Riken Americas Corporation


Location: Hopkinsville, KY

Job Summery:

Follow specifications to perform all tasks involved in the production for manufacturing thermoplastic elastomer compounds and polyvinyl chloride compounds in accordance with environmental, health and safety, and quality standards to meet customer requirements.

  • Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, and products to ensure conformance to requirements
  • Load blender with raw materials according to specifications
  • Operate or tend machines to mix or blend
  • Monitor raw materials from main material supply.
  • Observe production and monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation
  • Handle and package product
  • Routinely clean blending, mixing, and packaging equipment
  • Maintain clean and orderly work areas (5S)
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Work flexible schedule

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $16.05 – $19.62/hour


  • Manufacturing: 3-5 years related work experience preferred.
  • Compounding experience a plus

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

Please Email Resume to kwilcox@rec-ky.com

Riken Elastomers Corporation, manufacturer of TPE and PVC compounds, has been in business in Hopkinsville, KY since 2007. Riken is committed to providing High Performance Plastics Compounds that meet and exceed our customers’ expectations by providing quality products,excellent customer service and on-time delivery through continuous improvement of our people and processes.

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