Operator Mechanic in Bessemer City, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $45552.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description


  • Responsible for operation of chemical processing equipment, packaging equipment and material handling equipment meeting the requirements outlines in standard operating procedures.

Education and/or Experience:                                                                 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One to two years of FMC Lithium experience and an additional three years of industrial work experience.


  • Has the ability to operate multiple circuits.
  • Plans, schedules, and leads team meetings and training sessions.
  • Uses logic and appropriate methods to successfully troubleshoot and solve difficult problems.
  • Skilled in operating all area equipment and had the ability to run more than one unit at a time when required.
  • Has the ability to service, repair, adjust, and test machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical principles.
  • Uses the computer to accurately enter information and data into FMC business systems (LQM, SAP, Hang Tag, SIMS, MOC, CPAR, SBO, Sharepoint).
  • Uses effective oral and written communication.
  • Uses MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and VMX to communicate all work instructions, circuit and order statuses, and job assignments.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • In emergency situations, removes people from confined spaces.
  • Participates on the PERT team as an entry member.
  • Contains and cleans-up hazardous waste spills.
  • Suppresses fires inside and outside of buildings.
  • Administers basic first aid.
  • Performs standard duties related to fire suppression, fire prevention, hazard spill response, emergency response, and rescue operations (PERT).
  • Completes all applicable permits and job walk-downs for Maintenance and Contractor work (i.e. Lockout/Tag-out, Safe Work, Confined Space Entry, Line Break, etc.).
  • Enters near miss or incident reports into SIMS database. Takes appropriate action to resolve then provides sufficient detail to enable root cause analysis through an incident investigation.
  • Actively participates in the Behavior-Based Safety program.
  • Responsible for maintaining 5S standards in production areas.
  • Complies with all circuit, regulatory, and safety training.
  • Performs daily safety inspections
  • Intervenes when unsafe acts or conditions are encountered.

Business Support

  • Observes process variables using gauges and instruments and adjust valves and controls to set and maintain specified operating ranges.
  • Observes processing and auxiliary equipment to detect malfunctions then repairs or submits a request for repairs.
  • Responsible to enter production data into VDBs, log/batch sheets, databases and systems (SAP).
  • Drives forklift to move material to and from process areas.
  • Samples and tests or submits requests for tests of process samples using LQM and makes required adjustments.
  • Performs productivity maintenance tasks using basic hand tools.
  • Collects and interprets information for making decisions from instruments and computers.
  • Provides some written documentation of activities.
  • Using our word processing program, indicates needed changes in an SOP by “redlining” and using our electronic mail system routes the “redlined” SOP to appropriate people for review.
  • Compares the information in Lithium Quality Management (LQM) database relating to a produced product to the appropriate Product Standard.


  • Responsible to work with fellow operators and management to achieve the production goals of the area in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Responsible to keep personal training up to date. 
  • Responsible for shift reports and effective shift turnover to include leading the start of the shift safety huddle.