Production General Laborer – South Boston, VA

RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minn., is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has 18 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Germany, France, Singapore and China. RTP Company’s 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.

We are currently seeking Production General Laborer’s. General Laborers are responsible for the set up and operation of equipment which blends/mixes/packages/transports dry or liquid materials that comprise our customer products. They ensure the highest quality product at the lowest possible costs while meeting customer specifications and delivery requirements in accordance with RTP Company’s policies and procedures.

Essential Duties:

  • Sets up, starts and runs all machinery, checking all controls for adherence to operating/safety procedures and ISO standards.
  • Weighs ingredients to meet specifications and inserts into machinery, or ensures the correct ingredients are delivered to the work area and inserts pre-blended materials into machinery.
  • Monitors production and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. Troubleshoots equipment and processing issues.
  • Operates machinery to mix, extrude/discharge or handle materials according to operating procedures ensuring strands of material are continuous.
  • Examines material visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards.
  • May take samples of materials to the lab for evaluation and instructions on any batch adjustments if needed.
  • Packages the finished pelletized materials in containers and/or bags.
  • Refers issues/problems to Productions Lead or Production Managers for disposition.
  • Performs all required machine cleaning.
  • Completes and maintains all required system inputs/transactions. Responsible for data integrity.
  • Documents work completed as required including logs, data reports, procedures, etc.
  • Participates in training, retraining and continual improvement processes and methods.
  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Dependable
  • Excellent attendance
  • Strong work ethic
  • Works well with others
  • Safety awareness
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Mechanical skills preferred
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For consideration, please submit resume to:

RTP Company
Attn: Human Resources/ General Laborers-VA
1150 Green’s Folly Road, South Boston, VA 24592
employment@rtpcompany.com

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