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Packaging Team Member 

About the Organization Amfine Chemical Corporation is a strategic joint venture of ADEKA and Mitsubishi Corporations for specialty plastic additives and liquid stabilizers.  
Location Amfine Chemical Corp. KY Plant  
Category Production  
Number of Openings 3  

Shift: Nights...3:15 p.m. - 12 a.m. on an as needed basis. This position will work days (7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) unless night shift is needed. 

Salary: $20.36/hr - $23.36/hr top out in about a year. $1.00/hr shift premium when working night shift hours.???????


Works in mixing, lifting, transporting, storing, and loading materials and products by use of conveyors, cranes, hoists, or industrial trucks, in cleaning and maintenance of process and equipment. Assists maintenance and packaging team in or conducts repairing and maintaining of machinery and equipment per established TPM procedures. Conducts preventive maintenance on equipment, machinery and tools. Engages in packaging products and materials for storage or shipment. All by performing the following duties.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Bolts or clamps screen of specified mesh to frame.


Pours or shovels specified quantities of material into hoppers or onto feed conveyor of machine.


Positions take-off conveyor, bins, or drums under screens to receive sifted material.


Tends machine that segregates particles of dry materials such as sand, powdered minerals, feed, resins, and chemicals, into batches of uniform size by sifting through one or more oscillating screens.


Throws switch to activate takeoff conveyor or removes full containers manually or using hoist or truck.


Measures or weighs and maintains records of material sifted or packaged.


Studies production order to ascertain type and quantity of product, containers to be used, and other packaging requirements.


Inspects products prior to packaging and returns rejected products to production departments.


Conducts packaging operations and inspects containers to verify conformance to specifications.


Requisitions containers and other supplies for delivery to work stations.


Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and performs setup and adjustments of machines.


Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.


Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency and safety of shop, department, or work crew.


Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists team in solving work problems.


Maintains time and production records.


Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials required to meet production goals.


Reports machine and equipment malfunctions to team leader or maintenance personnel.


Requests movement of raw materials and finished products, supporting material handling activities.



Prepares chemical materials for use in processing, following standardized formulas or procedures.


Weighs out quantities of powdered chemicals, following formula sheets, procedures or standards.


Dismantles machines or equipment per TPM procedures, replacing defective parts and motors, and adjusting feed mechanisms.


Cleans and lubricates machine parts such as shafts, pulleys, gears, and bearings.


Removes dust, dirt, grease, and waste material from machines.


Paints machines or equipment to prevent corrosion.


Cleans work area, tools, and equipment.


Visually inspects and listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with team leader or maintenance team to diagnose problem or repair machine.


Examines form and texture of work in process to detect imperfections.


Reports progress of work and downtime due to failures of machines and equipment to apprise Team Leader of delays.


Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and hazardous chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Hearing protection is required.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of manufacturing team.



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 speak fluent English.

Working Knowledge of ISO 9000 & 14000.

Working knowledge of OSHA & EPA Regulations.

The ability to get along with others.

The ability to concentrate for extended periods.

Possess a current driver’s license.

As required must be able to attend training in Japan.


EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Close Date  
Shift -not applicable-  
Salary Range  
Salary Amount None Specified 

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