178782 - Durarome Centrifuge Operator
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
$17 to $18.00 DOE
4 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Durarome Centrifuge Operator for an opening in Anaheim, CA.

Performs routine procedures following written work instructions to complete manufacturing processes. Operates production equipment. Maintains documentation on manufacturing processes to comply with organization and regulatory standards. Maintains clean manufacturing areas, equipment, and materials.
• Adhere to all standard operating procedures (SOPs).
• Responsible for plant Centrifuge and Rotary Drying operations to ensure maximum quality and quantity in accordance with the company’s operation objectives while maintaining a safe environment.
• Read batch card, work orders, recipes, or formulas in order to determine drying times and temperatures.
• Weigh and dump or scoop prescribed solid, granular, or powdered ingredients into rotary dryer, according to formulation and batch card instruction.
• Start rotary dryers for specified time.
• Observe gauges, dials, and product characteristics, and adjust controls in order to maintain appropriate temperature and flow of ingredients within prescribed limits.
• Draw sample of product for laboratory analysis as well as perform moisture analysis utilizing appropriate equipment.
• Communicate with the lab to anticipate or remedy any problems to ensure the highest quality and optimize efficiency.
• Listen for malfunction alarms, and shut down equipment and notify supervisors when necessary.
• Record production and data, such as processing steps, temperature, drying time, batches processed, etc.
• Follow all Company Safety Policies.
• Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and maintain good personal hygiene.
• Clean, wash, and sterilize equipment and centrifuge/drying area, using water hoses, cleaning or sterilizing solutions, or rinses.
• Maintain the facility clean and safe taking into account all SOPs, policies, procedures and regulations in all operations of the plant.
• Follow the Operations Objectives to reach the facility’s performance objectives and overall goals.
• Communicate with the maintenance department to anticipate or fix problems in a timely manner.
• Communicate with Supervisor, Team Leader and production operators as necessary.
• Perform other duties as required.

Able to troubleshoot, anticipate and correct problems associated with plant operations.
Language Ability : to verbally communicate effectively.
Able to read, understand and follow standard operating procedures for operation of plant and associated equipment.

Math Ability: Good math comprehension (addition and subtraction) and conversion skills.

Reasoning Ability: Critical thinking skills and mechanical aptitude

Computer Skills: Knowledge of computers, office applications and accounting software.
Knowledge of SAP a plus.
Have the ability to work overtime as needed
Exposure to excessive noise
Works around equipment and machinery
Walking on uneven ground
Exposure to extremes in temperature, humidity or wetness
Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Have the ability to work overtime as needed
Exposure to excessive noise
Works around equipment and machinery
Walking on uneven ground
Exposure to extremes in temperature, humidity or wetness
Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals

The work area is congested with processing equipment. High noise and high temperatures on all process lines. Must be aware of all potential hazards such as, thermal burn potential (both steam and hot melt), flammables and high pressure.
This work environment will require operating personnel to be diligent in their work.
Follow safety requirements as directed in the SOP’s/batch cards, including, but not limited to: dust masks or full- or half-face cartridge respirators; heat- / chemical-resistant gloves; aprons; boots; face shields and goggles.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:
Must have the ability to lift and carry weight up to 50lb
Constantly: ability to walk, stand, grasp (simple)
Frequently: ability to grasp (power)
Occasionally/Infrequently: ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 25lbs, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist and crawl

Accredited High School Diploma/GED

3rd shift: 9:30 PM - 6 AM (Sunday night - Thurs night) Overtime is required sometimes, 6th day or additional hours on shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Cody Reposa
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x182 or (800) 927-9318 x182

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.