Careers At Borden Dairy
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Founded in 1857, Borden is a dairy processor operating 13 facilities in the Midwest, Southern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Borden is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and employs approximately 3,000 people.  The Company provides milk products to customers in the grocery, mass market, club, food service, hospitality, school and convenience store channels.


Filler Operator

Department: Supply Chain - Manufacturing
Location: N Charleston, SC

Position:      Filler Operator                  

Location:     North Charleston

Report to:   Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

2nd shift position 1:30pm-finish

Primary responsibilities are to run and maintain fillers and other related equipment. Operates continuous flow or vat-type equipment to process milk, cream, and other dairy products, following specified methods and formulas. High responsibility - responsible for quality, food safety and product specifications.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Clean, set-up, operate and monitor equipment of the production line.
  • Complete all required documentation and scheduled quality checks.
  • Monitor weights, seals, caps, and general packaging of product.
  • Make adjustments to Filler timing and filling, & check mat as needed
  • Ability to 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.
  • Will have working knowledge and experience with wrapper operations; watching for jams and effectively threading wrap to prevent cost downtime due to handler error.
  • Ability to perform filler and filler line changeovers in a safe and efficient matter
  • Complete cleaning checklist once line has completed run.
  • Prepare equipment for next run to include size changes as needed.
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
  • Responsible for adhering to food safety and quality system requirements by committing to meet all pertinent regulatory, customer and SQF requirements.
  • Assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Learn and adhere to safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Follow all sanitation and quality policies and procedures, and report any deficiencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

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.

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
  • Experienced at analyzing process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.
  • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required for virtually the entire shift. Occasionally required to climb or balance.  Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 pounds. 
  • Must be able to work in a wet environment.  Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals.  Exposure to nut allergens.
  • Overtime and working on holidays is often required.
  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to pass all medical exams, drug and background checks (including criminal).

Borden Dairy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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