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  • Fragrance Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NY-Middletown
    Posted Date 7 months ago(8/28/2018 1:39 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Production / Operators / Production Planning
    Bell Flavors and Fragrance
  • Overview




    Bell Fragrances is currently accepting applications for a Fragrance Supervisor position in Middletown, NY. The selected candidate will oversee the manufacturing of liquid fragrances and material handling duties. Supervise the work flow, training and techniques involved in fragrance production and material handling, including mixing and filling and equipment cleaning operations.  Monitor, schedule and plan production batches as needed for shipment to customers and for internal use in other production operations. Monitor re-qc of raw materials and raw material shipments to R&D facility in NBK.


    • Supervision of up to 20 subordinates
    • Teach/counsel proper compounding techniques to prevent deviations and/or troubleshoot occurring deviations.
    • Initiate, develop and/or support continuous improvement projects with regard to manufacturing effectiveness, material handling and equipment cleaning.
    • Initiate, develop and support continuous improvement in areas of cGMP, safety, allergen, SSOP, EFfCI and ISO guidelines and internal metrics related to first time right, on-time shipping and lead time
    • Oversee the compounding and material handling operations, including but not limited to, manufacture of products according to special instruction, inventory control of raw and stock materials used, bin transfers, warehouse locations, changing drums and refilling transfer containers, mixing, filling and sampling of finished goods, and sampling raw materials (re-qc and NBK samples).
    • Oversees the accurate inventory control of materials ensuring lot numbers, warehouse locations and bins, labeling of drums, stock fragrance and transfer containers are being maintained and effectively used to support Material Management and inventory control initiatives
    • Oversee Material Handling duties in conjunction with Receiving and Warehouse Management to support effective material movement and management with regard to ingredient locations, stock rotation, and material management in racks and storage rooms
    • Follow approved manufacturing protocol, record keeping and methods of operation, including but not limited to, Standard Operating Procedures, site regulations, departmental rules, and required regulatory procedures, log books and other supporting data as needed per internal auditing guidelines
    • Maintain UltiPro time management database for fragrance production employees, scheduling, approving and verifying time sheets weekly
    • Review and maintain open order report, production logs, attend morning production meetings to verify on-time production and shipment needs are being met

      Communicate with planning and other departments to ensure stock levels are maintained and planned appropriately


      Backs up material handlers as needed

      Any other duties as assigned by manager

    • Work within and responsible for proper cGMP, safety, allergen, Halal, kosher, SSOP, SQF, EFfCI and ISO 9001:2015 guidelines


    • High school diploma or GED, required
    • College Education preferred
    • Forklift certification required
    • Working knowledge of compounding procedures and basic understanding of chemistry
    • Yellow Belt – Six Sigma Lean Training, preferred
    • Working knowledge of current good manufacturing practices and OSHA safety regulations
    • Working knowledge of fragrance materials including wet, dry, viscous, flammable, hot and hazardous substances
    • Knowledge of proper handling and safe and effective use of fragrance raw materials


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    Company Profile

    Bell develops creative flavors and fragrances for the food, beverage, cosmetic, household care, personal care, oral care, and tobacco companies throughout the world. Bell’s position in the industry has come a long way since 1912, but the same values William M. Bell and Edward N. Heinz held are still carried on by the Heinz and Bell Family today.


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