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 Batchmaker - Newark, New Jersey, United States

   
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Posted by: Benjamin Moore 
Hiring entity type: Chemical 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 5000658176206 / Latpro-3760115 
Date posted: Oct-30-2020
State, Zip: New Jersey, 07105

Description

Company Summary:

Benjamin Moore is proud to be a part of Berkshire Hathaway, which was recognized by Fortune magazine as the world's fourth most admired company. And for more than 130 years we've been a respected leader in the architectural coatings and home décor landscape; creating the products and tools that enrich and beautify thousands of communities each day. We recognize that our associates are the driving force behind our success and we strive to provide a work environment where hard work, creativity and purposeful collaboration are fostered and encouraged. Join a company where innovation is constantly recognized as we look for individuals who produce world-class products, best-in-class services and customer experiences, design pioneering paints using the latest technologies and deliver unparalleled value and brand experiences for our customers and retail network. 

Job Summary:

  • Follows batch formulations, as prescribed by Central Labs, to incorporate raw materials for proper dispersion into batch tanks. Accurately add to dispersion task by uses of electronic gauges, valves, temperature controls, flow meters or other related equipment.
  • Mixes raw materials, performs quality controls checks for dispersion approval and transfers product to the next step within the production process, using prescribed equipment. May use electronic information systems to control materials additions, check material inventory supplies, etc.
  • Batches are completed in accordance with Central Lab formulations, using the prescribed approved raw materials, thickeners, thinners, etc. Ensures all batches are properly and expeditiously transferred into scheduled tanks for thin-down, color matching/tinting.
  • Responsible for quality color matching/tinting, and quality of finished product processing within the duties and functions of department.
  • Utilizes color spectrophotomer and eye shading expertise to match batches to customer specifications.
  • Ensures materials are accurately measured and delivered to assigned holding tanks, using electronic gauges, valves, transfer equipment, etc. May use electronic information systems to control materials additions to complete batches for final approval.
  • Communicates with other departments for proper transfer of completed dispersion production process; milling, shading, etc. to assigned holding tanks for proper co-ordination of product processing.
  • Involved with quality control checks and procedures, prescribed by central labs to ensure effective, accurate and expeditious processing with first run capability.
  • Makes appropriate additions to production batch, as prescribed by quality assurance lab; using approved materials.
  • Follows all safety guidelines and rules, environmental and regulatory guidelines; uses all required safety equipment. Maintains quality and cleanliness of the work area and equipment.
  • Willingness to work and cross train in other departments as required.
  • May be required to maintain efficiency of material additions/process flow by maintaining, cleaning, checking and changing filters.
  • Follows all safety guidelines and rules; environmental and regulatory guidelines; uses all required safety equipment. Responsible for area housekeeping and maintaining the cleanliness of the equipment.
  • Follows all safety guidelines and rules; environmental and regulatory guidelines; uses all required safety equipment. Maintains quality and cleanliness of the work area and equipment.
  • Following batch formulation, as prescribed by Central Labs, and using knowledge and skills to incorporate approved materials for proper dispersion. Approved materials are accurately and efficiently added to dispersion task by uses of electronic gauges, valves, temperature controls, flow meters or other related equipment.
  • Mixing the materials and performing quality controls checks for dispersion approval and transfer to the next step within the production process, using prescribed equipment. Using electronic information systems to control materials additions, check material inventory supplies, etc.
  • Ensures all batches are properly and expeditiously transferred into scheduled tanks for thin-down.
  • Ensures batches are completed in accordance with Central Lab formulations. Batches are completed in accordance with Central Lab formulations, using the prescribed approved raw materials, thickeners, thinners, etc. Materials are accurately measured and delivered to assigned holding tanks, using electronic gauges, valves, transfer equipment, etc. May use electronic information systems to control materials additions to complete batches for final approval.
  • Communicates with other departments for proper transfer of completed dispersion production process; milling, shading, etc. to assigned holding tanks.
  • May be required to maintain efficiency of material additions/flow by checking and changing filters.
  • Maintains forklift or other related equipment by checking battery, electrical charger hook-up etc.

Reporting directly to the Manufacturing Manager, this role will work seamlessly with the Shading Department to execute quality mixing and shading of paint batches for dispersion to the filling line for packaging.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Follows batch formulas for proper dispersion into tanks
  • Mixes raw materials and performs quality checks
  • Responsible for color matching and tinting
  • Measures materials accurately to deliver to tanks
  • Ability to combine and work with raw materials.
  • Ability to follow all batch formulations.
  • Ability to mix materials and conduct quality checks
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • High School degree required.
  • Basic math skills, ie: addition/subtraction
  • Previous experience in and demonstrated ability to accurately match color specifications.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work cross-functionally.
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and cleanliness.
  • Ability to use company software and computer system programs.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work safely and follow SOP's
  • Ability to operate fill by weight machine, video jet, labeler, palletizer, case packer, can and carton computer and depalletizer.

Minimum Requirements:

Physical effort and dexterity

  • Frequency of physical activity throughout shift:
    • Frequent sitting, standing, bending/twisting of neck and waist, squatting and kneeling
    • Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects from floor
    • Constant standing (6-8+ hours)
    • Frequent lifting of 10-75 lbs. (1-8+ hours) throughout shift
    • Ability to stand and climb stairs during 8 -10 hour shift as needed.
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. continuously throughout shift.
    • Ability to stand, walk, and climb stairs, up to approximately 100% of time during shift, ability to kneel/stoop/bend up to 50% of time during shift

  • Frequency of upper and lower extremity activity throughout shift:
    • Constant grasping with dominate hand (6-8+ hours)
    • Frequent fine hand manipulation, pushing, pulling and reaching above and below shoulder throughout shift.
    • Constant walking (6-8+ hours)
    • Getting onto forklifts continuously throughout shift
    • Ability to life 50-75 pounds throughout shift

Environment Factors and exposure throughout shift:

  • Ability to use respirator and proper PPE (eye protection, safety shoes)
  • Operate weight machine, video jet, labeler, case packer palletizer and depalletizer 
  • Ability to work overtime (up to 4 hours past regularly scheduled shift) and weekends when required

Job Type: Hourly, non-exempt



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