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Manufacturing Operator

Dyno Nobel
Full Time
Owensboro, KY
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

Job Brief

This position is responsible for processing Detonating Cord or explosive powders safely through the Cord Plant. This job will also complete any other duties assigned by the Team Leader/Manager.

This position is located in Graham, Kentucky


Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

As the Cord Operator, you will be responsible for processing Detonating Cord or explosive powders safely through the Cord Plant. This job will also complete any other duties assigned by the Team Leader/Manager. Other duties will include:

  • Demonstrate and be committed to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral based safety leadership
  • Ensure compliance with applicable HSE Performance Standards, objectives and as well as acts, and regulations
  • Live and foster the IPL Corporate Values
  • Supports Manufacturing Excellence initiatives and ensures participation from all areas of responsibility
  • Ability to achieve output rate
  • Perform responsibilities in production processes as directed by Manufacturing Manager
  • The ability to run all facets of Cord manufacturing process in a safe manner, producing quality products at a pace that meets demand
  • Understanding of processes, strategies and methodologies, production and workflow, working in team environment
  • Ability to operate machinery including Industrial Powered Equipment.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures for Cord Plant positions
  • Perform multiple positions as necessary to meet production schedule and fill in when other teammates are out

What We’re Looking For:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing preferred
  • Ability to operate manual and automatic machinery in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be able to work the night schedule (10 hour shifts)
  • Must be willing to undergo and pass an ATF background check as required to be a possessor of explosives
  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player

What We Offer:

  • 3 weeks vacation + 11 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days
  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available
  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program
  • Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

Deliver on our Promises


Women and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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