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Compounder / Blender Operator - Split Shift (10:00am to 6:00pm)

Company: PLZ Aeroscience Corporation
Location: Coal City
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Employee must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions:

  1. Can get along with coworkers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extremes;
  2. Perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others;
  3. Respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor.
  4. Must be able to work independently without direct oversite

JOB FUNCTION:

To create batches using hazardous chemicals and components in large and small scales (8000gal to 5gal) while operating equipment such as pumps/conveyors/unloaders/agitators and filling out all quality documentation. Also to be able to move equipment or materials into the room via a forklift, and flushing/cleaning a system after it has been used and completing all paperwork.

JOB TIMES:  Split Shift (10AM-6PM) – While also providing vacation relief to either shift when needed

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Must be able to lift 50lb’s multiple times a day while around metal drums, plastic drums, or bags.
  2. Able to drive a forklift or learn how to drive a forklift upon hiring
  3. Comfortable lifting, unloading, and moving hazardous acidic and basic materials
  4. Wearing protective gloves, face shields, bump caps, and hearing protection on a normal basis.
  5. Able to multitask with multiple batch creations, line clearance/cleaning, moving materials into and out of the batch room.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY:

  1. Use picking gun to scan out chemicals from the chemical room, and move them into the compounding lanes for the room.
  2. Properly use FIFO principles to prioritize older chemicals in the room.
  3. Remove empty drums/totes/storage vessels from the holding area into the proper empty trucks or locations in the warehouse.
  4. Flushing lines from compound tanks and pumps to aerosol and liquid lines.
  5. Ability to use wrenches, socket wrenches, nut drivers, and other various tools in order to troubleshoot issues on compounding equipment or filter systems for production lines
  6. Use hydraulic drum lift equipment to add material from drums into manways of tanks
  7. Use forklift drum lift equipment to add material from drums into portable tanks or vessels
  8. Be a backup to Tank Farm Attendant for unloading liquid chemical trucks into the tank farm
  9. Be a backup to Tank Farm Attendant for unloading aerosol chemical trucks into the propellant tanks
  10. Be a backup to Tank Farm Attendant for creating aerosol mixtures in the aerosol mix tanks.
  11. Use tri-blender to mix water and solid mixtures into compounding tanks
  12. Use super sack unloader and vacuum system to move pumice into compounding tanks
  13. Being able to confirm drum, bags, totes, or supersack identification and then record all lot numbers for batch identification.
  14. Using required PPE when gathering samples out of tanks, totes, or portable vessels
  15. Working in a loud environment that has a mixture of many different aromas due to multiple fragrances and chemicals used in the area, many of which have low odor thresholds.
  16. Using a dust mask whenever dumping solid material into tanks or vessels.
  17. Ability to carry and use metal hose with Chicago fittings, and able to follow instructions to properly clean everything around it.

Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Some experience working with chemicals and solvent mixing and/or blending using powder and/or liquids strongly preferred

As a matter of policy and practice, PLZ recruits, hires, and trains people for all jobs without regard to their race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity (including transgender status), age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic history or information, or any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: PLZ Aeroscience Corporation, Joliet , Compounder / Blender Operator - Split Shift (10:00am to 6:00pm), Other , Coal City, Illinois

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