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American Gasket and Rubber Company - Schaumburg, IL

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Job Description

American Gasket and Rubber Company, a world leader in the manufacture of rubber and plastic aerosol valve gaskets, is seeking a Compounder to work at our Schiller Park location.

This position is responsible for mixing substances to produce a standardized product of rubber.

1 Operate machinery that mixes and grinds raw materials to produce compounds.

2 Follow standard instructions to measure or weigh polymers, carbon black, curatives and other substances into the machinery.

3 Check for consistency in various batches and measure the viscosity of the mixtures.

4 Work with QC to take samples of the compound and turn them over to for testing.

5 Transfer materials, supplies, or products between work areas, using moving equipment or hand tools.

6 Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or with hands to ensure conformance to established standards.

7 Clean and maintain equipment, using hand tools.

8 Complete paperwork about the batches.

9 Check the calibration of the scales daily. Report inconsistencies to Lead and/or Manager.

10 Operate forklift as needed.

11 Assist in cleaning all areas of the department and facilities.

12 Promotes safety.

High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or 6 - 12 month related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to operate computer for data input and retrieval.

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