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Production Worker

American Phoenix Inc
Danville, VA 24541
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Position involves working with various chemical compounds. Knowledge of the company's Chemical Hazard Communication program is critical. This position requires 100% check on the accuracy of the chemical compounds used in the pre-weigh process. Operators must interact with other line operators, line leaders, supervisors and maintenance.

Schedule - Days (7:00 am - 7:00 pm)

- Only work 7 days in a 14 day rotation

American Phoenix Pre-weighed Chemical Packaging division operates from five strategic locations: Topeka Kansas, Lawton Oklahoma, Anniston Alabama, Fayetteville North Carolina and Danville Virginia. Initiated in 2004, American Phoenix designed, built and maintains it proprietary chemical weighing and packaging equipment. Pre-weigh services are utilized by large manufacturing companies requiring precisely weighed chemicals for use in rubber mixing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Remove air from bags and seal

Make sure bags are sealed completely and placed in correct bin

Check for proper identification on sealed bags

Print product name on chemical setup sheet at the start of each production run

Assist lead operator as needed during setup of each production run

Check the first bag of every bin and document the weight

Correct problems on the line caused by chemical over/under weighments

Notify lead operator or supervisor when errors on production line happen repeatedly

Correct problems caused by chemical over/under weight's/calibrate scales

Needs to be aware of the lines needs so it does not run out of material

Communicates with lead operator as to what he/she needs to keep line running

Make sure materials are put on line in the right place for each hopper/feeder

Keeps hoppers filled and helps empty them on changeovers

Perform a physical set up check using recipe sheet used by the line leader

Keep feeders/product properly tagged at all times

Report to lead operator any nonconforming material or excessive waste

Work any line/area as assigned by supervisor

Makes sure work area stays clean

Understands, promotes, and utilizes risk opportunity management theories/processes relevant to their position.

Physical Activity May Include But Is Not Limited To:

Operation of Fork Truck if certified

Must be able to repeatedly lift up to 56 pounds

Repeated twisting, bending and lifting


401K Match

PTO earned on hours worked. Earn additional PTO for working extra hours!

9 Paid Holidays

Health Insurance (Single: $36.27 Bi-weekly Premium)

Dental Insurance (Single: $6.28 Bi-weekly Premium)

Paid Short Term Disability

Paid Long Term Disability

Paid Life Insurance

Job Specifications:

Operators must be able to read and perform simple computations. Accuracy in following intricate instructions within time limits is critical.

The employee is expected to follow all safety procedures and use appropriate personal protective equipment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Employees must report to work and work the designated work schedule-failure to do so creates the inability of our company to meet customers' orders.

Excellent attendance is part of your essential job responsibility.

Required: Must have basic working skills

Required: High school diploma or equivalent


Must pass pre-employment testing

Must provide Steel Toed work shoes

Overtime is Mandatory

12 hours shifts 7am-7pm (may work over)


Posted: 2021-04-07 Expires: 2021-05-08

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