Prepare different formulas in order to manufacture nutritional supplements. There will be opportunities for cross-training in the Encapsulation Department and the Packaging Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time. Attendance is key to performing the job. Include, but are not limited to, the following;
1. Assist Blending Supervisor.
2. Read and comprehend Blending Bill of Material Sheets.
3. Properly read and comprehend raw ingredient names and lot numbers.
4. Properly weigh and document batch and lot numbers from raw material onto Bill of Material Sheets.
5. Properly prepare and clean barrels for use in Blending.
6. Operate and read floor and table top scales.
7. Charge and discharge powder from 60V and 20V mixers.
8. Clean the Blending room and all machines and utensils associated with the Blending area.
60V and 20V mixers, table top scales and 2-wheel dolly and pallet jack.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardization situations.
OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Must have manual dexterity, attention to detail and the ability to follow directions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel and crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must be able to lift up to 100 pounds and move up to 2500 pounds with the appropriate equipment. When loading the barrels for mixing, the employee is required to load up to 480 pounds for the 60V Mixer and up to 160 pounds for the 20V Mixer.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately noisy.