The Blending Department Machine Operator is responsible for taking materials staged by the Pre-weigh personnel and adding them to the mixing blender to manufacture Saratoga’s finished blends. The Machine Operator must follow documented cleaning and mixing directions to blend the product to specification. The position requires the ability to calculate and reconcile raw materials on batch cards for blending formulas. Additionally, this position requires HACCP Monitored Training to ensure full compliance to our food safety programs.
<ul><li><span style="font-size: 8pt; font-family: verdana, geneva;">Responsible for safe operation of blending production equipment, and for the accurate mix of ingredients to deliver a product that meets the customers’ expectations. Follows Safety and Q
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
High School or an equivalent combination of education preferred, a combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of High School or equivalent Diploma
Knowledge and experience in Food Industry is a plus but not necessary
Ability to use a calculator to perform basic math equations for precision measurements
Ability to work with others and as a team
Ability to work from written and/or verbal instructions
Ability to learn while training with an experienced Blender Operator
Ability to follow GMPs and other Food Safety and Quality requirements
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