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Process Operator

Date: Jan 1, 2023

Location: New Century, Kansas, US, 66031

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

IFF is seeking a Process Operator to join our team in New Century, KS! If you are a dependable and hard-working individual who has a great attendance record, then this is the role for you!   The Process Operator monitors and operates low hazard equipment and facilities using automated control systems and field patrols that require the use of stairs in a multi-story area to ensure quality and conformance, standard operating procedures, and safety and housekeeping standards.  The Process Operator maintains safety standards at all times and initiates and follows emergency procedure when necessary.  In this role the Operator performs basic maintenance repair and upkeep on area equipment based on qualifications and experience.

 Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    Safely and efficiently operating and maintaining continuous performance of the process (DIMODAN/PANODAN) system through the use of the computer to operate and control the continuous process
•    Take samples; make blends, take/record/report accurate measurements and counts for inventory control
•    Maintain safe and sanitary conditions throughout the DIMODAN and PANODAN plants
•    SAP, Spray and packaging experience and knowledge of formulation process will be beneficial

Job Requirements

The following are required:
•    High School Diploma/GED
•    Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to work independently and in accordance with the company safety & sanitation standards
•    Able to maintain a good attendance record while also showing up on time consistently 
•    Basic computer skills
•    Willing and able to lift up to 55 lbs
•    Willing and able to stand for extended periods (approx. 95% of the day)
•    Willing and able to climb stairs and vertical ladders on a frequent basis 
•    Willing and able to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment (PPE)
•    Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions
•    Willing and able to work either the day or night shift 

The following are preferred:
•    A two-year technical degree 
•    Spray and packaging experience 
•    Knowledge of formulation processes
•    Previous food plant experience
•    Mechanical aptitude

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City