Job Name:
Compounding Technician

General information

Location: Garland, TX
Andersen Corporation
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Job Category:
Manufacturing (RbA)

Description & Requirements

SHIFT: 12 hour; Thursday- Saturday and every other Wednesday 

PURPOSE: To provide Technical support to Fibrex and Blending Manufacturing Processes and Equipment to resolve manufacturing and/or equipment issues to maximize production outputs in safe and respectful work environment across multiple local manufacturing sites. Support Research Design & Innovation (RD&I) group on Product/Process development.


  • Diagnose and Resolve Twin Screw and/or Single Screw Process issues.
  • Diagnose and Resolve Blender operation issues.
  • Perform changeovers of Twin Screws and Coupling to Gearbox; 92mm lines.
  • Diagnose and Resolve Blender material transfer issues.
  • Single Screw & Barrel Removal, Installation, and Inspection.
  • Diagnose and Resolve Raw Material issues.
  • Communicate effectively with Supply group regarding any issues.
  • Diagnose and Resolve Compounder Equipment System issues. 
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external support groups, as needed.
  • Diagnose and Resolve Transition Box, Single Screw, and Pelletizer issues.
  • Diagnose and Resolve Wet Scrubber, Oil Skimmer, and Ph adjustment Systems
  • Fill in as Line Operator as needed
  • Analyze Process data to determine process/product conformance and trends.
  • Identify and communicate appropriately when Plant Maintenance support is needed.

Qualifications - External

    • 2-year degree in Technology program or relevant experience
    • Mastery of 92 Twin Screw Installation and Coupling
    • Mastery of all Compounding Operator Skills
    • Strong Mechanical skills across equipment in compounding process
    • Strong prioritization and multi-tasking capability
    • Strong aptitude in problem solving and process improvement
    • Equipment maintenance experience
    • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions and process procedures



    • Mastery of Blending Operations
    • Strong knowledge of Screw and Barrel wear impact to process; Measuring skills
    • Strong working knowledge of Pigment Refill and Feed System
    • Strong computer skills
    • Ability to articulate problems and solutions verbally
    • Ability and skills to collaborate effectively in a team environment
    • Self-motivated and capable of managing stressful situations


    Culture & Benefits:

    Our vision is to make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen.  We’re committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day, recognizing and rewarding success, taking pride in our work and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside work so that you can bring your best self to work.


    As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:  

    • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
    • Health Savings Account contributions
    • Paid holidays plus PTO
    • 401(k) plan & contributions
    • Professional development & tuition reimbursement opportunities
    • A culture that supports work-life balance
    • An environment where collaboration is key
    • Volunteer opportunities – on company time
    • Environmentally conscious business decisions
    • 7,000+ employees and career opportunities nationwide


    During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.