• Production Operator - Coater

    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 Production Department is seeking to add a talented Production Operator on its Coating line at our Clayton, NJ facility.  The purpose of this role is to safely, efficiently, and effectively contribute to the overall operating process and provide quality products to our customers.


    Pay and Benefits

    Evening shift position (6pm - 6am) with starting hourly rate $19.74, plus applicable shift premium.  Top rate after one full year, $23.02.  Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k w/company match, and quarterly bonus program opportunity of 5% of gross wages.

    Responsibilities Include

    • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with Aleris HSE standards and policies, all state and federal regulations, and company policies and procedures. Additionally by participating on plant PEO team.
    • Prepares equipment by assisting in cleaning and setting up, loading aluminum coils, reading instruments, measuring devices and mixing lacquers using liquid measurements and ratios.
    • Transports aluminum coils by operating forklift and overhead hoist.
    • Supports and participates in continuous improvement initiatives.
    • Maintains accurate, legible and timely records by completing paperwork/computer log.
    • Completes Preventative Maintenance Requirements by inspecting equipment for potential problems and, if necessary, completing maintenance work order.
    • May perform various lab tests to ensure a quality product.
    • Maintains solvent by running MEK still.
    • Maintains coated quality by watching coil for scratches, dirt, void, color and by following organizational ISO9001:2015 standards.
    • Provides support as required to the operation by performing other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent
    • Perform basic math calculations, including measurements
    • Possess basic mechanical and troubleshooting skills
    • Pass vision screening test; including possess color perception
    • Perform lifting up to 50 lbs
    • Handle/move drums up to 500 lbs.
    • Must be able to work any hours, overtime, weekends and holidays as scheduled/required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Forklift certification from a previous company and/or state agency

    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 position.


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