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Coating Operator in Wilmington, MA at Expert Staffing Inc

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:

Operates machine to blend ingredients into compounds for processing by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

Set up of equipment for startup and change over

  • Load ingredients into mixing machine hopper from pallets
  • Start machine and adjust valves to admit water to mixing chamber to aid in blending and densifying
  • Adjust equipment for efficient operations and product quality at all times; proper coating coverage; proper pick-up
  • Operate machine until mixture reaches desired consistency, and turns lever to unload mixture onto production line
  • Operate auxiliary equipment to break up, grind, dry mix, or otherwise prepare mixture for final processing
  • Monitor mixing machine by filling hoppers with ingredients periodically to ensure consistent flow
  • Monitor waste reductions
  • Record ingredient usage, lot codes, viscosity settings and temperature of batter
  • Weighs and records waste at the end of production run.
  • Record ingredient usage and lot codes and ensures that correct ingredients being used and correct amounts
  • Record downtime data and data for quality assurance and inventory
  • Complete preventive maintenance as needed
  • Ensure all safety devices are operable and being used
  • Work with enthusiasm and sense of urgency daily
  • Maintain adherence to company policies, safety standards and good manufacturing practices
  • Must wear required PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as provided
  • Perform other duties as required and directed

Job Requirements

Education, prior work experience and specialized skill and knowledge:

Ability to understand and communicate effectively, Bilingual a plus, Previous experience working in food manufacturing a big plus, ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.

Physical environment/working condition:

The employee is regularly required to stand, use hands, fingers and arms to handle, feel and reach. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move from 30- 50 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Potential candidates must be able to travel if needed for training and successfully complete a drug/background screening.