How to Become a Milk Receiver

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Milk Receiver

What does a Milk Receiver do?

A Milk Receiver receives all incoming grocery shipments. Examines merchandise for damage or defects. Being a Milk Receiver practices safe food handling procedures. Verifies shipment information against bill of lading or invoice. Additionally, Milk Receiver inputs required receiving data into system. Generates and attaches identification labels to products. Ensures that the receiving area is clean, safe, and secure and that packing materials are properly processed. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Milk Receiver works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.

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Presses switch to activate conveyor that moves individual producer’s milk cans from unloading dock to dumping station.

02/14/2020: Boulder, CO

Removes cover from each can, smells milk to detect sourness, and tilts can to dump milk into weigh tank.

01/26/2020: Augusta, GA

Dips and pours sample of milk from vent hole of truck into bottle for laboratory analysis.

01/27/2020: Saint Cloud, MN

Tastes and takes temperature of milk, and records taste data and temperature reading.

02/11/2020: Pine Bluff, AR

Connects plastic hose between sanitary valves of truck and storage tank, starts pump, and turns valves to transfer milk to tank.

02/08/2020: Nassau, NY
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Step 2: Learn best tips to become a Milk Receiver

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Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Milk Receiver

Best colleges and universities for Milk Receiver

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Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be a Milk Receiver

Is being a Milk Receiver Worth it?

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Job Requirements Must be able to operate milk receiving and storage tank equipment, adhering to all quality….

02/12/2020: Davenport, IA

Ability to observe cattle facilities, safely obtain milk samples from dairy cattle, and identify abnormal milk in a barn setting.

01/22/2020: Springfield, OR

Pasteurize milk according to regulations and monitor the pasteurizer for proper function.

02/12/2020: Grand Forks, ND

Our milk haulers actually work in teams of pick-up drivers and transporters, and each has specialized and complex duties to perform to add to the safety and value of the milk they move.

02/27/2020: Burlington, VT

Our superior quality milk products are packed and delivered fresh to you through a standardized process.Chaitravel dairy milk is pasteurized, chilled, packaged and sent all its way to consumers.

12/22/2019: Detroit, MI
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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being a Milk Receiver

What skills do you need to be a Milk Receiver?

Every role has basic skill requirements for success, from supporting level roles to management roles.  These skills will be utilized daily within this role: Receiving.  When applying for this job, it is important to consider these skills, as well as any others you feel would be necessary to succeed.

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Ability to pass State Receivers License within 90 days.

12/06/2019: Allentown, PA

This position must be able to hook up and unload tankers in a timely fashion, run quality tests on milk, CIP tankers including hook ups as well as chemical tests.

01/08/2020: Olympia, WA

The receiver must be able to load out cream and perform all quality tests.

12/15/2019: Jackson, MS

Ability to observe cattle facilities, safely obtain milk samples from dairy cattle, and identify abnormal milk in a barn setting.

01/23/2020: Tulsa, OK
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Step 6: View average salary for Milk Receiver

How much does a Milk Receiver make?

The average salary range for a Milk Receiver is from $34,183 to $41,251. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for a Milk Receiver
$34,183 to $41,251

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