Lubrizol Packer - Carbopol in Calvert City, Kentucky

Packer - Carbopol

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A. PRINCIPAL PURPOSE:

The principal purpose of the Packer position requires the operation of the various 13 individual packaging stations to package product for shipment.

B. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Work from a standing position to operate switches, valves and box containers to fill boxes within established productivity standards. Adjust box contents to prescribed weights

  • Housekeeping of assigned area

  • Assemble and transport boxes

  • Monitor and troubleshoot equipment to optimize performance

  • Sample product, take samples to lab, make and apply labels

  • Accountability and Decision Making:

  • Tare and calibrate scales

  • Determine correct vacuum on densifier

  • Adjusting weight of each box filled

  • Adjusting nitrogen purges on equipment

  • Requesting maintenance on faulty equipment

  • Packing problems that cannot be solved

  • RCMS / HSES Goals for Individual:

  • Adhere to all RCMS and HSES procedures and practices to insure compliance with federal and state regulations and company policies

  • Report all accidents, injuries, spills, releases and near misses immediately to the Supervisor or HSES Department. Safety suggestions should also be reported.

  • Attend at least one safety meeting per month and complete any assigned RCMS/HSES training in the month scheduled with a passing score.

  • GMP Goals for Individual:

  • Comply with ISO 9001:2015/GMP Quality System

  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Manager

C. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Must have strong work ethic, professional attitude, reliability and be detail oriented

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal

  • At least 1 year general manufacturing experience, preferred.

  • Ability to operate equipment in the area: Dry hopper, Fitzmill, Densifier, Vibrox, Conveyor system, scales, lubrication equipment, various hand tools, housekeeping equipment and safety equipment.

D. General PPE:

  • FRC, hard hat, safety glasses, safety footwear and hearing protection, in addition to any additional PPE required for your area.

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Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Paducah

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