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Kitting and Weighing Operator

Allerton, IA
Role Description

Reports To: Floor Supervisor

Location: Allerton, IA

Start Date: ASAP

The Kitting/Weighing Operator weighs and compiles ingredients for production runs according to customer formulations. As well as document ingredient weights and usages for each batch during a production run.

Role Responsibilities
  • Weigh out ingredients for current and future production needs.
  • Accurately read batching sheets and prioritize weigh out needs according to the customer and internal specifications.
  • Accurately identify and record lot code, product, and other ingredient information.
  • Using a forklift, retrieve product from the freezer, floor or refrigerator as needed.
  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs

Skills & Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience in performing Kitting in a manufacturing type of environment preferred.
  • Previous forklift experience or the ability to learn how to operate forklifts.
  • High level of manual dexterity and detail orientation
  • Good oral and written communication skills; able to read, comprehend and create written and verbal instructions in the English language
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced & frequently changing work environment
  • Must be able to work on their feet for extended periods of time.
  • Able to continuously lift 50 lb./25 kg bags or drums
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures, follow CGMP's, and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements.
  • Will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local standards for the manufacture of infant formula and other non-infant nutritional foods.