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Date: Jan 9, 2021

Location: Waukegan, IL, US

Company: AkzoNobel

Our company can only deliver sustainable high performance if our employees can reach their full potential and grow and develop together with AkzoNobel. We want to ensure employees are offered continuous learning and development opportunities. With that intention in mind please find job opportunity mentioned below. Please make sure you discuss the same with your manager before applying. You can also refer someone you know for the job!

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for the weighing and staging of materials sent to the plant and the return to warehouse of materials sent from the plant.

Key Accountabilities

  • Stage materials for the plant
  • Return materials to warehouse locations from plant
  • Completion of paperwork associated with process
  • Maintain inventory accuracy
  • Maintain acceptable level of cleanliness
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Activities

  • This position is responsible for operating equipment used in moving materials. 
  • Standard Operating Procedures are in place for most stages of the process. 
  • Non-routine situations require that a Supervisor be notified before proceeding.           
  • The Waukegan site produces a very wide range of products and sizes ranging from 2,000 – 5,000 gallons. 
  • This diversity puts great demands on the Pre-Batch Operators to support the plant floor. 
  • They must be sensitive to inventory variations and deal with them aggressively. 
  • Great attention to detail is needed to achieve the strict accuracy standards required.


  • High School degree or equivalent
  • Fork Truck experience
  • Ability operate a variety of material handling equipment
  • Ability to lift 55Lb
  • Ability to push/pull containers weighing up to 500lbs
  • Capable of using any personal protective equipment needed
  • Capable of passing any material handling tests required
  • Capable of demonstrating competency in both the process and the movement of materials
  • Able to follow written instructions acquired from a pick-list or order


High School degree or equivalent


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.


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