Process Operator - UHT Processing to Juustoportti Oy

Process Operator - UHT Processing to Juustoportti Oy

Kurikka, Ilmajoki, Seinäjoki, Parkano, Vaasa, Lapua
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Vakituinen, Kokoaikainen
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This role is ideal for candidates with previous technical expertise in the dairy industry, who are passionate about optimizing production processes and ensuring the highest standards of product quality. Workplace is located in Jalasjärvi Finland.


Join the dynamic team in Juustoportti Oy as a Process Operator for Ultra-High Temperature (UHT) processing in the dairy industry. Work in a Finnish award-winning family-owned company with over 30 years of tradition and with over 300 employees.

This role is ideal for candidates with previous technical expertise in the dairy industry, who are passionate about optimizing production processes and ensuring the highest standards of product quality.

As a process operator, you manage the dairy's packaging processes with products from the milk or UHT department. In operational packaging work, together with your team, you are responsible for the smooth implementation and scheduling of production. The versatile work of a process operator includes, in addition to packaging, production preparatory work and ensuring the adequacy of packaging materials, as well as self-monitoring tasks guided by the quality system, such as sensory evaluations of product quality, jar bottom tests, weighing, and related records. A modern dairy factory Juustoportti contains a lot of automation, which we control using different systems. Process operators work in an uninterrupted 3-shift.

Key tasks:

  • Product packaging tasks and cooperation with other departments such as product development, and maintenance staff to ensure seamless operations and continuous improvement.
  • Oversee the UHT processing equipment to ensure optimal performance and product quality. Continuously monitor temperature, pressure, and flow rates.
  • Smooth implementation of production processes together with the team.
  • Conduct routine checks and tests to maintain product quality and compliance with industry standards. Identify and report any deviations from quality specifications.
  • Diagnose and resolve operational issues quickly to minimize downtime and ensure continuous production.
  • Perform regular maintenance and cleaning of UHT equipment to prevent breakdowns and extend equipment lifespan.
  • Taking care of product safety and occupational safety in accordance with the quality system.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and regulatory requirements, including HACCP and GMP guidelines. Participate in safety training and drills.

Why to choose Barona?

  • We offer fixed-term Finnish employment contract based on the Finnish collective agreement.
  • Full-time job with a starting date in September 2024.
  • Length of the employment contract is a year with the possibility of prolongation.
  • Basic salary starts from 1975 €/ month up to max of 2544 €/ month, depending on the years of experience (+ additional allowances for working in evening and night shifts).
  • The extra allowance for an evening shift is +2,04 €/ h (16:00-23:00) and for a night shift is +4,08 €/ h (23:00-06:00).
  • Work in a multicultural, friendly, and supportive environment.
  • Occupational health care provided by the employer after the employment has lasted at least three months.
  • Well-being services from our well-being team.

Accommodation is provided by our client for around 230 €/ month for a single/ shared room. The accommodation is located only 400 meters from the factory and it includes a shared sauna that is in a free use for the residents.

Relocation assistance is offered by Barona, if needed.

Other Barona benefits such as discounts in gyms, accommodation, etc..


You are suitable for the position if:

  • You have 2+ years of experience in UHT processing or a similar technical role within the food industry. (It is a MUST)
  • You have bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Food Science, or a related technical field preferred; or equivalent experience.
  • You work smoothly, and independently, and you are a big team-player.
  • You can speak English on the communicative level.
  • You are flexible and can adapt quickly to new situations.
  • You do the work briskly but with an emphasis on quality.
  • You are reliable and have a positive attitude.
  • You have a driving license (It is an advantage but not necessary).
  • You are willing to work in 3-shift work.
  • You have a Finnish hygiene passport and salmonella certificate (salmonella will be organized by Barona).

Note a quick start in this work. Therefore priority is given to applicants who can start working already in August/September (if you need to seek for work permit, please note that the work permit process in Finland takes about 1,5 months to 2 months).


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Tuomas Nieminen
Tuomas Nieminen
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Juustoportti Oy
Juustoportti Oy

Juustoportti on kasvanut pienestä maatilajuustolasta yli 300 henkilöä työllistäväksi perheyritykseksi. Juustoportilla on meijeri- ja juustolatoiminnan lisäksi liikenneasemat Jalasjärvellä, Mäntsälässä, Kärsämäellä, Ylöjärvellä ja Kuopiossa, sekä ruokatuotteita valmistava Kasvisgalleria Kuopiossa.

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