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Blend Master

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Auburndale, FL - USA
  • Post Date: 1/1/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Post End Date: January 27 - 2019
  • TRAVEL REQUIRED: 00% - 25%
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Job ID: R-21766

Position Overview:

Measure, transport, and blend base and emulsion ingredients within formula specifications to support production requirements. Control blending, thermal processing, ingredient, and CIP systems. Prepare tanks and other equipment to receive ingredients. Perform all tasks in a safe manner to ensure achievement of Quality, Service, and Cost objectives. Comply with all standard operating procedures and requirements under The Coca-Cola Company Quality System.

Function Specific Activities:

Job Profile:

  • Blend ingredients to formula quality standards
  • Batch product to support production and complete all batch documentation
  • Mathematically calculate batch corrections
  • Keep accurate records as required to protect products, ingredients, processes and information
  • Monitor and control thermal and homogenized processing
  • Perform CIP on all blending equipment and complete all CIP documentation
  • Stage ingredients, inspect incoming ingredients and keep accurate ingredient usage reports
  • Maintain equipment and area cleanliness to ensure compliance with all GMP/AIB standards
  • Work directly with maintenance personnel, line personnel and management to problem-solve to ensure maximum production efficiencies
  • Perform sensory evaluations and analytical testing to ensure proper quality
  • Perform operator maintenance on blending equipment; troubleshoot and notify maintenance of equipment repairs
  • Comply with all standard safety practices, safety rules and company rules and policies
  • Audit and monitor programs and processes, and complete corrective actions as required.
  • Ensure that all security procedures are followed

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • One-year of blending or processing experience, and two years of food manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Read, write, speak and understand instructions given in English. 
  • Mobility to all areas of the facility including working at heights of up to 30 feet.  Ability to move materials weighing up to 50 pounds distances of 10 feet or more. 
  • Work involves exposure to temperature extremes, high noise levels, wetness, heights, dust, moving equipment, vibrations and vapors.
  • Experience operating powered industrial vehicles. Able to achieve Coca-Cola forklift certification.
  • Experience with maintenance and operation of the following blending equipment: pumps, valves, hoses, hoists, mix tanks, pneumatics, heat exchangers, chillers, choppers, temperature gauges, pressure gauges, level controls.
  • Ability to smell, taste and see to perform sensory evaluations. 
  • Ability to work 8 hours, 12 hours, or other work schedules as determined by business need, including overtime as required. 
  • Ability to work nights and weekends on a rotating shift (3-2-2-3 schedule)
  • Ability to use a computer and associated software programs. 
  • Must be certified on the training plan for this position within six months of start date.

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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