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Production Associate

Iowa City, IA

Job Information:

Loparex LLC is the worlds largest manufacturer of extrusion base and silicone
coated release liners for the converting industry. We have manufacturing operations throughout the U.S., Europe, China, Thailand, and India. The Iowa City facility has been in operation since 1970 and annually supplies three billion square feet of release liner worldwide.  We are currently looking for Production Associates to work in the Iowa City facility.

These positions will be working on a 12 hour night shift from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

This position will entail a variety of duties, primarily assisting in the operation and maintenance of machines and equipment on our production floor.Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or GED. Candidates must also be able to use hand tools, have mechanical aptitude, strong interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, ability to read and write, follow verbal and written instructions, use basic math and take accurate measurements, ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to stand, walk, bend and kneel for up to 12 hours. Previous manufacturing experience is preferred.  Employees will be required to wear personal protective equipment including safety glasses, ear plugs and steel toe shoes.  All required PPE is provided by Loparex. A strong commitment to customers, productivity, quality, and safety is essential.

Benefits include:
  • Work schedule alternates 3 days one week, and 4 days the next
  • Work 84 hours in 2 week period and get paid for 88 hours
  • Hourly rate of $14.80, with opportunities to promote and make up to $18.00/hour with 0.30 shift differential for nights.
  • Upgrade pay and training pay of an additional $1.75/hour 
  • Full benefit plan including health, dental, vision which start on first day of employment
  • Wellness plan and discounts on health insurance
  • Company paid short term disability and basic life insurance
  • Long Term disability, supplemental life insurance and flexible spending accounts
  • Matching 401K plan, and separate retirement enhancement plan
  • One week vacation first year (based on hire date) and two weeks vacation after one year
  • Three paid personal holidays
  • Eight paid holidays
  • Cash incentives for perfect attendance
  • Opportunities to Promote
  • $500 hiring bonus upon completion of 6 months of employment

Interested candidates may apply on-line by click apply now!

Candidates can also apply at Iowa Workforce in Iowa City or Cedar Rapids.

Applications will be accepted through August 30, 2018

Post offer drug screening, background check and lifting evaluations are required.  

Loparex is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 07/18/18

Job ID: 47360971