Responsible for gathering and weighing materials and chemicals in preparing mixes, following batch instructions. The batch maker is responsible for obtaining materials from inventory, weighing all ingredients utilizing calibrated scales, proper handling tools, equipment, and sanitized containers. In addition, he/she is responsible to manufacture the batch in assigned mixing tank. Must have the ability to complete all documentation, paperwork or logbooks accurately and in accordance with FDA and GMP requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Follow hazardous material handling and personal protective equipment requirements
- Adhere to GMP practices, FDA regulations and Safety protocols
- Responsible for meeting batch manufacturing time standards while maintaining safety and quality requirements
- Monitor the mixing process to ensure even flow of materials into the equipment and proper blending.
- Collect samples of each batch for quality control purposes.
- Promotes positive company relationships by working together with other departments to achieve production goals
- Maintain a high level of orderliness and cleanliness in batch making area and proper storage of batch area inventories.
- Conduct raw materials physical inventory
- Ability to work flexible schedules as production schedules demand, including weekends
Knowledge and SkillsProven batching experience, preferably within an liquid cosmetic, OTC or manufacturing environment Ability to accurately weigh/measure chemicals in both powder and liquid form Ability to understand the manufacturing instructions in the master batch record MBR Ability to handle physical workload Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment Ability to read, write and perform basic math computations Excellent verbal and written communication skills Certified forklift driver, preferred
Education and Experience
- High school diploma
- 2 years of previous experience as a batch maker in manufacturing
Work Environment/Physical Demands
- Works in a manufacturing plant environment, handling chemicals and might be exposed to elevated temperatures during the manufacturing process.
- Some exposure to fumes, dust or other airborne particles is likely.
- The position is constantly standing, handling raw materials, using scales for weighing, walking, bending/stooping, climbing stairs/ladders
- Ability to lift, push and/or pull up to 50 lbs