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Assistant Batcher | Day Shift

Lassonde Pappas & Co.

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Seabrook, NJ
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Job Overview:

SIGN-ON BONUS!
  • This position is eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus (paid in two $500 installments)


Want to learn how to make juice? Lassonde Pappas & Co. is a US Leader in beverage manufacturing dedicated to our team members, customers and consumers satisfaction. We remain committed to our small-town roots and rural values. Hardworking and caring are qualities that make our teams special. Since 1942, we’ve been producing delicious products for our customers across the country!


To provide the best for our customers, we focus on building the best team by creating and advancing an inclusive environment amongst our diverse workforce. If you’re passionate about customer satisfaction, reliable, and committed to being and doing better, join us! 


We value each of our employee’s total wellbeing. To support employees in all stages of their wellness journey, we have a robust benefits program including: medical, dental, and vision coverage options, growth and development potential, along with 401-K, Life & Disability Insurance, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement, Health Fairs, Gym Membership Discounts, and so much more!



The Assistant Batcher works at the direction of the Processing Supervisor to ensure that all ingredients are staged at the cook deck in advance of the batching process.  This individual is responsible for accurately weighing or measuring all ingredients per formulation that are pumped up directly into the batch tanks from the pump-up stations, as well as, effectively utilizing the cut tanks for staging high usage concentrates.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be able to follow the batching schedule and adjust accordingly to “add ons”.
  • Using the cook deck inventory report, locate and stage all required ingredients at the designated cook deck in advance of the batching process.
  • Work with the batcher to determine which ingredients will be pumped, pulled from cut tanks or added directly to the batch tanks from the cook deck platform.
  • Follow proper silo rotation at all times, unless directed otherwise.
  • Complete silo hook ups in advance of the batching process and pull silo samples for testing.
  • Accurately weigh or measure all ingredients to be pumped up.
  • Perform mathematical conversions of volume to weight and weight to volume as required.
  • Calculate the amount and type of bulk concentrates or flavors required and make effective use of the cut tanks.  
  • Determine any blending requirements and execute the blend plan.  
  • Adhere to the organic protocol when batching organic products.
  • Complete all paperwork in a timely, accurate, complete and legible manner including lot numbers used.  Paperwork is required for each formula work order. 
  • Communicate any ingredient availability or ingredient quality issues immediately to the Processing Supervisor 
  • Properly clean and seal all ingredient containers prior to returning to the proper ingredient storage areas.
  • Demonstrate proper operation of a forklift, following all safety rules.
  • Maintain clean work area, including tanks, floor, pumps, hoses, utensils and tools following all Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Maintain a clean and organized cooler and dry ingredient storage area at all times with no open or soiled containers. 
  • Adhere to all food safety policies and procedures including but not limited to prevention of cross contamination and product adulteration.
  • Train to back up the Batcher Position
  • Adhere to and promote a culture of food safety and quality by understanding your roles and responsibility in all food safety and quality related task
  • Perform all task with a Safety/Food Safety first mindset
  • This role will be required to taste test product as needed, up to a couple ounces per test 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.  
  • Forklift certification.  
  • Six months manufacturing experience.  
  • Must be proficient in mathematics. 
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

 

Additional Preferred Qualification

  • Experience in the food/beverage industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented; ability to multi-task
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Build and maintain professional relationships
  • Ability to train others as needed

 

 

We value each of our employee’s total wellbeing. To support employees in all stages of their wellness journey, we have a robust benefits program including: medical, dental, and vision coverage options, growth and development potential, along with 401-K, Life & Disability Insurance, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement, Health Fairs, Gym Membership Discounts, and so much more!

 

 

Lassonde Pappas & Co., Inc provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.