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Assistant Coater Operator 5/26/2018

Eastman Kodak Company Weatherford, OK

Weatherford, OK
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Kodak is hiring! We are looking for anAssistant Coater Operatorin our Weatherford, OK plant

Kodak offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the revitalization of an iconic global company. We combine the strength of a brand that is recognized and beloved around the world with the excitement and entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up. We are stable, profitable, optimistic about the future and looking for professionals with energy, ideas and ambition to help us take next steps in completing our transformation. We re building a culture which values creativity in all its forms, having a global perspective, a focus on sustainability, and the kind of trust that enables us to succeed by taking calculated risks. Kodak has a rich heritage of leadership and innovation, but is also, in many ways, still inventing itself. At this stage of our comeback, Kodak is truly a place where you can make a difference

As an Assistant Coater Operator you will assist the coater operator with the operation of coating equipment used in the manufacturing of film and/or paper products. Basic knowledge of the machine process is required. Is aware of and responsible for process stability and quality. Is responsible for the effective and efficient use of the manufacturing facility and the quality of the output.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

* Responsible for loading and unloading stock stands and setting up splicers, slitters, marking systems and lasers

* Must be able to operate coater stations during the absence of the Coater Operator

* Responsible for providing the production area with the proper raw materials listed on the work order as well as relocating and reporting the movement of said raw materials using the current reporting system (SAP)

* Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and ensures that it operated in a safe, productive manner

* Responsible for performing preventative maintenance of equipment

* Must be able to set up and operate equipment and machinery where ordinary adjustments are required, as well as clean, disassemble, and remove it at the end of a job

* Must be able to perform manual tasks where accuracy is important

* Set up and adjust delicate instruments as well as enter data into the designated database

* Must be able to operate fork truck equipment, powered and manual material handling equipment, and overhead hoists

* Responsible for insuring equipment is maintained in a serviceable condition by conducting daily documented inspections

* Perform flow rate calculations based on percent solids to determine correct coating parameters

* Exhibit departmental and plant leadership for meeting safety, customer service, and productivity goals, and the certification of peers

* Required to meet Plant/Company guidelines for attendance

* Properly label, package, and maintain all hazardous material in accordance with EPA requirements

* Perform all required in process and release testing per SOP or special instruction, translate test results and corrections into a proper, understandable format, and record data electronically


* Coordinate input material delivery

* Participates in Safety/Housekeeping Audits

* Performs other job duties as assigned to meet business needs

Key/Critical Competencies:

* Mechanical aptitude

* Strong communication skills

* Computer skills

Education and Experience:

* High school degree or GED required

* Three (3) to twelve (12) months coating experience is required to achieve acceptable quality and quantity performance

Personal Attributes:

* Possesses, and is able to communicate to their peers, product quality information using their judgement to interpret testing results as they apply to product functionality

* Able to apply analytical skills to troubleshoot non-conforming product or processes

* Able to recognize hazardous situations and knows how to address said situations safely/properly

* Able to exercise considerable judgement in prioritizing workload

Experience Level

Minimum Education Level

Eastman Kodak Company (Kodak) is committed to providing a work environment that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment in any form. It is Kodak s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity in employment for all persons and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment. Kodak s policy is not to discriminate by reason of race, color, religion, sex/gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. In addition, in each country in which it operates, Kodak will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting employment discrimination based on any other factor.