Flavor Compounder

Adecco is assisting our client who is an international leader in the food industry.  They are looking for a temp-to-hire or a direct hire candidate to work in their Fairfield plant.  The right candidate will have previous experience and knowledge as a Compounder/Machine Operator within the food industry.  Please see below for details. 

PAY Range: $18.50 – $21.50 per hour

POSITION SUMMARY: 
To compound flavors to meet customer needs by following safety, quality and batching procedures along with running and changing over-machines on the production line.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Compound in a safe and efficient manner
  2. Must accurately measure materials by using scales 
  3. Must be able to operate different styles of pumps and connect hoses
  4. Proficient in adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
  5. Proficient in converting LBS. to Kilos / Kilos into Gallons
  6. Must be able to follow batching instructions
  7. Self-sufficient in performing daily duties
  8. Maintain proper paperwork
  9. Communicate with Manager/Supervisor about any issues or corrections to be made relating to batches or production schedule.
  10. Follow GMP’S and any other rules provided by the plant
  11. Insure proper sanitation was done on tanks about to be used

 

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.        Run Filling equipment
  2.        Perform washouts on the filling equipment
  3.        Change over equipment when needed
  4.        Maintain a sanitary work area.
  5.        Maintain proper disposal of barrels and trash
  6. May perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  7. Help fellow workers as needed
  8. Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  1. Knowledge of GMPs.
  2. Work without supervision.
  3. Good decision making/problem solving skills.
  4. Must have good communication skills.
  5. Attention to detail.
  6. High school degree or equivalent.
  7. Strong math skills.
  8. Must be able to read and interpret measurements.
  9. Background in processing/compounding batches preferred.
  10. Must have forklift experience and be able to pass our certification program.
  11. Background in equipment change over and set up

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:

 

  1. Must be able to lift 50 lbs routinely and roll, tip, tilt, and laydown 400 lb drums
  2. Must be able to stand during entire shift.
  3. Must be able to withstand temperatures down to 20 degrees F and up to 120 degrees F.
  4. Must be able bend/stoop frequently.
  5. No Physical restrictions, for this is a physically demanding job

 

Education/Experience (minimum requirements/equivalent): High School Diploma or equivalent

 

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: May involve moderate to heavy work in various environments. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, lift heavy objects and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. Client promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

 

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