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Process Lab Operator I

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The Process Lab Operator I located in Pitman, NJ provides support for various lab operations and customer tests. Machine Operators are expected to work with senior level lab personnel to prepare for lab tests and to support ongoing test operations. Additionally, Machine Operators are expected to perform general housekeeping and maintain a neat and orderly work environment.

Who we are:

Coperion is an industry leader in compounding and extrusion, feeding and weighing, bulk material handling and service, bringing a wealth of know-how and experience to the market. Customers benefit from Coperion's divisions of Compounding & Extrusion, Equipment & Systems, Materials Handling and Service that are optimally networked on a global basis to offer ultimate support in the design, manufacturing and implementation of ideal systems. Staffed by engineers, chemists, technicians and a variety of industry experts, these Divisions form a powerhouse of process solutions for their customers.

Coperion is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Review MSDS / SDS for all test materials and materials used throughout the lab
  • Operate forklift
  • Stage test materials for lab tests
  • Set up & calibrate feeders. Operate feeders and learn controls. Empty and clean feeders. Change feeder screws
  • Disassemble and clean machines & ancillary/downstream equipment
  • Return equipment to its designated area
  • Operate bead blaster
  • Load/Unload and operate Beringer ovens
  • Operate ribbon blender
  • Load landfill dumpsters and empty tip dumpster
  • Organize and store test materials
  • Properly seal, label, and store waste materials
  • Inspect/Flush/Clean Eye Wash & Shower Stations
  • 5S - General housekeeping and upkeep of lab and work area
  • Work in accordance with all safety, health and environmental practices in respect to rules by Coperion, state and federal authorities
  • Undertake any other related duties assigned to the Machine Operator

Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Professional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • One or more years of related experience with equipment and machinery


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Mechanical and/or electrical training and experience is helpful



Physical Demands:

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 25lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee’s ability to see near and far distances.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

At Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans

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