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Food Process Operator To Juustoportti Oy In Finland

Closing: Jul 31, 2024

9 days remaining

Published: Jun 12, 2024 (2 months ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

2 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Overview:

Join the dynamic team in Juustoportti Oy as a Process Operator for Ultra-High Temperature (UHT) processing in the dairy industry. Work in a Finnish award-winning family-owned company with over 30 years of tradition and with over 300 employees.


This role is ideal for candidates with previous technical expertise in the food industry, who are passionate about optimizing production processes and ensuring the highest standards of product quality.


As a process operator, you manage the dairy's packaging processes with products from the milk or UHT department. In operational packaging work, together with your team, you are responsible for the smooth implementation and scheduling of production. The versatile work of a process operator includes, in addition to packaging, production preparatory work and ensuring the adequacy of packaging materials, as well as self-monitoring tasks guided by the quality system, such as sensory evaluations of product quality, jar bottom tests, weighing, and related records. A modern dairy factory Juustoportti contains a lot of automation, which we control using different systems. Process operators work in an uninterrupted 3-shift.


Key tasks:

  • Product packaging tasks and cooperation with other departments such as product development, and maintenance staff to ensure seamless operations and continuous improvement.

  • Oversee the UHT processing equipment to ensure optimal performance and product quality. Continuously monitor temperature, pressure, and flow rates.

  • Smooth implementation of production processes together with the team.

  • Conduct routine checks and tests to maintain product quality and compliance with industry standards. Identify and report any deviations from quality specifications.

  • Diagnose and resolve operational issues quickly to minimize downtime and ensure continuous production.

  • Perform regular maintenance and cleaning of UHT equipment to prevent breakdowns and extend equipment lifespan.

  • Taking care of product safety and occupational safety in accordance with the quality system.

  • Adhere to all safety protocols and regulatory requirements, including HACCP and GMP guidelines. Participate in safety training and drills.


Why choose Barona?

  • We offer a fixed-term Finnish employment contract, based on the Finnish collective agreement.

  • Full-time job with a starting date in September 2024.

  • The length of the employment contract is a year with the possibility of prolongation.

  • The basic salary starts from 1975 Euro gross/ month up to max of 2544 Euro gross/ month, depending on the years of experience (+ additional allowances for working in evening and night shifts).

  • The extra allowance for an evening shift is +2,04€/h (16:00-23:00) and for a night shift is +4,08€/h (23:00-06:00). With these shifts allowances, the average monthly salary is raging from 2450 to 2950 Euro gross.

  • Work in a multicultural, friendly, and supportive environment.

  • Occupational health care provided by the employer after the employment has lasted at least three months.

  • Well-being services from our well-being team.

  • Accommodation is provided by our client for around 230€/month for a single/shared room. The accommodation is located only 400 m from the factory and it includes a shared sauna that is in free use for the residents.

  • Relocation assistance if needed.

  • As a Barona employee, you benefit from various discounts from well-being centers, sports chains, accommodation providers, etc.


Note a quick start in this work. Therefore priority is given to applicants who can start working already in August/September (if you need to seek for residence permit, please note that the residence permit process in Finland takes about 1,5 months to 3 months).


Responsibilities

Overview:

Join the dynamic team in Juustoportti Oy as a Process Operator for Ultra-High Temperature (UHT) processing in the dairy industry. Work in a Finnish award-winning family-owned company with over 30 years of tradition and with over 300 employees.


This role is ideal for candidates with previous technical expertise in the food industry, who are passionate about optimizing production processes and ensuring the highest standards of product quality.


As a process operator, you manage the dairy's packaging processes with products from the milk or UHT department. In operational packaging work, together with your team, you are responsible for the smooth implementation and scheduling of production. The versatile work of a process operator includes, in addition to packaging, production preparatory work and ensuring the adequacy of packaging materials, as well as self-monitoring tasks guided by the quality system, such as sensory evaluations of product quality, jar bottom tests, weighing, and related records. A modern dairy factory Juustoportti contains a lot of automation, which we control using different systems. Process operators work in an uninterrupted 3-shift.


Key tasks:

  • Product packaging tasks and cooperation with other departments such as product development, and maintenance staff to ensure seamless operations and continuous improvement.

  • Oversee the UHT processing equipment to ensure optimal performance and product quality. Continuously monitor temperature, pressure, and flow rates.

  • Smooth implementation of production processes together with the team.

  • Conduct routine checks and tests to maintain product quality and compliance with industry standards. Identify and report any deviations from quality specifications.

  • Diagnose and resolve operational issues quickly to minimize downtime and ensure continuous production.

  • Perform regular maintenance and cleaning of UHT equipment to prevent breakdowns and extend equipment lifespan.

  • Taking care of product safety and occupational safety in accordance with the quality system.

  • Adhere to all safety protocols and regulatory requirements, including HACCP and GMP guidelines. Participate in safety training and drills.


Why choose Barona?

  • We offer a fixed-term Finnish employment contract, based on the Finnish collective agreement.

  • Full-time job with a starting date in September 2024.

  • The length of the employment contract is a year with the possibility of prolongation.

  • The basic salary starts from 1975 Euro gross/ month up to max of 2544 Euro gross/ month, depending on the years of experience (+ additional allowances for working in evening and night shifts).

  • The extra allowance for an evening shift is +2,04€/h (16:00-23:00) and for a night shift is +4,08€/h (23:00-06:00). With these shifts allowances, the average monthly salary is raging from 2450 to 2950 Euro gross.

  • Work in a multicultural, friendly, and supportive environment.

  • Occupational health care provided by the employer after the employment has lasted at least three months.

  • Well-being services from our well-being team.

  • Accommodation is provided by our client for around 230€/month for a single/shared room. The accommodation is located only 400 m from the factory and it includes a shared sauna that is in free use for the residents.

  • Relocation assistance if needed.

  • As a Barona employee, you benefit from various discounts from well-being centers, sports chains, accommodation providers, etc.


Note a quick start in this work. Therefore priority is given to applicants who can start working already in August/September (if you need to seek for residence permit, please note that the residence permit process in Finland takes about 1,5 months to 3 months).


You are suitable for the position if:

  • You have at least 2 years of experience as a food process operator or a similar technical role within the food industry. Experience with UHT processing is a great advantage!

  • Your educational background supports you for this role. Preferably you have bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Engineering, or similar.

  • You work smoothly, and independently, and you are a big team player.

  • You can speak English on the communicative level.

  • You are flexible and can adapt quickly to new situations.

  • You do the work briskly but with an emphasis on quality.

  • You are reliable and have a positive attitude.

  • You have a driving license (It is an advantage but not necessary).

  • You are willing to work in a 3-shift system.

  • You have a Finnish hygiene passport and salmonella certificate (we support you in applying for these).