The Neil Jones Food Company - Firebaugh, CA3.9

Part-timeEstimated: $29,000 - $38,000 a year
The Neil Jones Food Company is looking for a Batcher (Batcher I) at our Tomatek facility in Firebaugh, CA, 93622. The Neil Jones Food Company processes superior quality, fresh packed, vine-ripened California tomatoes and Pacific Northwest fruit. With headquarters in Vancouver, Washington, NJFC has been providing our nation’s discerning foodservice, retail, industrial and institutional customers the finest quality canned and pouched products for over 35 years. NJFC operates three production facilities: Northwest Packing in Vancouver, WA.; San Benito Foods, in Hollister, CA; and Tomatek in Firebaugh, CA.

Summary: Responsible for formulating products according to established batch procedures. Batcher must be able to perform efficiently and effectively for product changeovers in a food safe environment. Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) policies. Maintain documentation for formulation of products, chlorine rinses, and lost production time. Responsible for working with a team and assisting co-workers.

Key Responsibilities:
Inspect all safety features on machinery and report any safety hazards to Pouch Supervisor.
Follow strict batching procedures and understand the logic behind the sequence.
Troubleshoot batches that are out of specification and make the necessary corrections.
Ensure that product conforms to customer specifications.
Record and report all product deviations to batcher lead.

Requires ability to use a computer to operate the equipment that formulates the product.
Requires ability to read, interpret, and follow documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure and manuals.
Requires ability to read and write in English; able to write routine reports and document routine forms and logs.
Requires ability to stand for shift in a hot and humid environment.
Requires ability to lift 50 lbs.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, citizenship status, genetic information, military or veteran status, and other protected status under applicable law.