conduct Clean In Place (CIP) of vats, fill line and other equipment as needed.

  • CIP starter cans as needed.

  • Record chemical concentration checks during CIP’s as required.

  • Perform tasks on Master Sanitation Schedule as required and record.


  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in work.

  • Ability to follow written, verbal and diagrammatic instructions; complete simple checklistsand complete required documentation.

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with managers and colleagues.

  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

  • Basic computer operational skills; able to input and retrieve computerized information.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, adapt to a changing environment quickly, andthink independently.

  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels in a collaborative teamenvironment.

  • Decisions administered soundly and consistently with policies and in compliance withappropriate laws and regulations.

  • Demonstrate functional and technical knowledge, ability to learn new skills quickly, andachieve a high level of accomplishment.

  • Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructiveworking relationships.

Benefits & Pay:

  • $23.54/hr

  • 2-2-3 schedule with weekend rotation

  • Paid every Friday

  • Direct Deposit and/or Paycards Available

  • Paid Holidays & PTO (Based on accrued hour requirements)

  • Medical Coverage-Access to affordable and comprehensive group medical coverage

For more information, call or stop by our office today.

Our job is to get YOU hired (and it's free !)

327 9 th St Sheldon, IA 51201 | (712) 324-2425

Aventure Staffing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A drug screen and background may be required.