PolyOne Birmingham, AL, United States
Oct 03, 2017Full time
The Production Operator is responsible for the set up and operation of equipment which blends/mixes/packages/transports liquid or dry chemicals that comprise our customer products. The Production Operator ensures the highest quality product at the lowest possible costs while meeting customer specifications and delivery requirements in accordance with PolyOne Corporation policies and procedures. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Sets up, starts and runs all machinery, checking all controls for adherence to operating/safety procedures and ISO standards. Weighs ingredients to meet recipe specification and inserts into machinery, or ensures the correct ingredients are delivered to the work area and inserts pre-blended materials into machinery. Monitors production and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. Troubleshoots equipment and processing issues. Operates machinery to mix, extrude/discharge or handle materials according to operating procedures. Examines materials visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards. May take samples of materials to lab for evaluation and instructions on any batch adjustments if needed. Refers issues/problems to Production Lead or Production/Shift Supervisor for disposition. Performs all required machine cleaning. Completes and maintains all required system inputs/transactions. Responsible for data integrity. Documents work completed as required including logs, data reports, procedures, etc. Participates in training, retraining and continual improvement processes and methods. Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards. Other duties as assigned. Minimum experience or requirements: High school diploma or GED preferred Pultrusion experience a plus We offer a competitive salary, incentive and benefit plan to eligible employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, spending accounts and 401(k). PolyOne Corporation maintains a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran’s status, or other legally protected classification in the state or locality in which a person is employed.