Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available exclusively through dedicated independent Members in more than 90 countries. Our Mission is to change people's lives by providing the best business opportunity in direct selling and the best nutrition and weight-management products in the world.
POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
The Production Technician performs a wide variety of tasks to prepare and ensure the operation of new production equipment in powder and tea manufacturing. This position plays a key role in troubleshooting and changing out equipment. It requires knowledge of all production equipment and the ability to train others within the facility. It also requires the flexibility to rotate into various positions when needed.
Team members in this position are required to maintain knowledge of the process flow, computerized equipment and be aware of hazards associated with the process as well as understand and execute standard operating procedures.
Ability to perform all production jobs including, but not limited to Manufacturing, Packaging, Change Over, etc.
Troubleshoot equipment as necessary to minimize machine downtime
Complete rapid change outs of equipment to minimize equipment downtown and ensure quality production in a fast-paced, growing environment
Ensure equipment clearances with quality control before start of processing.
Follow all safety procedures at all times. Report any unsafe acts or Comply with all company policies and procedures including safety rules and regulations
Assist Production Management, Process & Packaging Egineering with planning each phase of new equipment
Communicate all procedures effectively and train others, as needed
Ability to train others on all jobs, equipment, products, etc.
Ability to operate production equipment to Herbalife's specifications
Ability to instruct and train people
Good documentation principals, including legibility
Ability to communicate/interact with Supervision, OEM representatives, team members, and trainees
Compliance with all company policies and procedures.
Compliance with all safety rules and regulations.
Good math skills to compute yields, variances and troubleshoot
Ability to interface with machine, controls and computers
Ability to speak, read, and write in the English language
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Working independently as well as in a team environment.
Working experience as a manufacturing, packaging, or changeover
technician in nutraceuticals
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Associates degree a plus
Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or other regulatory experience
Experience using High Speed Mixers, Powder Blenders, Fluid Bed Dryers, Sifters, Scales, Liquid batching systems
Prefer 1 year of work experience in a manufacturing environment and at least 6 months at Herbalife, as well as packaging line experience
Food manufacturing or packaging experience a plus