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Date: Jan 22, 2023

Location: Port Hope, CA

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

Transfer completed products into various size and types of containers (1qt cans to tankers). Identify and apply the correct information on the containers and or proper documents while following all fill off and safety procedures.

Compensation Data

  • $19-21/hr
  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • 2 Weeks Vacation + 5 Personal/Sick days
  • 3 Floater days during December shutdown
  • Health & Dental Benefits
  • Healthcare spending account
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life Insurance

Key Accountabilities

  • Must follow all established safety rules and procedures
  • Must demonstrate integrity while performing duties as per company’s Code of Conduct
  • Obtain proper containers for approved batches according to the Sales Order/Batch Ticket instructions. Containers vary from quart cans, gallon cans, five gallon buckets, 55 gallon drums, tote tanks or tankers.
  • Fill off approved batches ranging from 1 gallon to 5000 gallons into the proper shipping containers
  • Products are filled into containers through pumps, filters, pipes, and hoses as required
  • Batches are checked throughout the fill off process visually and/or by the Q.C. lab personnel. Samples must be obtained during the fill off procedure depending on the QC requirements specified on the batch ticket
  • Fill off operator will measure the amount of product in the correct container for proper yield, by weighing and/or measuring the volume of the material in the containers with the tools provided
  • Once containers are filled and all openings are closed and tightened, check for leaks around the ring, bungs and chimes
  • Properly complete the batch ticket as instructed, label all containers and number them in the sequence they were filled off
  • Once batch ticket has been approved and signed by supervisor, send the containers to the shipping department along with batch ticket
  • Properly dispose filters, wash out pump, wash tanks and filter housing and hoses with the appropriate cleansing material
  • Properly label and stage all cleaning material in proper areas
  • Properly label and stencil all containers to satisfy customer and shipment requirements
  • Perform area housekeeping responsibilities
  • Tank/Pot washing
  • Support and participate in HSE&S, Product Stewardship, PSM, SAQ, LSR/LCP, BBS and JHSC


  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow safety instructions and safety guidelines
  • Ability to pass forklift test and certify
  • Ability to weigh and measure raw material accurately
  • Ability to lift and handle containers such as 5 gallon pails up to 75lbs, 60lb bags of pigment or maneuvering drums up to 900lbs
  • 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 of time 
  • Ability to work rotating shifts


  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of coating, chemical industry / paints is an asset
  • Lift Truck Experience is an asset
  • All should apply, training available.


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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: 27543