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Compounder Job in Akron, Ohio US


OhioMeansJobs Summit County - Akron, OH

Posted: 9/28/2021 - Expires: 12/27/2021

Job ID: 232200593


Job Description

On behalf of a manufacturer in Akron, OhioMeansJobs Summit County is recruiting for a Compounder.


#1 Objective:

Manufacture natural and synthetic latex liquid compounds using a recipe;

Process dispersions using a recipe


#2 Objective:

Ship and receive all materials for both companies on site;

Load and unload freight with pallet jacks and forklifts;

Verify shipments with packing slips and purchase orders;

Visually inspect shipments for damage


Main Job Duties Include:

  1. Process latex compound and dispersions by following a written recipe
  2. Weigh specific types and quantities of liquid or solid raw ingredients using an automated dispensing system or manual scales, according to formulas
  3. Monitor mixing tanks, mills, mixers, pumps and compounding kettles
  4. Move completed batches into containers via pump or gravity drop
  5. Assist with raw material handling
  6. Collect samples on processed latex compounds and/or dispersions for lab analysis
  7. Clean equipment
  8. Process waste water
  9. Loading/Unloading Trucks
  10. Examine shipment contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy.
  11. Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, damages, or discrepancies, for reporting, accounting, or record-keeping purposes.
  12. Pack, seal, label, or affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools or power tools

Skills Required:

  • Background Check and Drug Screen
  • High School Diploma / G.E.D.
  • Good math (including metric) and reading skills along with English fluency
  • Safety and quality conscious
  • High attention to detail
  • Manufacturing or industrial experience


Tough/Challenging part of the job:

  • Must be able to stand 8 hours per day
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds frequently
  • Must be open to wearing multiple hats and being cross trained
  • Hot in the summer, cool in the winter



  • Full-Time
  • 8:00am – 4:30pm (Monday- Thursday)
  • 7:00am – 3:30pm (Friday)
  • Possible Overtime, No nights, No weekends, No holidays


Training: Onboarding orientation is completed on the first day, safety training is conducted then you are moved to the floor to start one on one training with a seasoned member of the team


Compensation: $14 - $17 per hour


Growth Opportunity:

This is a 90-day temp-to-hire opportunity.

If you are hired on as a permanently, you will be offered the following benefits:

Hospitalization (75% of employee coverage covered by the company), 401K Retirement (with company matching), Vacation time available after 1 year of service, 6 paid Holidays per year, Quarterly bonuses and Annual wage increases based upon personal performance

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$14.00 - $17.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
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