Atkore International is an industry leader in the manufacture of Electrical Raceway and complimentary high value products, serving a wide range of construction, electrical, fire and security and mechanical applications.
Atkore International is comprised of four Business Units: Allied Tube and Conduit, AFC Cable Systems, Unistrut, and Plastic Pipe and Conduit. Privately held and steadily growing, we have more than 3,300 employees worldwide.
Opening and Location
Atkore Plastic Pipe Corporation, a part of Atkore International, currently has an opening for a Blender Operator 1position located in our Louisville, KY facility.
Reporting and Responsibilities
The Blender Operator's primary focus will be to blend raw materials into PVC compound based on specified formulas.
Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Accurately estimate compound needs in order to support Extrusion department while determining to which silos or hoppers to route material for efficient production
Make adjustments to the blender controls and hoses to be certain that the proper blend and storage devices have been selected
Keep accurate and orderly records on the type and amount of compound blended for daily inventory reporting purposes
Safely operate forklifts to move material to and from blender area scales and the warehouse.
Completes daily forklift inspection sheet while cleaning forklift.
Ensure the correct quantities and materials are being used per formula specifications
Communicate effectively with Maintenance, Production, and Quality staff on a daily basis
Ability to take silo readings and communicate to resin driver's proper silo to fill.
Perform cleanup for Blending department and storage areas
Unload Material trucks and organize storage areas
Assist in Production Department as needed
Minimum educational requirement is high school diploma, or equivalent
Extrusion experience or the ability to quickly learn PVC extrusion operations
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Good understanding of basic math required for quick and accurate counting and calculations
Attention to detail, accuracy, time management, and organization
Mechanical aptitude is necessary for maintenance and troubleshooting in mechanical, control and conveyance systems
Must be adaptable to changes in the work environment, comfortable with multiple competing demands and able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events in a calm and logical manner
Must be able to work independently, safely and efficiently in a fast-paced work environment
Able to lift 50 pounds unassisted and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds
Standing, bending, stooping, twisting, and lifting are all consistent physical requirements
All associates must embrace and foster and environment that supports our core values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, and Accountability
Benefits and Disclosure
Atkore International offers a competitive salary package in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, 401(k) with Company Match and Flexible Spending Accounts.
Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future. Diversity and inclusion are key to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.
Our dedicated employees are recognized around the world for their commitment to our customers' success, combining product innovation, collaborative service and providing the broadest line of products into an offering that ensures they can operate as efficiently as possible. Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!
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