Fortress Nutrition

Are you looking to join a rapidly growing company and develop your career?
At Fortress Nutrition, we are a contract manufacturer of powdered nutritional supplements! We manufacture from start to finish popular brands of protein powders, collagens, greens and other nutritional supplements widely used by consumers all over the United States!

We are seeking hardworking individuals who want to be productive members of a team, sharing passion and pride for producing high quality, safe and delicious products that go straight to the store shelves!

What Your Compensation Package Will Look Like:

  • $18.00-$19.00 per hour (based on experience)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Package
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K with GREAT Company Match
  • Affordable Insurance – (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life & AD&D
  • Referral Bonuses – uncapped!
  • AND more!

What Your Schedule Will Look Like:
Standard Hours: 6:00am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday

Job Summary: The Blender Operator is responsible for supporting the Blending Room production working closely with leadership and the production team members to ensure work is completed effectively and efficiently according to client expectations and following food safety protocols and procedures.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist in line set-up
  • General cleaning of blending room and blending room equipment including wet clean operations as necessary
  • Preparation of packaging components
  • Filling product into packaging components
  • Operation of bag sealing equipment such as the Fischbein and Thiele Sealer
  • Operation of Scott and Marion blender systems and operation and set up of metal detectors
  • Palletizing of finished product
  • Loading of raw ingredients into blender
  • Operation of Scott and Marion blender systems and operation and set up of metal detectors
  • Act as a training facilitator for all new Blending Room Operators
  • Operation of overhead hoist equipment
  • Monitor and support all quality measures including overall visual bag inspection for proper seal integrity, coding and weight details
  • Documentation of all quality attributes such as periodic quality checks, product identifying lot numbers, and ingredient data into quality documents
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s and maintain sanitary conditions to ensure that product quality is maintained
  • Communicate all production related concerns and matters to the Production Supervisor, Lead Production Operator, and/or Blending Room Operator 2 in a timely manner
  • Support production in the proper cleaning of all production rooms and production related machinery and packaging equipment
  • Support day to day functions of the blending rooms
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • 1+ year of experience working in blending or formulating food/non-food materials
  • Previous experience working in food/beverage, dietary supplements, or pharmaceutical manufacturing required
  • Experience using personal protective equipment
  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English
  • Must be able to work independently and under minimal supervision while staying on task and focused
  • Great team player willing to help complete daily tasks as needed
  • Must be able to work in a dusty environment with exposure to main food allergens
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; talk or hear; reach above shoulders; use hands to finger, handle, grasp, pinch or touch objects, controls, tools or equipment; kneel, crouch and use foot/feet to operate machinery
  • Frequently required to lift, carry, move, push or pull, product or equipment, up to 50 pounds; bend at the waist; climb or balance

 

To apply for this position, please send your resume directly to careers@fortressllc.com.

 

Fortress Nutrition is an equal opportunity employer.