Job details Fermentation Operator

Posting Period

From May 09, 2022
to December 31, 2022

Country or region

United States


Wahpeton, North Dakota

Business Unit



Production / Operations

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

1 to 3 years

Minimal education level required

High school

Work schedule



Based on experience


Competitive social benefits

Fermentation Operator

Main Functions

Do you want to work for an essential service?  Would you like to work in a positive work environment where you have opportunity to develop new skills and advance in your career?  We have the job for you!

Dakota Yeast LLC is located in Wahpeton, ND, United States and is part of the Food Manufacturing Industry. Dakota Yeast LLC produces cream yeast for the baking industry.

We are currently looking for a Fermentation Operator, motivated and ready to take on a new opportunity. The employee will be responsible for:

  • Operate and continuously monitor computer-controlled systems and processing equipment for fermentation assuring operation with established norms as to nutrient addition, temperature, pH and other attributes
  • Perform in-line process measurements to ensure
  • Sets up, operate and monitor:
  • Molasses preparation and sterilization
  • Cleaning-in-place
  • Pre-fermentation steps
  • Set, fermentation & separation
  • Enter work orders for maintenance and repair of equipment and/or facility as needed
  • Complete appropriate paperwork and/or enter data into Unix or other systems as needed
  • Complete general housekeeping and organization of the fermentation floor during assigned shifts
  • Responsible for the operation of the plant when assigned swing and night shifts
  • Participate and comply in the various Quality System programs including GMP/Sanitation, HACCP, FSSC, Safety and Environmental regulations.
  • Perform other work as assigned.

Technical skills


  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving/troubleshooting

An asset

  • Working knowledge of processing equipment, including pneumatic values, pumps, clarifiers/separators and plant instrumentation devices
  • Previous experience in fermentation operations

Personal abilities


  • Demonstrated skill to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Ability to develop and maintain productive and positive relationships with employees and vendors

General criteria


  • occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds


  • regularly uses hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls
  • frequently required to sit, talk, and hear, walk and stand


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4,500 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand Baking offers a range of superior quality baker's yeast – both fresh and dry varieties – and specialty ingredients to meet bakers' needs across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Baking cultures and dough conditioners round out our impressive product range.

The Lallemand baking team's many branches collaborate closely to provide innovative products and efficient services, backed by a skilled technical support team in each region of operations.

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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