The Henschel Machine Operator will perform various operations to combine ingredients according to an established formula and operates mixing machine to obtain proper polyvinyl chloride power and other chemical supplies to blend dry formulas for use in plastic coating wire mesh.

Henschel Machine Operator Requirements:

  • Must be able to follow/adhere to work instructions
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Maintain high levels of efficiency and quality
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must be honest

Henschel Machine Operator Responsibilities:

  • Work from written formulas, and/or verbal instructions to measure and blend all prescribed ingredients in designated quantities into mixing machine to obtain material which meets appearance and quality standards.
  • Work on elevated platform to obtain raw material, pour into mixer and start machine. Arrange and stack bags of ingredients on platform beside machine for easy access.
  • Check all temperatures, setting and controls to ensure compliance with formula. Visually inspect finished powder, noting unusual appearance.
  • Remove filled Gaylord and transport it to coating line.
  • Replace with empty Gaylord to catch finished product at mixer.
  • Use forklift to transport Gaylords and raw materials.
  • Maintain necessary records.
  • Move materials as necessary in the performance of duties or as directed.
  • Detect and report improper operations of faulty equipment and unusual conditions to the supervisor.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in clean, safe and orderly condition.
  • Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintain quality standards.

Physical Demands:

  • On feet for most of the work hours
  • Lifting up to approximately 50 lbs.
  • Pushing, pulling, turning twisting, bending
  • Repetitive motion of hands
  • Repetitive squatting and kneeling
  • Climbing stairs

Perform other related duties as required or as directed.