Formulator
Department
Production
Location
Idaho - Marsing
Reports To
Shift Supervisor
FLSA Classification
Non-Exempt

Job Function

As a Formulator for AMVAC, you will formulate and package seed treatment chemicals manually and using the proper equipment paying close attention to quality, safety and production goals. The Formulator is a key member of the production team. This position is for the 12 p.m. to 8 a.m. (morning) shift.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work in a fast-paced production environment safely and effectively
  • Weigh out quantities of powdered or liquid dyes and chemicals following formula sheets
  • Maintain and evaluates quality control of production protocols 
  • Ensure that all products meet specifications while in process and prior to packaging and shipment
  • Observe the operation of machinery to detect malfunctions; make minor adjustments or repairs during production
  • Adjust equipment and correct labels, lot numbers and containers per product specification correctly and neatly fills, seals and palletizes during  packaging
  • Monitor and adjust process equipment to meet quality check specifications
  • Record vital meter readings and process checks on batch tickets
  • Wear assigned safety and personal protective equipment & maintains assigned equipment in good working order
  • Follow all safety rules
  • Report any process safety or quality problems to the Shift Supervisor
  • Operate forklift for loading or moving materials and products

Skills & Qualifications

  • Knowledge of general policies and procedures, including safety and security measures, and the ability to practically apply such knowledge
  • Must be detail-oriented and pay close attention to details especially when it comes to product quality
  • Team-oriented
  • Knowledge of the proper operation, storage, and routine maintenance and repair of equipment 
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos
  • Ability to comprehend the consequence of various problem situations and to refer such problems to the appropriate individual for decision-making
  • Mechanical aptitude preferred

Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED

Experience Requirements

  • 2 years of work experience (1 year in a manufacturing plant preferred)
  • Experience operating a forklift or similar truck; or, must pass in-house fork truck certification

AMVAC Offers:

  • Competitive pay – Depending on Experience
  • Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life,
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) / Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching
  • Employee Stock Purchasing Plan with employee discount
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

AMVAC is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks and substance abuse testing.