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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Blender Operator

Contact: Human Resources

Company: PACA FOODS, LLC

Reports To: Shift Blending Supervisor

Supervises: N/A

FLSA: Full Time, Hourly-Non-exempt

Grade: TBD

POSITION SUMMARY:

Works under the general supervision of the shift supervisor. This individual is responsible for loading ingredients in the mixer and assuring the blending process produces a quality product. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Pick up batch sheet.
  • Check batch sheet for accuracy based on customer specifications.
  • Record lot number.
  • Obtain supervisor approval.
  • Build pallets.
  • Check pallets for accuracy.
  • Assist with equipment / machine assembly.
  • Follow proper HACCP procedures and practices.
  • Keep work area clean and perform appropriate sanitation.
  • Inspect ingredients and notify the supervisor and quality assurance of issues.
  • Screen or mill ingredients as needed.
  • Mix batch following blending instructions.
  • Hang tote.
  • Scrape blender.
  • Package bulk items in 50 pound bags.
  • Ensure final product meets all quality standards.
  • Responsible for the quality, food safety and legality of products produced within the facility.
  • Prepare paper work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Must be well organized and detail oriented
  • Must have excellent math skills
  • Must be able to operate a fork lift
  • Able to use work tools
  • Must be able to read and operate scales
  • Must be flexible and a team player
  • Must be able to lift up to 80 pounds

 EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent
  • Fork lift operation certified
  • 1 plus years related work experience

WORK SCHEDULE REQUESTED

  • Hourly, non-exempt position working 4×10 shifts. Typical workweek is 40 hours with additional hours during month end and year end close and special projects.

 FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and other Quality procedures as they apply to this job description.
  • Oversee the physical condition (mechanical and cleanliness) of the blenders, sifters, and magnets to ensure equipment is in proper working order prior to adding ingredients.
  • Check the batch sheets against materials staged and ensure use of correct ingredient and packaging material items and that lot numbers are recorded accurately.
  • Carefully inspect materials being added to the blenders for any type of contaminant or deviations.
  • Inspect product hoppers to ensure sanitary conditions.
  • Obtain pre-operational inspection approval prior to processing.
  • Report food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to take action.

 

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