Synergy Flavors, INC.

Extraction Operator - 3rd shift

Job Locations US-OH-Hamilton
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/30/2018 10:27 AM)
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This position is responsible for the Extraction Department in a flavors manufacturing facility. Extraction team members monitor equipment, follow sanitary practices, move and lift products into hoppers, and pack liquid products into various containers which are subsequently placed on pallets for shipment. 


  • Sets up, and controls processes, i.e. blending, extraction and filtration. Completes appropriate documentation.
  • Operates process and utility equipment in a hygienic and safe manner in accordance with all process procedures, cGMP and HAACP instructions and guidelines. Acts in such a way that safety awareness and accident prevention are considered in the performance of all tasks.
  • Sets up, calibrates and monitors instruments, i.e. pH meter, temperature meter, conductivity meter, hydrometer, and thermometers.
  • Tears down, cleans and re-assembles equipment, i.e. pumps, grinders, valves, etc. Clean utensils, vessels and lines.
  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and responds to deviations in process, product, equipment, and performance variations.
  • Performs minor maintenance work on equipment when necessary to ensure continuous operation of process.
  • Completes the daily, weekly, and monthly sanitation schedules
  • Tends solvent extraction equipment that extracts flavor compounds. Observes temperature and steam pressure gauges and flowmeters, and turns valves or hand wheels to regulate temperature and flow of material in equipment within specified limits.
  • Records indicator readings and test results
  • Follow standard instructions to package products to specifications
  • Lifting of heavy drums and bags and wearing proper PPE
  • Strictly follow detailed instructions to monitor equipment, control temperatures
  • Work in a faced paced environment able to multi-task and perform under pressure while remaining flexible.
  • Follow sanitary guidelines for CIP and cleaning
  • Filling out necessary paperwork and batch sheets that accompany mixes compounded


  • High School diploma or GED Required
  • Experience Packaging in other industries
  • Display basic math skills
  • Chemical experience is a plus
  • Ability to multitask or handle multiple simultaneous projects and priorities.
  • Good communication skills verbal and written. Able to communicate with all levels of the organization including technical teams.
  • Ability to perform shift work as necessary
  • Sit and Reach tow motor experience a plus



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