Process Assistant

Relocation Available
Position Type
Full Time

Overview / Job Summary

Aleris International Inc. is a privately-held, global leader in aluminum rolled products and extrusions, aluminum recycling and specification alloy production. Headquartered in Beachwood, Ohio, the company operates more than 40 production facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia.


Our Rolled Products North America (RPNA) division is seeking to add a talented Process Assistances to its team at our Richmond, VA facility. The purpose of this role is to construct, install, repair, and maintain plant equipment.

Responsibilities Include


  • Operation of machine equipment and/ or running manual tasks in order to maintain safety, operational efficiency and quality of the product or goods handled.
  • Ensure timely and accurate production.
  • Participation in teams to enhance the integrity of our drive for excellence
  • Moderate lifting and bending
  • Utilize forklifts, pallet jacks, etc. to unload, move, stack and load various materials.
  • Comply with:
    • General Plant Policies
    • Plant Safety and Housekeeping Policies and Programs
    • Plant Environment Policies and Programs

Required Qualifications


Requirements Include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-4 years of experience in production / manufacturing environment, or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience preferred.
  • Ability to operate powered industrial trucks (i.e. forklift)
  • The willingness to work flexible schedules as needed. Work schedules could include nights, weekend or holiday shifts.
  • Dependable, a team-player, and demonstrate initiative.
  • Basic computer, math skills, and reading skills.
  • Ability to move around in an industrial environment, including some climbing up and on plant equipment, and such activities as walking, kneeling, stooping, bending, driving carts, occasional reaching with hands and arms, and climbing stairs to reach plant offices and equipment. Must be able to lift and/or move items weighing up to 25 pounds.


Work Environment:

Majority of the work requires working in an industrial environment where employee may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, overhead and other mobile equipment. Noise level in the environment is loud. Parts of tasks are accomplished in an air-conditioned plant environment.


Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions


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