Newell Brands Chemical Operator in Manchester, Tennessee
Job Number: 2212
Position Title: Chemical Operator
Job Title: Chemical Operator
Reports To : Operations Supervisor
Hours: 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location : Manchester, TN
Responsible for ink manufacturing process that meets company standards for safety, quality, productivity and accuracy.
Maintain inventory control and participate in cycle counts
Weigh dyes, resins, solvents, and other ingredients in accordance with a formula
Train in shipping/receiving and operate material handling equipment (i.e. forklifts, cranes, pallet jacks, etc.)
Determine and advise on the availability of necessary materials to meet production schedules.
Ensure all unused and excess materials are returned to the warehouse in a timely manner
Report shortages of raw materials and supplies to management; accountable for raw material use and disposition
Conform to Satellite and 90 Day Accumulation Area standards.
Load Hazardous materials and Waste for shipment.
Clean up spills under the direction of the site Emergency Coordinator.
Take individual responsibility in keeping work area organized and clean; support housekeeping initiatives (i.e. 5S program) to foster a safe and environmentally sound work environment
Understand requirements and practices when working with or handling potentially hazardous materials
Adapt to changing requirements or work assignments to support team goals and objectives
Effectively communicate with team members to ensure quality of product and notify management of any deviations
Wear all required safety PPE and perform all work duties in a safe manner following proper procedures
Participate as a member of the site safety committee, as needed, and attend all associated trainings and meetings
Work overtime and alternate shifts and roles, as needed
Participate on continuous improvement teams, as needed
Handle material shipments to other Newell facilities
Prepare paperwork for shipments by road, sea and air
Prepare road, air, and sea shipments in SAP
Schedule all trucks for material pickup
Assist with material quality issues as it pertains to shipping
Perform other duties as assigned
Successful completion of eye exam with corrected vision at least 20/25 and ability to identify and distinguish colors; hearing exam; pulmonary function test and respirator fit test.
Must be able to wear a respirator properly.
Frequent physical effort raising and moving material or objects that are average weight continuously and raise light weight objects or material overhead occasionally
Bend, stretch, and reach low and high places frequently; ability to push, pull and lean forward
Ability to perform standing job for 12 consecutive hours
Operate computer, RF gun and other production equipment
Ascend/descend multiple levels inside and outside facility
Must be able to qualify for and maintain fork lift license; valid state issued driver’s license
Complete DOT, IATA, and IMDG training.
HS Diploma or equivalent (GED)
Shipping experience preferred
Ability to read, write and perform basic math skills with strong attention to detail
Experience with Microsoft Office applications and ability to operate basic office machines (i.e. fax, copier, printer and calculator)
Should have an understanding of quality control in a manufacturing environment
Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate effectively
Ability to work well in team environment
Flexibility to work in a variety of areas is essential
Flexibility to work overtime and off shift as needed
Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Community / Marketing Title: Chemical Operator
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