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LA10 - Assembly Worker

Kelly Scientific Resources Buffalo Ridge Full-Time
$0.00 - $12.99 / hour
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Job Title: Pre Batch Operator  Summary: Pre-batch operators assist in the manufacturing of custom colors. This includes filling 5-200 gallon tanks with paint, pouring paint into buckets, labeling buckets, and putting lids on the buckets.  Hours: M-F 7am-3:30pm
Employment type: 1-3mo temp/temp-to-hire
Pay: $12.99/hr Responsibilities:

  • This position is responsible for the pre-batch of blends and the staging of blended orders.  The incumbent supports  the facility Blenders in spray-outs, draw-downs and filling customer orders.
  • Pre-batch blends and stage products for blended orders.
  • Blend custom orders within specified due date.
  • Match colors within facility color guidelines
  • Custom blend all orders within specific order guidelines (i.e. color, gloss, viscosity).
  • Manage batch size within +/- 10% to order size.
  • Follow all safety practices as outlined.
  • Maintain clean work area as outlined.
  • Follow Waste Minimization Plan as outlined.
  • Follow PSR Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Follow Hazardous Material Handling Procedures
  • Make blends of paint as directed.
  • Prepare spray-outs and draw-down test panels.
  • Assist in preparation of customer orders, including filling and labeling batches as directed.
  • Make shade and gloss adjustments as directed.
  • Clean and repair store equipment.
  • Identify facility/equipment problems and make recommendations.
  • Operate all material handling, tinting, mixing and testing equipment in a safe manner.
  • Properly store all partial containers to correct inventory location.
  • Provide input regarding inventory levels in the warehouse/stockroom.
  • Identify potential obsolete/damaged material and handle per established policy/procedures.
  • Maintain facility to standards through proper maintenance, repair and housekeeping.
  • Assist in the daily clean up of lab, product service room and equipment.
  • Follow designated loss prevention, security and safety practices according to policy and correct or report non-compliance of appropriate procedures/policies.
  • Take immediate action to contain spillage using hazardous material containment procedures as outlined in the Work Safe Manual, including proper and timely reporting.
  • Assist with general warehouse, delivery and customer service duties as needed, including loading and unloading of material, and waiting on customers.
  • Know stock limits and be familiar with stock order procedure.
  • Assist with physical inventory.
  • Help manage PSR expenses as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school education or equivalent is required. 
  • Ability to work all scheduled hours as needed.
  • Employee must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Employee may be required to retrieve material from shelves and lift and carry up to 50lbs and up to 100 lbs. on occasion. 
  • Must be able to tint paint, therefore, must be able to distinguish one or more chromatic colors.
  • Employee must be able to tolerate non-toxic paint odors and be able to wear a respirator as required.

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In a recent study, one-third of large companies predicted contingent workforce growth of 50 percent or more.* Kelly Scientific Resources® can help you be a part of this contingent workforce growth opportunity.

Kelly Scientific Resources is a specialty service of Kelly Services®. As the world's largest provider of HR solutions to the scientific community, Kelly Scientific Resources is focused exclusively on placing skilled scientific professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and full-time science jobs across a full spectrum of related industries and disciplines, including:

  • Biomedical
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical
  • Clinical Trials / Clinical
  • Clinical Research
  • Consumer Products
  • Cosmetics
  • Drug Discovery and Safety
  • Environmental Health
  • Food Science
  • Health Physics
  • Laboratory
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  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Research and Development

Kelly Scientific Resources employees work more than 7 million hours in positions ranging from clinical research associates to molecular biologists to biochemists—from entry level to Ph.D.

It all began when William R. Kelly—founder of the temporary staffing industry—established Kelly Services® in 1946. The company's traditional expertise started with office services, call center, light industrial, and electronic assembly staffing. Through the years, we expanded our expertise and established a proven record of successfully matching job seekers to opportunities in disciplines such as science, engineering, law, education, healthcare, IT, and finance. As a Fortune 500® company, Kelly® has evolved into a global workforce solutions leader, making employment connections for nearly half a million people around the world every year.

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