The Mixing Operator operates the Banbury and/or Sigma Mixer(s)
in accordance with the specifications assigned by Quality
Assurance, Process Engineering, and Production.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Follows plant safety rules and job specific safety rules
Performs housekeeping duties
Starts up the Banbury
Prepares the Banbury for shift's run
Checks raw materials
Weighs raw materials
Checks temperature charts and gauges
Places compound pan in cradle
Runs batches by specification sheets
Records process data on Banbury batch sheet
Red Tags "Out of Spec" batches
Records type of batches and shift quantities for Calendering/Mixing
Transports compound to Sigma
Picks batch pan up with tow motor
Transports compound to Sigma belt
Dumps compound onto Sigma belt
Returns pan to Intermix
Checks with supervisor to verify what adhesive(s) to mix
Checks for any NSOP(s) that apply
Use proper specification for the adhesive to be mixed.
Record data on batch sheet for all batches.
Load compound to start mixing adhesive.
Operate Sigma manually or automatically as required.
Manual Operation: Add bags of resin (add Adtac, if required)
according to specification and by timer.
Automatic Operation: Set up and start automatic loading of resin
(and Adtac, if required).
Discharge finished adhesive by moistened conveyor to the storage
Keep mezzanine gate closed and fastened except when loading
Keep aisles and stairs free of materials and trash.
Performs S-4 and Housekeeping around area.