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Production Operators

Date: Jun 19, 2021

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, US, 52404

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

Potential to Earn Over $65K
First Year of Employment

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
•    Medical insurance, including a generous company contribution to a Health Savings Account
•    Prescription drug coverage, dental and vision insurance
•    401k plan with a generous company match and a separate company Retirement Contribution
•    3 weeks of paid vacation to start, 12 paid holidays annually and a bonus plan

Want to work in a flexible, High Performance Work System?

It’s an exciting time to be part of the Nutrition & Biosciences family at IFF.  We are a global leader in the industrial biotechnology sector which develops innovative enzymes and bio-products to improve the performance and reduce the environmental impact of the cleaning, textiles, animal nutrition, grain processing and other chemicals industries. 

To meet ongoing product demands, our Cedar Rapids facility is hiring for Production Operators.

In this position you will be responsible for equipment operation in one of our production areas.  You will monitor the equipment and production process to ensure we maximize our enzyme manufacturing.  This will involve working with our process control system (Delta V), troubleshooting equipment and interacting with engineers to optimize the process.

The position requires working a 12-hour alternate work schedule (AWS), that includes working 2 weeks on day shift and then 2 weeks on night shift.  The AWS schedule is a rotating pattern that includes working 7 of 14 days and every other weekend.  There is a generous shift differential when working nights and 20 hours of built in Overtime every 2 weeks.



Job Requirements

•    High School Diploma/GED

•    A.A./B.S. or a related degree in a scientific or technical field preferred

•    2+ years of experience in a mechanical or industrial plant environment

•    Demonstrated mechanical and troubleshooting skills

•    Excellent written and verbal communication

•    Computer experience with MS Office suite

•    Strong team player with an ability to function in a multidisciplinary environment

•    Ability to lift 55 pounds


Pre-employment drug screen and background check required.


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We strive for 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 to learn more.

Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids