Referral Staffing Solutions is hiring for a client in Westby! This client is hiring for multiple positions including a batcher on 1st Shift.
Summary: The Batcher sets up and operates equipment that blends ingredients, ensuring the pasteurization process is successfully completed and equipment is sanitized as required to meet customer demands by producing quality products while focusing on safety, quality and productivity. Responsibilities:
1.Sets up, operates and tends equipment that mixes and cooks ingredients in the manufacturing of food products, according to formulas or recipes.
2.Verifies correct ingredients and measures or weighs ingredients, using English measurements.
3.Follows recipes to produce food products of specified flavor, texture, clarity or color.
4.Fills processing or cooking containers with ingredients by opening valves, starting pumps or injectors, or by hand.
5.Cleans and sterilizes vats and factory processing areas.
6.Records production and test data for each food product batch.
7.Troubleshoots and resolves basic to moderate operating difficulties.
8.Maintains sanitation of equipment including CIP and hand cleaning.
9.Operates and cleans equipment with a sense of urgency to maximize throughput and minimize downtime.
10.Communicates with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns related to safety, quality and productivity.
11.Assists in identifying opportunities and in improving processes with a focus on safety, quality and productivity.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1.High school diploma or GED and two or more years of food manufacturing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
2.Forklift experience preferred.
3.Basic proficiency in addition, subtraction, temperature and weight measurement is required.
4.Knowledge of and ability to read, understand and follow Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices required.
5.Ability to work independently and within a team environment is required.
6.Ability to communicate effectively with internal customers is required.
7.Must be willing to work flexible hours if required, including overtime, weekends and holidays.
8.Ability to meet the physical demands of the position per work screen protocol is required. Additional Information:
Full Time Positions – Working 12 hour shifts, rotating days and will be required to work two weekends a month. 5:00am-5:00pm shifts. Apply today at www.ReferralStaffingSolutions.com