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Northern Coatings Online Job Application

Step 1: Personal Information

Step 2: Education and Qualifications

Highest Level of Education

Step 3: Employment History

Describe your employment history below, including dates employed, position description, and reason for leaving employers that you are not currently employed with.

Step 5: References

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Step 6: Why You Want to Join the Northern Team

Terms and Conditions

Thanks For Applying! We look forward to discussing your interest in joining the Northern Team!

Terms and Conditions

Northern Coatings is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of age, religion, race, skin color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other protected status.

By submitting this application, I certify that the information I have provided in the application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that this employment application is not an employment contract and that information provided is subject to independent verification.

You Are Applying For:

Production Associate - Full Time
Attractive Starting Pay.

Includes Health and Retirement Benefits, PTO, and much more!

Responsible for manufacturing batches of both water and solvent based liquid paint at Northern Coatings manufacturing facility in Menominee, MI.

Reports To: Production Supervisor

Education: High School diploma or equivalent preferred

Skills Required: Must be able to demonstrate the ability to do the following: basic math, basic reading and comprehension, follow instructions and lift up to 50# repetitively and 100# occasionally.

Primary Responsibilities: Prepare batches of paint per batch ticket instructions, monitor and record various batch processes. Do general department housekeeping.

Specific Duties:

  • Clean tanks of size and composition appropriate for the batch to be made.

  • Clean the mixer that is appropriate for the batch to be made.

  • Clean and flush the sandmill that is appropriate for the batch to be made.

  • Stage and pre-weigh raw materials as appropriate.

  • Add and process Raw Materials per batch ticket instructions, double checking weights and verifying RM code for accuracy. Document all steps and operations as they are completed.

  • Record all required processing observations (i.e., efflux temperature, flow rate, mill used, relative humidity, pH, pump settings, mixer rpm and amps, fineness of grind.)

  • Cover and move finished batch to the QC staging area.

  • Review the batch ticket with the Plant Supervisor for accuracy and omissions.

  • Submit the completed batch ticket to the QC department for testing.

  • Practice safe and skillful forklift operations.

  • Assist the filling department, shipping or receiving when necessary.

  • Perform general housekeeping duties in the production area and all buildings.

  • Perform minor maintenance and adjustment to plant equipment.

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