Reference : 585192

Mixer/Extruder Operator

  • Technical Production
  • United States BRYAN
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/24/2021

Position description


  • This position is a multi-process position which requires the employee to be competent in three major areas of conventional operations;
  • Batching & Mixing
  • Extrusion & Drying
  • Green-ware Storage & Handling


  • Batching & Mixing
  • Ensuring the accuracy of batching prior to the start of each shift through;
  • Verification of formulation
  • Verification of scales and defined process controls
  • Ensuring that raw materials are used in order of their intended use as defined by the material usage sheet and or formulation
  • Ensuring raw materials are available in sufficient quantity to ensure uninterrupted operation



  • Extrusion & Drying
    • Set-up equipment according to product specific set-ups
    • Control product in accordance with defined process quality standards and work instructions
    • Document process and quality conditions as required


  • Green-ware Storage & Handling
  • Ensure that green-ware is dried in accordance to defined process quality standards and work instructions
  • Control product in accordance with defined process quality standards and work instructions
  • Ensure product identification and traceability are maintained
  • Store material in a manner which ensure that it is safe, protected against loss and efficiently managed by Kiln Process


Key Responsibilities

  • Understand specific process and product control requirements
  • Measure and document process and quality requirements as defined by product set-ups and work instructions

EHS Responsibilities

  • The employee will be required to follow all Environmental, Health, and Safety procedures as defined by Saint-Gobain.  This would include, but not limited to;
  • Plant / Department PPE
  • Confined Space
  • Hot Work Permits
  • Lock-Out/Tag-Out
  • Machine guarding
  • Safe machine work practices
  • Maintain area using 5S principles


  • High school diploma or verifiable GED
  • Ability to work with a shift team is a must
  • Ability to learn and operate basic computer skills are a must;
  • MS Excel and MS Word
  • Data Historian (Wonderware)
  • Ability to learn and operate processes using HMI (Human Machine Interface)
  • Ability to safely operator mobile equipment such as fork-lift and scissor lift
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to work in hot workplace
  • Must be able to climb stairs
  • Must be able to operate mobile equipment
  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts 
  • Must be able to work Nights

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.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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