• Batching Lead

    Job Locations US-CA-Visalia
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/30/2018 7:38 PM)
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  • Overview

    This is an entry-level position responsible for providing leadership and direction in the attainment of daily/weekly/monthly operations goals.  This position is also responsible for monitoring and recording all incoming and outgoing shipments as well as preparing parcels for shipment and unpacking incoming goods.  Strict compliance with the facility Food Safety and Quality Management System Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions is required.


    • The working lead will be responsible for the operation of all equipment in the area as well as training and accountability of the operators working with them in the batching area.
    • Weigh all outgoing and incoming shipments.
    • Maintain records of all outgoing and incoming shipments from the warehouse.
      • Obtain clean out and previous haul records from drivers.
    • Ensure the goods delivered to the warehouse are in accordance with approved orders and the associated bill of lading or invoice.
      • Quality check received items prior to unloading.
      • Take samples of product coming off the trucks.
      • Verify the food safety of each load.
    • Correctly identify all products for shipping and receiving.
    • Responsible for ensuring all procedures for receiving bulk ingredients are followed and processed in a timely manner
    • Unpack consolidated shipment deliveries and distribute contents to the correct location.
    • Operate manufacturing equipment using computer touch screen.
    • Responsible for housekeeping of the batching department. Including, but not limited to: sweeping the floor, removing the trash, cleaning at the end of the shift, preparing for next day’s/shift’s production, and finalizing any paperwork in an accurate, clear, and concise manner.
    • Report any food safety issue observed to manager/supervisor.
    • Report any security breaches, attempts at product tampering or contamination, or other suspicious behavior observed to manager/supervisor.
    • Complete and comply with the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS), Daily Routine List (DRL), HACCP procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Compliance.
    • Maintain a food-safe sanitary environment at all times.
    • Complete records/quality checks with accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Escalate any non-conforming product/equipment/material to the appropriate manager/supervisor immediately.
    • Follow Company’s quality assurance procedures and protocols at all times while on duty (eg. Labeling of containers, Inventory Control, PM programs).
    • Promote a positive proactive environment where input from team members is valued and encouraged.
    • Responsible for ensuring all quality requirements are completed and production goals are met during the shift.
    • Provide back-up support for other roles as necessary.
    • Available for overtime work on a scheduled or call-in basis, as necessary.
    • Other duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor.


    • A high school diploma or its equivalent is required
    • Minimum of two (2) years in a batching or similar role.
    • Two (2) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
    • Experience in a food manufacturing environment is preferred.
    • Forklift certification preferred.


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