Blender Assistant

Dutch American Foods
November 23, 2022
Beecher, United States of America
Job Type


Blender Assistant

Dutch American Foods is a 25-year-old family-owned dry blending and packaging company with manufacturing and warehousing facilities in Beecher and Crete, Illinois. If you are looking for a successful, growing company with a family-owned environment that recognizes quality and hard work, then Dutch American Foods is a good fit for you. We are looking for dependable, hardworking, and responsible individuals to join our team.

Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read/write and interpret documents
  • General math skills
  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Ability to work 9-10 hours (lifting, stacking, standing, etc...)
  • Leadership, teamwork, and time management skills
  • Follow safety rules/regulations, company policies, and food safety/quality procedures
  • Operate forklift/train to operate forklift
  • Authorized to work in the United States


Position Overview:

Follow directions from the Lead Blender & assist with daily tasks that include but are not limited to:

  • Load blending equipment following proprietary formulas & instructions.
  • Operation of blending equipment safely & efficiently.
  • Cleaning/sanitation within batching and processing areas.
  • Lock Out Tag Out.
  • Changeovers on blending equipment.
  • Observation of blending machinery and making adjustments accordingly.
  • Discharge finished product into super sacs.
  • Disposal of trash and keep the work area clean & always ready for inspection.
  • Following policies and procedures (SOPs, GMPs, etc.) as written.
  • Follow a daily schedule to ensure production, quality, & performance goals are met.




Job Type: Full-Time

1st Shift (Mon – Fri: 6:00am – 4:15pm)

2nd Shift (Mon – Thu: 4:45pm – 3:30am; Fri: 4:45pm – 1:30am)


Hourly Rate: 

1st Shift: $16/hour

2nd Shift: $17/hour

*Depending on skills, ability, and experience, starting rates could be higher.



  • Health Insurance (PPO Plan) with Prescription (Rx) Drug coverage
  • Dental Insurance
  • $25,000 Life Insurance – 100% company paid
  • Employee, Spouse and Children Life Insurance - Optional
  • Short-term Disability Insurance - Optional
  • 401k Plan with generous match by the company
  • Paid holidays & PTO days
  • Uniform Service – 100% company paid
  • Good Attendance, Safety and Food Safety Awards



Work Location: Beecher or Crete

1362 Dutch American Way Beecher IL 60401

25393 Dixie Highway Crete IL 60417


Join our team today! This is a great opportunity to use your talents and make a difference in taking us to the next level of performance!

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