Production Tecnician 1

  • Location
    Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

LOOKING FOR WORK? LET ADECCO ASSIST! Adecco is currently assisting a local sugar refinery in their search to fill a Production Technician 1 position in Harrisonburg, VA   This is a Direct Hire opportunity. As a Production Technician you will be responsible for but not limited to the following: 

 

This position is responsible for some of the individual tasks listed below. The job holder will be fully trained, fully competent, and experienced in satisfying all the requirements of the named task. This position is also responsible for the safe and clean operation of activities within their area of responsibility.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

- Follow proper Work Instruction procedures for the task, including lab testing for conformance to specification and all aspects of product integrity.

- Coordinate production with Shift Coach meet production objectives.

- Ensure the proper procedures for production security for biosecurity purposes

- Maintain equipment as directed and ensure the work area is clean at all times.

- Operate and maintain a forklift or other equipment for positioning or managing material as needed.

- Sample product as required by Quality instructions and perform qualified testing as required.

- Perform sanitation on equipment as required.

- Follow GMP and other quality processes and procedures.

- Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

A. Education and Experience:

- Ability to work in a food manufacturing environment

- Previous food industry experience is preferred

 

B. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Must be adaptable and flexible

- Ability to communicate and understand expectations for role

- Ability to work independently

- Recordkeeping / documentation skills

- Basic understanding of laboratory testing equipment

- Basic understanding of documentation needed for process

 

Nonessential Qualifications:

- Ability to speak and write English at a basic level

 

Materials and Equipment Directly Used: - Forklifts and other manufacturing equipment for the receiving, movement and management of materials and granular sugar in totes or bags if needed

Materials and Equipment Directly Used:

 - Forklifts and other manufacturing equipment for the receiving, movement and management of materials and granular sugar in totes or bags if needed

 - Office machinery including: Calculator, computer, printers, copiers, etc.

 

Working Environment / Physical Demands:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

- Requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping and climbing.

- Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate manufacturing equipment, keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other equipment.

- Requires normal range of hearing and vision (including colors) to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports and laboratory results.

- Requires lifting to 75+ pounds. Requires exposure to machines, chemicals and solvents.

 

Work Environment:

- Work environment can be hot, humid, dusty or cold depending on the time of year. Employees may be required to work in or outside of the building depending on the needs of the role.

- Must understand vague and implicit instructions and react favorably in all work situations.

- Must be mentally adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people and conditions.

- Emotional stability and personal maturity are important attributes in this position.

- Must understand people and be able to communicate effectively.

- Ability to do basic math calculations as required.

 

Melter Operator and Continuous Melter Operator

This position is responsible for supply to the melt operation for liquid sucrose manufacture and can either be batch or continuous melt processing. This role works closely with the Filter Press Operator and Load-Out Operator to ensure the correct targets are met for chemical composition. This position manages the coming raw material with the Warehouse functions and bulk systems to ensure production goals are met. Incoming raw materials are testing and liquid batches analyzed according to company procedure. This position is also responsible for the safe and clean operation of activities within their area of responsibility.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

- Follow proper Work Instruction procedures for the melting of sugar, lab testing for conformance to specification and all aspects of product integrity.

- Create batch documentation for inventory management and traceability.

- Coordinate production with Shift Coach and Inventory Manager to meeting production objectives.

- Introduce carbon into the system necessary to hit target color specs as required.

- Ensure the proper security of the melting area for biosecurity purposes

- Maintain equipment as directed and ensure the work area is clean at all times.

- Operate and maintain a forklift or other equipment for positioning or managing material as needed.

- Sample product as required by Quality instructions and perform qualified testing as required.

- Perform sanitation on equipment as required.

- Follow GMP and other quality processes and procedures.

- Perform other duties as assigned

 

Specialty and Invert Operator

This position is responsible for the management and creation of liquid batches of specialty product for customers and liquid invert manufacture. This role works closely with the Melt Operator, Filter Press and Load-Out Operators to ensure the correct targets are met for chemical composition. This position is also responsible for the safe and clean operation of activities within their area of responsibility.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

- Follow proper Work Instruction procedures for the manufacture of specialty liquid sugar, lab testing

 

Follow proper Work Instruction procedures for the manufacture of specialty liquid sugar, lab testing for conformance to specification and all aspects of product integrity.

- Ensure the integrity of product if source material is an issue.

- Create batch documentation for product manufactured and track all materials for traceability.

- Work with Warehouse function to supply granular material for process as needed to meet product specifications.

- Coordinate production with Shift Coach and Inventory Manager to meeting production objectives.

- Work Closely with Load-Out Operator and Specialty Operators to ensure that targets and hold tank chemical analysis criteria meet target for outbound loads.

- Perform sanitation on equipment as required.

- Ensure the proper security of the Specialty production area for biosecurity purposes

- Maintain equipment as directed and ensure the work area is clean at all times.

- Operate and maintain a forklift or other equipment for positioning or managing material as needed.

- Sample product as required by Quality instructions and perform qualified testing as required.

 

Follow GMP and other quality processes and procedures.

- Perform sanitation on equipment as required.

-Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

Filter Press Operator

 

 

This position is responsible for controlling the filtration process for liquid sucrose manufacture and associated with either be batch or continuous melt processing. This role works closely with the Melt Operator and Load-Out Operator to ensure the correct targets are met for chemical composition. This position is also responsible for the safe and clean operation of activities within their area of responsibility.

Essential Responsibilities:

- Follow proper Work Instruction procedures for the filtration of liquid sugar, lab testing for conformance to specification and all aspects of product integrity.

- Ensure the integrity of product is source material is an issue.

- Track batch documentation usage for supplemental Carbon and DE for inventory management and traceability purposes with the Melt Operator batch paperwork.

- Coordinate production with Shift Coach and Inventory Manager to meeting production objectives.

- Work Closely with Load-Out Operator and Specialty Operators to ensure that targets and hold tank chemical analysis meet target for outbound loads.

- Ensure the proper security of the Filter Press area for biosecurity purposes

- Maintain equipment as directed and ensure the work area is clean at all times.

- Coordinate waste removal with shift coach as required.

- Operate and maintain a forklift or other equipment for positioning or managing material as needed.

- Sample product as required by Quality instructions and perform qualified testing as required.

- Perform sanitation on equipment as required.

- Follow GMP and other quality processes and procedures.

- Perform other duties as assigned

 

Carbon Column and Clarifier Operator

This position is responsible for supply to the melt operation for liquid sucrose manufacture and can either be batch or continuous melt processing. This role works closely with the Filter Press Operator and Load-Out Operator to ensure the correct targets are met for chemical composition. This position manages the coming raw material with the Warehouse functions and bulk systems to ensure production goals are met. Incoming raw materials are testing and liquid batches analyzed according to company procedure. This position is also responsible for the safe and clean operation of activities within their area of responsibility.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

- Follow proper Work Instruction procedures for the melting of sugar, lab testing for conformance to specification and all aspects of product integrity.

- Create batch documentation for inventory management and traceability

- Coordinate production with Shift Coach and Inventory Manager to meeting production objectives.

- Introduce carbon into the system necessary to hit target color specs as required.

- Ensure the proper security of the melting area for biosecurity purposes

Document all security seals and other food safety controls according to work instruction.

- Oversee and coordinate between multiple individuals working in the area of operation.

- Operate and maintain a forklift or other equipment for positioning or managing material as needed.

- Coordinate with the Load-Out Operator and Inventory Manager to ensure clean tankers are available for load out at all times.

- Perform sanitation on equipment as required.

- Sample product as required by Quality instructions and perform qualified testing as required.

- Follow GMP and other quality processes and procedures.

- Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

 

Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers.

 

 

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