Innovation Foods

Batching Technician - Multiple Shifts

Job Title
Batching Technician - Multiple Shifts
Job ID
Bridgeton,  NJ 08302
Other Location
What IF you started your career with a company set on excellence through building relationships and delivering results? Joining Innovation Foods is just that! A career here means you are joining a rapidly growing organization, known for its community outreach, diversity, inclusivity, and premier production facilities.
In addition to a great place to work, Innovation Foods strives to offer its employees a holistic career experience that incorporates learning and development, wellness, and exceptional benefits.
Part of our benefits include:
  •  Competitive Pay Rates 
  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription plan with wellness incentives
  •  Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account (on applicable plans) 
  • 401K Plan – with company match
  • Company-funded Long Term and Short-Term Disability 
  • Company funded Life Insurance Policy 
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days* 

Job Description – Batching Operator
Job Details
Location: Bridgeton, NJ
Shift: 2nd Shift
Reports to: Site Lead

Job Summary
Take direction from the site lead and work closely with all other members of the processing team to prepare and deliver products with the highest safety and quality standards for processing and packaging.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate with QA personnel to be certain the correct ingredients and formulations prior to batching
  • Coordinate with Plant Supervisor and lift operator for the delivery of ingredients for batching
  • Set up and batch all products according to formula
  • Work with QA personnel to insure correct product specifications
  • Perform batching rinses and CIP
  • Coordinate with Receiver for raw product delivery
  • Coordinate with Process Operator for release of batched product to processor
  • Ability to grow and assume increased responsibilities as Company requirements dictate
  • Flexibility to vary work schedule dependent upon production and staffing needs
  • Follow all Company and governmental policies and regulations (e.g. SOP, GMP, LOTO, Safety, etc.)
  • Follow job specific SOP’s
  • Keep all areas of responsibility clean and organized
  • Keep neat and accurate records and paperwork per Company and government policy
  • Perform necessary preventive maintenance on equipment
  • Report all equipment malfunctions and abnormalities to Site Lead, Management and/or Maintenance
  • Suggest any new preventative maintenance tasks that could be added to improve efficiency, eliminate downtime and product failures.
  • Work with maintenance personnel to effect repairs as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Requirements: 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Six months related experience and or training required.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to read, speak, and write in English 
  • Cold or hot temperatures
  • Wet or humid work environment
  • Working near moving mechanical parts with risk of electrical shock
  • Working with caustic chemicals
  • Loud noise level
  • Requires employee to stand or walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Required to regularly lift up to 50lbs 
  • Flexibility to work overtime and additional shifts based on business needs 

Desired Qualities: 
  • Collaborator - able to work with other members of the processing team 
  • Adaptive - adjusts to changing priorities and conditions 
  • Motivated - self-starter with the ability to work in a team and independently to achieve team objectives 
  • Safety conscience - abide by all safety measures put in place at Innovation Foods 
  • Customer focused – understands the need for the highest standard of food quality in production 

Innovation Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

Pay Range
¤16.50   None to ¤0.00   None

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