Mixer Compounder

Illinois Tool Works Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:


The Mixer Compounder position is responsible for performing duties to manufacture product. This includes working from batch tickets, established procedures and regulations, operating several mixers, weighing and measuring equipment.


  • Prepare vessels and equipment for processing by cleaning vessel, setting all valves in correct position and checking all support equipment.

  • Charge ingredients into mixing vessels by thru PLC (bulk), charging from bags or pouring from small containers according to the batch ticket.

  • Monitor blending process and at specified intervals draw samples and deliver to quality lab for testing.

  • Assemble, fill and label pails, drums and totes for shipment. Complete all necessary documentation.

  • Use forklift truck and other materials handling equipment to bring in raw materials and to move drums and totes to and from storage areas.

  • Follow government regulations, maintain & clean equipment and machines using proper disposal for cleaning materials, waste materials or products.

  • Perform department housekeeping in accordance with 5S principles to keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Hook up and monitor unloading of tank cars and tank trucks.

  • Promote, support and adhere to all safety, environmental and quality related policies and procedures


  • Ability to understand detailed batch tickets, written and verbal instructions.

  • Good problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate in English: read, write and speak.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical directions.

  • Ability to use basic hand-held measuring tools.

  • Competence in math computation necessary (add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure).


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • Minimum one (1) year manufacturing experience, preferably as a batch operator in an industry related environment required. Three (3) or more years' experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated familiarity with the basic machine functions in order to perform the tasks stated above.

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to interpret SDS's and understand Hazardous Identification System.


1.A manufacturing area with limited heat or air conditioning. Conditions may be cold or

extremely hot and humid.

2.Exposure to the hazards of moving equipment, high voltage, and moving mechanical

parts that require use of Personal Protective Safety Equipment (PPE's) including steel

toed shoes, and safety glasses.

Able to perform the following activities:

1.Standing or walking.

2.Using hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms to reach, grasp, and bend,

flexing arms and wrist; turning torso and head.

3.Verbal communication, talk and hear.

4.Regular lifting, moving and/or carrying of material between fifty (50) and one hundred

(100) lbs.

5.Close distance and long-range vision


  • Mid-Year and Annual Performance Review
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