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Production Technician

Company: Synthomer
Location: Akron
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for maintaining daily operation of equipment, preventative maintenance on process equipment and facility systems, providing emergency repairs as needed with moderate supervision. Performs as a master welder as a primary duty. Installs new equipment and inspects and repairs existing equipment. Responsibilities: Transfer product by identifying correct lines and completing connections. Visually check lines, connections, and bleed off valves before, during and after transfer. Operate digital and mechanical scales, meters, pumps (centrifugal, positive displacement, air, etc.), filters, hoists, hose connections and transfer stations as needed. Operate forklifts to safely move material. Know product incompatibilities to avoid contamination. Take samples from storage tanks, tank trucks, rail cars, packaged latex, and resin bags and deliver to the quality lab for testing. Operate latex coagulation equipment - set up the production run on the distributive control system, complete prestart up equipment checks, operate equipment, monitor operation during production, troubleshoot product and equipment problems, keep area clean Operate drying equipment - complete prestart up equipment checks, operate equipment, monitor equipment during production, troubleshoot product and equipment problems, keep area clean Operate bagging equipment - complete prestart up equipment checks, operate equipment, monitor equipment during production, troubleshoot product and equipment problems, wrap and label pallets, transport pallets to warehouse storage area, keep area clean Load tank trucks - spot trucks, check paperwork and truck cleanliness, operate loading ramp, open truck man way hatch, make hose connections, operate valves, record meter readings, change loading filters, monitor loading process. Load totes and drums - load totes or drums, make hose connections, operate valves, operate drum filler program, change loading filters, monitor loading process. Unload tank cars (railcars) - verify rail spot, check paperwork, connect hoses, open man way hatch, verify hose connections, operate valves, record meter readings, change unloading filters, monitor unloading process. Filter product - verify tanks to filter from and filter to, make hose connections, operate valves, operate filter screen equipment, change screens on the filter screen equipment, change filters, monitor filtering process. Sanitize transfer lines - flush lines, make up sanitizing solution, use pumps and distribution system to sanitize lines. Manage time effectively to perform multiple job tasks safely and accurately. Communicate with other operators, maintenance employees and supervisors as needed to perform job tasks correctly. Perform shift turnover, including talking with incoming or outgoing operator, checking valves and equipment to ensure proper working order and position. Attend meetings, such as safety meetings, shift meetings, communication meetings, town hall and others as required. Support RCMS and ISO compliance efforts.Required Qualifications:--- High school diploma or equivalent is required.--- Ability to follow instructions, record data--- Must be able to effectively communicate with Co-workers--- Motivated to learn new tasks, new concepts, new applications, etc.--- Working knowledge of computer applications--- Must be available to work either first, second, or third shift--- Able to lift and/or carry up to fifty (60) pounds and physical dexterity to assemble polymerization reactors--- Ability to work at heights and walk on grating.--- Stand and walk throughout assigned shift.--- Must be able to wear required PPE.Job Type: Full-timePay: $21.32 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shift 12 hour shift 8 hour shift Day shift Evening shift Monday to Friday Night shift Overnight shift Overtime Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types: Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate: Akron, OH 44306: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Synthomer, Akron , Production Technician, Professions , Akron, Ohio

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