Reference : 587492

Mill Room Operator

  • Technical Production
  • United States PORTAGE
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/25/2021

Position description

We offer competitive pay, full medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage starting the day of employment.  Other benefits include 401(k) with company match, and a pension plan, vacation and sick time. 

The purpose of this position is to set up, prepare, and mill materials that meet quality specifications for use in production areas. Work closely with Production Leads to ensure consistent and efficient operation of equipment to meet daily safety, quality, and production goals. Report to work on each scheduled day and assist with training or other duties assigned by Supervisor as needed.


  • Effectively communicate problems to other operators, Quality Control, and other technical resources and provide input to help make jobs run more efficiently.
  • Accurate documentation including QAD transactions.
  • Accurately follow documented procedures.
  • Accurate recording of information.
  • Cleaning mill, work surfaces, and other equipment between jobs.
  • Barwelling material.
  • Work in a safe, clean, and efficient manner.
  • Other jobs assigned by supervisor.
  • Setup materials accurately weighing and verifying components.


Qualifications and Physical Demands:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to read decimals and fractions and be proficient in conversions (grams to lbs., inches to feet, etc.)
  • Physical demands include walking, standing, bending, pushing, pulling of objects, lifting and moving objects (weighing up to 40 lbs.). Stand for up to 12 hours per day.
  • Strong team player

Additional Requirements

The 5th Shift schedule runs for 12 hours, Saturday and Sunday from 10:30am to 10:30pm and two 8 hour shifts during the week. 

 At Saint-Gobain, Safety is our #1 Priority!  Saint-Gobain’s Life Sciences Medical Components manufacturing facility in Portage, Wisconsin is a custom silicone medical component manufacturer and leading supplier of co-developed polymer solutions to the medical device industry. Combining our extensive material science knowledge with our extrusion and molding capabilities, our engineers work with our customers to develop innovative solutions for the most demanding healthcare products around the world. 

Who are we ?

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers. We’re one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a Top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain’s remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse, and passionate team members collaborating across the globe. We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments. Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones. With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths. Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality. Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences, and together, we’ll create a better life.

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