Blender Operator - 3rd Shift

Lakeland, Florida
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
9:00 PM - 7:30 AM
US$ 14.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Keilty, Alicia, Spherion
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Job Description

Currently looking for a Blender Operator for a Fortune 500 company in the Polk County area.

Schedule: Monday - Thursday 9:00pm - 7:30am

- Locate and pull product and raw materials
- Operate a forklift to pull appropriate product ingredients from cold storage and warehouse locations.
- Load product ingredients into blending tanks using hoses and pumps.
- Monitor ingredients during pumping process to ensure integrity and quality of material as it is dispensed into blending tanks.
- Move and manipulate ingredient containers as necessary to complete the blend process. -This includes moving and lifting fifty pound barrels regularly.
- Dispense final blended products into storage containers using hoses and pumps.
- Label containers correctly and store appropriately, using forklift.
- Load and unload incoming and outgoing drum trailers.
- Sanitize all blending tanks and equipment using mildly caustic cleaning agents. -This includes climbing ladders up to 20 feet to reach the top of the blending tanks-
- Maintain work areas according to guidelines at all times.

Working hours: 9:00 PM - 7:30 AM

- Ability to lift up to 50lbs regularly
- Ability to perform math calculations
- Ability to work overtime including nights and weekends when business needs require
- Ability to operate a forklift in a production environment
- Ability to stand for long periods, and walk, kneel and stoop on a regular basis
- Ability to twist, bend, stretch and climb on a regular basis

High School

0-1 years

--High School Diploma/GED
--Must have prior food and beverage manufacturing experience
--1 year experience blending chemicals, flavors, etc
--Forklift experience is a plus


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