Batch Mixer, Compounder ($20-$24 per/hr & Benefits Start Day One!) at Henkel

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Darien, Connecticut

Job Description:


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

Job Summary:

  • Prepare, mix and adjust manufacture of hair care products in strict accordance with company formulation, quality standards, and production schedules.

Essential Functions:

  • Produce batch sheets in an efficient manner to accommodate cycle time and quality goals with no management direction in 1 to 2 of the 5 areas of the batching process.

  • Perform in-process checks to eliminate batch adjustments and bring the product into desired specification range.

  • Perform batch adjustments to bring bulk product into desired specification range.

  • Perform all electronic system transactions.

  • Deliver raw materials from staging, bulk, or warehouse to production tanks to production tanks and central weigh within procedure.

  • Organize raw materials in all department locations

  • Maintain orderliness, cleanliness, and accessibility of all departmental inventory areas and work areas in accordance with the 5S standards.

  • Investigate and help resolve raw material inventory inaccuracies.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent strongly preferred.

  • 6 plus months of relatable manufacturing experience required.

  • No bending or lifting restrictions.

  • Must be able to perform all tasks as described in the job description.

Physical Requirements:

  • The position is in the factory and could involve standing, walking and lifting for long periods of time throughout the day.

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  • Occasionally this position may require the lifting and/or moving of more than 55 pounds.

  • All lifting must comply with OSHA standards.

Working Conditions:

  • The performance of this position normally requires exposure to typical manufacturing areas where under certain conditions the use of personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses, and hygienic precautions, such as hairnets, are required.

  • The work environment is not climate controlled. Noise level in the work environment normal to moderate.

  • Regular attendance is required. Overtime may be required.

  • It is the responsibility of each employee to conduct tasks in a safe and efficient manner complying with all local, state, and federal safety, health, and environmental regulations, company program standards, company policies, and special safety concerns while protecting yourself, the organization, and the environment.

  • You are ultimately responsible for your safety and well-being.

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, we are looking for individuals to join our team to assist with the production and distribution of products which are vital to our communities' well-being. Our top priority is the health of our employees. We have implemented additional precautionary measures to ensure a safe working environment for everyone during this time.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.