United States, Seabrook, NH, Adhesive Technologies

Chemical Operator 2nd Shift Hot Melts

HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU?  At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.   BASIC FUNCTION:To follow established formulas and procedures to create mixed batches of materials along with packaging finished goods. REPORTS TO: Shift Lead and Area Supervisor NOTE: LEVEL 1 IS AN ENTRY LEVEL CHEMICAL OPERATOR POSITION. THE EMPLOYEE WILL BE GOING THROUGH THE ONBOARDING PROCESS. THIS INCLUDES AN ONBOARDING HANDBOOK WHICH DETAILS THE SPECIFIC TRAINING AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS. THE EMPLOYEE WILL ALSO HAVE AN ASSIGNED SHADOW BUDDY(S) TO PROVIDE TRAINING, GUIDANCE AND ENSURE SAFETY OF THE EMPLOYEE. NOTE: FOR ALL TASKS BELOW, EMPLOYEE MUST BE ACCOMPANIED WITH A TRAINED AND CERTIFIED OPERATOR UNTIL THE EMPLOYEE IS FULLY TRAINED AND CERTIFIED TO PERFORM THE TASK ON THEIR OWN. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Ensure compliance with all facility SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) policies and procedures. Ensure conformance and support with facility quality management system. - Follows established formulas for mixing products on all machines in the department using process orders and manufacturing instruction. Assist with the development of and maintenance of manufacturing instructions and standard operating procedures. Pumps, and/or lifts and dumps containers/bags of materials into hoppers and tanks to create batches of material. - Follow test procedures to validate that product performance is within set specification range and enter information into the operating system. Also trained to operate various testing equipment. - Operates high lift truck and hoist to transport material. - Inspects mixing/blend tanks/reactors and associate equipment after each completed batch, and clean mixing tanks and associated equipment as required. May be requested to perform operator preventative maintenance on equipment. - Fills containers with completed mixes, palletizes, transports to stage area, and will handle hazardous and non-hazardous waste in accordance with procedures. - Extracts samples and performs all required testing, per support documentation, and enters test results in the operating system. Performs calculations needed to make proper adjustments in accordance to procedures. - Enters information required on manufacturing instructions or run sheet and completes necessary paperwork for documentation. Maintains accurate inventories, performs production reporting, inventory transfers, tally card process, and picks components when batch is complete utilizing the operating system. Reports abnormal conditions of batches and machines to Supervisor. - Must be trained in grounding and bonding procedures to control static electricity.
  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Passing of standardized cognitive company test(s).
  • Prior experience in a chemical batch mixing industry preferred.
  • Moderate PLC experience is preferred.
  • At a minimum, must be able to read, write, use a computer, reason, calculate simple math, work on multiple tasks simultaneously, speak and hear conversational speech, and drive a high lift truck.
  • Must be able to twist knobs, pull levers, turn valves, push control buttons, and attach hose connection. Must be able to pass medical clearance to wear a full-face respirator.
  • Must apply personal protective equipment including full face mask respirator, hearing protection, and frequent change of specified rubber gloves.
  • This position requires the use of chemicals, some of which may contain hazardous material, and involves handling, moving, storing, and/or disposing of waste that may contain hazardous materials.
  • Proper training, protective equipment and instruction for safety practices will be provided.
  • Able to perform the responsibilities and duties of the position.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.  At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 190004GA
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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