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Compound Operator

Hampshire, IL 60140

Posted: 06/24/2024 Job Number: OH141137167482 Pay Rate: $17 / hour

Job Description

SURESTAFF is immediately hiring for a Compound Operator for our client’s chemical manufacturing plant in Hampshire, IL. The Compound Operator role is to support the compounding operations including cleaning, equipment set-up, and is responsible for mixing chemicals to produce bulk materials for packaging production to the specifications of the batch card in a timely and safe manner.   Position will entail standing for long periods of time and lifting up to 50 pounds throughout shift.   Successful applicants will be very detail-oriented and able to work with little supervision.  SURESTAFF is invested in their team members!  All temp-to-hire employees are offered competitive compensation ($19/hr.) as well as a benefits package including health insurance (medical, dental, and vision).  Generous referral bonuses are available upon hire.   Available shifts include:1st Shift 6:00 am - 2:30 pm Overtime is available on a first come, first serve basis.   Responsibilities of the Compounder Operator: 
  • Responsible for the weighing, checking, and verification of mixing specific chemical compounds for production. 
  • Monitor the mixing process and ensure accuracy of batch. 
  • Performs set-up, operation, and continuous monitoring of tanks and mixing equipment for product formulas. 
  • Calibrate and operate all equipment such as scales, pH meters, tanks, graduates, pots, etc. 
  • Troubleshoot any batch issues and resolve through re-calibrating equipment. 
  • Perform daily sanitization of equipment and maintain a clean work area throughout shift. 
 Preferred Qualifications of the Compounder Operator: 
  • Knowledge and experience working with chemicals and/or chemical compounding.
  • Previous experience 6 months in a production environment.
  • Basic mathematical skills, experience with the metrics system. 
  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Have proven ability to operate forklifts, skyjacks, and pass required refresher training.
SURESTAFF is the leading provider of light industrial, logistics, general labor, skilled trades, manufacturing, and distribution labor in the Chicagoland area with 23 local branches. SURESTAFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we follow CDC and Illinois Dept of Health guidelines for everyone’s safety and health.

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