Drum Filler Operator

California Natural Products Lathrop , CA 95330

Posted 2 months ago

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Ingredients, the Drum Filler Operator is a key production function in the Ingredient Department at California Natural Products (CNP). This person is required to operate multiple machine systems and equipment in accordance with manufactures, quality and SOP standards of CNP as well as comply with state and federal regulations. Additionally, they are responsible for the quality of product and must be active in the maintenance on the process equipment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Monitoring and recording all critical parameters of the process system.

  • Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Must work in a manner supportive of CNP policies, procedures, values and behaviours.

  • Responsible for maintaining quality standards.

  • Verify and track all ingredients.

  • Prepare product batches to pre-determined specifications.

  • Take appropriate tests (Brix, pH, and temperature) on batches.

  • Process product in accordance with the scheduled process.

  • Take immediate corrective action when a critical parameter is violated.

  • Perform Clean-In-Place (CIP) on all process equipment; mix tanks and product lines.

  • Communicate with team members any safety concerns, QC, machinery, or other issues, which could affect the teams goals.

  • Assist in other areas of the team as the need arises.

  • Effectively pass on information from your shift to the oncoming operators.

  • Ensure the area is left clean and stocked as per established standards.

  • Maintain working knowledge of the mechanics of the system, i.e. pipe swings, valves, pumps, etc..

  • Perform Work Orders/If down to do list.

  • Basic Maintenance and PM execution.

  • Minor maintenance and repairs on equipment in business unit.

  • Assist mechanics in major repairs and changeovers.

  • Ensure that required competencies to carry out these job functions affecting product legality, safety and quality are met in accordance with the Quality Policy and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standard.

  • Ensure compliance with corporate/plant safety standards and with applicable regulatory requirements while following the companys Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Forklift Certified
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