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Balchem Corporation, and it’s subsidiaries, offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Entry Level Operator

Department: Operations
Location: West Ogden, UT

General Purpose of Position: Obtain knowledge, training and experience to operate and maintain spray drying equipment in pharmaceutical products manufacturing facility according to ISO and GMP guidelines. 

 

 

Essential responsibilities and authority include but are not limited to the following:

 

Learn and demonstrate knowledge of:

 

  • raw material blending,
  • finished goods packaging,
  • special packaging requirements,
  • sampling finished product,
  • testing product according to established procedures,
  • International Standardization Organization (ISO) principles,
  • Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) guidelines.

 

Learn and demonstrate knowledge of inventory control procedures and production batch records.

 

Demonstrate willingness to learn and obtain the ability to operate the company’s manufacturing equipment:

 

  • spray dryer,
  • mixing vessels,
  • packaging equipment,
  • processing equipment.

 

Learn material-blending procedures and demonstrate ability to perform blending processes.

 

Become skilled at operating a forklift in a safe manner while working in and around people and equipment.

 

Responsible for cleaning equipment and the surrounding work areas.

 

Learn the process of and assist in the standardization of facility specific Work Instructions (WI).

 

Responsible for self-involvement, team involvement and execution of tasks relative to achieving annual departmental goals. 

 

 

 

Minimum Job Requirements:

 

Education/Experience: High school diploma or equivalent, preferred.  12 to 24 months experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.

 

 

 

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, Abilities, etc.:  High school level reading, math, writing and comprehension skills. Must be able to comprehend the recipes. Must be able to understand and follow processing, safety, and quality guidelines written in English. Must have or be able to obtain forklift operators permit. Must be able to work in a team oriented environment. Must be able to process extensive amounts of documentation legibly.

 

 

 

Working Conditions:  Exposure to powder and heavy equipment in a loud manufacturing atmosphere. Position may require: walking/standing for long periods; reaching and lifting above shoulder heights and below the waist up to 55lbs for the majority of a shift; frequent relocating of 100 – 200lb fiber barrels, managing large super sacks, forklift driving, and use of P.P.E. All employees are required to adhere to all certification compliance requirements, (i.e. GMP, ISO, Kosher, Halal, etc.)   Must also follow CIP chemical cleaning; COP chemical cleaning, maintaining a clean work environment, following work instructions, reading work instructions, following and comprehension of paperwork, documentation and proper material handling. Assist with water room duties as yet to be described such as adjusting pH, addition of antifoam, etc.

  

432357-jb-1014@balchem.hrmdirect.com

 

 

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