Dairy Farmers of America

Franklin, MA

Garelick Farms, Dairy Farmer of America, is excited to announce an opening for a Pasteurizer positions!

We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay with great growth opportunities!

External candidate will receive $1,500.00 sign-on bonus

Additional shift details to be provided during interview process

3rd shift 10:00 pm to 6:30 am 


The Pasteurizer is responsible for ensuring that all know pathogens are pasteurized and product is homogenized.  Run and maintain pasteurizer and other related equipment within dairy production environment.  High responsibility – Responsible for quality, food safety and product specifications.


  • Closely monitor the dairy production process and follow Standard Operating Procedures for batching and processing products.
  • Accurately prepare & maintain all area paperwork.
  • Monitor fats, total solids, allergen, cryoscope and other related items as they associate with processing dairy products.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties
  • Verify all charts including frequency pen, cut in/cut out temperatures and product recording temperatures.
  • Maintain sanitation of equipment including CIP & hand cleaning
  • Operate equipment at recommended speeds and communicate mechanical and operational issues as they arise.
  • Operate and clean equipment with a sense of urgency to maximize throughput and minimize downtime.
  • Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.
  • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP’s.
  • Analyze process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
  • Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.