Rolling Mill Operator - 1st Shift - $500 Sign On Bonus After 90 Days of Employment

  • Materion Corporation
  • Lincoln, RI, USA
  • Nov 09, 2017

Job Description

Materion Corporation

Materion is VEVRAA covered Federal Contractor and requests priority referrals of protected veterans

Job Locations US-RI-Lincoln
Job ID 2017-2089
# of Openings 1
Business Unit Technical Materials
Relocation Provided No
Category Production


ABOUT MATERION: Materion Corporation (NYSE: MTRN) is one of the world's premier high performance advanced materials companies, dedicated to providing solutions that enable our customers' technologies and drive their growth. Materion is a unique, rapidly growing, advanced materials solutions company enabling our customers' high-value technology and long-term success. Our advanced materials are used in a variety of electrical, electronic, thermal and structural applications. Products include precious and non-precious specialty metals, precision optical filters, inorganic chemicals and powders, specialty coatings, specialty engineered beryllium alloys, beryllium and beryllium composites, and engineered clad and plated metal systems. We offer competitive salary, incentive bonus opportunity, tuition reimbursement, a competitive retirement plan, comprehensive healthcare and dental coverage and advancement opportunities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Summary & Basic

Materion offers specialty processing of strip metals through our unique stretch bend leveling and rolling processes. These capabilities remove residual stresses and produce exceptionally flat tolerances, even with high strength composites and specialty alloys. Materion's stretch bend leveling and metal rolling processes offer unique capabilities to our customers and deliver performance advantages for many demanding, high-reliability applications. Our services include: provide the flattest stress-free strip and best shape tolerances in the industry, produce gauge tolerances far beyond standard mill tolerances, and using atmospherically-controlled strip furnaces.

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Material Processor in the Rolling Mill Department is key in assisting with meeting the department's goals by performing machine set-up, maintaining quality standards, meeting daily production targets, and troubleshooting equipment when required.

The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the position described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the role.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Material Processor is responsible for coil handling which involves removing coils from skids, loading coals to the payoff, and measuring gauge and width if the material with measuring devices
  • This position sets up the designated Rolling Mill machine including interpreting process sheets, setting machine parameters, and using lubrication
  • This position is also responsible for operating the machine while adhering to quality parameters and in-process checks
  • This role also makes mechanical adjustments as needed
  • Performs data entry into the SAP software system
  • Maintains a clean work area
  • Operate lifting devices as trained by The Materion Safety Team


  • At least 2-3 years of previous manufacturing experience required
  • Experience with performing multiple complex set ups preferred

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical training is preferred but required
  • Experience in a metals industrial setting preferred but not required
  • Previous rolling mill machine operating preferred
  • $500 sign on bonus will be given to selected candidate after completing 90 days of employment
  • This position is assigned for first shift

Physical Demands and Working Environment

  • The employee is required to work in a manufacturing setting that may be cold or hot depending on the season
  • The employee frequently is required to stand sit, walk, stand, stoop, or crouch
  • The employee frequently is required to talk or hear
  • The employee may lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to high

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position assigned to an eight hour shift, whether it be first, second, or third.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, reports, manuals, technical procedures, governmental regulations, and client documents
  • Ability to write reports, prepare business correspondence/memos, and procedure/documentation manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, staff, clients, vendors, and the general public in written or verbal format


No travel is expected for this position

Work Authorization

In compliance with federal law, only U.S. citizens or aliens who have a legal right to work in the U.S. will be considered for this position. Candidates must present evidence upon hire of U.S. citizenship or legal right to work in the U.S.

EEO/AAP Statement

Materion Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment are, and will be, recruited, selected and hired, and employment decisions are and will be made without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, creed, and/or veteran status and/or any other protected class. This policy applies to new hiring, promotions, and all personnel actions within the Company.