Milling Operator

<strong>At Behr Paint, we strive to have all employees bring their best selves and their unique perspectives every day. We are a tight-knit family of fun, friendly, integrity focused individuals who work together in exciting and challenging ways to build and maintain our award-winning, industry-leading products and services, and to positively impact our customers and the communities in which we live and work.</strong>

Chicago Heights, Illinois

Behr Paint Company

<p><strong><em>Founded in 1947, Behr Paint Company is one of the largest manufacturers of paints, primers, decorative finishes, stains, surface preparation and application products for do-it-yourselfers and professionals in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company and maker of the BEHR&reg;, KILZ&reg;, WHIZZ&reg; and E&amp;J&reg; brands is dedicated to meeting the project needs of DIYers, professionals, architects and designers with an unwavering commitment to quality, innovation and value.&nbsp;Behr Paint Company is a subsidiary of Masco Corporation.</em></strong></p>

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Full time

Overview: Maintain safe manufacturing of quality coatings through the addition of chemicals and pigments from a formula ticket.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Coordinate the accurate operation of pump controls, gate valves, and a compactor.</li> <li>Possess a thorough understanding of the specific functions of all plumbing valves and pump controls in the milling and filling operations in order to route product through the plant properly.</li> <li>Maintain a safe and clean work environment.</li> <li>Perform quality control tests on all products including viscosity, drawdown, temperature, and WPG.</li> <li>Coordinate the bailing recycled super sacks in the compactor.</li> <li>Opening 55-gallon drums with the use of pliers and wrenches.</li> <li>Perform the filling of 5-6 gallon pails with liquids from semi-bulk totes.</li> <li>Maintain the proper use of a handheld scanner in order to record inventory movements.</li> <li>Maintain accurate records of inventory movements, formula adjustments, and reports.</li> <li>Know and maintain the use of computer-controlled automation systems for delivery of raw materials and operations of milling equipment.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /><strong>EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Educational attainment equivalent to high school graduation, supplemented by extensive milling experience</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES RECOMMENDED FOR POSITION:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Thorough understanding of chemicals used in paint making including, functionality and hazards</li> <li>Knowledge of safety procedure as well as applicable OSHA, DOT, and environmental rules and regulations</li> <li>Ability to plan, organize, and complete assignments in a timely manner</li> <li>Ability to communicate with others, both verbally and written</li> <li>Maintain professional relationships with all levels of management and outside vendors.</li> <li>Ability to perform mathematical calculations including fractions, decimals, and percentages</li> <li>Thorough knowledge of measures of weight, volume and conversion methods</li> <li>Ability to read and write the English Language</li> <li>Computer Skills</li> </ul> <br /><br /><strong>SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Operate a forklift</li> </ul> <br />