Powder Mixer / Press Operator

IRWIN, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
US$ 17.00 per hour, 17.00
Ref. Number
Spherion Greensburg, Spherion
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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Carbide Powder Mixer/Press Operator who will be responsible for setting up and operating equipment in support of the carbide powder prep process.
This will include powder weighing, mixer operation; dyer operation, powder packaging, shipping and receiving, and hydraulic press operation. As the Carbide Powder Mixer/Press Operator, you will also be responsible for basic and preventative maintenance of equipment, data entry, powder scheduling, and maintaining a quality product.
The Carbide Powder Mixer/Press Operator has a “Safety First” mindset and conforms to all applicable safety, quality, and environmental standards.


We prefer the machinery operating experience with data entry and mechanical skills but not necessary. Manufacturing experience, skills and knowledge would be a plus but not necessary. You possess a High School diploma or GED and have a strong commitment to safety and quality. If you are a detail oriented team player who follows instructions well and shows a high level of motivation and initiative. Pallet jack operation experience is preferred but not necessary.


  • Must possess problem-solving skills and a mechanical aptitude
  • Basic math skill
  • Must be comfortable wearing a respirator and other PPE's for entire shift
  • Ability to adjust to meet the demands of production
  • Computer knowledge
  • Reliable Transportation


  • Collect, refine, mix and process carbide powder
  • Press carbide into forms using hydraulic press
  • responsible for basic and preventative maintenance of equipment
  • maintaining clean and organized work area


High School Diploma or Equivalent

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