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Kanban Operator – 2nd Shift

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Synergy Flavors
February 24, 2022
2991 Hamilton-Mason Road, Hamiltion, Ohio
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Position Summary:

The Kanban Operator performs a variety of picking, staging, and organizing tasks. This position is to provide full support to the production and warehouse team and will have a complete and working understanding of the production and shipping schedule. 

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Pick and stage Extraction, Blending, and Packaging materials to the point of use
  • Determine designated areas for delivery of items to each location in the plant and return of these items after production has been completed
  • Determine designated areas for finished goods within the freezer, cooler, and warehouse from each of the three departments.
  • Responsible for the organization, rotation, picking, and putting away of all refrigerated materials
  • Management of all recycled items (cardboard and poly drums) including, but not limited to proper disposal/storage once collapsed/cleaned by production and use is complete.
  • Clear and concise communication with the production team regarding future needs and the current schedule.
  • Development in determining the best route to run over time and document best practices including duration, stops, and stocking levels of material on the production floor.
  • Assistance during the busy season of agricultural production runs and delivery.
  • Tracking of skid usage and maintaining a minimum for production use as well as managing skids to be returned for recycling.
  • Assist in tracking consumption and use of production supplies such as tape and shipping corrugate as well as working closely with the inventory lead in cycle counts.
  • Assist the labs in sample collections for projects.
  • Disposal of trash in a timely manner
  • Maintain the warehouse and the back-parking lot in an orderly fashion keeping areas accessible and free of clutter.


Required Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED, documentation skills, math skills with at least 3 years of experience in a manufacturing ingredient plant preferred.
  • Forklift experience as well as stand up double reach trucks.
  • Current possessor of a Class A or class B CDL preferred, but not required.
  • Interest in obtaining CDL if not already in possession.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a GMP, Food Safety work environment with a complete understanding of warehouse activities.
  • Strong focus on customer commitment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Must follow safety requirements and ensure the production team follows the PPE requirements (safety shoes, safety glasses, face shield and respirator).


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