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Batching Technician

Company: Refresco North America
Location: Tempe
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:


  • Batch syrup using correct formulation and mixing instructions in order to comply with appropriate quality specifications.
  • Responsible for complying with food safety, food security, Quality, GMP's, HAACP, Allergen/Sensitizer as well as other regulations as required.
  • Responsible for duplicating and communicating all safety and good manufacturing practices in accordance with company policy as well as all other company policies.
  • Obtains forklift certification.
  • Transports required ingredients and pre-weighs by forklift from staging area to the batching area.
  • Hooks up hoses, pumps and lines for bulk concentrate or juice and transfers from the proper silo storage tank.
  • Maintains, builds and starts up, filter(s) and opens drums.
  • Program touch screen for product delivery from silo room to batch tanks.
  • Follows instructions on batching sheets, adds the proper ingredients, and records amounts correctly.
  • Count concentrates and raw materials as required.
  • Obtains batch tank samples to the quality laboratory for testing. Follows instructions from the quality department on any batch adjustments necessary to bring product into specification.
  • As directed by the lab technician will be required to pull concentrate and/or sample from tanks, drums or bins and take samples to the lab for analysis.
  • Completes all required documentation for batching operations and forwards to quality control/batching department for review.
  • Maintains sanitation and cleaning of the blending/sugar rooms throughout the shift.
  • Responsible for CIP sanitation of all batching lines, tanks and equipment.
  • Removes empty barrels and bins from batching area to outside storage area and trailers.
  • Receive and unload tankers of bulk concentrates as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by management. Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma/GED preferred.
    • Previous experience within a manufacturing environment preferred.
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Ability to learn blending procedures and perform minor adjustments on blending equipment.
    • Ability to read, comprehend, and following written work related instructions.
    • Willingness to work any shift assigned. Physical Requirements:
      • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or carry up to 70 pounds.
      • Must be able to push and/or pull up to 40 pounds.
      • Must be able to continuously stand and/or walk for extended periods of time on concrete surface.
      • Ability to repeatedly kneel, bend, crouch, climb and/or stoop throughout the shift as needed to successfully perform job duties.
      • Successful completion of a drug screen and background check required. Refresco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Refresco North America, Tempe , Batching Technician, Professions , Tempe, Arizona

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