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Process Technician II Granulation

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Palo Alto, California, US, 94304

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF family. We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a wide range of science-based solutions.  We are looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join our team as a Process Technician in our Development Group in Palo Alto, CA. In this role you will be part of a team applying cutting edge biotechnology to address customer needs in a wide range of industrial applications.  We are offering a $1000.00 sign on bonus for this position.

We are looking for an industries person to join our Palo Alto Operations Team as a Process Technician to work in our Granulation Facility.  You will be an integral part of the Formulation group which plays a key role in supporting the development, scale-up and transfer of technology for our new enzyme and microbial products utilizing state-of-the-art facilities.

The position will have the responsibility of working in the granulation facility in support of Formulation Scientists and Engineers to develop solid enzyme and microbial products.  Specific responsibilities will include operation and maintenance of state-of-the-art granulation process equipment and analytical instrumentation to support formulation and granulation. You will also be participating in continuous improvement efforts to increase quality/service levels, improve process capabilities/capacities, and achieve higher efficiency and reliability.  

Job Requirements

•    Minimum education of high school degree  (AA degree in Science/Engineering or relevant laboratory experience a plus)
•    Mechanical aptitude
•    Experience operating granulation equipment such as fluid bed coating, spray drying and extrusion a plus.
•    Excellent organizational skill and attention to detail.
•    Excellent communication skills. 
•    Enjoy working in a team environment
•    Ability to work with minimal supervision            
•    Ability to lift 50 lb.                            
•    Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Program Suite)
•    Ability to wear respirator

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto