Liquid Mixer in Watertown, WI at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description


Purpose of Position: 

The purpose of this position is to function as a liquid mixer and to learn to utilize equipment and raw materials to blend finished products for the purpose of packaging into various sizes.  This is done through performing processes accurately and efficiently in keeping with the daily production schedule.  Each task will be performed in the area specified by the TPL and GPL to support the needs of Production, and all activity performed in a safe manner to contribute to our safety goal of Target Zero.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operate the mixing tank controls and valve selection; know how raw materials are used; set mixing blade speeds, pump speeds and water temperatures for each tank and batch being made. 
  • Read each Product Instruction Sheet to learn how the batch is to be made.
  • Monitor tank scale for proper operation and attention to detail and quality verifications.
  • Mix batches by closely following the instructions on each batch sheet.
  • Accurately record the chemical usage on all batch sheets including adjustments made when directed by the lab or pH balance formula.
  • Inspect, clean and properly tag production holding tanks. Transfer finished batches as required to meet the schedule.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures.  This includes the verification of raw materials prior to adding them to batches.
  • Keep all machines clean and in good working order.
  • Perform necessary set-up operations following proper Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform all necessary steps to prevent contamination of products when changing from batch to batch, per the existing Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform any tasks assigned by the TPL or GPL as required.
  • Perform routine equipment cleaning and lubrication.  Inspect equipment for broken or worn parts.  Notify TPL, GPL and Maintenance Lead person about any needed repairs.



Competencies:

Honesty/Integrity:  Acts with integrity.  Is trusted and seen as a direct, truthful individual.  Can present truth in an appropriate and helpful manner.  Keeps confidences, admits mistakes; doesn’t misinterpret him/herself for personal gain.  Stands up for convictions and values and makes difficult decisions.

Action Oriented:  Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with minimal planning; seizes more opportunities than others.

Teamwork:  Strives for win/win solutions; co-operates with co-workers to achieve goals; provides support and encouragement to co-workers; brings substantive conflicts and disagreements into the open and attempts to resolve them collaboratively.

Peer Relationships:  Can solve problems with peers with a minimum of noise, is seen as a team player and is cooperative.  Easily gains trust and support of peers, and can be candid with peers.

Creativity:  Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.



Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

Organizational Skills:    Must be able to take and follow directions.  Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written skills.

Problem Solving: High degree of analysis, problem solving and creativity.

Technical Skills:  Must be able to solve mathematical problems at the high school level.  Must also have some basic hand tool skills.

Minimum Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience required:  1+ year in manufacturing and chemical processing experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:  Must be able to lift and stack various weights up to 100 pounds repeatedly. Ability to stand for periods of up to 4 hours at a time.  Ability to perform repetitive bending and stretching on a daily basis.  The wearing of contact lenses is prohibited.



Note: 

This Position Description describes the principal functions, the level of knowledge typically required, and the scope of responsibility for the position. This should not, however, be construed as an all-inclusive listing of requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, deemed necessary, and clearly defined via customized job descriptions or objective based management techniques.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.




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