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2ns Shift Blending Operator

Kost USA, 1000 Tennessee Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America Req #77
Monday, March 18, 2024
KOST USA, a member of the Recochem family, has been in business since 1985. KOST USA is a leading producer of antifreeze and functional fluids in the United States. While Recochem is a Canadian based organization, KOST USA is located out of Cincinnati, OH. 
Together with KOST, Recochem is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations. Recochem supports a diverse line of solutions including coolant/antifreeze, EV thermal fluids, performance fluids, diesel exhaust fluid, windshield washer fluids, car care, rust preventatives, household solvents & winterizing solutions. 
Recochem excels at turning consumer insights into innovation while driving In-depth category expertise and building power brands that align to consumer preference. Our innovative solutions are backed by R&D expertise and next-level education. Our progressive supply chain is unmatched, with 16 manufacturing facilities across the globe.

KOST USA is looking for a 2nd Shift Blending Operator to join our team! We are looking for a self-motivated, professional, and organized individual who enjoys detailed work and a fast-paced environment. This position is critical to our operation and is an integral part of the Blending Operations team.


In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • Following all established procedures and abiding by all safety and quality guidelines
  • Verifying the tank to be used for the chemical blend.
  • Following all instructions on the blend sheet to create the chemical blend.
  • Connecting proper hoses to tanks and pumps
  • On each blend sheet, recording and verifying the lot number and amount of each additive used.
  • Turning on the air or agitator to blend.
  • Giving the blend sheet to the lab when finished.  Communicating with the lab for blend approvals and/or corrections.
  • Transferring approved product to storage vessel.
  • Organizing additive bins. 
  • Keeping the plant and warehouse organized, safe and clean.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Required Experience:

  • High school education is required.
  • Previous blending or related experience in a chemical manufacturing setting preferred.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • An employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 42 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, and horizontally push up to 125 pounds.

What we have to offer:

  • Competitive pay!
  • Opportunities for advancement – we prioritize promoting from within
  • Generous 401k match up to 3.5%
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • PTO + up to 10 paid holidays 

Pre-employment background (criminal and drug) check required.
KOST USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled individuals.


Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Kost USA, 1000 Tennessee Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America