Operator 2

Apply now »

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Pontiac, MI, 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

Executes assigned production tasks in accordance with procedures, to ensure right levels of HSE, Quality, Service and costs.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • 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.


Accepting Direction
Accepting Responsibility
Acquiring Information


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: 24098 


Nearest Major Market: Detroit