Reference : 563193

PreMix Technician

  • Technical Production
  • United States NIAGARA FALLS
  • Fixed-term Contract
  • Posting date : 12/05/2018

Position description

The Saint-Gobain Structural Ceramics Division has an immediate opening(s) for a Premix Technician, located at 22 Acheson Drive, Niagara Falls, NY (Building 100).  This position will initially start out as a temporary position with the potential to move to permanent.   The incumbent will operate multiple Premix processes within specified parameters simultaneously.  This position will entail regularly scheduled weekend work.  The normal work schedule will include regularly scheduled shifts on weekends and rotating shifts.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Operation of multiple Premix processes
  • Maintenance of accurate records, including but not limited to, process sheets and operation logs.
  • Maintain and measure key process variables, including but not limited to, percent (%) solids, pH, viscosity, batch weights and particle size.
  • Identify and problem solve production and process problems to maintain rigorous quality requirements and production schedules.


The incumbent should possess the skills associated with a 2-year technology degree in a technical discipline and have a strong mechanical aptitude.  In addition, he/she should possess the following abilities:

  • Computer proficiency to generate necessary process sheets/reports.
  • Safe operation of powered mobile equipment including forklifts, man-lifts, etc.
  • Mechanical aptitude including ability to use basic hand tools, recognize, troubleshoot and make small mechanical repairs.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be able to effectively communicate with shift partners, between shifts, and with supervision.
  • Ability to understand chemical exposure hazards and work safely with dangerous chemicals, including acids, strong caustic materials and phenolic resins.  This includes the proper use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and following SOP's (standard operating procedures)

Additional description

Bona-fide Occupational Qualifications:

Able to perform physical labor, with or without accommodations, to include:

  • Lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Corrected vision to 20/30
  • Regular climbing of stairs and ladders
  • Ability to bend, stoop, shovel, reach

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Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Industrial Ceramics is a worldwide manufacturer of high temperature specialised refractory materials. Our products are manufactured for the Ceramics, Metallurgy, Foundry, Chemical, Petrochemical, Power Generation, Waste Processing and Glass Making Industries. We specialise in products ranging from refractory bricks, tiles and blocks to mortar, cements, ramming and gunnable monolithics  and trowelling mixes to low mass kiln furniture systems.

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