Production Operator II

Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Winter Haven, FL, US, 33880

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 493053 

Job Description


The Blending Operator is accountable for compounding and packaging blends of natural chemicals to generate finished products.  The operator is expected to accurately and consistently operate all equipment and/or machinery according to training and SOP protocols. This includes but is not limited to transfer pumps, filtration equipment, blend tanks, documentation and labeling of materials. All employees are expected to maintain a safe and sanitary work area by ensuring the department and all equipment are cleaned and in good working order. 

You will spend your time…


  • Maintaining a safe working environment using appropriate safety equipment to proactively improve the safety culture of the department.
  • Maintaining blending area / equipment in a clean, sanitary and presentable condition.
  • Adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices and exemplary housekeeping standards.
  • Providing additional support and duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Required Skills:


  • Education:  High school diploma or GED.
  • Basic math skills are essential in the function of this position.
  • Individual must have an aptitude for mechanical operations.
  • Computer knowledge and basic use of Microsoft Office software.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, good communication and teamwork skills with peers and supervisors.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced team environment to help promote a culture of continuous improvement 
  • Physical Demands: The position requires that employees must be able to lift, carry, pull and push equipment, materials and other required items up to 50 pounds. Predominantly the position requires standing / walking for up to 9 hours per shift.  Position requires the ability to climb multiple types of ladders including pole ladders and step ladders/stairs. Climbing heights up to 30 feet is required. In addition, vision (including color vision), hearing and smelling are essential functions of the position.


Required Experience:


  • 2-3 years' experience in a manufacturing or chemical plant preferred
  • 1-2 years' experience in the operation of moving equipment such as forklifts, tote and tank wagons, etc.

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an 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.

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Nearest Major Market: Lakeland