Blending Plant Operator Job Description Sample
Plant Services Attendant - ASC - Blending Line
Date: Mar 15, 2018
Location: Clarksville, TN, US
Reynolds American Incorporated is positively transforming the tobacco industry. We're a family of companies that strives for success in everything we do. The future inspires us because our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century.
When other companies talk about growth, they only talk about size. At RAI, we focus on the growth of our people. We take pride in each other's growth and well-being throughout our careers. We invest in your career and total well-being because we know our companies succeed when our people thrive.
At the RAI companies you'll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.
This position is within American Snuff Company—the nation's second- largest manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products. Its leading brands are Grizzly and Kodiak.
Plant Services Attendants safely and efficiently operate tobacco processing equipment, including forklifts, following work instructions for varying processes and departments to accurately produce, package, transport, store and maintain records regarding the production of high-quality tobacco semi-finished products. Plant Service Attendants in the Administration & Management-Processing Department are responsible for relief coverage for Plant Service Attendant duties in all departments and also for performing other duties as assigned under direction of the Threshing Line Supervisor.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Accurately follow detailed work instructions for manufacturing processes, record keeping and safety procedures.
Monitor process to ensure correct supplies, materials and tobacco are utilized for appropriate blends of semi-finished goods.
Perform and record detailed preventative maintenace checks and report identified issues to supervision and maintenance.
Accurately record and verify records and material verifications (counts, tags, levels).
Verify material and set up for change-overs and clean-ups.
Safely and effectively operate industrial forklifts and scissor lifts.
High School diploma or G.E.D required.
Previous manufacturing experience preferred.
Pass lift truck and scissor lift certfication requirements and safely operate riding sweeper.
Willingness and ability to learn and perform varying duties.
Willingness and ability to work any shift and in varying departments.
Basic computer skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Attention to detail, proactive mindset and effective follow-through.
Certified forklift driver.
Familiarity with tobacco processing equipment and MMI and PLC navigation.
Walking, climbing, stooping, reaching, lifting and working from elevations. Repetitive lifting up to 50 pounds to height of 4 feet and working at heights to 20 feet in a scissor lift.
Competitive Annual Salary
Targeted Annual Bonus
Relocation assistance available for those who qualify.
Our company offers very competitive compensation and benefit plans, including:
401(k) plan that offers opportunity to save on pre- and post-tax basis up to 50 percent of eligible compensation. Company matches 100 percent of employee pre-tax/Roth (401k) contributions up to six percent
Comprehensive health- and welfare-benefits package
Eleven paid company holidays annually, plus a generous paid vacation plan based on length of service
Company-paid sick and personal days, funeral leave and jury duty leave
Confidential personal financial counseling service
A matching grants program that enables employees to direct and double their donations to qualifying charitable organizations of their choice
Health-care advocacy service
Volunteer service opportunities
Extensive training opportunities
ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION:
Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; and Reynolds Brands, Inc..
Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.
We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives.
Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.
Nearest Major Market: Clarksville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville
Blending Operator 2018-3
We are Kerry. The Taste & Nutrition Company.
We make products people enjoy and feel better about. And, we are growing. We need talented, passionate people who want to help us make the business better.
People who expect better from themselves. People who care about delivering better for customers, their colleagues, the company and their own career. People who take pride in paving new paths to lead the business forward.
We need great people who want to do great things. People like you, perhaps.
If you are high energy, self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and enjoy executing against the demands of a fast-paced high growth organization, then consider joining our team to help drive your career and Kerry forward. Learn more and/or apply at www.kerry.com/careers.
Description and ResponsibilitiesAssist blending activities and function as assigned to achieve/exceed production targets.Adhere to all established Safety, Food Safety, GMP, HACCP and processing policies with an eye toward quality.Communicate with co-workers and function as a Team Member.Document work by filling out all paperwork properly.Perform proper cleaning and treatment of equipment as directed by management.Ensure that materials are properly stored and handled according to GMP guidelines.Ensure that sanitation and communication issues are taken care of at shift change.Identify and perform productive work during blend room down time.To assist in all other areas of the production of batches.To assist in other areas of the plant as needed.Maintain plant cleanliness.Work within the team framework to maximize plant efficiencies.Document work by filling out all paperwork properly.Any other duties as assignment by room lead or supervisor.The above listed responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or duties required. Incumbents will be expected to perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED preferred, but not required.
Ability to communicate verbally and in written form at a high level.
Work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred, but not required.
Advancement and Benefits:
Kerry is growing. We have grown every single year since our founding in 1972.
As a result, we can offer career progression that matches your performance and aspirations. Former Quality Supervisors are now Quality Managers, Plant Managers, Regional Manager, and Directors.
Kerry offers an excellent total rewards package, including 401(k) contribution match, three weeks' vacation in your second year, medical, dental, vision, an annual merit increase performance review, and competitive base salaries.
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Blending Operator 2Nd Shift
Job Description: & Requirements
The Batch-Blend Operator is responsible for operating continuous flow or vat-type equipment to process milk, cream, and other dairy products, following specified methods and formulas. High responsibility - responsible for quality, food safety and product specifications.
Monitor blending equipment according to the specifications of components and blend amounts.
Control valves, pumps, speed and temperatures in accordance with industry standards for blending.
Must adhere to established testing procedures and provide required samples to the laboratory.
Must be able to assemble and disassemble equipment for proper cleaning/sanitizing and operating per manufacturer instructions.
Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.
Engage in dismantling, assembling, and installing refrigeration equipment.
Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.
Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP's.
Analyze process data and equipment performance data to improve quality, throughput, and troubleshoot.
Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area. Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Experience within the food and beverage industry preferred.
Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required for virtually the entire shift. Occasionally required to climb or balance. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 75 pounds.
Must be able to work in a wet environment. Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals. [Delete if not Ice cream plant: For ice cream plants: Exposure to allergens.]
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).
EEO StatementDean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Blending And Granulation Machine Operator
Large pharmaceutical company needs Blending and Granulation Machine Operator
· Must have pharmaceutical or manufacturing background
· Prior experience with a Granulation machine and with Blenders (V Blender or Ribbon Blender etc.)
· Clean and/or disassemble Granulation machine after process is completed
· Clean and/or disassemble the Blenders after process is completed
· Keep accurate paperwork
· Follow company policies, SOP’s and Good Manufacturing Practices
· Must be able to lift or move 50 pounds and sometimes may need to lift up to 75 pounds.
· Have to pass random Drug and Alcohol screening and background check.
· Dependable work record and clean driver’s license
· Must pass an English comprehension test
· Full-time (with overtime offered) Temp to Perm position or Direct Hire position for the right candidate
· 1st and 2nd shift available
Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO
$15 - $20 per hour depending on experience
Responsible for the safe operation and output of blended steel powder through computer operated mixing stations.
Follow all Hoeganaes safety policies and procedures.
Follow job specific Work Instructions which pertain to the job assignment.
Prepare blending operation by checking customer specifications.
Extract powder samples.Perform density and weight tests.Make adjustments to blends as necessary per customer specifications.
Maintain records of production activities as required.
Determine type, quantity, additives of material to be processed and sequence of operations, and of making alloy additions.
Monitor material flow, adjust screens, dampers, powder flow, feed rates, and other pertinent functions, based on material specifications.
Locate and transport processing materials between storage and process area.
Check processing instructions, determine and locate proper container and skid needed.
Record data on packaged and stored material.
Maintain a safe, clean work area.
Notify supervision of material location discrepancies, need for supplies, abnormal conditions, etc.
Perform minor maintenance on fork truck, set up and operate scales, etc.
Perform Packing Operator job functions.
Perform all tasks requested by the Supervisor and/or other management personnel.
This position description is not intended to be a detailed list of job functions or responsibilities. It outlines the essential functions of the job. An individual may be required to perform other duties from time to time. The company reserves the right to amend, change or delete the contents of this description.
We believe in respecting the rights of others. We will create a working environment where the abilities, differences and achievements of different groups are valued: an inclusive workplace. We want GKN to be a great place to work, where no employee is discriminated against, bullied or harassed.
Qualifications / Experience / Skills
High School diploma or GED.
2-5 years of previous experience in an industrial setting is preferred.
Ability to operate a forklift and pass required Company training.
Computer literacy and experience with Office Software is preferred.
Ability to work overtime on short notice is required.
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world's leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Sinter Metals is the world's leading supplier of metal powder precision components. Our global production and sales network employs approximately 6,000 associates in more than 30 facilities on five continents. With a history dating back to the 1930s, today we have production sites in Germany, Italy, South Africa, India, China, Brazil, Canada and the USA.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
The blending operator is responsible for taking packaged raw ingredients, supplied in 50 lb. bags and boxes, removing their packaging and feeding them into a food industry-size blender. The bending operator will deposit a number of different raw ingredients into the blender based on the recipe of the product being produced. Blending operator is responsible for the sanitation and preventive maintenance of the blending equipment and blending department.
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.
Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2016 the company employed a total workforce of 17 442. In the financial year 2016, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 5.847 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant's corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.
Clariant Plastics and Coatings, USA is looking for a Blending Operator -2nd shift for it's Holden, MA location. The Blending Operator will work from production orders to mix and/or blend materials to be used in production. The Blending Operator operates as a team player to assist in meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Other duties may be assigned
Mix and/ or blend a wide variety of bulk materials to be used in production of plastic pellets
Transfer blended material into specified containers, close or seal or otherwise move to designated area
Seal, and/or label containers of finished product and move to designated area
Complete 5S daily requirement, cooperate and participate
Ensure participation and cooperation in company implemented ESHA programs. Follow all company safety rules
Work from production orders and formula sheets. Gather material, check identity, weigh and record weights
Operate fork lift truck and/ or other material handling equipment as necessary
Operate and schedule the pulverizer to maximize usage for supply of materials.
Accurately maintain necessary logs, data, or reports.
Cross Train in other departments as needed
High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).
Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals
Ability to write routine correspondence
Ingestible Blending Operator
Ingestable Blending Operator
Ingestible Manufacturing Manager
Position Purpose and Objectives
Under direction, the Ingestible Blending Operator is directly responsible for blending raw materials according to written procedures, using a combination of tanks, agitators, pumps, heating and cooling systems and, all other applicable equipment to produce high quality and consistently repeatable liquid dietary supplement and beverage products.
Essential Job Functions
Receives bulk materials, weighs and subdivides materials in strict accordance with manufacturing procedures; loads into automatic equipment and makes necessary adjustments to ensure proper mix of ingredients.
Ensures equipment and working area meets all required sanitary standards; uses small hand tools to disassemble pumps, receivers, mixers and other equipment, cleans according to set procedures, and reassembles prior to mixing a new batch of product.
Performs all the job activities in a safety way in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices, without endangering the health or safety of self or others.
Assembles and disassemble and verify sanitation of all process equipment.
High attention to detail.
Daily calibration verification of department equipment.
Stages and verifies raw materials for blending operation.
Aseptically add materials to a blend tank.
Blends raw materials for a variety of products to specification.
Understands and follow blending procedures according to requirements.
Completes and maintain appropriate records accurately and timely.
Supports the investigation to resolve process and equipment problems.
Communicates and ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.
Assists other departments as needed.
Performs any and all duties as assigned by lead operator and manager.
Maintains an exceptionally clean work area.
Follows cGMP good documentation practices.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Basic understanding about the compounding work.
Thorough knowledge of manufacturing operations and equipment.
Ability to work and make sound decisions.
Able to support team initiatives to meet deadlines of production schedule.
Able to lift up to 75 lbs.
Able to obtain a forklift license and safely operate.
Good written and verbal English communication skills.
Responsible for helping in the elaboration of the production orders or batches.
Responsible for performing the work with safety and cleaning.
Responsible for assisting in the raw materials physical inventory.
Responsible for caring and maintain in good condition the scales and the equipment owned by the company.
- Climate controlled warehouse environment.
2 years experience in blending or compounding operations.
High School diploma.
Driven and detail orientated with excellent communication skills.
Basic math skills.
Must be able to lift 55 lbs. repetitively.
Must be able to follow the blending procedure instructions.
Must understand weights and measures.
Must be able to work independently with little direction.
Strong organizational skills.
- Self-motivated, team player and well organized.
Blending Operator (D)
Blending Operator (D)
- 901 Broken Sound Pkwy Nw, Boca Raton, FL
For more than 70 years, The Nature's Bounty Co. has enriched the lives of consumers around the world and stood as the leader in health and wellness by introducing innovative products and solutions to the marketplace. Putting science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business, the brands of The Nature's Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world. Always motivated by nature's bountiful effects on people's health, our vision for health and wellness has inspired leading brands such as Nature's Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Ester-C®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Balance®, Body Fortress®, Puritan's Pride® and Organic Dr.®, among others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition and ethical beauty products, The Nature's Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms.
As the first step in the manufacturing process, the Blending Operator is responsible for ensuring that all materials are thoroughly mixed so they can be made into tablets or capsules, as per formula instructions.
Second shift M-F From 3pm to 11:30pm
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Required to competently operate blending machinery independently as well as within a team environment
Match all labels with batch records
Document blending process information as per SOP
Load and unload blending machines
Monitor blending operation periodically and report any abnormal conditions to the manager
Personal responsibility for following safety rules, SOPs and cGMP guidelines
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
Prior manufacturing experience preferred
Military experience a plus
Ability to write simple correspondence
Basic mathematical skills
Must be able to respond to verbal and written instructions
Physical ability to repetitively lift, stand, climb, bend, etc. within a manufacturing environment
The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more!
Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.
Entry Level Blending Operator
Under the general direction of the Line Runner/Lead/Blending Supervisor, the blender operator is responsible to perform a variety of duties besides operating a blender machine.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/JOB DUTIES:
Operate blender/screener Machine
Audit ingredients batch to ensure all required ingredients are presents
Set up material to maximize efficiency
Load blender with all the ingredients.
Follow Batch record instructions.
Maintain process at standard speed
Disassemble and assemble screens/Blenders
Maintain out put consistency
Minimize downtime and product waste
Discharge powder from blender into a super sack.
Ensure the application of GMP’s and SOP’s at all times.
Ensure label placement and verify the alignment of the label on containers.
Ensures lot code information is on the container.
Ensure container is capped
Ensure PVC band is on the neck of the container. (If applicable)
Ensure the general appearance of the finish good container is acceptable prior to be packaged.
Communicates mechanical issues to line runner, lead or supervisor or mechanics
Coordinates blender set up according to scheduled orders (set up blender, sanitation)
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/JOB DUTIES:
Pack containers into a master case box/tray.
Apply scoops or inserts into a container.
Must have knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to one year work experience.
Must have hands-on experience as a general labor or machine operator in a manufacturing environment.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Basic math skills.
Effective written communication skills, including legibility.
Strong attention to detail.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Must be able to operate blender, must be team-oriented and willing to work collaboratively with lead and supervisor. Must have demonstrated initiative and desire to work in a dynamic work environment with multiple demands. Must be poised, confident and capable of interacting effectively with lead and support group.
Must be detailed oriented and be able to follow written and oral instructions in English
High level of physical effort required for a variety of physical activities to include lifting, walking and standing at a workstation. Must be able to see letters and numbers on paper documents (near vision). Must have ability to talk and hear persons contacted on the job.
Must be able to maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking constantly. Must be able to lift and carrying up 55 lbs. objects
We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).
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