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Batch Maker 2nd shift

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Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Pontiac, MI, 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.

Job Purpose

AkzoNobel 2nd shift Batchmaker position. In this positin you will produces quality coatings in a manner that will enable the delivery of defect-free, competitive products on time to both external and internal customers. 

Work that you will do:

  • Produces quality coatings by combining raw materials as specified by a work order.
  • Performs the process through the operation of various pieces of manufacturing equipment, such as scales, Dynomills, HSD’s pumping equipment, etc.  This also includes some computerized equipment.
  • Ensures high quality by checking batch requirements against materials used and/or equipment designated so that waste is minimal and effectiveness of operation is achieved.
  • Physical manipulation with proper equipment is needed to access materials. 
  • Performs safety and housekeeping aspects of the job by following all safety rules, wearing required safety equipment, locking out equipment as required, cleaning up work areas during and at completion of tasks in accordance with 5S, maintaining all work stations and tools in an orderly and clean fashion.   This enables new employees to become knowledgeable of all practices and procedures and to operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Assists in the training of new employees by demonstrating the proper procedures required to operate equipment, monitoring progress made and advising Production Supervisor or Team Leader of specific performance problems so additional training can be given.
  • Other duties as required.


  • High school education or GED.  
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment, preferably with batch making processes.  Chemical industries highly preferred.
  • Basic reading and math skills required.  
  • Must receive on the job training by another qualified technician or supervisor before performing any of the above duties unsupervised.  
  • Qualified candidates must be dependable with good attendance.  
  • Good writing and communication skills are required.  
  • Candidate must be detail oriented and have a record of good job performance. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 65 pounds and stand for long periods of time.  
  • Also requires extensive stooping and bending. 
  • Candidate must be able to work in a manufacturing & laboratory environment and be capable of wearing an air purifying respirator. To wear a respirator per OSHA regulations, candidate must pass medical evaluation and fit testing to qualify as a respirator user.


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: 10118 #LI-DNI

Nearest Major Market: Detroit