RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, MN, is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Germany, France, Singapore, and China. RTP Company engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

This position is responsible for weighing and packaging materials in the production department. These individuals work in accordance with the RTP Company Quality Policy, which holds all employees to strict standards of on-time delivery, defect-free products, and a strong customer focus. Also responsible for loading and unloading trucks, labeling stock and non-stock materials, processing inbound and outbound freight bills, and completing any other tasks related to shipping and receiving.

  • Documents/record incoming raw material information
  • Loads, unloads, and picks materials as needed
  • Operates heavy motorized material handling equipment
  • Moves material or merchandise to and from storage facilities
  • Examines materials for damage
  • Stores and stacks items in accordance with established storage rules and methods
  • Counts and arranges inventory as needed
  • Assembles, prepares, and checks merchandise to be loaded onto trucks
  • Ensures shipments are properly labeled and packed
  • Obtains related documentation for each order
  • Ensures correct ingredients are delivered to the work area
  • Mixes and weighs out ingredients to meet customer orders and specifications
  • Sets up and starts any weigh-up or packaging machinery, checking all controls for adherence to operating/safety procedures
  • Remains aware of any issues or concerns with machinery and processes
  • Supplies production laborers with appropriate materials and keeps all equipment operational
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work process, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. regularly and stand for an 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to read and follow manuals and procedures
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must be able to maintain a clean and safe workspace
  • Must be dependable and have excellent attendance
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime as needed, up to every other weekend
  • Must be willing and able to work in temperature extremes – hot and cold
  • Must be able to pass a forklift test
  • Must be able to pass a respirator fit test
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

Education and Experience

  • Preferred high school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred forklift experience
  • Preferred previous manufacturing experience
Physical/Environmental Demands
  • Regularly required to sit for long periods of time as well as look at a computer screen
  • Occasional travel to other locations may be required
  • Lift 50 to 80 lbs occasionally
  • Lift 20 to 40 lbs frequently
  • Life 0 to 20 lbs regularly

EOE, including disability/vets; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other protected status.