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Lead Production Process Operator-2nd

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Madison, Wisconsin, US, 53716

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

Pay Range adjusted in line with fellow lead operators based on time in position and experience.
Madison, WI 53716

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 annually
•    Wellness 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

Job Requirements

To perform as shift leader in the assigned department and work in the absence of, or to assist, the Production Supervisor in the daily functions of the department. To review daily production and prioritize work; instruct, assign, review, and coordinate the work of others. 


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.

•    Recognize atypical/incorrect conditions in the production area and contact the appropriate authority.

•    Perform as shift leader of the unit while performing normal duties and assigning work to others and checking results.

•    Assist in training new employees in the unit.


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, communicate via team pass down e-mails and to navigate the internet for safety training.

•    Should be able to push, pull, lift, and/or carry sixty (60) 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 and office environments.  

Must adhere to plant GMP’s and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as appropriate in accordance with plant policy.

Nearest Major Market: Madison