Fluid Bed Machine Operator

Date: 11 Jul 2024

Location: West Haven, CT, US, 06516

Company: Glanbia



Responsible and accountable for set-up, operation of machinery. Responsible for ensuring the machine produces high quality products, runs smoothly and at capacity, and is properly maintained. With direction from supervisor responsible for established machine and shift productivity, quality, and yield requirements




  • Independent operation of either solution-making or film line equipment centers, including wash down and setup
  • Complete all production paperwork with minimal direction and minimal required corrections
  • Independent operation of milling machine.  Demonstrates proper packaging, labeling, and allocation of milled scrap
  • 5S Participation
  • Full compliance with PPE & safe working practices
  • Demonstrate they can work safely following rules and regulations
  • Clear understanding of SOP’s, GMP’s, Allergens, HACCP, Food Defense, Color Code, Documentation, Log Books, Hand Washing, Uniform and Locker policy once fully trained and onboarded.



Education, Training:      


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Ability to follow direction and work with Standard Operating Procedures.

Experience Required:   

  • 0 to 1 years’ experience in a production or manufacturing environment.



  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Productive & positive team player
  • Collaborative
  • Curious and willingness to learn new things
  • Problem solving
  • Solution oriented


Physical Requirements:


  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 55 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.


Typical Environmental Conditions


  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic)
  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.




Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

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: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford