Batch Maker in Olathe, KS at ITW

Date Posted: 5/21/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    805 East Old 56 Highway
    Olathe, KS
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description


ITW Fluids North America, a Division of Illinois Tool Works – a Fortune 200 Company, is seeking a Batch Maker for their Industrial MRO commercial segment, ITW Pro Brands.  ITW Pro Brands is the largest segment of an over $140 million dollar division with 250+ employees that manufacture and market  a variety of specialty chemical products for the Industrial  MRO,  Auto OEM, and Aerospace markets globally. 

ITW Pro Brands offers a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as 11 paid holidays. 

We also offer a safety shoe and prescription safety glasses reimbursement program.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Operate high speed mixing equipment
  • Follow instructions/information on Batch Cards and Job Tickets to perform duties
  • Maintain accurate inventory of components, use Kan Ban inventory card system
  • Move 55-gallon drum to 5-gallon pails to production lines, manually or with use of proper equipment
  • Make minor adjustments to equipment as needed
  • Setup, change over, and cleanup machines and work area daily
  • Follow all safety, work, and good manufacturing practices, procedures, rules
  • Assist with cycle count inventory and year-end inventory process
  • Practice respectful interactions with coworkers, vendors and customers
  • Use proper PPE as required, full mask respirator may be required for select batches
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for filling product with the use of a machine or manually
  • Drive counter balance forklift safely
  • Maintain hazardous waste inspections and disposal/storage requirements.
  • Responsible for checking quality of production throughout run
  • Responsible for adherence to all environmental, health, safety, housekeeping and quality and work standards set for this company
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Core Skills/Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years prior chemical batch making/blending experience a plus
  • Forklift certification a plus
  • Must have mechanical aptitude to operate and troubleshoot machines, adjust dials/switches, use basic hand tools
  • Kan Ban inventory system experience a plus
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Accurately read, analyze, and interpret common information, reports, and other documents required to perform the job duties
  • Able to work a full-time schedule that may include overtime.
  • Possess basic math skills to perform essential duties of job.  
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills to perform duties of job, record and retrieve information from the computer
  • Able to work in a repetitive, fast paced environment
  • Must be dependable, have good attendance, and be punctual.
  • Sit or stand at machine for long periods of time.
  • Represent self professionally

ITW Pro Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ITW Polymers & Fluids
ITW’s Polymers & Fluids segment is composed of highly branded products serving diverse markets that require value-added, differentiated solutions. These product offerings include adhesives, sealants, coatings, lubricants, additives, and cleaners for global wind energy, automotive aftermarket, aerospace, construction, industrial, and automotive customers with unique needs. ITW differentiates through leading brand positions, technology, and innovation, and strong focus on specific niche opportunities.