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Production Operator 2

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Date: Nov 6, 2020

Location: Waukegan, IL, 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
  •   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
     
Experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow safety instructions and safety guidelines
  • 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
  • Prior experience working in a paint manufacturing facility preferred
  • Prior manufacturing experience
  • English Speaking
     
Competencies
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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: 5659 

 

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