Powder Prep

Irwin, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 15.00 - US$ 17.00 per hour
Ref. Number
GRN, Spherion
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Job Description

Powder Mixer/Press Operator:   
Are you someone who likes to multi task and work a lot with you hands? A small, locally owned Carbide company in Irwin is in need of Powder Mixers and Press Operators. They are looking for hard-working individuals who are willing to work as hard as the can to help make this company better in every way. They have been in business for over 30 years and continue to thrive and want you to be a part of their team. 

Job duties would include:
Collecting, refining, mixing and processing carbide powder.  Press powder into a hardened form using a hydraulic press.    M-F, Daylight  Pay rate will be determined based on experience and level of knowledge. 
  • Problem response skills appropriate to a given problem situation
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to attend to a task from start to finish independently
  • Ability to concentrate on a task without being distracted by surrounding activities/sounds
  •  Ability to read and comprehend manuals (machine manuals, safety manuals)
  • Ability to gather accurate measurements and calculate measurements
  • Ability to work in confined areas
  • Ability to determine the tools needed to complete the assigned job task
  • Ability to understand and follow written instructions
  • Ability to understand spatial relationships
  • Consistently exercise safe machine operating judgment
  • Attention to detail
  • Corrected vision     

Due to the carbide dust, respirators are required and provided and the worker is test/monitored periodically. The work area is well ventilated.   

Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check. 


Please apply online at www.spherionPAjobs.com or call us at 724 850 8310 for more information!

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