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Crete, IL

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JMJ Talent Solutions and Staffing is hiring Blender Operator For our client in Beecher/Crete, IL


Company Profile

JMJ Talent Solutions and Staffing is partnered with a food manufacturer located in the Chicagoland area. Our client is a very well-established facility searching for experienced Maintenance Technicians to become part of their team.


Position Overview

In this position, you will be responsible for the setup and operation of machines to mix or blend raw materials, such as flour, sugar, liquids, coloring, flavors, and a variety of other food product ingredients.


It is a temp-to-hire position. 1st shift: 6am to 4:30pm 2nd shift: 4:30PM to 3:30AM.

The company offers 401k, health, dental, Holiday pay, Sick Leave and Vacation Pay, once hired permanent.


The Essential Job Duties Include:

  • Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, and products to ensure conformance to requirements.

  • Collect samples of materials or products to the Quality Control Lab for testing.

  • Start machines to mix or blend ingredients; then allow them to mix for specified times.

  • Operate or tend machines to mix or blend any of a wide variety of materials such as spices, dough batter, food products, food coloring, or other ingredients.

  • Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery and equipment.

  • Observe production and monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.

  • Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained and open gate valves and transfer mixtures.

  • Pre-weigh ingredients for processing, using floor or bench scales.

  • Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually to ensure conformance to established standards.

  • Record operational and production data on specified forms.

  • Transfer materials, supplies, and products between work areas, using material handling equipment.

  • Tend accessory equipment such as sifters or mills to move materials or ingredients through production processes.

  • Read work orders to determine production specifications and information.

  • Unload mixtures into specified containers for further processing.

  • Clean and maintain equipment using proper Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures.

  • Perform safety Lock Out / Tag Out procedures when required

  • Operate food processing production equipment/machinery

  • Examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications

  • Use precision measuring tools or equipment

  • Load or unload materials or into machinery

  • Monitor production machinery/equipment operation to detect problems

  • Load, unload, or stack containers, materials, or products

  • Maintain consistent production quality

  • Read work order, instructions, formulas, or processing charts


The Ideal Candidate Must Have:

  • Must have the ability to pay full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Must be able to Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

  • Must be able to watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  • Must have knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.


Please apply for this position by completing the application at www.jmjtalent.com


About JMJ Talent Solutions and Staffing


Awarded Inavero’s 2018 Best of Staffing® Award


JMJ Talent Solutions has been proudly servicing our clients with integrity and responsiveness. Our staff focuses on the needs of our clients and the proficiencies of our candidates guaranteeing the best placements. We have long standing relationships with HR professionals in the market we serve. We are proud of our diligent work, our reputation, and our track record. We base this on our commitment to professional partnering, and it shows! Year after year, our business grows primarily through our customer service, satisfied clients, and happy candidates.


JMJ Talent Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.


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