Kettle Operator in Cleveland, OH at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 4/1/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Cleveland, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Division

Job Description

Kettle Operator

The Kettle Operator is responsible for processing Tremco Sealants and/or Roofing products by carefully reading and following the process order card. The operator is responsible for area readiness to produce which includes safety and collection and preparation of materials like pails, drums, and other chemical raw materials. Once batch is complete the operator will test for quality, adjust as needed to assure specification is met by following written standard operating procedures, and then fill product into specified packaging and palletize pails or drums.


  • Control or operate chemical processes or systems of machines using control boards, Human Machine Interface (HMI computer touch screen) or semi-automatic equipment.
  • Draw samples of products, and conduct quality control tests to monitor processing and ensure that standards are met.
  • Use appropriate scales or measurement devices to add materials to kettle as specified by batch process order.
  • Must be able to read and understand recording instruments, pressure gauges, scales, flow meters, panel lights and other indicators to verify conformity of process conditions.
  • Monitor control settings and make necessary adjustments on equipment.
  • Accurately record production and downtime via written documentation.


  • No prior experience required.


  • Basic Computer Skills required (Windows Familiarity).
  • Lean and VFM (Visual Factory Management) skills and/or willingness to train.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Effective team player, self-motivated, quick learner.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend the batch making processes.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to stack 30-pound boxes in high-frequencies.
  • Ability to lift up to 60-pound pails using mechanical assistance and teamwork.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.