State/Area: Louisiana

Regional Area: Louisiana All

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Job Number: JN -032022-6261

CLS is looking for self-motivated and professional Blending Assistants for a facility in Harahan. Our client is a locally owned beverage production company that has seen tremendous growth. Contract to hire opportunities are available for those who put their best feet forward!

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Weigh/measure materials, ingredients, and products to ensure conformance to requirements
  • Maintain and ensure adherence to sanitation practices

·      Follow procedures put in place to maintain a safe working environment and Good Manufacturing Practices. 

·      Work with the Lead Blender and Quality Assurance team as needed to solve problems and maintain efficient production.

  • Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory testing
  • Complete required documentation on the Batch Sheet per product specifications
  • Transfer materials, supplies, and products between work areas using moving equipment (forklift, pallet jack, etc.)
  • Unload mixtures into containers
  • Add/mix ingredients for processing using blending machinery
  • Safely dislodge and clear jammed materials or other items from machinery and equipment, using hand tools
  • Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually in order to ensure conformance to established standards
  • Observe production and monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation
  • Operate machines to mix or blend ingredients per product specifications
  • Follow all standard operating procedures (SOP's) for area of responsibility
  • Comply with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and waste

Required Skills/Abilities:

·      Able to use basic math skills and equipment to weigh and measure ingredients

·      Able to apply standard production techniques, procedures and criteria

·      Able to handle sensitive and proprietary information in a confidential manner

·      Able to work independently as well as in a team

·      Able to adapt to flexible production situations and workflow

Education and Experience:

·      High School diploma or equivalent

  • 1 year of food manufacturing experience preferred
  • HACCP training course completion preferred
  • Forklift operator certification preferred

Physical Requirements:

·      Ability to maintain single-task focus and situational awareness.

·      Must be able to move and lift up to 40-pound wooden skid or pallet.

·      Able to sit and stand for long periods of time.

·      Must be able to bend/stoop, squat/crouch, climb, kneel and twist. 

If your experience meets the qualifications listed, please apply now and email a current resume to [email protected] A member of our Operations team will contact applicants with relevant experience and qualifications for the position.