Yard Hand/Mixer

Job Title: Yard Hand/Mixer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Midland, United States
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-02-13
Reference: BH-99549
Contact Name: Lauren Christensen
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2019 15:18

Job Description

Position: Yard Hand / Mixer

Position Description:
Chemical Mixer / Blender are responsible for mixing raw materials to create finished products according to batch tickets.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Rig up and start all mixing units and/or tanks.
• Obtains and understands all documentation for making batches. Ensures correct ingredients are used for each batch.
• Pumping and pouring chemicals into mixing units and/or tanks in predetermined quantities.
• Operates equipment (mixers, scales, meters, pumps, forklifts, etc.) safely.
• Monitors raw material usage on each blend are added correctly with right weights.
• Ensures all raw materials returned to inventory have the right quantity and information on containers and containers are in good condition.
• Follows lab instructions regarding batch blends, maintenance, adjustments, and any additional requirements.
• Cleans equipment when needed.
• Refers issues/problems to lead/supervisor person(s).
• Communicates with material handlers/truck drivers when materials are needed and batches are ready to load.
• Loading and unloading chemicals – carrying sack materials (up to 100lbs)
• Completes all paperwork and batch documentation in a timely manner.
• Observes safety requirements set forth by company.
• Performs other related duties as required.

Position Requirements:
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
• Valid and clear driving record.
• Must be able to read/comprehend written and oral instructions in English, including safety rules, operating procedures, product recipes, material identification, etc.
• Able to manipulate 55 gallon drums of chemicals.
• Must have mathematical skills to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Able to perform these operations using weight and volume measurements.
• Able to manipulate/carry/lift bags up to 100 lbs.
• Good troubleshooting skills.
• Able to drive a fork lift – have a valid fork lift certification.
• Previous experience mixing / blending chemicals preferred.