Illume Candles
  • Maple Grove, MN, USA
  • $20.00/hour starting
  • Full Time

$22/hr starting pay + $1000 Sign-On Bonus!

1st: 4:45am - 3:30pm

2nd: 3:15pm - 2:00am

Introduction

ILLUME is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-quality branded and private-label home fragrance and personal care products. ILLUME is located in Maple Grove, Minnesota and housed in a state-of-the-art Corporate Office, Distribution and Manufacturing facility.

Shift Available:

1st: 4:45am - 3:30pm, Monday - Thursday

2nd: 3:30pm - 2:00am, Monday - Thursday

Position Summary

Under general supervision of the Mixing Supervisor, the Mixer weighs and blends ingredients as specified on the batch sheets and mixing procedures for processing on the production lines.

Five Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure accurate line set up
  • Follow quality and filling specifications
  • Achieve productivity standards by partnering with Supervisors
  • Coordinate line change over and line clearance
  • Work on production line alongside line employees

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure accurate line set up

  • Verify all components are accurate and ready for each production order.
  • Work with Change Over Technicians to calibrate the production line for each production order.

Follow quality and filling specifications

  • Perform in-process checks or audits to confirm the ingredients are prepared and weighed to filling specifications and meet ILLUME quality standards. If relevant, record findings.
  • Share line set up, quality and/or filling specifications with team members to ensure consistent adherence to specifications and standards.
  • Assist in training new leads and line employees.

Achieve productivity standards by partnering with Supervisors

  • Ensure employees are logged into the right shop order.
  • Share productivity goals and post/document hourly progress.
  • Assist supervisors in set up of line for best workflow and reducing waste.
  • Report quantity of units produced for each production order. Issue materials to orders.
  • Create and maintain other documentation as needed.

Coordinate line change over and line clearance

  • Notify team members to clear the work area of any materials from the previous production run.
  • Work with Production and Wicking departments, Change Over Technicians and Material Handlers to set up line for next production run.
  • Ensure cleanliness of all designated work areas.

Work on production line alongside employees

  • Able to perform any job in the mixing area.
  • Identify where help is needed and work in any job to assist team in achieving quality and productivity goals.
  • Assist new team members in working with more efficiency by modeling the correct processes and policies.

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • Mixing or Compounding experience required.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing setting highly preferred.
  • Stand-up forklift experience and current forklift certification highly preferred.
  • Model safe working behaviors and wear required personal protective equipment.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Comfortable working on computers and with new technology.
  • Able to accurately report and enter data.
  • Able to communicate effectively with coworkers.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to hear, speak, and use hands for fine manipulation.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 70 pounds, bend, stoop, reach, carry, push, and/or walk.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and/or color vision for inspection and/or assembly.
  • Must be either willing and/or able to operate a forklift.
  • Must be willing to learn how to unload wax tank trucks into bulk wax tanks.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee must be able to work in a highly fragranced environment.
  • This role operates in a manufacturing environment where the noise level is loud or moderate.
  • The employee may work in temperatures above 100 degrees Fahrenheit for extended periods of time.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.

WHAT MAKES ILLUME A GREAT PLACE TO WORK:

  • Talented and Committed colleagues
  • Values-based company
  • Growing company = Opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Challenging and casual work environment
  • Medical, dental, life, disability, 401k plan, great PTO plan + holiday pay
  • Anniversary program, department and company-wide celebrations

ILLUME is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are not accepting candidate profiles from agencies at this time and this role is not open for relocation assistance. Candidates must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship.

ILLUME participates in E-Verify. Through participation in the E-Verify program, ILLUME electronically verifies the employment eligibility and Social Security Number of all new hires.

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