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Dairy Farmers of America Filler Operator 3rd Shift in Franklin, Massachusetts

Position : Filler Operator 3rd Shift

Location : Franklin, Massachusetts

Requisition ID: : 24829

Garelick Farms, Dairy Farmer of America, is excited to announce an opening for a Filler Operator position!

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

External Candidate -$1,500.00 sign-on bonus

Additional shift details are to be provided during the interview process.

3rd Shift 10:30 pm to 7:00 a m. Off Wednesday and Saturday.


Operate filler equipment of various product families following regulatory standards.


  • Cleaned, set up, operated, and monitored production line equipment.

  • Complete all required documentation and schedule quality checks.

  • Monitor weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of products.

  • Make adjustments to filler timing and filling; check mat as needed.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderate operating difficulties.

  • Collect required samples needed for quality assurance testing.

  • Ensure that the proper packaging materials are used for each product being produced.

  • Watch for jams on the label operator and effectively thread wrap to prevent downtime due to errors.

  • Perform filler and filler line changeovers safely and efficiently.

  • Complete the cleaning checklist once the line has completed the run.

  • Prepare equipment for the next run to include size changes as needed.

  • Maintain communication with other departments, supervisors, and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.

  • Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOPs.

  • Utilizing a continuous improvement mindset assists in identifying opportunities to improve processes.

  • Report any food safety and food quality-related issues to management immediately.

  • Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues.

  • Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements.

  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees but are not a complete list of required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be assigned as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Warehouse, production, or general work experience preferred.

  • Certification and/or License – may be required during employment.


  • Able to effectively work in a team environment.

  • Able to write entries legibly for record-keeping.

  • Able to use company computer systems.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Able to follow directions.

  • They can add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

An Equal Opportunity Employer