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Flavor Technician - Food/Flavors (R&D)

Kelly Services
Valencia, CA 91355
**Flavor Technician - Food / Flavors (R&D), Valencia, CA**

**Job Summary:** Summary Set up, operate, and tend to equipment that heats, mixes, blends, and/or processes ingredients in the manufacturing of food products by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Compound samples for customers with consistent accuracy and thoroughness

+ Maintain a clean work station and observe all laboratory protocols

+ Possess organizational skills and attention to detail

+ Ability to work independently on samples

+ Use appropriate analytical equipment (sg, nd, pH, brix, turbidity, etc.)

+ Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, responds to management direction; take responsibility for own actions

+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, percentages, and decimals

+ Meet productivity standards, complete work in timely manner and use time efficiently

+ Consistently at work and on time and ensure work responsibilities are covered when absent

+ Follow instructions and show initiative. Ask for and offers help when needed.

+ Generate positive suggestions for improving work.

+ Marks materials with identifying information.

+ Uses computer to enter and maintain inventory records.

+ Compiles worksheets or tickets from customer specifications.

+ Operate forklift and other conveyance equipment.

+ Reports food safety issues to the Sample Lab Manager or VP of R&D.

**Job Requirements:**

+ 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. **(AS or BS degree in Food Science, Chemistry or related field prefered)**

+ Ability to read two and three syllable words. Recognize similarities and differences between words and a series of numbers. Ability to read formulas and to print and speak simple sentences.

+ Perform to addition and subtraction of two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.

+ Perform these operations using units of American money and metric weight measurement, and volume.

+ Ability to apply common sense understanding and to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

+ Knowledge of inventory software.

+ Must be able to obtain OSHA required forklift certification.

**Physical Demands:**

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand 6-8+ hours per day; bend or twist at the neck and waist; repeatedly use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach, power grasp (up to 3 hours per day), and/or pull with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk (3-6 hours per day); climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift up to 50 pounds (22.6 kgs.) without assistance and move up to 600-pound (272 kgs.) drums using appropriate equipment, e.g., power floor jack, drum dolly, and/or forklift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.

**Work Environment:**

+ While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to food-grade fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic (cleaning agents) chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

+ Working in the warehouse may, on occasion, expose this individual to non-hazardous fumes, and noise from equipment such as forklifts and air compressor.

+ Working in the production rooms may expose this individual to noise from blenders, mixers, pumps, and forklifts.

**For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call Airika at 562-206-2707 or Email at**

_Kelly complies with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative. A conviction record does not automatically bar individuals from employment._

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-12-12

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Flavor Technician - Food/Flavors (R&D)

Kelly Services
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