Learns the operation of and is familiar with routine maintenance of all processing machinery and equipment, including encapsulator, tablet press, blending equipment, roller compactor, fitzmill, and coating pan. Maintains all processing equipment. Interprets company policies, specifications and job orders to employees. Directs setup and adjustments of machines. Measures productivity on a daily basis, with goal of meeting standards. Communicates with other departments to requisition supplies, products and equipment necessary to meet production schedules. Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product. Ensures that proper sanitation and health rules are followed by all department employees. Assigns duties; enforces safety regulations. Analyzes and resolves work problems and grievances, or assists employees in solving work problems. Maintains processing records daily; fills out weekly reports as required. Bachelor's degree from a four-year college and three to five years' related experience and/or training.