· Region:North America
Job Category: Industrial
Job Type: Regular
Type of Contract: Permanent
Working time: Full-time
Work schedule: Rotating shift
Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program.
Composite Materials is a top-tier supplier to the aerospace engineered materials market known for its expertise in design materials and process engineering. We deliver optimal material
solutions to address our customer’s most challenging demand for new high-performance materials that reduce weight, improve aerodynamics, and ultimately lower the total part costs for customers. The business supplies composites technologies to civil and military aircraft manufacturers which comprises the
majority of sales, with the balance of sales into various industrial markets.
Physically and mentally work safely to produce production materials in the quantity and quality expected. Requires manual labor, physical dexterity, and mental stability. Job also requires written and oral communication and the ability to work as a team member. The incumbent would be part of a self-directed work team, exhibiting a positive attitude and ideas toward making the department safe and profitable.
Job Overview and Responsibilities
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The job is multifunctional. The incumbent would be trained on all aspects of production and related safety concerns and expected to perform all.
Physical Requirements include moving materials with and without material handling devices (normally <30#, but can be up to 55# (alone) lifting at times). Pushing and pulling equipment, bending, kneeling, stair climbing, overhead stretching/reaching would all be involved in manufacturing, set-ups and clean-ups. Cleaning and maintaining clean equipment and work area while manufacturing materials is required. Due to lone work and communication needs good eyesight and verbal ability is necessary. Incumbent must be able to write (print clearly and neatly) and will be required to use a computer to enter and look up data. Incumbent must be able to perform all functions in hot (up to 95 degrees) and humid environment. Incumbent must be able to work with glass, silica and carbon fiber, resins (epoxies and phenolics), and comfortably wear proper personal protective equipment such as gloves, safety shoes, coverall suits, respirators, etc.
Mental Abilities include able to understand directions given verbally or orally. Decision making abilities will be needed, with common sense and reasoning directing those decisions. Communication is mandated. Employee must offer and receive information, criticism and data in a positive manner.
Education and Experience
Must be a High School graduate or equivalent with documentation.
Apply online and upload resume at www.solvay.com. Must pass computer-based assessment, background check, credit check, drug test and physical. Candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US. (US Citizenship)
The incumbent is accountable for his/her and fellow employees' safety, the quality and quantity of material produced, and the accuracy and neatness of data. High standards are set in these areas, along with housekeeping and personal hygiene. All functions for continuous improvements are monitored, and the employee is accountable for this. Participation in meetings such as safety, quality, and production issues is mandatory.
Communication and interaction occur with Production Supervisor, fellow employees (same shift and other shifts), other departments on site (quality, shipping, office, etc.) and visitor/customers.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.