Cold Mill Operator

Relocation Available
Position Type
Full Time

Overview / Job Summary

Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.


Our Rolled Products North America (RPNA) division is seeking to add a talented Cold Mill Operator to its team located at our Richmond, VA facility.


Aleris offers a full benefits package including Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance and 401K plan with matching contributions; the rate of pay for this position is $22.43 per hour.

Responsibilities Include

-Assurance of Safety and Quality standards.

-Perform all job duties in a safe manner applying basic safety principles learned during the new hire orientation, review of job safety analysis for the job held, and monthly safety meetings. -Apply and understand the Mill quality policy as it relates to job assigned.  

-Put coil on mandrel.  

-Align coil ID with Mandrel.  

-Check gauges stings.  

-Line up edge guide.  

-Wear PPE, and secure both ends of banding.  

-Put coil tail on bottom from thread table.  

-Use only one person to thread mill and watch for pinch points and moving objects.

 -Putting sheet into mandrel with belt wrapper.  

-Taping/Banding Pup coils.  

-Moving Coils.

Required Qualifications

-Minimum education of either High School Diploma or GED.  Two to three years work experience in heavy industrial setting.


Requirements Include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-3 years of experience in production / manufacturing environment, or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.
  • The willingness to work flexible schedules as needed. Work schedules could include nights, weekend or holiday shifts.
  • 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.

-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.




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