Production Operator - 2nd or 3rd Shift

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Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Nashville, TN, US

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

Under the supervision of the Production Supervisor, ensures proper running and cleaning of production equipment in the manufacture of powder coatings. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Packaging and palletizing of finished product into boxes, drums, gaylords, and supersacks from 15 lb to 2000 lbs.
  • General housekeeping
  • Cleaning grinders, extruders, testing equipment and charging equipment
  • Loading and blending of dry materials
  • Operation of grinder and extruder production lines
  • Forklift operation
  • Floor Scrubber operation
  • Dust collector filter replacement on the grinders
  • Sampling of raw materials and/or finished good
  • Recording of batch variables and logging data
  • Perform all work safely and injury-free.  Must actively participate in improving department and plant safety performance
  • Perform duties according to ISO 14001 procedures and environmental requirements
  • Attend and participate in Nashville Plant Programs/Committees/Training as required, such as Department Safety, Plant Safety, Behavior in Safety, Housekeeping Audit Teams, ISO, Life, Saving Rules or any other safety programs
  • Participate in the Nashville Safety Journey. Adhere to the Golden Principle which is   Simply to intervene to stop work if conditions or behavior are unsafe

Job Requirements

  • Basic math skills  
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds
  • Drive motorized equipment
  • Computer skills
  • Experience working on project teams

Compensation Data

Starting Hourly Rate: $22.72 per hour + $0.60 Shift Differential for 2nd Shift & $0.70 Shift Differential for 3rd Shift

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 29155 


Nearest Major Market: Nashville