Blending Technician - Colfax, NC

Colfax, NC, US, 27235

Oldcastle Infrastructure

 

 

Job ID:  497506

Non-Exempt

 

National Pipe & Plastics, a CRH company, is one of North America’s largest PVC pipe producers, serving the water and energy markets from two east coast locations in Endicott, NY, and Greensboro, NC.  But we’re more than just a manufacturer.  Our long history of exceptional customer service and product quality enables us to be a trusted and strategic solutions partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more.  As part of the CRH Infrastructure Products business, we are leading the industry with innovative, sustainable solutions with a safety-first mindset.

 

Job Description Summary

 

To set up and operate all equipment and select materials required in the compounding operation to provide consistent material to extruders and maintain blend inventory.


Essential Duties

 

  • Use safe working practice for operations and wear proper protective equipment

  • Set up the mixer system to produce compound needed for production

  • Check weigh scales periodically for zero reading. Know how to adjust scales to zero.  Also must know how to zero scales with empty bucket or box on scales

  • Recognize all ingredients visually. Must be able to recognize per bag what each ingredient is

  • Weigh each ingredient to the required formulation.  Must be able to understand formulation they are using. Must put in ingredients in proper order to maintain proper batch according to accumulating weights

  • Handle material for weighing and supply blender with bucket weighed materials. Be able to operate forklift in tight areas to supply materials to weigh station

  • Select and place for use materials for compound to be mixed

  • Connect mixer to proper conveying system to generate proper input and pump to correct silo

  • Accurately weight each material and add to compounder in the proper order

  • Alert foreman when weighing error is discovered

  • Stock raw materials for mixing operation per operating policy

  • Make routine inspections of mixer system daily. Write work orders for repair of items found not to be operating correctly

  • Maintain blend levels in silos as instructed

  • Must be able to climb silo and take measurements. Must be able to climb and work on top of railcars

  • Keep all hose caps installed on all railcars and hoses to keep dirt and rocks from contaminating resin

  • Receive raw materials as directed by operating policy

  • Complete all required paperwork as required

  • Assist maintenance personnel in repairing blending equipment upon request

  • Keep work area neat and clean at all times

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Required Skills

 

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

 

Compensation

 

  • The hourly pay rate is $18 - $22/hr.

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date:  Jun 15, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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