Tessemae's, LLC

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$18-22 /h
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Essex, MD

Job Description

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Job Overview:


JOB TITLE: Blending/Batching Technician   


DEPARTMENT: Production

REPORTS TO: Production Supervisor

HOURLY RATE: $18.00/hr - $22.00/hr


SUMMARY: This position is responsible for mixing raw materials to safely and reliably produce and package quality food; maintaining general sanitation, computer entry and transactions in our ERP system, WMS, and accurately completing and maintaining documentation.



  • Assists Blending Supervisor in the creation of raw materials, mixes and processes raw materials into finished goods.
  • Helps ensure hourly production quotas are met with regard to product prepped and batch.
  • Ensures every product meets/exceeds product quality standards.
  • Safely operates a forklift and other mechanical equipment.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Performs department sanitation responsibilities daily in a manner which promotes and ensures food safety.
  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and responds to process, product, and equipment deviations.
  • Processes ERP transactions uses WMS accurately, completes, and maintains process documentation.
  • Performs any other work as assigned by Blending Supervisor.

SQF/ Food Safety Responsibilities: 

  •   Assures compliance with all SQF Procedure requirements.
  •   Assures compliance with all GMP requirements including personal protective clothing. 
  •   Assures all products are manufactured in a safe, quality manner.
  •   Assures compliance with all customer specifications.
  •   Promotes and enforces compliance with all employees.
  •   Performs other related duties as assigned by management.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required:  Ability to obtain Forklift Certification.
  • Other skills required: 
    1. 2 years manufacturing experience 
    2. Food industry experience.
    3. Ability to work independently when necessary.
    4. Ability to work overtime.
    5. Ability to read, write, and speak English.
    6. Ability to use a computer and navigate basic programs (i.e. Word, Excel).
    7. Excellent communication, both written and verbal. 
    8. Ability to follow documented processes, i.e. SOPs.
    9. Strong mechanical aptitude, attention to detail and organization skills.
    10. Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
    11. Team player with ability to contribute to ideas for continuous improvement.
    12. Strong problem solving and decision-making ability.
    13. WMS experience preferred.
    14. Experience in a food processing facility preferred.
    15. Knowledge of food safety, GMPs, and HACCP preferred.



  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.