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  • 110 Miner Way Bldg 5

    Shullsburg, WI 53586

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    8am - 5pm, M - F

Milk Receiver

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Milk Receiver – 3rd shift

3rd shift hours are approximately 5:00pm until 1:00am

Immediate Supervisor: Plant Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Summary: The Milk Receiver unloads raw milk products for storage, ships liquid products, accumulates proper and accurate samples of these products and maintains all functions in a sanitary means with minimum direct supervision.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Have knowledge of and understand all equipment involved in receiving and shipment of liquid products, pumps, lines, valves, tanks, etc.
  • Knowledge of sampling equipment and sample handling and storage.
  • Documents all intake products.
  • Maintain the intake areas by sanitary measures to meet Federal and State regulations and practice quality control of all products.
  • Accurately run all tests necessary for quality control, sight, smell and taste.
  • Performs antibiotic tests during the absence of lab people.
  • Checks and documents product temperatures.
  • Reports and follows up on all repairs of equipment as needed.
  • Perform all other assignments as required.



  • Prefer high school graduate.
  • Knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor sometimes under adverse conditions.
  • Must be able to verbally communicate, understand and write in the English language.
  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours and weekends. 


Physical Requirements: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.