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Blender and Batching Technician

Company: Refresco
Location: Wharton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Blender and Batching Technician



Responsible for following mixing Instructions and sanitation requirements to ensure the quality of the finished product.
Duties include:
Adhere to all health and safety policies/procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE) while in the warehouse or production areas.
Responsible to adhere to food quality and food safety as per quality standards and/or Safe Quality Food requirements.
Stage concentrate and other ingredients prior to batching. Ensure verification of ingredients and expiry dates prior to opening any pails or starting to mix.
Complete all required reports (including work orders, action reports, etc.) legibly and in a timely manner. If a mechanical problem exists with a valve or a tank, contact Maintenance or a Manager immediately. Do not use the tank or affected valve until approved by Maintenance or a Manager.
Immediately inform the Scheduler, Quality Assurance Manager or Production Manager of potential problems (shortages, lack of tanks, etc.)
Plan tank usage in advance to maximize batch sizes.
Must follow all measure and mixing instructions, no deviations are permitted.
Work closely with the Filler Operator, Quality Assurance and Lead Hands to perform flush outs and product changes in a timely manner and ensure product quality.
Do not mix more than four hours ahead in the schedule to allow for mechanical difficulties or schedule changes.
Notify Scheduler of sweetener delivery problems.
Work closely with all departments to improve quality, increase efficiencies, improve yields and eliminate out of specification or damaged product.
Keep the work area clean and sanitary.
Communicate with other shifts regarding supply, mechanical or scheduling problems.
Monitoring of concentrate and ingredient lot numbers.
Solid comprehension of production schedules and laboratory testing
Understand quality improvement, increase efficiencies, improve yields, and eliminate out of specification or damaged product. REM-03 WS-03 WS-LC

Shift start: 6:00PM
Shift length: 10 hours
Any day of the week and weekends required

* Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 90 days
* Paid time off
* 401(k) plan


* Must pass drug screen (cannabis included)
* Must pass background check
* Can lift 50 lbs
* Must be at least 18+ years old

At least 3 years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing environmentBasic math skillsExperience in a fast-moving packaged goods environment, beverage production experience preferredForklift certification preferredFormal training in areas such as WHIMIS, HACCP, Hygiene etc. preferred

About Refresco

We are the world s largest independent bottler for retailers and A-brands in Europe and North America. We combine production of retailer brands and contract manufacturing for branded beverage companies on an effective multiuser production platform that benefits from scale advantages and additional services. Our production platform covers over 60 manufacturing sites in Europe, US, Canada and Mexico providing customers with close proximity and reliable service across geographies. Our global supply chain expertise and local innovation capabilities offer an almost unlimited variety of soft drinks, fruit juices and other beverages, manufactured to individual customer specifications and requirements.

Keywords: Refresco, Paterson , Blender and Batching Technician, Professions , Wharton, New Jersey

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