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Unifrax Machine Operator in Marshalltown, Iowa

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Why work for us?

Alkegen brings together two of the world’s leading specialty materials companies to create one new, innovation-driven leader focused on battery technologies, filtration media, and specialty insulation and sealing materials. Through global reach and breakthrough inventions, we’re delivering products that enable the world to breathe easier, live greener, and go further than ever before.

With over 60 manufacturing facilities with a global workforce of over 9,000 of the industry’s most experienced talent, including insulation and filtration experts, Alkegen is uniquely positioned to help customers impact the environment in meaningful ways.

Alkegen offers a range of dynamic career opportunities with globe-spanning reach. From production operators to engineers, technicians to specialists, sales to leadership, we’re always looking for top talent ready to bring their best. Come grow with us!

Job Requirements:

Employees load material into machine, or roll feeders, put die into machine, check accuracy of position, operate machine in manual or automatic mode, monitoring accuracy, removing product and scrap from machine. All employees in this grade are required to know how to run all machines in the grade. All employees in this grade are trained to operate the forklift. Hoists, Lift Carts, Scissor Lifts, etc are available in some areas and employees are expected to use them.

Responsibilities: Qualifications/ Experience:

Reads order for specifications, material and tolerances. Selects proper die and transports it to the machine, using safety equipment when needed. Selects, aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tool attachments, die, and accessories on machine. Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed and feed. Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining. Adjusts machine controls or controls media as required. Verifies conformance of finished product to specifications, using a micrometer or other gauges. Seeks assistance from experienced team members for assistance in any part of the production process. Produces accurate product in order to support the companies’ quality requirements. Maintains a clean and safe work environment. Completes all necessary paperwork and/or reports Consistently meets acceptable production levels. Complete preventive maintenance as required Participates in team activities such as Quality, Safety, Training and Attendance Wears appropriate personal protective equipment such as hearing protection, safety glasses, gloves when appropriate, etc. Takes tests related to job performance, which could include such tests as vision tests and strength testing or related to health, such as hearing tests. Participates in annual training required by departments such as safety and personnel. Learn to operate all machines in the classification in order to enhance work completion. Learn to operate the forklift safely.

If you are interested in being part of a world class Manufacturing team here at Alkegen then we would love to hear from you.

At Alkegen, we strive every day to help people – ALL PEOPLE – breathe easier, live greener and go further than ever before. We believe that diversity and inclusion is central to this mission and to our impact. Our diverse and inclusive culture drives our growth & innovation and we nurture it by actively embracing our differences and using our varied perspectives to solve the complex challenges facing our changing and diverse world.

Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, nation of origin, religion, color, gender identity and expression, age, disability, education, opinions, culture, languages spoken, veteran’s status, or any other protected class.

Alkegen is a specialty materials leader serving mission-critical systems that the world is focused on for the future, including: battery technologies, electric vehicles, filtration media, and specialty insulation materials that enable customers to reduce fossil fuel consumption, save energy, and live greener.

We help people breathe easier, live greener, and go further than ever before.

Our experience speaks for itself. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer with the global reach and talent to solve your most demanding applications.

With 60 manufacturing facilities and 9,000+ highly skilled employees located around the world, we can solve any challenge.

Dedicated to sustainability and human health, we are uniquely positioned to help customers impact the environment in meaningful ways.