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Job ID:    NY1234119

Title:    Production Workers

Company:    Washington Mills

Type:    FT

Wages:    $15.76 Hourly

Contact Name:    HR Department

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PO Box 423
Niagara Falls, NY 14302


Niagara Falls. Washington Mills. Production Worker. FT. M-F. 1st Shift. Benefits.

Washington Mills has 1-3 openings at our facility in the production area.

Washington Mills is one of the largest producers of high quality abrasive and fused mineral products in the world.

Job Definition
The job will work directly with and report to the company's Production Foreman. The Production employee performs service work for all elements of manufacturing and shipping including; general and sanitary cleaning; repairing screens (and related equipment); emptying, collecting and packing of dust collector fines; bagging and/or drumming of grain; and movement of supplies and material. The position requires a team-oriented attitude, as well as the ability to take instruction and perform related tasks.
* Pack and ship abrasive grain
* Moves material from storage areas to manufacturing areas
* Warehouses abrasive grain
* Cleans hoppers and bin heads before dumping grain
* Blends grains
* Performs basic quality control tests as required
* Fills hoppers and delivers to manufacturing area
* Sets up storage bins
* Locates and sets up portable sifter to meet standards for product being re-run
* Moves supplies and materials as directed

General Responsibility
* Fills hoppers from storage bins and delivers to manufacturing area
* Fills containers with grain and/or prepares containers for shipment using the correct labels, hand stamps, tags or stencils
* Transports containers of grain from hold area to bin room
* Weighs container of grain and dumps into specified bins
* Blends material
* Maintains hopper/bin utilization to a maximum
* Sets up sieve and runs rejected bin through screen into hopper
* Glue loads together
* Brace, block or strap containers in carriers as prescribed
* Maintains a stock of supplies at various work stations
* Operates Vortisieve
* Vibrates kegs and drum to fill completely
* Uses portable dust collector when filling containers; assembles, fills and straps corrugated boxes of grain
* Weighs containers of grain and maintains record of same
* Fills initial quality control sample envelope; rod sample
* Performs mixed grit and density tests and SPC charting
* Operates power jitney to transport
* Changes, charges and performs basic preventive maintenance on electric truck batteries.
* Takes inventory
* In some instances may use a bar code scanner for daily inventory control purposes in place of written material
* Makes minor adjustment on bag/drum machine to weigh prescribed weight
* Sprays drums with paint
* Keeps production records
* Unloads drum trucks
* Loads trucks, railroad cars, transfers bagged material to drums, stretch wrap container shipment, uses propane torch for shrinking plastic covers, paper work
* Unloads, transports, stores and delivers all material, supplies and merchandise and unloads and transports all products being returned
* Maintains a clean and safe work area
* Obeys all existing fire and safety regulations and environmental practices
* Other duties as directed

Required Skills
* High school diploma or equivalent
* Will train on duties
* Must pass necessary physical and drug testing

* Position will be hourly at current union contractual rate with overtime benefits
* Benefits currently include: medical, dental, 401(k), life/AD&D insurance, flex spending, short-term disability, 12 holidays, and vacation time
* Safety shoes and safety glasses reimbursement
* Safety Incentives

To apply, send resume to:
Washington Mills Electro Minerals Corp.
HR Department
PO Box 423
Niagara Falls, NY 14302