Production Associate II


Production Associate II
Van Beek Natural Science
Reports to: Director of Manufacturing

Primary Purpose:

Work in the production of feed supplements and nutraceuticals in accordance with company policies, quality assurance certifications and regulatory requirements while maintaining efficiency. Responsible for batching, filling, and packaging of finished products with one or more miscellaneous assigned responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. 45% Bulk Powder Mixing / Lower Warehouse Responsibilities
Batch and mix bulk dry powder formulas and capsule premixes in accordance with company and regulatory requirements stated above. Fill these powder blends in buckets, bags, drums and totes. Pull pallets of inventoried ingredients and finished goods to and from storage racks using fork lift. Help to load and unload deliveries. Transfer inventory to and from off-site warehouses.

2. 40% White Room and Capsule Room Production
Works in the White Room and Capsule Room batching, mixing, blending, filling, and packaging powders, capsules, liquids, gels, ointments and creams for Van Beek Natural Science. Requirements include keeping track of all lot numbers and quantities of ingredients used in formulating work order as well as recording production hours for each work order. Also responsible to clean equipment in accordance with company GMPs and log completed entries. Maintain overall cleanliness and efficient organization of the production areas.

3. 10% Miscellaneous Assigned Responsibilities & Inventory Counts
a. May be asked to assist as secondary backup for one or more of the following:
- Shipping
- Receiving
- Safety committee representative
b. Assist with inventory counts to assure accuracy of bookkeeping.
- Production record (work order) review

4. 5% Other Responsibilities
Conduct other duties and functions as requested by management

Job Requirements and Skills:

Education
-High School Diploma or GED.

Work Experience
-Preference given for experience in manufacturing feed, food, or pharmaceuticals.

Skills
-Mechanical, Math, Organization, Computer knowledge in Excel
- Ability to operate a forklift or be trained to operate a forklift
- Must have valid drivers license.

Physical Requirements
-Climbing (stairs, ladders)
-Stooping (bending, kneeling, crawling)
-Standing
-Walking
-Pushing, Pulling up to 60 lbs.
-Lifting up to 50 lbs.
-Sweeping, Shoveling
-Grasping