Operator - Mill

Job location:
Gleason, Tennessee, USA
Created moment:
March 22, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08071

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Perform all pre-shift and workplace examination prior to operation.

  • Study blueprint, layout, and other specifications to determine crude clay needs, sequence of operations, and dimensions.

  • Move controls to set specifications and start machine. Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls as needed or when automatic programming is faulty/ machines malfunction.

  • Perform in-process product testing to ensure quality according to set specifications. Record test results on quality report submitted to lab.

  • Observe machine operation and use quality tests (with emphasis on moisture & grind) to make adjustments to controls/ crude mix to ensure conformance within specification tolerances and efficient machine operation.

  • Perform basic equipment greasing while mill is not in operation.  

  • Assist other departments, dump hoppers, cleaning feeder tanks, and maintenance as needed.

Skills and Attributes Requirements

  • Working knowledge of production process and computerized milling controls.
  • Safety protocols for operating milling system.
  • Routine equipment maintenance.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Position Type

Full time



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