Thermocal - Production Associate II

General Responsibility Statement
Work in the production of natural, high-grade calcium and other minerals


Essential Job Responsibilities
The essential job responsibilities consist of the following:

1. Production
a. Process mined materials by effectively using screens and efficiently operating and utilizing Roll Mills, Raymond Mills, Hammer Mills, Shaker Table, Impact Crusher, and other mills and crushers.
b. Filling bags up to 50 lbs., as well as totes; ensuring and double checking the filling is done properly and to the correct weights, utilizing scales and needed equipment.
c. Prepare and maintain basic legible production records and keep daily inventory counts.
d. Construct pallets for shipment.
e. Know and follow MSHA rules and training requirements.

2. Mining & Equipment Operating
a. Operate, air compressor, loaders, as well as forklifts in order to process mined materials, move materials and pallets and load or unload trucks.
b. Operate heavy machinery including, but not limited to: haul trucks, fuel trucks, excavators, and dozers to mine and move materials.

3. Production
a. Performing daily inspections on all equipment the miner is certified on.
b. Performing preventive maintenance, including but not limited to cleaning and greasing equipment.
c. Performing routine maintenance on equipment, as well as calibration.
d. Change air filters, oil filters and fuel filters.
e. Fix issues with airlines and augers and replace belts to include the Commodity and Dryer Building.
f. Perform welding as well as using cutting torches.
g. Perform minor electrical repairs and ability to read blueprints.

4. Other Duties
a. This position shall support its manager and shall ensure that all department members are cross trained on the position responsibilities.
b. May assist in seasonal quarrying.
c. Assisting with other duties assigned by Supervisor.
d. Create & print invoices and packing slips. Knowledge of computer programs



Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education, Reasoning Ability & Experience
High School Diploma or GED


Communication and Language Skills
Displays contagious enthusiasm for objectives, tasks and people. Positively affects the commitment of others.


Other Skills & Abilities
1. Mechanical and math skills
2. Basic computer and keyboarding skills
3. Ability to train, teach and motivate; ability to be trained to weld
4. Interpersonal and organizational skills
5. Must have a valid driver’s license
6. Be a team player
7. Maintain a reasonably clean working environment


Travel Requirements
This position does not require overnight travel.


Physical Demands
Must be able to frequently lift, walk and/or push/pull up to 50 pounds. Required to sit, climb, stoop, sweep, shovel and use computer, handle paperwork, also to stand and use hands and fingers to grasp and hold objects, tools and/or controls, likewise reach with arms and hands. The employee is also, at times, exposed to fumes and or airborne particulates.


Supervisory Responsibilities
This position does not include supervisory responsibilities.