Production Worker / Assembler
Xerxes Corporation, a subsidiary of ZCL Composites Inc., has been an industry leader in the design, manufacture and sale of high-quality, cost-effective fiberglass storage tanks for the petroleum, water/wastewater and chemical markets. We pride ourselves on our extensive experience and innovative leadership in the development and fabrication of fiberglass storage tanks.
If you are a motivated worker who wants to work for a respectful employer and be part of a supportive team, then Xerxes is the place for you!
The Assembler is responsible for joining Fibreglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) components by using a hand lay-up process.
•Operating machines and equipment or using hand tools to cut, shape, splice and fit plastic materials to form parts and assemblies
•Following blueprints and drawings to join shell halves together using a hand lay-up process
•Installing fittings, gauge plates, man-ways and other components and accessories
•Cutting and preparing composite materials from patterns to join parts and assemblies
•Making minor adjustments or repairs to products
•Using equipment including grinders, trimmers, measuring tools and rollers
•Periodically inspecting work to ensure compliance with quality standards
•Documenting information on process sheets and time cards in an accurate and timely manner
•Maintaining a neat and tidy work area
•Keeping equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements
•Other activities as required to support the production process
•A high school diploma is highly preferred
•General related experience or previous experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment is preferred
•Previous experience with a spray gun is a definite asset
•Ability to read and follow blueprints and drawings is an asset
•Good understanding of English, including verbal, written, and reading skills
•Ability to communicated effectively with other and work as part of a team
•Ability to learn new tools and equipment
•Good problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail in order to spot material and product defects
•Comfortable working in a fiberglass plant environment
•Ability to work at heights and within confined spaces when required
•Ability to work variable hours including overtime and weekends as needed
•Ability to meet physical requirements including lifting up to 20-50 lbs., bending, crouching, kneeling, and standing for extended periods of time
This is a full-time position in the Xerxes Tipton plant at 515 West South Street, Tipton, IA.
We are an equal opportunity employer that truly values each employee. In addition to offering a competitive wage based on your skills and qualifications, you will also be supported with the following benefits:
•Challenging career with opportunities for advancement
•Group benefits package
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Xerxes, a ZCL Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.