Batch Maker

  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Hawthorne, CA, USA
  • Feb 02, 2018

Job Description


Salary: $16/hour

We have an immediate opportunity for a Machine Operator / Batch Maker to work at a leading chemical company serving composites and cast polymer manufacturers whose products include appliances, countertops, sinks, shower stalls, boats and RVs, and etc.

The ideal Machine Operator/Batchmaker assists in the operation and monitoring of a wide variety of equipment in the manufacture of resins. Duties include assisting in start-up, shut-down and normal operations of equipment under normal operating conditions, and start-up, shut-down and operation of equipment under emergency conditions. Equipment operated includes process vessels, agitators, mixers, filters, and auxiliary equipment such as pumps, valves, piping, and gauges.

Additional duties of a Machine Operator/Batchmaker will include:
  • Demonstrate good housekeeping techniques. Maintain a clean work environment. Assume ownership in the safe handling of any material and guarantee container is appropriately labeled and readily identifiable.
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions for making small batches, material safety data sheets, and other pertinent information necessary to perform assigned job functions
  • Must be capable of operating a forklift inside and outside of the plant moving drums and pallets of raw materials safely
  • Use computer-based systems while performing assigned tasks
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, steel toe shoes, hard hat, gloves, and respirator when appropriate
  • Ability to hear a variety of warnings such as the fire alarm, kettle high temperature alarm, forklift horns, thermal oxidizer alarms, etc.
  • Must be capable of filling drums of finished materials and moving these drums from the filling location to the warehouse
  • Disposes of hazardous and non-hazardous materials according to documented procedures
  • Must attend monthly safety/quality meetings

Requirements for a Machine Operator/Batchmaker:
  • Must be capable of learning the duties of a worker in a chemical plant environment.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, drive a forklift, climb, and walk.
  • Must be capable of operating a forklift, filling drums with resin to the exact weights, loading chemicals into reactors, making small batches and doing other jobs as assigned.
  • Uses Company standard computer and software systems to facilitate job tasks. Examples include Lotus Notes, and Microsoft products such as Word, and Excel.

Pay: $16-$17/hr DOE

Express Office: LAX

130 East Grand

Suite F

El Segundo, CA 90245