Material Operator

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Date: Jun 5, 2024

Location: Wartburg – Tennessee, US, 37887

Company: Heraeus

Material Operator
Location Wartburg – Tennessee
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 17,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


Material Operator

The primary responsibility of this position is to perform all production activities, including planning, monitoring and coordination of all materials in conjunction with the Shift Leader to best meet the needs of the production schedule for the department.

Your Role & Responsibilities:

  • Lend every assistance to assure the success of our sales network, by maintaining open and accurate communications with all operators and the Shift Lead Person,
  • Record production or process data and maintain logs, as required. 
  • Observe and record key process indicators such as air and temperature gauges or metal color and fluidity and turn fuel valves or adjust controls to maintain required temperatures.
  • Maintain material accountability during preparation and production by utilization of scales or other measuring equipment in compliance with standard procedures. 
  • Possess the ability to accurately follow sampling protocol for analytical testing
  • Organize the materials into drums to be closed, sealed and weighed prior to shipment according to customer and company specifications.
  • Chemistry – Develop knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
  • Production and Processing – Develop knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly, and professional work area and use equipment and materials properly.

What is required for this role:

  • Firm commitment to the HPM Guiding Principles of customer focus, continuous improvement, clear language, responsibility and respect
  • High energy and robust work ethic
  • Well-organized and self-directed 
  • An articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization 
  • Basic math skills
  • Computer-literate
  • Basic data entry skills
  • Visual and mechanical inspection skills

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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