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Naturex is an international leader in plant extraction and the development of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, health and beauty sectors. Naturex operates its business through three business units, food and beverage, health and nutrition and personal care. The company operates 16 production locations around the world and employs around 1,700 people. Naturex became part of Givaudan in 2018. 

Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, and fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com

Production Operator

  • Independently operate and troubleshoot either a Blender, Sifter, Mixer, Pump, or Mixing Tank.
  • Direct and instruct Utility Operators in daily functions. Take and follow direction and guidance from Leads, department and site management, and members of operations support departments, such as QA and EHS.
  • Complete machinery and equipment start-up/shut-down operations and other extra processes (i.e self-checks), as needed.
  • Prepare equipment, such as tanks, mixing tanks, blenders, vibratory sieves, pumps, hoses, etc. Clean equipment after use, following appropriate SOPs and/or supervisor direction. Complete cleaning log and co-sign with Utility Operator.
  • Retrieve raw material with or without forklifts, measure weight, and scan. Troubleshoot raw material issues, as needed. Ensure accuracy of material by cross-referencing the name, code, batch, and quantity against the work-order. Report to Supervisor any discrepancies and complete troubleshooting as directed.
  • Review and revise work orders with the Supervisor prior to the start of any operation.
  • Manage and maintain department storage location, inventory controls, and records.
  • Accurately read and interpret control instruments and prepare legible and accurate records (raw material processed, product packed, self-checks, batch records, etc.) for all operations, as required. Verify records for accuracy before returning to supervisor.
  • Load equipment with correct quantity of raw material and effectively produce materials of varying complexity (per predefined work-order and/or supervisor’s instructions) to meet specific quality standards.
  • Monitor the blending process and perform self-checks and quality testing, following appropriate SOPs and supervisor instructions. This includes, but is not limited to, order of ingredients, time of mixing, and heating temperature, as required.
  • Understand and comply with proper equipment, product, and work area sanitation policies. Ensure work area is clean and in order during and after work shift, following appropriate SOPs and/or supervisor’s instructions.
  • Take samples according to internal SOP.
  • Pack, weigh, and scan, with assistance from Utility Operator, product into appropriate packaging for intermediate use or for final shipment to customer (per customer specifications and work-order).
  • Work in accordance with all relevant requirements including, but not limited to, GMP, HACCP, FSSC22000, and internal safety and sanitation guidelines. Proactively identify and communicate safety hazards and near misses.
  • Meet targets for production rate and changeover times.
  • Identify deviations and document/communicate them per SOP. Notify management in case of emergency, safety issue, or abnormal situation.
  • Excellent attendance, flexibility, enthusiasm, and a positive approach to work performance.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to support, on a temporary basis and as needed, the East Hanover, NJ location.

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
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Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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