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Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Roanoke, VA, 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

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

Key Accountabilities
  • 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 perprocedures 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 in 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 colour 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.
Key Activities
  • Transfer completed products into containers of various sizes and types (1 qt cans to tankers). Identify and apply the correct information on the containers and or proper documents while following all fill off and safety procedures
  • Fill off approved batches ranging from 1 gallon to 5000 gallons into the proper shipping containers
  • Measure the amount of product into the correct container for proper yield, by weighing and/or measuring the weight 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 the batch ticket has been approved and signed by the supervisor, send the containers to the shipping department along with the batch ticket
  • Properly dispose of filters; wash out the pump; wash the tanks, 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 duties per expectations
  • Other duties as needed to complete production process
Job Requirements

Essential Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential qualification satisfactorily.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow safety instructions and safety guidelines
  • Ability to pass forklift test and obtain forklift certificaction
  • Ability to operate a forklift, following all operating instructions effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to read and apply accurate labels
  • 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 900 lbs
  • 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
  • Arm-Hand steadiness- Keeping your arm or hand steady
  • Near vision- ability to read labels and see details up close

 

High school diploma needed, Prior Manufacturing experience desired and Prior experience working in a paint manufacturing facility preferred!  

Competencies
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: 6157 

 

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