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1st Shift Blender - United States  

Perrigo (company)


Posted on : 24 May 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
  • Our company is a leading global healthcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products. 
  • Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, our company  has built a unique business model that is best described as the convergence of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. 
  • Our company is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC") healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. 
  • The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as a leading producer of "extended topical" prescription drugs. our company sells its products primarily in North America and Europe, as well as in other markets, including Australia, Israel and China.   

Summary:   This position will mix and blend pet care products in a safe and standardized way, ensuring each batch is accurate and done according to Standard Operating Procedures with quality mixes for production manufacturing standards.    

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:    
  • Accurately measure, select and blend ingredients to meet company’s standards of product. 
  • Obtain all required paperwork for shift (e.g., scale verification, batch blend, time blend) 
  • Communicate all issues to management that could result in process delays, safety issues, or otherwise cause loss to the company or its associates. 
  • Check pipes and doors for loose parts 
  • Sanitize equipment as necessary 
  • Review requisition and batch sheets to ensure all items, quantities and lot codes received are correct 
  • Perform scale audits and complete batch checklist 
  • Measure and blend ingredients into batch according to batch sheet instructions 
  • Monitor blending process 
  • Accurately completes all paperwork. 
  • Places supplies in hopper or other feeding devices. 
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules, standards and policies, including reporting any incidents to the Supervisor on duty. 
  • Follows all company safety rules, policies, procedures and GMPs. 
  • Reports machine malfunctions to supervisor. 
  • Demonstrates a commitment and understanding of business policies and procedures. 
  • Accurately maintains process records, work reports, and maintenance logs. 
  • Cleans and maintains equipment and an organized work area. 
  • Other duties as assigned.   

Required Experience 
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)  

  • One to Two year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is ideal. 
  • Prior experience as a production machine operator or similar work is preferred. 
  • A complete working knowledge of the blending operation is preferred.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  
  • Ability to read, write, communicate and comprehend required paperwork in English. 
  • Dependable, with reliable transportation is a must! 
  • Must have a good eye for detail. 
  • Meet and maintain production standards. 
  • Proven successful history of working independently or collaborate in a group environment. 
  • Must be well organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance. 
  • Must meet productivity standards; Complete work in timely manner and constantly seeks ways to increase productivity.  

Physical Requirements: 
  •  Primarily sedentary standing work with occasional walking, lifting, moving, and traveling to other departments or work areas and perform repetitive manual tasks. 
  • The position is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel and crouch. 
  • Regularly lift and /or move up to 30 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.