Kelly Services Packaging Operator 1 in Wauconda, Illinois

Job Description


This position is responsible for compounding in a production manufacturing facility. Compounders add raw materials and follow the formula requirements to complete production orders using equipment such as mixers, spray dryers and blending tanks. They must follow standard batch instructions to accurately weigh dyes, chemicals, and other substances into the equipment. They must check for consistency in various batches and measure the viscosity of the mixtures. Compounders are required to take samples of the batch and turn them over to a laboratory for testing. They must follow food safety guidelines and accurate documentation of work completed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Follow standard batching instructions to measure or weigh ingredients.

  • Lifting of heavy drums and bags and wearing proper PPE.

  • Strictly follow detailed instructions to monitor equipment, control temperatures and consistency of the mixes.

  • Work in a faced paced environment able to multi-task and perform under pressure while remaining flexible.

  • Sample and test for various attributes from the mixes after completion.

  • Follow sanitary guidelines for CIP and cleaning.

  • Filling out necessary paperwork and batch sheets that accompany mixes compounded.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • HS Diploma/GED Required.

  • Must have attention to detail to recognize unit of measure requirements.

  • Experience with scales, accurate tare and measurement of grams and pounds.

  • Must have attention to detail and have the ability to perform basic mathematics.

  • Consume required materials using RF scanner and accurately report batch quantities.

  • Ability to continuously lift and pour raw materials throughout the shift.

  • Transfer materials, set up equipment, piping and parts efficiently.

  • Good communication skills to report any safety or quality issue to the Lead or Manager.

  • Must follow safety requirements, forklift policy and wear required PPE.

  • Experience Compounding in other industries is a plus.

  • Manual Dexterity to move fingers and hands quickly in order to grasp, manipulate or assemble objects.

  • Ability to see details at close range in order to control filling precision and repeatedly adjust the controls of equipment to exact positions.

  • Ability to work overtime when necessary.




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