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Brooklyn Park, MN

Salary: $14-$17 / HR DOE
Date Posted: October 5, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 282272

Job Description

Compound Technician: Responsible for setup, operation and troubleshooting of production equipment and processes.

Duties:

  • Operate sit down forklift 
  • Prove expertise in multiple complete equipment systems which may include any of Aspen's core auxiliary processes. (Feeders, Underwater Pelletization, Classification, Hot Face Pelletization, etc).
  • Responsible for setup, operation and troubleshooting of production equipment and processes.
  • Operate and perform basic and advanced troubleshooting of established processing equipment and procedures to produce materials to meet customer specifications and support development projects to meet project requirements.
  • Monitor and record processing conditions, material usage, changes in process, and activities associated with production processes and/or development.
  • Handle materials for production processes by use of basic and advanced Warehouse Management System (WMS) functions. Includes: Receiving, Storage, Staging, Shipping and Reporting.
  • Perform Quality Control tests (QC) to verify production processes and materials properties. Identify trends and correct processes to ensure manufacture of good product. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to walk and/or stand for an entire 8 hour shift.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds at waist level, a distance of 30 feet without assistance frequently in an 8 hour shift.
  • Must be able to climb and descend a flight of stairs with and without load frequently in an 8 hour shift.
  • Must be able to effectively use standard personal protective equipment (PPE), especially eye, foot, hand and inhalation protection.
  • Ability to work in environments with common chemicals to the plastics industry known to cause exposure sensitivities