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Chemical Operator

North Chicago, IL 60064

Posted: 05/25/2023 Job Number: SR55361972 Pay Rate: $19.5-20.5 / hour

Job Description

SURESTAFF is immediately hiring a Chemical Operator for a food manufacturing client in North Chicago, IL. The premise of this role is to perform all duties associated with the operation of the Kitchen and its accessory equipment SURESTAFF is invested in their team members!  
All temp-to-perm employees are offered competitive compensation ($19.50-20.50/HR) as well as a benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental, and vision).  
Available Shifts Include: (1st) 4am-1:30pm, (2nd) 1:45pm-11:00pm 
Responsibilities of the Chemical Operator:
  • Responsible for downloading correct recipe from the kitchen computer per written formula.
  • Responsible for mixing of additional ingredients such as pectin based on written formula using various equipment such as the Breddo Mixer.
  • Cooks ingredients in cookers, following precise temperature and timing requirements as identified in written procedures.
  • When cooking process is finished, signals mogul operator that batch is ready to be dropped.
  • At the end of production runs responsible for the manual transfer of slurry from the weigher, to the tempering and buffering vessels.
  • Maintains written log of each batch of candy processed, recording own name, time, date, starch log number, temperature and refractometer reading, as appropriate.
  • As necessary cleans kettles between batches.
  • Responsible for the production of frappe when making mellocreme production.
  • Inspects all production to ensure compliance with specifications for that particular product. Complete all paperwork which is required, including start-up checklists, batch tickets and other required paperwork.
Required Qualifications of the Chemical Operator:
  • Previous experience in production, manufacturing, assembling, and/or machine operating.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three (3) to five (5) years prior related work experience or nine (9) months structured on the job training
  • Experience reading and interpreting production specifications a plus.
About SURESTAFF:SURESTAFF is the leading provider of light industrial, logistics, general labor, skilled trades, manufacturing, and distribution labor in the Chicagoland area with 21 local branches. SURESTAFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we follow CDC and Illinois Dept of Health guidelines for everyone’s safety and health.

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