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Chemical Operator - Inks

Company: Platform Specialty Products Corporation
Location: West Haven
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

A person in this position is responsible for operating and maintaining planetary mixers, three-roll milling machines and packaging equipment to manufacture chemical batches of marking inks and other chemicals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safely operate, clean and maintain manufacturing equipment including planetary mixers, three-roll mills, tanks, pumps and mixers to manufacture batches of chemical products
  • Weigh raw materials to be used in each batch following pertained procedures and wearing adequate personnel protective equipment (PPE).
  • Package finished product into various containers and apply labels.
  • Locate materials in the warehouse and transport to manufacturing areas using a forklift.
  • Measures and dispense quantities of liquid and solid chemicals using scales and flow meters.
  • Collect process samples and interface with laboratory personnel for analysis.
  • Maintain required log sheets including but not limited to batch tickets, packaging sheets, and equipment inspections.
  • Attend required HSE training including Hazardous Waste Management, emergency response, and Hazard Communication, and demonstrate an acceptable level of understanding of topics.
  • Package, mark, and label Hazardous Waste containers.
  • Operate equipment and follow procedures in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 standards.
  • Maintain housekeeping standards in work area.
  • Adheres to all corporate, plant and safety policies/procedures.
  • Operate a forklift as applicable.
  • Perform inventory cycle counts.
  • Wear personal protective equipment as applicable.
  • Completes all assigned training including corporate, HSE and Quality related.

Preferred candidates will possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent with at least 2 years of applicable experience; chemical manufacturing is highly preferred.
  • Forklift certification and Hazardous Waste Operations certification (24 Hour and Annual 8 Hour refresher).
  • Experience operating and maintaining planetary mixers and three-roll milling equipment and/or experience with inks manufacturing.

U.S. Employment: If you have any difficulty using our on-line system, you may use the alternative method described below to contact someone about your interest in employment at MacDermid. Please reference this statement and job reference you are applying for when contacting us. Tel: 203-575-5848.

MacDermid is an E-Verify Company and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. "Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation"

Keywords: Platform Specialty Products Corporation, West Haven , Chemical Operator - Inks, Other , West Haven, Connecticut

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