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Company: Intiva Health
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Manufacturing Lead Position

Gummi World is looking for a Manufacturing Lead who is responsible for supervising and performing manufacturing work within the facility in a labor-intensive environment. The Supervisor is responsible for the set-up of processes, people, and equipment, while supervising single to multiple manufacturing lines simultaneously. The lines make, assemble, and/or package food and dietary supplements in the form of gummy confections, capsules or softgels. The Manufacturing Supervisor will set-up, operate, monitor, maintain (including cleaning) both equipment and processes in the manufacturing area and sometimes the packaging area.

Work Schedule

Gummi World currently operates 7 days per week. Manufacturing Supervisors must be flexible to work any day of the week, including weekends. Work on weekends may be as overtime or as part of the Supervisors normal schedule. Changes in business volume and production requirements can cause the factory to occasionally change the length of work shifts or the rotation schedule. The work shifts can vary from 8 to 12 hours per day. Shift rotations vary from working a single straight shift to working two or three rotating shifts. Supervisors are expected to be willing to rotate and to work any shift as needed. Additional days could be required to be worked as overtime.

Job Functions

  • Leads and operates various manufacturing and processing lines in various Manufacturing & Packaging Departments including:
  • Production Department Specific:
  • Gummy confection weighing, blending, and depositing, capsule powder handling and off-loading, softgel slurry weighing, filling and off-loading.
  • Manual to Semi-automatic manufacturing, wet and dry weigh & fill-line equipment, agitators, dispensers, liquid and solid encapsulation, compression, rolling, packaging and labeling to produce food, dietary supplement products including gummy confections, capsules, and softgels.
  • Commercial kitchen equipment including processing wet slurries up to 120C, heated mixing and storage kettles, confectionary heating hot plates, cooling tunnels, and other confectionery equipment to produce, package and label infused gummy confections.
  • Packaging Department Specific:
  • Manual to Semi-automatic packaging line equipment including product auto-feeders, dispensers, sorters, check weighers, scales, labelers, metal detectors, bottler, capper, shrink wrapper, case taper, to package and palletize solid dose dietary supplements.
  • Maintain a safe work environment, actively contributing to continuous improvements.
  • Document all manufacturing activities consistent with Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Perform manual manufacturing activities as required.
  • Maintain manufacturing and facility spaces in a clean state.
  • Maintain room and equipment logbooks.
  • Observe, monitor & record speed, time, temperature, pressure and other parameters on manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Perform minor equipment and process maintenance activities.
  • Communicate frequently and effectively with the Manufacturing Manager, Supervisor and Operator peer group.
  • Maintain personal training status and records consistent with company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies & Skills

  • Comprehend written procedures in English language.
  • Able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to problem solve.
  • Technical thinking and analysis, proactive problem solving.
  • Results driven while maintaining ethical conduct.
  • Maintain self and work area with proper hygiene, cleanliness and attention to detail in accordance with cGMP for Food and Dietary Supplements.
  • Skills in manufacturing processes including operating, maintaining and cleaning automated equipment.
  • Follow, complete and maintain accurate manufacturing records and testing protocols.
  • Display strong technical, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Operate essential material handling equipment at the site, e.g., forklift, hand trucks, etc.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required with some technical training.
  • Previous manufacturing experience with 4 years minimum experience in food manufacturing and/or packaging, pharmaceutical or other cGMP manufacturing and/or packaging, chemical processing and/or laboratory environment.
  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of job responsibilities, including but not limited to good documentation practices, strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedure and Manufacturing Batch Record instructions, equipment and area hygiene and safety, and cGMP adherence.
  • Accurately and precisely operate laboratory scales, refractometers, pH meters, and other simple but precision measurement devices.
  • The ability to perform all job functions in direct compliance with written instruction.
  • The ability to quickly comprehend the set-up, operation, controls and troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Regular and on-time attendance is mandated and is an essential function of this position.

Must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 18 years of age.
  • Have a minimum of a high school diploma, GED or equivalent, relevant professional, technical experience.
  • Wear required safety personal protective equipment.
  • Wear required smock, or company provided uniforms including hairnets.
  • Willing to work rotating shifts.
  • Use basic and power tools.
  • Lift 50 lbs. by bending and stooping; climb, stand and move around on stairs, ladders and platforms, twist, turn and bend.
  • Stand on concrete floors for an extended period.
  • Have or purchase non-slip shoes.

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