Blender Technician (2nd Shift)

Refresco

Wharton,NJ

1/23/2020

Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Batch syrup using correct formulation and mixing instructions in order to comply with appropriate quality specifications.

  • Responsible for complying with food safety, food security, Quality, GMP's, HAACP, Allergen/Sensitizer as well as other regulations as required.

  • Responsible for duplicating and communicating all safety and good manufacturing practices in accordance with company policy as well as all other company policies.

  • The batcher is expected to work a fluctuating schedule as needed to support production and testing requirements. It is possible that some 12-hour days may be needed for up to 6 days at a time.

  • Ensures customer satisfaction in the production of and maintaining of CSD quality.

  • Obtains forklift certification.

  • Transports required ingredients and pre-weighs by forklift from staging area to the batching area.

  • Hooks up hoses, pumps and lines for bulk concentrate or juice and transfers from the proper silo storage tank.

  • Maintains, builds and starts up, filter(s) and opens drums.

  • Program touch screen for product delivery from silo room to batch tanks.

  • Follows instructions on batching sheets, adds the proper ingredients, and records amounts correctly.

  • Count concentrates and raw materials as required.

  • Obtains batch tank samples to the quality laboratory for testing. Follows instructions from the quality department on any batch adjustments necessary to bring product into specification.

  • As directed by the lab technician will be required to pull concentrate and/or sample from tanks, drums or bins. And take samples to the lab for analysis.

  • Completes batching sheets and is responsible for its accuracy.

  • Completes all required documentation for batching operations and forwards to Quality Control / Batching department for review.

  • Maintains sanitation and cleaning of the Blending/Sugar Rooms throughout the shift.

  • Responsible for CIP sanitation of all batching lines, tanks and equipment.

  • Removes empty barrels and bins from batching area to outside storage area and trailers.

  • Receive and unload tankers of bulk concentrates as needed.

  • Adhere to company and department policies/procedures and safety requirements as defined.

  • Reports all non-compliance, product protection and food safety issues to management when encountered.

  • Represents the company in a positive manner at all times.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED is preferred.

  • Associate degree preferred a minimum of one year related experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team player and an attitude of ownership are a must

  • Able to read, write and speak English.

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Position Requirements:

  • Be familiar with all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).

  • Be familiar with all safety rules and work safely.

  • Be able to read and follow instructions.

  • Be able to do basic math calculations accurately.

  • Be able to learn the blending procedures.

  • Be a qualified forklift operator.

  • Be able to complete any required paperwork accurately.

  • Be able to perform minor adjustments on blending equipment.

  • Have good Computer skill.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Have good attendance.

  • Work weekends and overtime as required.

  • Be self-directed and work with minimal supervision.

  • Work as a TEAM.

Work Hours: 9:45 PM to 6:15 AM

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