Flavor Compounder

Job Summary:
Candidate is detailed oriented, hard working individual with strong math skills and previous experience / knowledge of batch manufacturing, preferably within a flavor, chemical, or food/beverage plant. Production position engaged in the manufacture of liquid/dry food and beverage flavorings and related ingredients.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate with strong math skills
  • Minimum two years experience in flavor manufacturing including a working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice and applicable Food and Drug Administration guidelines
  • Experience in the production of emulsions, extracts, liquid compounds, dry flavor blends and related processing techniques
  • Knowledge of processing techniques and related equipment for homogenization, filtration, filling, labeling, packaging, weighing.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to calculate formulations and make metric/U.S. measure conversions
  • Good mechanical aptitude including the ability to operate forklift.

Job Duties:

  • Produce flavors and extracts as per formula batch sheets
  • Produce Gum solutions
  • Process extractions primarily by automated filtration process but w/ some manual filtration.
  • Compound and batch finished flavors
  • Moderate to heavy lifting

Job Type:

  • Full-time

Required experience:

  • Flavor Compounding or Chemical Compounding: 2 years

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Location:

  • Target Flavors, Inc.
    251 Enterprise Drive
    Newport News, VA  23603