Job description


Production Operator-FFM (1502)

Group Company:
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials in the form of semi-finished products and finished parts. The company has locations in 20 countries and more than 2,800 employees. Its specialty engineering thermoplastics and composites are superior in performance to metals and other materials and are used in a wide range of applications, primarily in the capital goods industry. The company is continuously developing new areas of applications in close cooperation with industry leaders in a broad variety of customer markets. The Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Group is well prepared to further expand its market leadership position.

Supporting the vision of our holding company, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC), Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials is committed to the realization of KAITEKI, “a sustainable condition which is comfortable for people, society and the Earth”. To realize this vision, the MCHC Group engages in corporate activities that provide products, technologies and services based on the comprehensive capabilities of the Group in the Performance Products Domain, Industrial Materials Domain and Health Care Domain, with chemistry as the basis of our activities. We jointly express and promote our commitment under the corporate brand THE KAITEKI COMPANY.

Job Summary

Safely operate all Fluorosint equipment in accordance with manufacturing order and associated control plans in order to minimize down time and optimize quality.

Working together in teams effectively, support each other to be the best we can be and treat each other with respect and dignity.

  • Plans effectively for the activity and prioritizes tasks.
  • Makes effective use of information to make good decisions in a timely manner.
  • Communicating effectively with others to progress work, acts to preserve long-term relations.
  • Understands how own activities contribute to team and wider organizational goals.

What You Will Do...

  • Comply with all company policies, rules, and procedures.
  • Take appropriate action in emergencies.
  • Mix, process, and blend material to FFM powder.
  • Fill, pack, and process material for rod, tubular bar, and plate for FFM molding.
  • Prepare FFM powder and molding product for packing and shipping according to shipping specifications.
  • Run and operate Fluorosint equipment (including: Ovens, Presses, Mixers, Micro-Grinder, Ball Mill, etc.) according to the SOPs, optimizing efficiency and quality while troubleshooting process problems.
  • Maintain, record, and report accurate production and work documentation, including the necessary computer transactions.
  • Initiate and support activities to minimize down time and improve product quality.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting to diagnose and eliminate problems incurred in the Fluorosint process and communicate all problems to the appropriate personnel.
  • Perform visual inspection of tooling and perform minor maintenance as needed.
  • Initiate/communicate quality, safety, and process improvement actions.
  • Perform and record in-process quality checks and take corrective action in the event of process deviations.
  • Assist maintenance, supervision, and/or engineering personnel in problem solving, new equipment, or tooling design to maximize efficiency and prevent downtime.
  • Maintain work areas and company property to an acceptable housekeeping cleanliness (5S).
  • Safely operate Powered Motor Vehicles (PMVs).
  • Attend courses for training and retraining as required.
  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervision or lead person.
  • Rotating work schedule 7:00PM-7:00AM.


What You Will Have...

  • High school diploma or equivalent English reading, writing, mathematical, and comprehension skills.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions provided in SDS sheets, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WI), and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).
  • Working knowledge of measuring equipment, including tape measure, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Physically able to perform work assignments.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must have general mechanical aptitude.
  • Computer literate.
  • Is committed to “Injury Free Concept”. Follows all safety requirements necessary to be injury-free while performing work.


What You Will Get…

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) with a generous match and much more!

“The Starting hourly rate for this position is $18.39 - $22.30. Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.”

EEO Statement

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation values diversity in the workplace, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or other applicable laws. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition.

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Wytheville, VA
2530 North Fourth Street , Wytheville , VA, USA, 24382
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