Manufacturing Operator I
Newark, DE 
Posted 29 days ago
Job Description

Requisition ID :502346

Job Description

Manufacturing Operator I - Rotating Shift - Newark, DE

International Flavors and Fragrances offers an excellent benefits package that includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, paid time off, a variable bonus plan, and much more!

Here, we boldly bring together science and creativity to create what the world needs. An industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, we create essential solutions - from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. Equal parts outspoken and analytical, our international collective of thinkers working with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products people crave. With more than 110 manufacturing facilities, 100 R&D centers, and 33,000 customers across the world, we're poised to make a difference on an unprecedented scale. Without our boundary-pushing passion and end-to-end expertise, the future wouldn't be the same.

You Will Spend Your Time...

  • Operate all equipment and perform all duties in accordance with current SOP and cGMP requirements.
  • Maintain all necessary supplies for the packaging area.
  • Accurately record and maintain all necessary records in accordance with current SOPs.
  • Move finished product from the packaging areas to the designated storage area.
  • Reprocess any material as directed by a supervisor.
  • Support efforts within the packaging areas as necessary to maintain proper production flow.
  • Change product sifter screens as directed in accordance with current SOPs.
  • Change bag house bags and clean storage bins as directed by supervision.
  • Maintain and empty dust collection and vacuum cleaning units.
  • Assist in all areas of plant when needed (sifter cloth change, sifter change, purge, clean, etc.)
  • Perform all bar-coding where applicable per SOP.
  • Responsible for cleanliness and housekeeping in the packaging, sifting, recycle, and other areas as directed by supervision.
  • Support the plant's safety, health & environmental programs and industrial hygiene programs.
  • Commit to safe work practices.
  • Assure compliance with Responsible Care and Product Stewardship efforts.
  • Participate in safety programs and training and drills to increase safety self-awareness.
Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willing and able to follow various procedures throughout the site in accordance with current SOP and cGMP requirements
  • Willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in different plant areas as required
  • Willing and able to work a 12-hour rotating shift
  • Willing and able to work overtime as needed
  • The following are preferred:
  • Technical degree in Manufacturing or Process Technology
  • Experience in an industrial or chemical plant environment
  • Experience with industrial plant safety rules including LOTO, PPE, permitting, confined space, etc.
  • Previous experience in the food and/or pharmaceutical industries
  • Experience operating a powered industrial truck (i.e. forklift)

While we are interested in all qualified candidates with the potential to work in the United States, we are not able to sponsor visas. Additionally, to qualify for this position, you must be proficient in English, including reading, writing, and verbal communication.

The Pharma Solutions business will be taking on its next chapter of growth as a trusted partner for thepharmaceutical industry with the announcement to sell Pharma Solutions to Roquette. This move will positionPharma Solutions to expand its industry leadership through continued investment in innovation to meet theevolving needs of pharmaceutical manufacturers and developers worldwide. The sale is presently expected to close in the first half of 2025, pending regulatory approvals and other closingconditions. The Pharma Solutions business unit will remain a part of IFF until close and, at such time, it willtransition to Roquette. In applying for this position, you acknowledge your awareness that the position is a part ofthe Pharma Solutions business unit and has been identified to transition to Roquette.

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

It is IFF's policy to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and to provide equal employment opportunity to Company employees and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital or civil union status, pregnancy, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, protected disability, genetic characteristics, HIV status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the Company's employment practices, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfers, promotions, compensation and terminations. Any employee requiring an accommodation of a protected disability should notify management or his or her Human Resources Representative. Employees with questions or concerns about discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of his or her Human Resources Representative or any other member of management. Appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination may be taken against any employee who violates this policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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