Reference : 584638

General Laborer

  • Technical Production
  • United States LATROBE
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/12/2021

Position description

This job opportunity would be as a General Laborer which would include working as support in various areas in the facility in the production manufacturing group.  The normal work schedule will work primarily on day shift, Monday – Friday.  The successful candidate must be available to work alternative shifts i.e. 10 or 12 hours per day 4 or 3 days per week, some weekends and second shift work may also be required


The Latrobe site manufactures wear resistant materials (refectory), primarily out of alumina, for a number of different businesses and applications.  Employees are represented by the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE). 


The incumbent should possess the following abilities:

•Computer proficiency

•Safe operation of powered mobile equipment including fork-lifts, 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 work safety requirements. This includes the proper use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and following SOP’s (standard operating procedures)


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

•Lift up to 40 lb.

•Corrected vision to 20/30

•Regular climbing of stairs and ladders

•Ability to bend, stoop, shovel, reach


Additional Requirements

Starting salary at $16.53/hr with the potential to be at $23.16/hr within 6 months of hire, contingent on demonstration of proficiency as a kiln team operator.  Eligible for medical / dental / life insurance coverage, and 401k.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities.

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