Blender Machine Operator in St. Charles, IL at CoWorx Staffing Services

Date Posted: 2/5/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CoWorx Staffing Services has immediate openings available with Compact Industries, a fantastic, talent-focused client in St. Charles, IL!

Compact Industries specializes in the manufacturing of powdered food service beverages and contract blending and packaging. They package a variety of dry, food-grade ingredients from sugar-based drink mixes to instant coffee and energy drinks. Products include instant hot cocoa, coffee, and cappuccino, frappes and steamers, fruit-flavored drinks, teas, gelatin mix, pudding and pie filling. 14.00

You will enjoy working within a state-of-art facility that is extra clean and bright! Every position offers the opportunity to become a full time employee with Compact Industries. Plus, if you are an early bird or a night owl, we can find the perfect shift schedule for you!

The purpose of the Blender Operator position is to produce quality blended formulas for distribution.

Job Requirements

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Review and understand the daily blending schedule and shift expectations
  • Verify that the blender assigned is properly in use for the production schedule
  • Direct the activities of the dumpers assigned to his/her blender
  • Ask staging personnel for the formulas needed to run the blender 
  • Verify the formulas are correct and they correspond to the schedule
  • Verify any other ingredients needed to prepare the batch, quantities, description etc
  • Verify every single quantity of ingredients according to formula sheet
  • Scan ingredients into the blender
  • Measure blending time, speeds etc. for processing batches
  • Take samples and wait for QA approval
  • Complete the paperwork for each batch
  • Coordinate with dump room to empty the blender and get the hoppers of products back to the loft
  • Actively participate in blender cleaning: brush-out, sugar purge, wet wash
  • Make sure the work area is organized, clean and free of debris at all times
  • Follow all and every safety and GMP regulations
  • Train new blender dumpers or new blender operators as needed
  • Participate in company inventory count and other assignments as needed


  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs
  • Must be able to push/pull up to 100lbs
  • Basic knowledge of scanner 
  • Ability to speak, read and comprehend English: simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization, auditors, and sometimes customers
  • Ability to direct a team
  • Ability to calculate simple mathematical figures
  • Ability to solve problems and troubleshoot issues
  • Preferred: high school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One or more years of similar job experience or training
  • Experience in manufacturing and food environment is a plus

Shifts Available:

  • 1st Shift: 4:00am – 2:00pm
  • 2nd Shift: 2:00pm – 12:00am

Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Patient Care Programs
  • Debit pay card and Direct Deposit Options
  • Weekly pay
  • Employee Referral Program

If you are looking for a great work environment, competitive wage, incentives & more, then this is the perfect opportunity for you – apply with us today!