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Production Technician

Company: Kaiser Aluminum Corporation
Location: Richland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Kaiser, "Best in Class" isn't three empty words on an acrylic award sitting in some conference room. It's not a throwaway slogan on a coffee cup. For more than 20 years, it's been our way of doing business. It's a promise to our customers-and to ourselves. It means we create superior aluminum mill products for the most technically demanding applications for transportation and industrial markets and deliver them to our customers anywhere in the world. We deliver them on time, or even a day early. And we provide an environment that offers a sense of fulfillment and real opportunities for advancement for all who work here. "Best in Class" is our guiding principle, our mantra, our attitude. Embedded in our culture, it drives us to do all we can to improve how we do business today-then do it even better tomorrow.

Aluminum extrusion facility has an opening for an entry level production technician. Looking for qualified individuals to work in a customer focused aluminum manufacturing environment.

Necessity of continuous operation demands cooperation, teamwork, close attention to detail, and prompt speed of reaction to events. Works safely near hazardous materials and equipment in all aspects of job.

Operates various pieces of equipment including fork lifts, table saws for example. Has knowledge of and ability to react to operating and maintenance problems on equipment in the department.

Has knowledge of and ability to react to operating and maintenance problems of all equipment that the individual has been trained to operate.

Works as a member of a team operating equipment to make, treat, form or ship hard alloy aluminum

Learns operating procedures at various workstations.

Compensation and Benefits

Wage at permanent hire: $18.51/hr

Pay increase up to $23.77/hr within two years after completion of skills tests

Monthly bonus average at 17% of base pay

Upon completion of 90 day evaluation period the following pay and benefits are available.

Full benefits package includes health care, vision & dental and 401k

Position Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

Lift 40 - 50 pounds repeatedly

Able to work in a team & independently with written instruction

Basic math and problem solving skills

Basic computer skills

Drug free

Work rotating shifts (rotate monthly) with regular overtime

Other Desirable Skills:


Machine operator

Metal Manufacturing / Production

Experience in leadership / team lead roles /

Experience with precision measuring tools (caliper & micrometer)

Keywords: Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, Richland , Production Technician, Other , Richland, Washington

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