General Utility Operator

State College, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
US$ 11.00 - US$ 11.35 per hour
Ref. Number
State College Spherion, Spherion
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Job Description

We are currently recruiting a General Utility Operator in State College, PA.

This position supports various functions in this client’s ceramics division including but not limited to: parts testing, kiln operations, and the spraying/coating of small ceramic tubes.  to operating the kilns in the kiln room, to spraying and coating some very small ceramic tubes. Previous manufacturing experience is required, but it does not necessarily have to be in the same industry.

This position will require using a microscope and tweezers, good hand-eye coordination, a high degree of manual dexterity,the ability to endure long periods of sitting, standing,and bending over in addition to wearing proper PPE (personal protective equipment). Adequate training will be provided for this position, but the person selected must be motivated to succeed, willing to learn, acquire new skills quickly, and possess a positive attitude.

The person selected for this position will train on 1st shift (7:30A – 3:30P) for 2 to 3 weeks before moving to 2nd shift (3:30P – 11:30P) or 3rd shift (11:30p-7:30a). The pay rate while training on 1st shift will be $11.00 per hour, and once trained and on 2nd shift, will increase to $11.35 per hour (shift differential).  

Spherion employees enjoy medical, dental, vision, term life, and short-term disability insurance.

Please send resumes to
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Call 814-238-4244 and apply online at for immediate consideration!


  • Basic reading, math, and writing skills required
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • High degree of manual dexterity
  • Ability to endure long periods of sitting, standing,and bending over


  • High School or GED required
  • Previous manufacturing experience required

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