Ball Mill Operator

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Date: Nov 21, 2023

Location: Augusta, AR, US, 72006

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  11026  

Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.


  • Job Title: Ball Mill Operator
  • Job Code: 01749000
  • Date Revised: 01/23/2023
  • Approved Date: 01/23/2023
  • Job Family: Moulding
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Work Location: Augusta, AR
  • Career Level: PRODUCTION (PROD-1)


Operate or tend equipment in the processing of consumer products. Supporting the efforts of the foundry for recycling.


  • Using a forklift, pour tub of sand or metal chips into machine. Ensure any needed treatment is being added or removed.
  • Observe machine operation to detect defects or machine malfunctions, adjusting machines as necessary.
  • Ensure material is conforming to the standard operating procedures and is transported to disposal site by forklift or dump truck.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Approaches change or newness positively.
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing business needs.
  • Manufacturing Industry experience.
  • Strong problem solving and detail orientated.
  • Works independently.


  • 2+ Years Forklift License
  • Forklift experience

Physical Demands

  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Climb
  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Crawl/Kneel
  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Hand Movement - Simple Grasping
  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Push/Pull
  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Reach above shoulder
  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Sit
  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Stand
  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Stoop/Bend
  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Walk
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Drive
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Repetitive hand/wrist


  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Lift / Carry 11-25 lbs.

Visual Demands

  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Peripheral vision (ability to observe area seen from up/down or left/right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

Work Environment & Hazards

  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Cold
  • Frequently 34% - 66%: Heat
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Leaded materials
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Limited lighting
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Loud noise, constant or periodic
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Motorized equipment operation
  • Continuously 67% - 100%: Silica exposure



Organizational level support, operational, technical, skilled, or semi-skilled positions, operating in a “hands-on” environment is the support of daily operations.

  • Applies basic skills while developing some specialized skills in procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment appropriate to the area of specialization.
  • Performs routine and/or repetitive tasks; limited decision-making required.
  • Generally works under close supervision; has no or limited experience; work is performed from within specific limits of established procedures and/or defined instructions.
  • Works within a functional team.

Sloan is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  This job description may be reviewed and modified at any time.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. Excludes individuals covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement.


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A choice of Medical (with Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Rx Insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Company paid Basic Life and AD & D Insurance, Basic Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Well-being Programs.
  • Paid time off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Vacation time, Paid Sick time, Paid Military Leave, and Paid Volunteer time away from work.
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Parking and Transit Accounts, and Tuition Reimbursement benefits.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.
  • Employee Service Anniversary Awards and Employee Recognition Programs


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

YOU Belong at Sloan

We are intentional in building an inclusive culture that embraces different voices, ideas, and backgrounds. We commit to continuing this ever-growing journey with and for our employees, customers, partners, and community. We are better together when we can be ourselves.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world.




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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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