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General Operator

Company: Axalta Coating Systems
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

THE COMPANYAxalta Coating Systems Ltd. ('Axalta,' or the 'Company'), is a leading global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-performance coatings systems. With over a 150-year heritage in the coatings industry, Axalta is known for manufacturing high-quality products with well-recognized brands supported by market-leading technology and customer service. Over the course of the Company's history, Axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by continually developing innovative coatings technologies designed to enhance the performance and appearance of customers' products, while improving the customer's productivity and profitability. Axalta's diverse global footprint of 50 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers, 47 customer training centers and more than 14,000 team members allows the Company to meet the needs of customers in over 130 countries. Axalta serves its customer base through an extensive sales force and technical support organization, as well as through approximately 4,000 independent, locally-based distributors. The Company's scale and strong local presence are critical to its success, allowing leverage of the technology portfolio and customer relationships globally while meeting customer demands locally.Axalta operates its business in two operating segments: Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings, serving four end markets, including: Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle, across the following four regions: North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-PacificPOSITION: Full Time General Operator2nd Shift Mon-Fri, 3pm-11:30pm OR3rd Shift Sun-Thurs 11pm-7:30amSummary:The Huntsville, AL plant is looking for a Plant Operator who is action oriented, can make quality decisions quickly and possess excellent trouble shooting skills. The successful candidate in an Operator position will be trained in all facets of production (pre-mixing and material loading for batches, filling product into shipping containers, distribution, testing, sampling, and cleaning) to learn these essential duties of the position. The incumbent must operate production equipment safely to ensure the highest quality and correct quantity in accordance with the production schedule, standard operating procedures and supervisory instructions. Position duties and responsibilities can change regularly based on business needs. Operators will understand the mechanics of how to operate various types of equipment with confidence. Types of equipment include but are not limited to; labeler, filler machines, air pumps, high speed dispersers, air mixers, and weight scales within the department. Solve routine problems associated with job responsibilities. Ensures the highest product quality possible while adhering to all safety, environmental and work rules.Responsibilities:Performs all duties in a safe working manner, following all of the Company safety policies and proceduresBlend batch to designated formulaLearn how to fill-off batches and fill batchesRecord all adjustments made to batchesUpon completion of batch make sure work area is cleaned upFollow batch fill-out instructions as they relate to filter/straining requirements, container requirements, agitation of material requirements and labeling requirements SSelect approved batches to be filled by ship date or supervisors’ instructionsSet up filtering equipment per batch ticket instructions and operate filling equipmentOperate PLC Directly responsible for housekeeping and control of waste generationOperation of powered material handling equipment (PMHE) to move, store, load, and unload hazardous finished product(s)Unloading and loading of bulk tank wagonsAbility to train others as neededQualifications:High School Diploma/GED requiredChemical plant/paint making experience preferredExperience in training other operation staff desiredAble to demonstrate basic computer skills, math and problem-solving; mechanical, numerical and verbal aptitude to learn our jobs quicklySuccessful completion of background check, physical and drug screening is required; Respirator fit test requiredAbility to be licensed to operate fork trucks preferredAbility to demonstrate collaboration skills and work within self-managed team environmentMust be able to read and follow, weight fractions of ounces, and measure accurately by gallons, pints and ounces (good math skills)Job Type: Full-time

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