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ICP Group Sr. Manufacturing Associate - Chemical Manufacturing in Andover, Massachusetts

BATCHMAN TECHNICIAN

Purpose & Scope: Batchman will follow the batch schedule and SOP recipe to provide quality product on time for our Customer. They should understand industrial safe work practices, the basic principles of mechanical operation of equipment, certified forklift license, follow SOPs, respect chemical operations, basic quality understanding, and perform required housekeeping responsibilities.

Reports To: Manufacturing Supervisor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Safety

  • Work safely and be able to identify potential safety concerns within the facilities. Ability to coach others on safe work practices.

  • Taking initiative to bring unsafe conditions to the attention of the appropriate person or to resolve personally.

  • Wear the proper PPEs (personal protective equipment) for the assigned tasked and equipment.

  • Keep work area organized & equipment clean.

Training

  • Train less experienced employees in their essential duties.

  • Provide positive instruction to improve the overall operations of the facility, safety devices, housekeeping, quality and equipment.

Duties:

  • Performs all standard duties to include batch production, sampling and additions as required by product formula, and QC lab instructions.

  • Performs all tasks up to standard in proper manner and technique to ensure optimum raw material usage, maintain product quality, and cost efficiency.

  • Keeps complete and accurate records (batch tickets), performs preventative maintenance to assure equipment is maintained by cleaning and calibrating to ensure quality production and safe working conditions.

  • Notifies Department Supervisor or Operations Manager of any discrepancies in production.

  • Meets, or exceeds, production standards for quality and volume of production while maintaining low error rates to keep the cost of production to acceptable levels.

  • Makes full use of skills, abilities, and paint making techniques to help respond to customer requirements.

  • Performs additional duties as directed by plant management supervision.

  • Actively participate in STOP program & attend start of shift meetings.

  • Wear designated PPE (personal protective equipment) for assigned department area and tasks.

  • Report any and all safety incidents

  • Communicate to team players and leaders; Team player and the ability to work with others; Positive attitude

  • Ability to train and encourage less experienced employees in their essential duties.

  • Ability to perform minor repairs and maintenance on equipment.

  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends; Must be flexible with schedule; Must have good attendance record and be on time.

  • Special projects and duties as assigned

  • Keep work area & equipment clean

Requirements:

  • Prefer three years of experience in a factory production environment, i.e. mixing/blending operations, making products by following prescribed company formulas and procedures, etc.

  • Experienced in operating material handling equipment, such as a walking pallet jack, and in performing daily pre-shift inspection of equipment to ensure safe operation.

  • Safety habits & awareness required as a condition of employment.

  • Must possess ability to lift medium to heavy weights intermittently. Must be able to bend, stretch and reach in positions to move & mix raw materials of batches.

  • English, oral, and written communication skills (required); Effectively record and communicate both internally and externally.

  • Basic mathematical skills; Have understanding of decimals, fractions and the metric system.

  • Ability to use measuring tools (scales, pumps, gauges).

  • Moderate reasoning skills.; Have the ability to work through moderate operational issues as they arise

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