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3rd Shift Production Operator - Anaheim, CA


  • Responsible for plant Centrifuge and Rotary Drying operations to ensure maximum quality and quantity in accordance with the company’s operational objectives while maintaining a safe environment.  Read the batch cards, work orders, recipes, or formulas in order to determine drying times and temperatures.
  • Weigh and dump or scoop prescribed solid, granular, or powdered ingredients into a rotary dryer, according to formulation and batch card instruction.
  • Observe gauges, dials, and product characteristics, and adjust controls in order to maintain appropriate temperature and flow of ingredients within prescribed limits.  Listen for malfunction alarms, and shut down equipment and notify supervisors when necessary.
  • Draw a sample of the product for laboratory analysis as well as perform moisture analysis utilizing appropriate equipment. Record production and data, such as processing steps, temperature, drying time, batches processed, etc.
  • Communicate with the lab to anticipate or remedy any problems to ensure the highest quality and optimize efficiency.
  • Clean, wash, and sterilize equipment and centrifuge/drying area, using water hoses, cleaning or sterilizing solutions, or rinses.
  • Shift Differential Pay for 3rd Shift



  • High School diploma / GED required


We value:


  • Prior experience handling chemicals.
  • Equipment operator experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of G.M.P’s (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Ability to troubleshoot, anticipate and correct problems associated with plant operations.


We offer:


  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
  • A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industries
  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

* Generous Paid Time Off!

* Quarterly Bonus Potential!

* Retirement Plans!

* 401(k) with Company Match!

* Low-Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!

* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!

* Flexible Spending Accounts!

* Tobacco-Free Campus!

* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Anaheim