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Quality Control Batching Technician
Ref No.: 15-02505
Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 10/13/2015
SUMMARY
Responsible for preparing the syrup for various products from raw ingredients for use on the production lines. Tasks are to be completed while maintaining the highest safety, quality, cost, SQF and GMP standards in a food manufacturing environment.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Responsible for participation in the Quality Assurance Program and associated manuals/records
2. Perform Batching operations within company policies and procedures.
3. Follow and adhere to standard operating procedures (SOP's)
4. Responsible for accurate completion of documents and posting of tank contents
5. Maintain a positive relationship between all departments and staff
6. Foster a well-trained and motivated batching team environment
7. Responsible for maintaining batching supplies / materials
8. Responsible for the training of new employees in the batching department
9. Responsible for verifying that all equipment is properly cleaned and in good working order before starting a batch
10. Responsible for the accuracy of all ingredients staged or charged while on duty
11. Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work area
12. Responsible for verifying correct batch timing with supervisors before batching
13. Assist in liaising with customers and suppliers, where impacting/affected by batching issues
14. Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
1. Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills are required and used daily. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
2. Significant batching knowledge required. This is normally acquired by one to two years of experience in batching or a related field.
3. Advanced interpersonal skills and attention to detail
4. Proficiency in English language required
WORKING CONDITIONS
Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work involves long periods of standing, walking, bending, twisting, and reaching for the duration of the shift. Work may involve lifting of materials and product up to 50 pounds. Working in this environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; seatbelt use, eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots, and hardhats. Loose fitting clothes, sleeveless shirts, shorts, skorts, skirts, capri pants (3/4 length pants), open toe shoes, and jewelry are not permitted.