Hausbeck Pickle Company Formulator/Batch Maker in Saginaw, Michigan
If you have a strong work ethic, with a commitment to quality and safety...then we want to hear from you! If you have experience in formulation, batch making, quality, or as a production operator apply today. Summary of Job Responsibilities: The formulator is responsible for making brine for our production lines within customer specifications. Re-stocking the formulation room with ingredients. Cleaning of formulation tanks and room. Brine batch documentation in PLEX and on paper (double verification needed). Emulsion mixing in PLEX and physically. Vinegar tank changes physically and in PLEX. Salt silo changes physically and in PLEX. Brine titration to assure customer specifications. Relish formulation when needed. Essential Job Responsibilities: (Essential requirements may include, but are not limited to the functions listed below) Follow all plant policies and practices to ensure safety, quality, and cost objectives are met. Operate a variety of mixing/blending equipment as needed. Perform various quality checks and clean and change-over of equipment. Make brine for production lines with the correct salt levels (get salt level from lead lab tech when running pickles). Verify brine formulation by titration check. Maintain an accurate inventory through activities such as: proper reporting of material usage, minimizing wastes, and ensuring that measuring devices are properly calibrated. Maintain accurate ingredient levels in Plex to what is physically on hand, true up, scrap as needed Send brine to appropriate production lines and set brine levels according to customer specifications prior to line start up. Make up lixate tubs for sort off pickles as needed. Re-stock formulation room for next shift, pre-batch brine. Clean formulation tanks, briner systems and room. Change vinegar tanks, and salt silo’s as needed. Clean out vinegar and salt silo filters Check incoming vinegar acid levels Communicate to quality, production supervisor and team lead. Formulate relish when needed. Create SDS labels as needed. Responsible for cross-department job sharing in areas such as: production, quality, warehouse, tank yard, and rework. All other duties as assigned.