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Specialist, Materials

Alltrista Plastics LLC Springfield ,MO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $30,674 to $40,898 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental
Job Description
Springfield Manufacturing - Specialist, Materials

 

Newell Brands is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong
portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, EXPO®,
Parker®, Elmer’s®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, Aprica®,
Goody®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Coleman®, First
Alert®, FoodSaver®, Jostens®, K2®, NUK®, Oster®, Rawlings®, Sunbeam® and Yankee
Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in
innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps
consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play. 

 

Position
Overview

Position Title:                  Materials
Specialist

Reports to:                        Production Supervisor

Job Code:                          PCH098

Last Updated:                  August 2018                   

 

Position Summary

Works
in a team manner with the Shift Supervisor assisting on the floor with set-up
of equipment, preparing materials, properly entering Product into Epicor and
organizing the warehouse to ensure maximum operation of equipment as directed
by the Production Supervisor and or Management.

 

Primary Functions

  • Performs “Line
    Clearances” on the machine for job changes & sets up the necessary
    auxiliary equipment needed.

  • Cleans and performs
    preventative maintenance on auxiliary equipment, such as grinders, press
    hoppers, drying hoppers, conveyor belts and any other equipment as directed by
    Shift Supervisor, where applicable.

  • Prepares resin at
    proper drying temperatures according to procedure to include set-up and verification
    of drying equipment.

  • Manages press resin
    inventory.

  • Keeps color feeders
    along with Weigh Blenders supplied with resin colorants & additives as to
    not run out of product.

  • Ensures the proper
    mixture of resin, adding color concentrate and additives where necessary and
    cleaning the mixing bin, calculating resin mixture ratios, mixing material and
    regrind accordingly using material loading system.

  • Ensures the
    machines are loaded with material according to the production schedule (and
    visual verification) and replaces material as necessary.

  • Assists Inspector
    Packers with daily shift clean up, the preparation of materials and relief
    during breaks as needed.

  • Cleans various
    areas and items including warehouse, mezzanine, shipping areas, oil spills and
    equipment.

  • Complete 6-S audits
    in various areas as required, where applicable.

  • Assists with mold
    changeovers on production floors and cleans out material system as needed,
    where applicable.

  • Moves full skids of
    product and wraps as necessary.

  • Assist the shipping
    personnel in the daily shipping and receiving functions as needed, where
    applicable.

  • Supports CIM
    (Mattec) by loading Scrap data as needed, where applicable.

  • Completes forklift
    inspections on a daily basis.

  • Maintains battery
    water levels on forklifts on a daily basis, where applicable.

  • Empty trash cans,
    including breakroom, and remove any debris at end of shift, where applicable.

  • Completes material
    lot numbers on machine start-ups and updates material lot traceability sheets
    as needed.

  • Supports
    the QMS by adhering to the system requirements.

  • Understands and
    follows plant safety rules.  Helps to identify and eliminate any safety
    hazard or concern. 

  • Maintains
    compliance with company policy and procedures.

  • Maintains a clean,
    neat, and orderly work area.

  • Responsible for
    reporting any problems or concerns to direct Supervisor. 

  • Maintains good
    working relations with all other employees.  Strives to have no conflicts
    with other employees.

  • Requires regular
    attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the
    assigned start and end times for work.

  • Other duties as
    assigned.

 

Key Qualifications

  • High school degree
    or equivalent

  • Self-motivated to
    learn and perform job tasks to meet or exceed customer and company
    expectations.

  • Hands-on mechanical
    inclination.

  • 2 to 3 years
    related material handling or production experience in a high-volume
    manufacturing environment including forklift experience.

  • Ability to work
    independently and coordinate efforts with the overall shift goals established
    by the Supervisor.

  • Ability to work 12
    hour shifts, as applicable.

 

Physical Requirements

The conditions herein 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 essential job functions. Please refer tothe Physical Job Description, which is contained as a separate document, formore detail.

Environment: Normal manufacturing environments; work with machinery and media in or
around confined spaces; exposure to chemicals, grease and oils. 

Physical: Sufficient physical ability to perform heavy lifting and carrying;
reaching, kneeling, crawling, climbing; standing for moderate periods of
time. 

Vision: See in the normal
visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer
screens and printed documents.

Hearing: Hear in the normal
audio range with or without correction

Other: Ability to work overtime
or occasionally on weekends with short notice.

 

The above statements
describe the general nature and level of responsibilities for this position,
and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
duties, and skills required of this position. Company management may assign
other relevant, business-related duties.

Company Description
Alltrista Plastics LLC, formerly known as Jarden Plastic Solutions, is a subsidiary of Jadex Inc., and is a leading manufacturer in high-volume, precision injection molded parts. The company designs and manufactures with proprietary engineering processes and extensive manufacturing capabilities, from five (5) locations worldwide. From the first spark of an idea, through the design of the mold to the actual manufactured product, Alltrista Plastics focuses all efforts on delivering innovative plastic solutions. The company’s core markets include Consumer Products, Medical/Healthcare, Personal Care, Health & Beauty, Caps & Closures, and Packaging.

Alltrista Plastics LLC

Why Work Here?

We care about our employees as much as we care about our customers, and we strive to ensure you can feel that.

Alltrista Plastics LLC, formerly known as Jarden Plastic Solutions, is a subsidiary of Jadex Inc., and is a leading manufacturer in high-volume, precision injection molded parts. The company designs and manufactures with proprietary engineering processes and extensive manufacturing capabilities, from five (5) locations worldwide. From the first spark of an idea, through the design of the mold to the actual manufactured product, Alltrista Plastics focuses all efforts on delivering innovative plastic solutions. The company’s core markets include Consumer Products, Medical/Healthcare, Personal Care, Health & Beauty, Caps & Closures, and Packaging.

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