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Technician - Preweigh Columbus Compounding

Columbus, 8860 Smith's Mill Rd, New Albany, Ohio, United States of America Req #396
Thursday, January 16, 2020
KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Québec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.

Preweigh Technician- 12 Hour Shift (6:00 pm-6:00 am)

Scope:

The Preweigh Technician is responsible for weighing raw materials required for manufacturing/filling of bulk product, and in accordance with company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and/or Work Instructions (WI).  This position assists the Compounding Material Handler and Compounders as required.

 

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Pulls raw materials from inventory and weighs according to the manufacturing pick lists.
  • Weighs excess raw materials and returns to inventory based on the assigned SAP location.
  • Completes all documentation according to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions (WI). 
  • Performs visual quality checks when weighing raw materials, identifies discrepancies and initiates resolution.
  • Performs calibration and maintenance checks on all weighing equipment and reports any out-of-tolerance variations to management.
  • Performs all SAP transactions related to the movement of raw materials and ensures accurate inventory balances.
  • Cleans and sanitizes tools, hoses, stainless steel totes, pumps and all other ancillary equipment for the Production and Compounding areas. Records these actions in the appropriate logs.
  • Performs product rework as required.
  • Operates all processing and powered industrial equipment according to operational procedures, safety requirements and GMP regulations.
  • Performs all work in a manner that is consistent with the company’s quality system and FDA good manufacturing practices, includes maintaining a clean and orderly area at all times.
  • Follows, promotes and enforces KDC’s safety and environmental policies, practices and procedures.
  • Assists in the orientation and training of new employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED equivalent.

  • Compounding/processing, pre-weigh or sanitization experience preferred.

SAP experience preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to promote and participate in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

  • Ability to adapt to rotating assignments with a positive attitude and results.

  • Strong problem solving, analytical methods and technical skills.

    • Good understanding of FDA Good Manufacturing Practices Regulations (GMP’s) and OSHA safety requirements.

  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and positive attitude.

  • Strong communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, team building and organizational skills.

  • Must be able to understand and complete procedure documents in accordance with SOPs and WIs.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and manage time efficiently and effectively.

  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)

  • Ability to use measuring and testing devices.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • Able to work overtime & weekends as required   

 

Working Conditions:

  • Good working conditions; climate controlled.
  • Exposure to frequent movement of motorized equipment, including electric pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.
  • Wear hairnet, safety glasses, long pants, steel toe shoes/boots and any other uniform standards.

  • Sit, bend, stoop, climb, and stand for long periods of time in one place.

  • Exposure to a variety of cleaners and sanitizers, hot water and chemicals.
  • Ability to work in a wet environment.
  • Lift items up to 80 lbs. and move drum containers weighing up to 600lbs using the appropriate powered industrial equipment.

 

KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly