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Mixer (Waukesha) 

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Category Manufacturing/Operations  
Location Waukesha, WI Plant  
Req Number MAN-18-00339  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
About the Organization Ventura Foods is a leading national manufacturer and marketer of branded and custom made shortenings, oils, dressings, sauces, margarines, culinary bases and pan coatings for the foodservice and retail industries. From East to West, Ventura keeps pace with the dynamic food marketplace by delivering high quality products at competitive prices. In fact, our company's growth is fueled by long-lasting profitable partnerships that benefit all parties. We do this by meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world by applying the strengths of our commercial resources, the talents of our employees and the opportunities created by new technologies. Throughout our rich history, one thing hasn't changed: the dedication to our customers and the consumers we are proud to serve.


Responsible for efficiently mixing finished products and maintaining the highest possible quality standards. To blend together all of the necessary dry, wet, and refrigerated ingredients, to deliver a finished product to the customer that meets their formula specifications. Also to deliver a product to a customer that meets their requirements in both taste and appearance.

Pre-shift preparation, ensure that all surfaces that will contact product (piping, utensils, vessels) are sanitized and ready for operation. Review and prepare next days batch sheets for Pre-weigh Person. Carry out post operation operator sanitizing as required.

Prepare product according to established formulas, while monitoring the needs of production to keep filing areas supplied with finished product. Follow batch sheet without deviation while mixing product. Any deviation must be approved. All deviations recorded on the batch adjustment sheet.

Perform deck set-up for daily schedule, operate equipment to aid in processing formulas; keep processing equipment clean and sanitized.

Use Local Control Panel (LCP) to control the additions of all metered and manually added/weighed ingredients to mix and transfer completed batches to production lines or portable equipment.

Supply a product sample, as required, to Quality control (QC) for testing and approval for packing.

Make and document all necessary adjustments, while keeping record of batches made, ingredients used including lot numbers.

Clear out product lines of with water at the end of daily product run. Remove empty containers, garbage and follow good houskeeping standards.

Other non-routine duties as assigned

Position Requirements


HS Diploma or GED or related experience in food processing.
Must be able to read and communicate in the "English Language" in order to accurately select materials per Batch Sheets.
Read,  interpret, and execute documents such as safety rules, and standard operating procedures (SOP's).
Possess reading and math skills needed to accurately verify quantities of ingredients and to accurate add ingrediants to batch. 
Requires a good understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices to ensure food safety.
Responsible for operating forklift, scales, and Local Control Panel (LCP).

Physical Activity/Work Environment

Travel - 0%                              Driving - 0%

Prolonged Sitting - 5%         Prolonged Standing/Walking - 85%

Climbing, Crawling, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting (50 lbs.) - 50%

Finger-Hand Manipulation (e.g. 10-key, typing) - 10%

Prolonged VDT use (Video Display Terminal) - 10%


Temperature - Ambient      Noise - Greater than 85db

Dust - High                    Fumes - N/A

Other Safety Hazards:

Slippery (Wet) Floors

Use of cleaning agents




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