Production Operator

(Last Updated On: November 16, 2021)

Responsibilities:

  • Reads routing/work orders and performs work as assigned by department supervisor: batching, pulverizing, staging and cleaning.
  • Complies with all procedural, safety, regulatory, cGMP requirements.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Accurately documents each phase of the production routing performed, including Batch Sheets and Daily Equipment Logs.
  • Responsible for ensuring product does not advance to next step in the routing if there are any non-conformances, or product is out of specification in any way, by notifying a supervisor.
  • Depending on skill level, operates equipment in compliance with work instructions
    • Pulverizer
    • Dispersion Processes – Beadmill, Multi-lab, 3 Roll Mill
    • Reliance Heating Mixer
    • Jet Mill
    • WZ process (filter press, Bematek, tank, propeller mixer, air operated diaphragm pump)
    • Heater Henschel
    • Ovens
    • Paddle Mixer
    • Shaffer Mixer
    • Bag House
    • Kason Round Gyrating Sifter
    • Floor Buffer
  • Communicates issues or concerns to supervisor and managers effectively and with sense of urgency.
  • Identifies variation in raw materials and equipment which may affect finished product quality, productivity or safety.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to read and write
  • Skilled in performing basic math
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and be flexed between different production lines as required and as trained.
  • Ability to operate a fork truck, will be trained
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time: 10 hours/day with occasional overtime
  • Ability to work in environments of where heat exposure may exceed 90 degrees
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs repetitively and without assistance
  • Uniform requirements of long sleeves/pants and occasionally wearing a Tyvek suit
  • Ability to wear a respirator when necessary