Kitting and Weighing Operator



Reading, PA, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023

ByHeart is an infant nutrition company built from the ground up to deliver real innovation on behalf of babies and parents. Our mission is simple: make the best formula in the world. That’s why we studied the latest breast milk science, worked directly with suppliers we know and trust, set uncompromising quality standards, developed our own small batch blending process, built our own manufacturing facilities, and conducted a groundbreaking clinical trial. Our goal is to create a future where all parents feel amazing about feeding their baby—no matter how they do it.

When we launched our Whole Nutrition Infant Formula in March 2022, we were the first new U.S infant formula manufacturer in 15 years. Since then, we’ve been leading the way in a lot of ways.


  • The only U.S.-made infant formula to use organic, grass-fed whole milk
  • The first and only U.S. infant formula company to add the two most abundant proteins found in breast milk—alpha-lac and lactoferrin—to our ingredients list
  • The first infant formula company to receive Clean Label Project’s Purity Award (and we test for 700 contaminants vs the required 400)
  • We ran the largest clinical trial by a new infant formula brand in 25 years—clinically proving our benefits vs a leading infant formula like:
    • Less spit up
    • Softer poops
    • Easier digestion
    • More efficient weight gain
    • Enhanced nutrient absorption
    • Longer stretches between nighttime feeds*

With >$250M in funding, we’re shifting the industry forward—and this is just the beginning. Help us build a future where all parents can feel amazing about feeding, by joining our growing team of >275 people that stretches across the country.

We're proud to offer competitive, family-first benefits, including but not limited to:

  1. Health insurance for the whole family: medical, dental, & vision insurance covered 100%, with 90% coverage for your family.
  2. Flexible paid time off: plus 12+ company holidays, and your kid’s birthday off!
  3. 16-weeks of fully-paid parental leave and new parent support: free 1-year supply of formula, cozy feeding suites, and paid pumping time.
  4. Up to 6% 401(k) Match to help you plan for your future.
  5. Company equity for every employee: because when we succeed, we succeed together!

Visit our site to learn more, and check out some recent press on ByHeart:

*based on data from infants at approximately 4 months of age

Role Description

Reports To: Floor Supervisor

Location: Reading, Pennsylvania

Start Date: ASAP

The Kitting/Weighing Operator weighs and compiles ingredients for production runs according to customer formulations. As well as document ingredient weights and usages for each batch during a production run.

Role Responsibilities

  • Weigh out ingredients for current and future production needs.
  • Accurately read batching sheets and prioritize weigh out needs according to the customer and internal specifications.
  • Accurately identify and record lot code, product, and other ingredient information.
  • Using a forklift, retrieve product from the freezer, floor or refrigerator as needed.
  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs

Skills & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience in performing Kitting in a manufacturing type of environment preferred.
  • Previous forklift experience or the ability to learn how to operate forklifts.
  • High level of manual dexterity and detail orientation
  • Good oral and written communication skills; able to read, comprehend and create written and verbal instructions in the English language
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced & frequently changing work environment
  • Must be able to work on their feet for extended periods of time.
  • Able to continuously lift 50 lb./25 kg bags or drums
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures, follow CGMP's, and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements.
  • Will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local standards for the manufacture of infant formula and other non-infant nutritional foods.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.