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Blender Operator

Job Category:  Operations and Production
Work Location:  On-Site
Office Location: 

Totowa, NJ, US

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  4390

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.



Currently recruiting for 3rd shift 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM. The Flex Blender Operator is based at the Totowa, NJ plant.  This position will work directly on the production and warehouse floor to complete tasks related to machine operation, batch production, kitting, staging, safety and other related tasks as needed.



  • Responsible for product quality while maintaining company standards and processes.
  • Operate blender and kettle machines while maintaining a positive, clean and safe working environment.
  • Weighing out various types of raw materials less than a full pack size according to formula. This entails using a scoop to transfer weight from one container to another.
  • Staging ingredients for work center operators that convert 'your' ingredients into functional blends for the customer.
  • Perform boxes and bags palletizing.
  • Follow all GMP’s, Safety and Environmental regulations as well as company policies.
  • Maintain positive attitude. Focus on the customer. teamwork, and quality productivity. 
  • Complete production reports to identify problems and maximize productivity.
  • Attend regular team meetings which include effective communication of organizational and policy changes.
  • Adhere to Lean Process Control Board procedures to ease communication at shift changes.
  • Additional duties as assigned.




  • Preferred one (1+) plus year manufacturing experience, preferably in a batch maker, mixer, or blender role
  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Lean Process understanding preferred
  • Willingness to work second or third shift with occasional weekend shifts
  • Understanding of union policies and procedures



  • Manufacturing plant is large, open floor areas with loud machinery, requiring some areas for workers to wear ear protection to guard against noise. Workers are exposed to high temperatures during the summer months. Some work in cold environments during winter months. You will be exposed to a dusty work environment due to raw materials. Materials may contain allergens (eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, sesame seeds, milk, fish, shellfish, wheat). 
  • Workers are required to wear masks, hair nets, or gloves to protect the product from possible contamination.  Certain areas require respirators.
  • Workers usually stand for the majority of their shifts while tending machines or driving a forklift. Lifts 55 pound bags or boxes. Loading, unloading, or cleaning equipment may require lifting, bending, and reaching.



About Corbion

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2022, Corbion generated annual sales of   € 1,457.9 million and has a workforce of over 2601 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information:


Corbion is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workplace.  All applicants will be considered equally without regard to race, color, ethnicity, veteran status, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicapping condition, membership in an organization or any other non-merit factors.


Corbion provides reasonable accommodation to applicants.




Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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