CAREERS

“We believe that people hold the key to achieving our business objectives and our overall success.
People constitute our most important asset.”

We offer a work environment that is:

Innovative

Ours is an environment where team members can express their ideas freely and have opportunities to contribute to our growth and success in flavor creation/application, sales, customer service, quality & regulatory, operations, finance & accounting, analytics and more.

Rewarding

In addition to the opportunity for professional growth, we offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits including full medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, long term disability insurance, 401-k plan (including a safe harbor contribution), paid maternity leave, generous holiday and vacation schedule, and other benefits.

Dynamic & Inclusive

T. Hasegawa USA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accordance with all federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on economic or social status, race, color, ethnic origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status or disability.

Careers in Food Science

Collaborative

Energized, inspired and cohesive teams work cross-functionally to achieve T. Hasegawa USA’s common vision. Our team members share a capacity for innovative thinking and productivity. We provide an environment where effective communication and spirited collaboration provide a high level of employee engagement and commitment to results.

Challenging & Stimulating

Our rapidly growing company offers team members throughout the organization the opportunity to challenge themselves and to grow professionally in our stimulating offices and laboratories, as well as our advanced production facilities.

CAREERS

“We believe that people hold the key to achieving our business objectives and our overall success.
People constitute our most important asset.”

We offer a work environment that is:

Innovative

Ours is an environment where team members can express their ideas freely and have opportunities to contribute to our growth and success in flavor creation/application, sales, customer service, quality & regulatory, operations, finance & accounting, analytics and more.

Rewarding

In addition to the opportunity for professional growth, we offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits including full medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, long term disability insurance, 401-k plan (including a safe harbor contribution), paid maternity leave, generous holiday and vacation schedule, and other benefits.

Dynamic & Inclusive

T. Hasegawa USA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accordance with all federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on economic or social status, race, color, ethnic origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status or disability.

Careers in Food Science

Collaborative

Energized, inspired and cohesive teams work cross-functionally to achieve T. Hasegawa USA’s common vision. Our team members share a capacity for innovative thinking and productivity. We provide an environment where effective communication and spirited collaboration provide a high level of employee engagement and commitment to results.

Challenging & Stimulating

Our rapidly growing company offers team members throughout the organization the opportunity to challenge themselves and to grow professionally in our stimulating offices and laboratories, as well as our advanced production facilities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Our Commitment

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T. Hasegawa USA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accordance with all federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on economic or social status, race, color, ethnic origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status or disability.

Positions Available

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Working in a team you will be responsible for mixing both simple liquid and powder blends as well as more complex processes including vacuum drying, spray drying and reactions and ensuring that all orders are completed.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/MAJOR  JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate equipment in order to accurately utilize raw ingredient materials in a precise manner to create flavor product.
  • Ensure understanding of all safety, quality and operational procedures relevant to the role.
  • Utilize tools and electronic/computer systems for compounding and container filling.
  • Utilize computer, scan gun, or other tools and processes to correctly match ingredients to shop orders
  • Follow production, safety, quality, and operational procedures to verify and record information during production process
  • Ensure proper ventilation and use of safety equipment
  • Develop understanding of Quality Control requirements for sampling, product testing, swabbing of equipment, etc and follow policies surrounding Quality Control needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • ****Must be flexible to work various shifts. 24-hour facility****
  • 2-3 years of production experience as a machine operator or related role
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and adhere to policies and procedures
  • Must be able to read, write, and perform basic mathematics, including metric in English
  • Equipment Operator experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs as needed
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is helpful
  • Experience in the food industry and familiarity with industry-related quality systems and procedures is highly preferred
  • Familiarity with Kosher production will be an advantage

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma or GED

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, speak, write and understand English.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee will be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

CLASSIFICATION CRITERIA

Job title classification determined by competencies in key processes in the Production department as outlined below.

Number if Specialized Skill/ProcessesTitle
0-1Operations Technician I
2Operations Technician II
3Operations Technician III
4+Sr. Operations Technician I
4+ (Lead)Operations Technician Lead

DEPARTMENT:

Flavor Library/ R&D

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The HQ Spray Dry Operator facilitates small-batch production of spray dried materials for use by the Flavor Library, Marketing, R&D, Sales, and other internal teams.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/MAJOR  JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to make in-process adjustments based on analytical data (Temp, moisture, flow, etc…)
  • Must be able to occasionally compound liquid batches needed to spray dry
  • Responsible for ancillary equipment within a small-scale manufacturing environment
  • Set up and break down the equipment and make necessary adjustments
  • Responsible for thorough cleaning of equipment and production room
  • Use SAP, CMS, and MWS transactions needed for blending
  • Accurately document all work as required
  • Work in compliance with all GMP, OSHA, food safety and internal safety guidelines
  • Must be able to work effectively as a team of 1

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ years of spray dry experience, especially related to the food and beverage industry
  • Flavor industry-specific experience is preferred
  • Basic math, reading, and computer skills

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to read, speak, write and understand English.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, speak, write and understand English.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Regularly push, pull, lift and squat up to 50 pounds
  • Standing and walking approximately 80% of each day, up to 2 hours without rest
  • Climb stairs multiple times per day
  • Monitoring technical equipment with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Will work in a production room subject to frequent temperature fluctuation
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