Newell Brands Reactor Operator in Columbia, South Carolina
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Shakespeare manufactures Military and Marine Antennas, Custom Resins, String Trimmer Accessories, Custom Monofilaments, and Conductive Fibers. The best part about our legacy brands and products is how we improve them for today’s competitive market place. Our strict quality standards and innovative manufacturing processes allow us to manufacture products targeted to specific customer needs. Shakespeare is a company of Newell Brands, a leading global consumer goods company.
The Tower runs a batch process to produce various types of nylon resin. The reactor operator doses raw materials and performs all process steps for the mix tank, evaporator, reactor, pelletizer, and material transfer to the storage tank.
The reactor operator checks and records information on materials, equipment and process settings to identify, troubleshoot and resolve production issues. The reactor operator works a rotating shift schedule in a non-climate controlled area.
Operates a variety of equipment to correctly dose all raw materials
Stages, prepares, lifts, and loads raw materials into Acid Hoppers
Selects product recipes and initiates the program to automatically dose bulk acids
Unloads HMD & Capro trucks
Operates the Control Panel to dose water and bulk liquid materials
Measures and doses proper amounts of manual acids and additive materials
Executes the process cycle for the mix tank, evaporator, reactor and pelletizer
Adheres to all policies and procedures for safe and efficient operation
Follows operating procedures and instructions per batch process sheets
Monitors and controls process variables, such as time, temperature, pressure and tank level, etc
Sets valves, switches, pumps and other components per production specifications
Investigates and resolves process alarms and upset events
Coordinates with maintenance to diagnose and correct equipment issues
Completes product change, startup and shutdown activities
Collects samples and performs a variety of process and quality checks
Enters and reviews data in NWA to identify out of control conditions
Maintains product traceability
Completes production paperwork
Reports issues and production status to management
Works in a safe manner and maintains general housekeeping
Demonstrates commitment to customer quality, business results and continuous improvement
Expected to increase knowledge of the Tower operation and progressively improve individual performance
Manages daily tasks to achieve target production rates
Supports rework activities
Others assignments as requested
The above statements describe the general nature and level of responsibilities for this position, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. Company management may assign other relevant, business-related duties.
Required education and experience
High school diploma/GED required
Experience as a Dryer Operator preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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