Batch Maker


This position is at Kao Collins Inc., located at 1201 Edison Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45216.

Ink Batch Maker is a position which should require moderate supervision by Production Supervisor. The position is responsible for learning how to operate equipment, manufacturing and packaging fluids, and keep their workstation/equipment/products clean and orderly, and performing other duties as assigned.


  • Learn how to operate equipment.
  • Pull/weigh/blend raw materials to make inks (water, solvent, UV/EB, or oil based).
  • Adhere to processes & procedures, follow a batch ticket, record information on batch tickets, labeling containers, packaging inks.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement according to the Kao Collins culture.
  • Follows all safety and regulatory compliance procedures. Attends all required meetings and training.
  • Inventory control activities.
  • Loading/Unloading activities.
  • Attends meeting, training classes, courses or seminars as required by production management.
  • Other duties as assigned by production management.
  • Must maintain adherence to "The Kao Way" standards at all times.


  • Employee must have a high school degree or equivalent.
  • Prior batch making or Compounding experience preferred, but not required. Worked in a GMP (good manufacturing practice) environment.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Operator must be able to: 1) read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedures, 2) complete process documentation accurately, 3) follow all emergency, evacuation and environmental protection policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. May require the use of formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules or diagrams.
  • Requires the use of some judgment to perform and make decisions as to the sequence of setups, operations and processes within the limitations of standard operating. Requires intermittent mental/visual attention to observe and monitor process conditions as well as observing for problems.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift 25-60 lbs., rolling and maneuvering 500 to 550-lb. drums... Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be certified medically fit to wear respirator.

  • Strong work ethic, meticulous and detail oriented, clean/neat/orderly, honest/trustworthy, and reliable. Undergo and successfully pass in-house training on using a forklift. Meet production schedules/metrics and ensure quality products are produced.