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Position Summary

The Z Mill Operator is responsible for producing high quality Tantalum and Niobium sheet and foil using rolling mills.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Sets up and operates the Z and Ruesch mills, working from SOP, OPC, and instructions on job specific routers.
  • Operates Small Bilco Cleaner and Small Herr Voss Leveler as required.
  • Lays out mill feedstock to maximize quality and yield.
  • Makes roll changes, operates roll polishing equipment, and welds leader ends.
  • Inspects material to ensure product adheres to specifications outlined by the production order and notifies the supervisor of any problems and/or material defects.
  • Enters material movements in SAP, completes all associated quality control paperwork and lot traceability paperwork to assure product is clearly tested and identified.
  • Performs troubleshooting and routine preventative maintenance tasks on production equipment.
  • Maintains work area in a clean, safe, and orderly condition by following 5S standard work practices.
  • Follows prescribed safety rules and regulations and standard operating procedures to ensure personal safety and high product quality.

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with at least 2 years industrial manufacturing experience using computer databases and driving a fork truck.
  • Requires the ability to follow standard operating procedures and prescribed safety rules in order to maintain high quality standards and safe working conditions.
  • Mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, experience using measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, rulers, and tape measures, as well as basic math skills, including fractions/decimals required.
  • Must be safety conscious and follow safety and environmental policies and rules.
  • Expected to work as part of a team, to make good decisions, to recognize production problems, and to seek assistance when required.

Physical Requirements

  • Position requires a moderate level of physical exertion. Position is located in a manufacturing environment, exposing the incumbent to machines with movable parts, heat, chemicals, and consequently requires that personal protective equipment be worn.

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H.C. Starck Solutions offers a highly competitive compensation along with excellent benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) with company match. Email resume to

H.C. Starck Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in all our business practices.

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