Huntsman P&A Americas LLC Production Operator - J-001973 in Ringwood, Illinois

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Huntsman has immediate openings for experienced Production Operators to join our team in Ringwood, IL.


We are looking for a safety minded, self- motivated, ambitious, and talented individual that is dynamic, high energy and diverse. This position reports to the Production Supervisor and is responsible for the safe operation, control, and maintenance of large industrial process machinery in a manufacturing environment.


nPrioritized Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:n


Operate a variety of manufacturing equipment including: mixing/blending, granulation, bagging, and extrusion equipment.

Verify raw materials being used are correct per batch documentation, and finished goods are packaged in specified container, and properly labeled per documentation.

Store/transfer materials and supplies by hand, or with the assistance of a powered industrial lifter seated or standing forklift.

Perform various quality control tests and draw relevant conclusions to make needed adjustment to process operations.

Wear required personal protective equipment as appropriate at all times.

Ensure equipment and work areas are kept clean and orderly.

Follow instructions and perform other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Work collaboratively with supervisors, process engineers, maintenance, quality, and supply chase staff to ensure production output and quality standards are achieved.

Follow instructions on production paperwork, and accurately document.

Participate and complete company-required training program.

Observe all Environmental, Health and Safety standards set forth by the Company.


nEducation and Experience:n

To be a successful Production Operator, you will have the following qualifications for this dynamic role

High School Diploma or equivalent.

At 2 years of prior experience working in a manufacturing environment (chemical industry experience highly preferred).

Previous experience operating extruders is a real plus.

Willing and able to operate both seated and standing forklifts (will train).

Strong mechanical aptitude and reasoning skills to troubleshoot process operations.

Willing and able to work 12-hour rotating day/nights shift schedule, and additional over-time as necessary.

Must be detail oriented and be able to recognize common errors, malfunctions, and/or deviations in documentation, quality, equipment, and/or performance standards.

Ability to bend, stoop, lift up to 55 Ibs., climb stairs and ladders, balance, and stand for long periods of time.


nSpecific Skills / Knowledge:n

Good data entry and basic computer skills.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.


nBenefits: The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, vision and dental, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance, and 401k.


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