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Ingredients Weigher

Department: Logistics
Location: Los Banos, CA

JOB PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:

Employee shall weigh and accurately track lot numbers of material staged, and continuously provide batch pallets of raw materials to the production team for further processing.

Support the review, understanding and compliance of all programs, policies and procedures contained in the Food Safety and Quality Management System

This job requires the Ingredients Weigher to perform the following tasks:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Check/verify materials and amounts to be weighed per batch formula
  • Accurately log and track each lot number for all ingredients and document as required
  • Legibly prepare label and attach to all ingredients for batches taken to Production
  • Must have forklift skills
  • Use Food Safety procedures to ensure quality product
  • Work well with team members to keep batches available for weekly production
  • Must be accurately track inventory and cycle count as needed
  • Pre stages batches, drums, and other containers of raw materials in the batch room and/or for pre stage for the oil house
  • Complete weekly PMs for the ingredient/batch area to comply with OSHA standards
  • Keep Ingredient area and other locations throughout the plant where ingredients are stored clean and organized and skids properly labeled.
  • Operate Fork Lift to retrieve items that must be weighed and to remove completed items
  • Cleaning and sanitizing sinks and work surfaces daily.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned by supervisor.

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POSITION DIMENSIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

Internal Contacts:

             Supervisors, Lead Person, Quality Assurance

Quality Control and Mixers

 

External Contacts:

            N/A

 

 

Education Level and Focus:

Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.

 

Years and Type of Related Experience Required:

1 year of Food industry and, forklift Experience preferred

Have knowledge of using RF Scanners

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

Interpersonal and Communication: Ability to function with minimal supervision including the capacity to learn and follow processing, CIP and sanitation procedures, safety rules and other directives- ability to speak and write English.

Technical and Analytical: Ability to read gauges, labels and instructions, basic math skills, the aptitude to learn to use other equipment and types of measurements as needed

Administrative and Operations:  

Ability to complete shift reports accurately, ability to prioritize tasks

Physical Demands: Standing for long periods of time, lifting 50+ lbs. bending. Availability to work various shifts

Work Environment: Food plant and outside holding areas, high noise levels, wet working environment, extreme hot and cold conditions, forklift traffic

Special Equipment Used: Forklift, portable foam unit and high-pressure wash unit, tote pumps, steel totes, scales, and communication radio 

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