Blender Operator

Date: 17 May 2024

Location: Aurora, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Immediate Hiring for Entry-Level and Experienced manufacturing team members at Glanbia Performance Nutrition!

Hourly Pay: $18.00/hour in a temperature-controlled environment with opportunities to promote from within!

Monday through Friday set schedule!


Night shifts with Shift differential pay!

  • 1st Shift 6am – 2:30pm
  • 2nd shift 2:00pm – 10:30pm (0.75 shift diff)
  • 3rd shift 10:00pm – 6:30am (3.00 shift diff)

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, FSA, HSA, Life & Disability Insurance, and 6% 401K match!

Join the Glanbia Performance Nutrition team as a Blender Operator.

We are holding interviews with on-the-spot offers and have multiple shift opportunities available!

When you join our manufacturing team, you will enjoy the chance to develop your career and stretch your skills in an environment that requires innovation, initiative, and teamwork!

What you’ll do:

The Blender Operator is responsible for the operations of different manufacturing equipment including maintaining and adjusting machines during operations and downtime cleaning activities.

Every day, you can expect to:

  • Operate production/cleaning equipment.
  • Repeatedly maneuver up to 55lbs of materials
  • Complete daily production logs and reports including all Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) forms.
  • Verify product integrity during the manufacturing process.
  • Perform equipment or product changeovers as designated by the Production Supervisor.
  • Ensure the work areas be kept clean and free of debris and foreign material.
  • Standard operating procedures and job safety.
  • Communicate with immediate production supervisor or plant manager on equipment troubleshooting and corrective actions.
  • Provide on-the-job training for employees.
  • Ensure that all quality control checks are being completed and documented.
  • All employees have the responsibility to report food safety problems to their production supervisor or someone with authority to initiate action.
  • All employees shall identify any risk of intentional harm to the facility, personnel, or products.  All employees have the responsibility to report unauthorized persons to their production supervisor who will challenge the individual and/or escort them from the site.
  • Time stress related to fast-paced work and multi-task requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Liaison with other production personnel to ensure that production plan is being followed.
  • Perform safety inspections and be aware of all the safety points on the machines
  •  Trouble-shoot defects and own the quality of the products
  • Understand the differences in powders and be able to successfully perform the procedures associated with allergen and flavor cleans
  • Communicate with the appropriate leadership if issues arise in regards to safety and/or quality issues
  • Responsible for filling out all documentation correctly and clearly

To thrive in this role, you must:

  • Identify defects on equipment or work area and immediately communicate to the appropriate leadership member.
  • Liaison with other production personnel to ensure that production plan is being followed.
  • All employees have the responsibility to report food safety problems to their production supervisor or someone with authority to initiate action.
  • All employees shall identify any risk of intentional harm to the facility, personnel, or products.  All employees have the responsibility to report unauthorized persons to their production supervisor or leadership.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis 6 inches off Ground to Waist.
  • Lift up to 30 lbs. on an occasional basis Waist to Shoulder.
  • Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up to 5 ft.
  • Be able to pull a 55lb bag from a height of 60 inches on an occasional basis.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Food manufacturing experience preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Preferred 3+ months of manufacturing

This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or working conditions associated with the particular job. It is intended only to be a general description of the essential functions common to positions of this type

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At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 

 

At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago