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Filling Operator 3rd Shift

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Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

We are looking for a Filling Operator for 3rd shift at our Houston site.


  • Takes ownership of production assets and ensures they are operating safely and as per established procedures, guidelines, and display good practice.
  • Performs daily production-, preventative maintenance-, process data collection and administration tasks as per procedures and control systems.
  • Reports safety, quality, or other issues related to products or production processes to Team Leader / Shift Supervisor.
  • Ensures all (shift team) production targets are met whilst ensuring the appropriate quality standards are maintained.
  • Issues CAR respectively Hazard report when any relevant issue is noticed, regardless of location or responsible department.
  • Contributes to the investigation of HSE or quality issues for PGR’s : customer complaints, reject batches, or other quality-related issues.
  • Operate the automated tank washer machine per procedure.
  • Perform area housekeeping duties per expectations.
  • Other duties as needed to complete the production process.

Key Activities

  • Ability to lift 55 lbs. several times/daily
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow safety instructions and safety guidelines
  • Ability to pass forklift test and obtain forklift certification
  • Ability to operate a forklift, following all operating instructions effectively and efficiently 
  • Ability to read and apply accurate labels
  • Ability to measure and weigh accurately
  • Ability to lift and handle containers such as 5-gallon pails up to 75 lbs. or maneuvering drums up to 400lbs with drum lift-assist dolly.
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task and balance priorities
  • Dedicated and committed safety leadership and presence
  • Ability to climb stairs wearing steel-toed footwear
  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments and inclement weather
  • Ability to work in a heavy manufacturing environment with exposure to chemical agents
  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods
  • Arm-Hand steadiness- Keeping your arm or hand steady
  • Near vision- ability to read labels and see details up close


  • High School Diploma
  • Prior experience working in a paint manufacturing facility preferred
  • Prior manufacturing experience
  • English Speaking
  • Microsoft basic skills preferred


AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 13843 

Nearest Major Market: Houston