Process Utility- Boardman West

Posted: 6/1/2017
Location: Boardman, Oregon
Category: Operations
Req Number: LW00000574


About Us

Started in 1950 on a small farm in the Northwest region of the U.S., Lamb Weston has grown to be one of the world’s largest frozen potato companies, happily delivering the delicious goodness of fries to more than 100 countries.  Lamb Weston has created inventive products and processes that are standards in the industry.  When we look at a potato, we see possibilities. 

Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. At Lamb Weston we offer the financial stability and career potential of a true industry leader. 

Lamb Weston will offer you the opportunity to put your education and skills to work as part of a great team, contributing to the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives.  You will be challenged to take responsibility, drive results, show creativity, and display initiative - and you will be rewarded for your contributions and impact.

Let’s explore the possibilities together.

The Role

SUMMARY:

Responsible for the set‑up and operation of oil reclaim and pumping/settling equipment as well as dry batter handling and mixing.  This position will require unplugging, sanitation, and operational assistance on these systems.

Key Accountabilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following  (other duties may be assigned):

Maintains safe work practices at all times and participates in safety programs.

 

Oil Reclaim:

 

  • Adjusting fresh water flow by controlling waste water valves.
  • Monitors oil level in the first settling kettle.
  • Monitors system for maximum oil recovery
  • Notifies operator, lead, and supervisors of abnormal conditions.

 

Batter:

  • Operate batter hoist.
  • Attach batter bags to hoist.
  • Inspect batter bags.
  • Sort batter totes.
  • Gives break to Additive Operator
  • Notify operators, leads, and team leaders of possible contamination or incorrect batter.

 

Tools and equipment used:  Knife, mallet, and electric hoist, high pressure hose.

 

Must be able to perform daily sanitation and weekend clean‑up procedures.

 

Must be able to read and enter batter tickets into computer.

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Keep track of batter used.

 

Sanitation of L‑1 oil reclaim system equipment and batter equipment during cut changes.

 

General line sanitation at L‑1 fryer area.

 

Ability to unplug oil reclaim system when plugged up.

 

Must be familiar with industrial cleaning chemicals

 

Participates in AMD drumbeats

Skills & Experience

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to work while standing for long periods of time.

Must be able to work any and all days of the week and overtime in accordance with production and harvest schedules.

Must be able to work at heights up to 30 feet.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds in a safe manner.

Must be able to work with industrial cleaning chemicals.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English.  Ability to write accurate information on simple forms in English.  Ability to effectively present or listen to information in one‑on‑one and small group situations with all other employees of the organization in English

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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.

Must be able to work while standing for long periods of time.

Must be able to ascend/descend stairways, ladders, and catwalks.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. In a safe manner.

Must have good visual acuity.

Other

Lamb Weston is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

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.

The working conditions will be hot, humid, dusty, noisy, wet, and you'll have to deal with vibration.  You must have the ability to walk up and down stairs and on a concrete floor throughout the day.

QUALIFICATION PERIOD:

Not to exceed 30 shifts worked.

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