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Senior Technician - Altria Compounds

Company: Altria Client Services LLC
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewWant to be responsible for ingredient management and flavor manufacturing for a Fortune 200 company with some of the most iconic brands? If you have one plus year of experience with flavor manufacturing or analytical laboratory methodology, we want to speak with you! We are currently looking for a Sr. Technician at Altria Compounds LLC in Richmond, VA. This role assures accurate receipt, staging for incoming evaluation, warehousing, staging for production, and flavor production/compounding. You must always conform to appropriate cGMP practices and procedures and are required to use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:- Maintaining inventory and performing daily reconciliations of materials used in production upon completion of the blend.- Performing physical inventory of all ingredients to assure LIFO/FIFO compliance and performing chemical inventory on all other chemicals each year.- Following predetermined flavor formula to compound flavors acquired from SAP.- Performing and documenting verifications on calibrated equipment per the requirements of the QMS, to include scales, flow meters, thermometers, and temperature controllers. These checks are performed on a daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis the QMS.- Receiving all raw materials into inventory. Verifying shipping paperwork matches the material, entering the information into SAP, and generating labels for the material, and placing it into warehousing location using appropriate material handling equipment (forklifts), for inventory management.- Performing shipping requirements for the Altria Compounds. This includes shipping finished product, samples, and other miscellaneous items. Must be trained in DOT regulations, as this includes the shipment of hazardous and flammable material.- Handling hazardous waste generated in the facility. This includes monitoring the waste storage area, physically accounting for each item every week. Responsible for removing these items from inventory upon disposal and charging them to the accurate cost center. RCRA training required.- Coordinating the sampling of ingredients for other facilities/operations. This involves staging the materials, notifying QA lab personnel, and adjusting inventory accordingly. The inventory adjustment includes removing the specified amount of each ingredient from inventory, monitoring the inventory electronically, and charging material usage to the appropriate facility/operation.WE WANT YOU TO HAVE:- An Associate's Degree in physical science, engineering, or biology is very helpful. High School Degree with chemistry and mathematics courses or equivalent is required.- Knowledge of the metric system is required.- 1+ year of experience with flavor manufacturing (pharmaceutical, food or dietary supplements industry is desired)- Knowledge of sanitary equipment design and operation, and good manufacturing practices (cGMP) is desired.- Analytical and mechanical problem-solving skills, basic chemistry and general process knowledge.- Ability to apply mathematical skills/concepts and perform conversions.- Basic understanding of laboratory concepts and how they relate to the manufacturing operations.- Ability to learn SAP R3 to perform your required job duties, proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and process control systems such as Programmable Logic Controllers and Human Machine Interfaces.- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.- Ability to wear product-specific personnel protective equipment and perform duties within a flavor manufacturing environment (dusty, flavors and aromas, temperatures extremes).- The ability to operate material handling equipment such as forklifts and hand trucks.- Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.- Must have the ability to work any shiftCompany OverviewAltria has a leading portfolio of tobacco products for U.S. tobacco consumers age 21+. Altria's Vision through 2030 is to responsibly lead the transition of adult smokers to a non-combustible future. Altria is Moving Beyond Smoking---, leading the way in moving adult smokers away from cigarettes by taking action to transition millions to potentially less harmful choices - believing it is a substantial opportunity for adult tobacco consumers, Altria's businesses and society. Altria's wholly owned subsidiaries include the most profitable tobacco companies in their categories: Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company LLC (USSTC), and John Middleton Co. (Middleton). Altria's smoke-free portfolio includes Helix Innovations LLC (Helix), the maker of on! oral nicotine pouches, exclusive U.S. commercialization rights to the IQOS Tobacco Heating System -* and Marlboro HeatSticks -*, and an equity investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. (JUUL). Altria also owns equity investments in Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ABI), the world's largest brewer, and Cronos Group Inc. (Cronos), a leading Canadian cannabinoid company. At Altria, we celebrate the power of diverse teams working together to shape our future. We are inspired to bring our best because our unique strengths are valued. We believe our personal success and progress should be guided by Our Cultural Aspiration, a new articulation of what we value and who we aspire to be, collectively. Our Cultural Aspiration respects and complements individual identity, embracing each other's unique strengths, welcoming newcomers and developing the best, most inclusive and diverse teams. Join us as we work together to shape a better future for adult tobacco consumers, our employees, and our shareholders. Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. Learn more about Altria at and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. *IQOS Devices and HeatSticks - are currently unavailable for sale in the United States.

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