Operator 1 - Swing Shift (must work 1st and 2nd shift every other week)

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Date: Nov 24, 2023

Location: Reading, PA, US

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. 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 a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.

© 2023 Akzo Nobel N.V. All rights reserved.

Job Purpose

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Takes ownership of production assets and ensures they are operated safely and as per established procedures, guidelines and industry 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 location or responsible department.
  • Provides progress updates to the Team Leader / Shift Supervisor.
  • Attends and contributes to meetings.
  • Contributes to the investigation of HSE or quality issues for eg: customer complaints, reject batches or other quality related issues.
  • Participates in Continuous Improvement activities & programs for HSE, Quality, ALPS or other as may be assigned from time to time. Contributes to color adjustment activities, where applicable, in line with agreed procedures and control systems.
  • Is familiar and complies with all the applicable corporate as well as site and laboratory policies/procedures with regard to personal conduct, HSE and Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs (PSRA) standards. 

Job Requirements

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow safety instructions and safety guidelines
  • Ability to operate a forklift, following all operating instructions effectively and efficiently 
  • Ability to measure and weigh accurately
  • Ability to lift and handle containers such as 5 gallon pails up to 75 lbs, 60 lb bags of pigment or maneuvering drums up to 600 lbs
  • Prior manufacturing experience
  • English Speaking

Rewards & Benefits

  • The hourly range for these skills is $22.26/hr. + 3% Annual Bonus
  • 401K retirement savings with a 6% company match
  • Medical insurance with HSA
  • Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D benefits
  • Generous vacation, sick, and holiday pay
  • Progression (pay-for-skill) pay plans. 
  • Short- & Long-term disability
  • Paid Parental leave after 1 year
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Active Diversity & Inclusion Networks
  • Employee referral plan
  • Employee appreciation days

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: 33454 

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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