Operator - Mill

Job location:
Sahuarita, Arizona, USA
Created moment:
April 29, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05806

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Operator - Mill

Job Summary


Including but not limited to the following:

  • Comply with all Imerys, MSHA and Equipment Manufacturing Safety Policies and Procedures.

  • Read quality specifications. Observe operation of equipment to ensure continuity of flow, safety, and efficient operation, and to detect malfunctions.

  • Move controls to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment that crushes and grinds materials. 

  • Record data from operations, testing, and production on specified forms and complete required forms.

  • Examine materials products visually or with hands, in order to ensure conformance to established standards. 

  • Perform tests applicable for the process or product being produced, set mill gauges to specified fineness of grind.

  • Conduct Mill Inspections, audio and visual.

  • Conduct conveyor belt inspection of belts, rollers, pulleys, etc.

  • Assist in changing screens.

  • Lubrication on select assets.

  • Visual dust collector inspections.

  • PM checks on all equipment.

  • Inspections of Visual and Audio Alarms.

  • Magnet check and cleaning on the feedbelt.

  • Clean and adjust equipment using hand tools. 

  • Notify supervisors of needed repairs. 

  • Recognize defective products and readjust equipment to eliminate problems.

  • Able to understand and follow mill work instructions to ensure proper workflow and finished goods.

  • Able to climb up and down stairs/ladders and maneuver around equipment and tight spaces.

  • Any other job duties assigned by management.

Position Type

Full time



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