Compounder Chatsworth, California
Job Ref: 35826
Job Description: Compunder
The compounder is responsible for blending activities in the compounding operation, manufacture personal care products (skin and hair) in a cost competitive environment, follow defined manufacturing procedures to produce high quality product and operate machines to blend approved formulas..
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Retrieve ingredients necessary to fulfill order, strictly following batch card.
Provide clear, accurate, documentation of each phase of production process on batch card.
Working knowledge about chemicals, and process parameters (temperature, pH, time).
Ability to operate pumps, mills, homogenizers, mixers, controls, and electrical processing equipment.
Ensure smooth functioning of equipment and troubleshoot sources of malfunction
Maintain and clean equipment in good order per applicable Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s), Working Instructions (WI’s), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
Operate in a team-based environment supporting entire department’s goals; communicate all information at change shift to assure continued, efficient production.
Understand averages, ranges, ratios and percentages.
Understand measurement systems (dimensions, weights, etc.) to correctly use meters and scales.
Handle raw materials prepared for each batch, lift items manually and/or with the aid of hand jack, pallet jack, and forklifts.
Transferring bulk into totes when required.
Move totes of materials and transfer finished batches to specific areas for product manufacturing.
Recognize chemicals names; observe abnormal characteristics through quality inspection of product and ingredients.
Perform manual and automated tank cleaning and sanitation procedures.
Follow strictly company environmental policies and handle all cleaning and waste materials properly.
Use proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the task.
Follow all safety rules.
Any other responsibility as assigned by supervisory management.
Skills and Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED
2-5 years relevant blending or compounding experience, cosmetic or personal care setting preferred.
Ability to read, understand, document and maintain records as required.
Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
Ability to operate forklift, pallet jack and drum lifter
Ability to lift up to 55 lbs. intermittently; heavier parts lifted using other methods.
Flexible to work any of the two shifts and OT (including weekends) when needed
The physical requirements listed in this section include, but are not limited, to the motor/physical abilities and skills require of position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
While undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, the employee must repeatedly sit, listen, speak, type and move throughout the facility. Must be capable of using a keyboard for computer purposes.