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Process Technician RFDP - Crew 2

Company: International Flavors and Fragrances
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:


Job Description


PRODUCTION PROCESS TECHNICIAN - Ray Freeze Dry Plant - Crew 2



Starting pay at $22.25/hr., Scheduled overtime, shift and weekend premiums available.



Who We Are



We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?" That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.



At our Madison location, in operation since 1906, you will be part of a team that is a global leader for Cultures and Probiotics addressing the world's challenges by helping to innovate and create products to provide safer, healthier, and more nutritious food. Where science and creativity meet.



Join our team!



What We Offer:




  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance - Including a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account
  • Prescription Drug Coverage, Dental, and Vision Insurance. We also offer Life and even Pet Insurance
  • Legal Assistance
  • Short-term and Long-Term Disability Protection
  • Maternity and Paternity leave
  • 401k - 100% match up to 6% - automatic 3% company contribution!
  • HSA company contribution ($600 individual & $1,200 Family)
  • 3 weeks of paid-vacation to start (prorated in the first year)
  • 12 company-paid holidays annuallyWellness Program - Earn credits receive a total of $500 Premium Differential
  • On-site employee gym
  • Career Development Program - Learn and grow at IFF
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company-sponsored holiday party and seasonal events
  • Located on the Madison Metro bus route




    To process and package cultures produced at the Freeze Dry plant. To mix, blend, formulate, and package batches of raw ingredients and materials into finished dietary supplement and food products. Combine materials according to formulas, procedures, and quality standards.



    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:




    • Ensure adherence to all quality systems including, but not limited to, ISO 9001, Food Safety GMP's, HACCP, FSSC 22000, NSF, ICH Q7, with an understanding of IFF's Quality Policy and procedures; including ensure adherence of all employees working in the department.
    • Comply with all Company policies including, but not limited to, Quality, Safety, Food Safety, Environmental, GMP's, HAACP, and Attendance.
    • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Work Instructions to make the necessary adjustments in the production process, such as adjusting control instrumentation, and moving products and raw materials.
    • Load and unload process equipment.
    • Recognize atypical/incorrect conditions in the production area and contact the appropriate authority.
    • Move raw materials, equipment, and final products throughout the plant.
    • Maintain accurate written records or logs of all production processes/equipment/maintenance/routine cleaning.
    • Assemble and disassemble production equipment as required by processes and Work Instructions.
    • Clean, sanitize, and sterilize all production/packaging equipment and other process areas in the plant.
    • Assist in maintaining process and non-process areas in compliance with current regulatory agencies.



      Job Requirements


      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities






      • Must have a high school education or equivalent, a successful work history, the ability to work as a team player, and proven mechanical ability.
      • Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using percentages and decimals, and be able to utilize the metric system for measurement.
      • Must be able to read, communicate, comprehend, and follow oral and written procedures and instructions.
      • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job in a safe and efficient manner.
      • Must have the basic understanding of computers to retrieve and enter data on a database, communicated via team pass down e-mails and to navigate the internet for safety training.
      • Should be able to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to fifty-five (55) pounds, climb ladders and stairs, and move throughout the plant; move and maneuver seven hundred fifty (750) pounds with mechanical assistance.Must have the ability to reach, grasp, handle, and use manual dexterity to operate equipment controls.
      • Must be able to differentiate changes in color, and detect problems with machinery and problems in the production process.
      • Must be able to wear proper PPE and Respiratory protection, when required.
      • Knowledge of production processes, quality assurance, quality control, costs and site specific quality programs such as GMP's, HACCP, FSSC 22000, NSF, ICH Q7, etc.




        Working Conditions:




        • This position operates in plant environments. Work is performed in temperatures ranging from negative ten (-40) degrees to seventy five (78) degrees Fahrenheit. Conditions may be wet, slippery, humid, and dusty.
        • Must adhere to plant GMP's and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as appropriate in accordance with plant policy.




          About Madison, WI



          Located in south-central Wisconsin tucked between Lakes Mendota and Monona, Madison has earned a reputation as one of the best places to live and work in the country. Ranked as #3 in the Top 100 Best Places to Live in America, Madison offers 200 miles of trails and a chain of 5 sparkling lakes, with big city vibes and small-town charm. Visit Capitol Square to enjoy a variety of museums and amazing architecture, browse through the unique selections at largest farmer's market in the US, enjoy endless festivals and live music, or stop by a farm to table restaurant or craft brewery for a taste of Wisconsin. There's always something fun to do in Madison.



          While we are interested in all qualified candidates with the potential to work in the United States, we are not able to sponsor visas. Additionally, to qualify for this position, you must be proficient in English, including reading, writing, and verbal communication.





          At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex, or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more...





          Want to find out more about us?

          Please visit IFF.com/careers to learn more.

          At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace.





          Nearest Major Market: Madison



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