The Blending Department Machine Operator is responsible for taking materials staged by the Pre-weigh personnel and adding them to the mixing blender to manufacture Saratoga’s finished blends. The Machine Operator must follow documented cleaning and mixing directions to blend the product to specification. The position requires the ability to calculate and reconcile raw materials on batch cards for blending formulas. Additionally, this position requires HACCP Monitored Training to ensure full compliance to our food safety programs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 50 lbs safely
Must be able to frequently climb stairs
Ability to bend, stoop, push, pull, grasp, reach, twist frequently during the shift
Ability to walk frequently within department, and ability to stand during the entire production shift
Ability to use a utility knife safely that will be provided by the company
Must have visual acuity to perceive difference in color, and to operate machinery