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Batching & Blending Lead - 1st Shift

Pro-Form Laboratories has been a leader in the development and production of nutritional powders for over 35 years. As the "Pros in Powders", we blend experience, quality, innovation, and technology to ensure our customers' success in today's ever changing marketplace.

Pro-Form has immediate opening for a Blending/Batching Technicians to work at our manufacturing facility in Benicia, CA. This is a Day Shift, which starts at 5:30 am daily and can go as late as 3:00 pm. Saturdays may be required on a regular basis.

Summary:

This position leads, directs and performs work in the Blending department in a safe and efficient manner to produce quality products.

Essential Functions: 

  • Trains Batching Technicians to perform different assigned positions insuring adherence to GMP and safety requirements.
  • Directs Batching Technicians in prepping and staging materials to be blended.  Maintains scheduled production pace.
  • Develops team coordination and cooperation.
  • Works with team and maintenance to perform quick changeovers and to limit downtime.
  • Recognizes and reports equipment issues and works with maintenance crew to troubleshoot and resolve.
  • Works with manager to write procedures and to develop other training aids.
  • Works with manager and blending team to attain team and company goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Be able to listen, understand and respond well to direction.
  • Be able to communicate with Blending workers effectively to train and direct daily work.
  • Be able to read production documentation to insure product integrity.
  • Be self-driven and learn as much as possible. 
  • Work well with others and contribute to a positive environment.
  • Maintain a good work pace based on equipment driven speeds.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Be able to work a flexible schedule including daily overtime and weekends.

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior manufacturing experience preferred.

Reporting Relationships:

The Batching Lead reports directly to the Batching Supervisor.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting - up to 3 hours
  • Walking - 3 to 6 hours
  • Standing - 6 to 8+ hour
  • Bending/Twisting - 3 to 6 hours
  • Squatting/Stooping - Up to 3 hours
  • Climbing - 3 to 6 hours
  • Kneeling/Crawling - Up to 3 hours
  • Pushing/Pulling - Up to 3 hours
  • Hand Dexterity - Up to 3 hours
  • Lifting 0-25 lbs - 6 to 8+ hours
  • Lifting 26-60 lbs - 3 to 6 hours
  • Carrying 0-25 lbs - 3 to 6 hours
  • Carrying 26-60 lbs - 3 to 6 hours

 

Pro-Form Laboratories offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, FSA, paid vacation and sick leave.  For consideration, please include your resume and cover letter with your application. 

It is the policy and intent of Pro-Form Laboratories to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or medical condition as defined in federal and state laws. This policy covers all facets of employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, selection, placement, promotions, transfers, demotions, termination, training, and compensation.

 

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