Mixer I Solder Flux 2nd

Position Summary

Makes batch mixes using established formulations and methods in a manner to ensure that safety, quality and production goals are met on a daily basis.

Position Responsibilities

  • Completes mixing tasks on a rotational basis as assigned by the supervisor/team leader of the department.
  • Safety (daily requirements):
  • Follow all company safety procedures in completion of job duties.
  • Verify that all safety-related devices, machine guarding, signage, etc. are in place and functioning prior to releasing equipment for production.
  • Wear required PPE for job function.
  • Participate in 6S events in the department and throughout the facility.
  • Sustain 6S standards through good housekeeping and execution of standard work.
  • Manage and handling of hazardous waste.
  • Productivity (daily requirements):
  • Perform minor equipment set-up and adjustments; operate all necessary mixing and testing equipment.
  • Gather and verify all raw materials for each batch mix per the double check sheet.
  • Follow standard operating procedures on check sheet to make required batch mixes.
  • Maintain mixes for all lines while performing other duties assigned by department.
  • Complete required documentation.
  • Complete production records and data entry as required (DPR’s, process monitor, production summaries, double check sheets, work orders, etc.).
  • Lean (daily requirements):
  • Utilize LEAN Thinking in formal and informal settings including participating in LEAN Events (Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Projects, Just-Do-It), submitting Suggestions, attending LEAN Training, and improving work cell/areas of responsibility daily.
  • Use visual tools and display boards and update them as appropriate.
  • Document all changes resulting from LEAN activities according to ISO guidelines.
  • Accept and embrace change necessary for continuous improvement.
  • Teamwork (daily requirements):
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers by willingness to take on additional responsibility and/or support.
  • Substitute and back-up production line positions if and when necessary.
  • Communication (daily requirements):
  • Maximize the flow of communication for effective performance within the department and between shifts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of various equipment (fill machines, pallet jack, box knife, batch gun, mix tanks, drum mover, microscope, viscometer, and computer) is helpful.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work at a fast pace in order to meet department units and production needs.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team to meet department goals.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and comprehend work orders, charge sheets and PPE requirements.
  • Safety-oriented.
  • Respirator fit test and respirator questionnaire required upon hire and annually.
  • 24-hour HAZMAT training upon hire, and 8-hour HAZMAT annually.
  • Compounding, quality or science education is preferred.
  • Some product knowledge is preferred.
  • Prior manufacturing experience preferred.

Education and Certification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Some college preferred with advanced mathematics and/or science background preferred.
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