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ELITE One Source Nutritional Services Operator in Training - Blending - Multiple Shifts in Missoula, Montana

Operator in Training-Blending - Multiple Shifts

About Us

ELITE One Source is an operating company of DCC Plc, an international sales, marketing, distribution and business support services group headquartered in Dublin, Ireland with operations in Britain, Ireland, Continental Europe and the USA currently employing approximately 11,000 employees in 15 countries.

ELITE One Source Nutritional Services, Inc. ('ELITE'), is a provider of contract manufacturing and related services to the growing healthcare and dietary supplements market in the US.

ELITE focuses on the contract manufacturing of complex-formulation nutritional products in tablet and capsule dosage forms, including organic and probiotic products, across a variety of packaging formats. ELITE's service offering encompasses product development, formulation, manufacturing, packaging and regulatory services. Its customer base includes some of the leading specialist brands in the US consumer healthcare market.

ELITE's facilities in Missoula, Montana are well-invested with significant scope to expand capacity to meet its organic growth plans. The facilities comply with FDA cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) and Health Canada standards and are certified by leading third party regulatory bodies including NSF and USDA Organic. The business is led by an experienced management team and employs 225 people.

We are committed to fostering an open, collaborative, and safe work environment—a place where you can contribute, grow, and share in the success of the Company.

Why Work for Us?

  • Competitive Wages

  • Eligible for Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance after 60 days of employment with company contribution for employee and dependents.

  • Life Insurance fully paid by employer.

  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance available.

  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program) is provided for all employees.

  • Quarterly Perfect Attendance Bonus Program.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO).

  • 10 Paid Holidays.

  • 401k retirement plan with company match.

  • Career Advancement.

Position Details

  • Department: Production.

  • Direct Report: Production Supervisor.

  • Indirect Report: Director of Operations.

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt.

  • Hours: 1st and 2nd Shift available. Shifts will be 10-12 hours.

  • Schedule: Available up to 6 days a week. WEEKENDS ARE A MUST

  • Wage: $18.00/hr PLUS a $1.00/hr Shift Differential for 2nd Shift

Position Overview

As an Operator in Training – Blending you will prepare, operate, and clean blending equipment. You will coordinate with department heads to meet daily production schedules that include established timelines.

Essential Functions


  • Ensure adherence to PPE requirements and safety practices.

  • Operate production and material handling equipment in a safe and efficient manner to meet production standards.

  • Communicate with co-workers and supervisors.

  • Follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Understand Basic Blending Principles (weighing, sifting, blending, solution addition, unloading).

  • Consistent completion of accurate records/documentation (log books & MO documents).

  • Ability to perform room and equipment set-up procedures to ensure error free line clearance.

  • Ability to perform lot reconciliations without errors.

  • Ability to perform and verify weights of ingredients without errors.

  • Participate in the Daily Direction Setting (DDS) process by participating in Peer-to-Peer (P2P) and the shift huddle (CP1).

  • Support the Clean, Inspect, and Lubricate (CIL) Daily Management System (DMS) by performing CIL tasks as assigned.

  • Support the Anomaly Handling (AH) Daily Management System (DMS) by reporting any anomalies to supervision or maintenance.

  • Support the Centerline (CL) Daily Management System (DMS) by adhering to all equipment centerlines as designated. .



  • High School Degree or GED equivalent.


  • Able to work in a team environment with a diverse workforce.

  • Punctual and Good Attendance.

  • Good communication, math, reading and writing skills.

  • Basic clerical and mechanical aptitude.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced repetitive work environment.

  • Must be flexible and able to work overtime and weekends as needed.

  • Quality, safety minded, reliable, precise, and self-motivated.

  • Must be detail oriented, and able to spot defects or errors in all formats.

  • Required Competencies: Action Orientation, Drive for Results, Functional/Technical Skills, Personal Learning, Listening, Integrity & Trust, Listening, and Peer Relationships.

Physical Requirements

Working Conditions on the Production Floor:

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced light manufacturing environment.

  • PPE requirements: safety glasses, respiratory protection, company supplied lab coats, and gloves.

  • GMP gowning requirements: Hair net, beard guard (if applicable), shoe covers, and sweatbands as required.

  • Factory attire.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent lifting / carrying (10-50 lbs.).

  • Frequent pushing / pulling (50-300 lbs) and frequent bending and stooping.

  • Frequent handling / gripping (parts, tools, etc.).

Cover-All Clause

The preceding essential functions, qualifications, and physical requirements have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. ELITE ONE SOURCE® Nutritional Services, Inc reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of any position and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Additionally, employees of ELITE agree to accept and complete additional projects as assigned by a member of management.

Regulatory Compliance

All Employees agree to comply with a strict adherence to Company and OSHA safety requirements, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Compliance, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory standards.

Commitment to Safety

At ELITE we consider the safety, health, and security of our employees, the integrity of our assets, the protection of theenvironment, and the quality of our service to be integral to the efficient management of our business.

We believe that all injuries, illnesses, and incidents arising from things we do in the course of our business are preventable and we are committed to preventing harm to anyone as a result of our operations. We put SAFETY F1RST in everything we do. We each have a responsibility for our own safety and for the safety of others. Maintaining high standards of health and safety, ensuring the safe operations of our facilities, vehicles, and other assets is good for our employees, our customer, our business, and the communities in which we operate.

We are committed to continual and sustainable improvements in our health and safety performance and will ensure, our employees and others who may be affected by our operations, are not exposed to risks to ether their health or safety.

The ultimate responsibility for health and safety and environmental compliance within ELITE lies with the Senior Management team. They have the overall responsibility for the health and safety of all our employees and for ensuring that the risks and impacts from our activities are understood and mitigated. However, everyone at ELITE must understand the part they play to help contain health and safety risks and that this is part of our everyday work. It is the responsibility of every individual working within the business to make themselves aware of possible health and safety risks and to take reasonable measures to reduce this risk in their working environment.