Operator 1 - Batch - 1st Shift

Apply now »

Date: Apr 1, 2024

Location: Waukegan, IL, 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
  • Reports  safety, quality or other issues related to products or production processes to Team Leader / Shift Supervisor.
  • Maintain storage of raw materials, intermediates and finished goods while obtaining materials needed for batch makers, adjusters, tinters and fill off as needed by production while following all safety guidelines and procedures
  • Batch makers will order materials needed to make batch from material coordinator or the warehouse
  • Materials are delivered to a designated area for the batch maker
  • Remaining material is put back where it came from or the empty containers are taken to designated areas for proper disposal or reconditioning.
  • Hazardous waste containers are to be taken to the accumulation area as soon as they are full, labeled and dated
  • Keep yards and storage areas in a neat and clean state
  • Remove all trash and rags from the building at the end of the shift
  • Must move to other production tasks operator has been trained to perform as needed 
  • Other duties as needed to complete production process
  • 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
  • Properly complete the batch ticket as instructed, label all containers, and number them in the sequence they were filled off
  • Weighs/measures all materials used in the process for yield and accuracy of completed batches

Job Requirements

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow safety instructions and safety guidelines
  • 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 work in hot and cold environments and inclement weather
  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time
  • 1 to 2 years of prior manufacturing experience; experience working in a paint manufacturing facility preferred

Rewards & Benefits

  • Pay: $25.00 per hour
  • 401K retirement savings with 6% company match
  • Annual bonus
  • 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 bonus
  • Employee appreciation days

 

 

#LI-DNI

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: 38979 

Apply now »