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Operations Trainer - Translator

Agropur Cooperative

Location: Le Sueur, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: March 25, 2024
Job Type: Full time
Job Type:RegularInvest in you, Join Agropur. We dairy you!Agropur’s US operations produce approximately 1 billion pounds of quality, award winning cheese each year.  The US operations produce more than 20 different cheese varieties along with whey protein and dry ingredients.What Agropur invests in YOU:Two pay increases within first year of employment!Comprehensive benefits package focusing on your physical, financial and emotional health to include the following perks as well as the standard benefit offerings:401(k) Retirement Plan with up to a 7% company matchPaid Time Off (available on day 1)Paid holidays and 2 floating holidaysPaid parental leaveTuition Reimbursement ProgramBonus ProgramUniform ProgramShoe AllowanceSupport and resources to meet everyday challenges.Wellness resources to help you stay fit and well.Internal Advancement OpportunitiesLeadership Development and Mentorship ProgramsOpportunities to support our local communities.Diversity, Equity and Inclusion CommitteesChance to apply best practices in sustainability and environmental initiatives.Commitment to producing high quality nutritious products and providing nourishment around the world What this role is all about:We are looking for an Operations Trainer - Translator in Le Sueur, Minnesota. The Operations Trainer - Translator is a liaison to employees ensuring a quality onboarding experience and contributes to building a sense of employee community and belonging. This position translates spoken/written or video content to employee base for the purpose of keeping employees informed of critical information (operations, quality, safety, Human Capital - benefits, policies, etc.).  The Operations Trainer - Translator works directly with Human Capital and the Operations team.Working 8 hour shiftsDouble time on Sundays$1.50/hour night shift differential from 7 pm to 7 am.What you need: Ability to speak fluent English and Spanish required.Ability to understand English and Spanish written language required.Translate material(s) or conversation into appropriate language.Ensure onboarding experience is positive for new hires.Support production in developing operational competency for new hires/new roles.Track competency trainings of new hires.Ensure the preservation of original meaning and intent for employee information.Provide additional insight as gathered in conversation/translation.Draft SOPs/job content as necessary to enhance work quality.Assist Human Capital in conducting two-week new hire check-ins and capture data.Assist in employee relations situations as translator when necessary.Facilitate orientation and onboarding process for Hispanic employees who do not speak English.Translate Quality and Safety practices/methods to Spanish speaking employees.Interview Spanish speaking candidates and translating back to recruiting team.Translate for purposes of open enrollment, VIBE survey, company programs/initiatives.Learn and understand all plant roles.Ability to regularly work multiple shifts.Maintain flexible schedule (shifts) to address situations as they arise.High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to management and coworkers.Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships.This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.Where you’ll be working:Our presence in Le Sueur, MN, consists of the following locations: Le Sueur Cheese, Le Sueur Ingredients, Le Sueur Protein Research Center, and Le Sueur Business Office. Our cheese facility produces various types of cheese, including cheddar, Monterey Jack, Asiago, Fontina, Parmesan and Romano. Our ingredients facility runs various whey streams, including; whey protein isolate (WPI), whey protein concentrate 34 (WPC 34), whey protein concentrate 80 (WPC 80) and both pharma and food-grade lactose.Agropur’s US operations produce 1 billion pounds of quality, award-winning cheese each year. We create more than 20 different varieties, and also provide whey protein and dry ingredients which are by-products of the cheesemaking process. As one of the world’s largest dairy producers, Agropur partners with some of the most recognizable food, beverage and nutrition brands to help feed the world. Better Dairy. Better World.AA/EEO – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender IdentityAgropur welcomes people from all backgrounds and walks of life. We are proud to be an employer with a diverse community and are committed to providing a respectful and inclusive experience for all employees and applicants. We will therefore work with candidates who request accommodation. Please note that an adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec.