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Machine Opr Rubber Department

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Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Augusta, AR, US, 72006

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  10342  


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.



General Summary of Job Responsibilities -This is a 2nd Shift Position


Perform duties to set molds and operate a battery of molding presses and operate mill and calendar to produce raw rubber in specified composition and dimensions. Work from ISO operating procedures, test procedures, formulas and instructions to ensure the best quality product. 


Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Visually check plate temperatures, bump timers, and hydraulic tank levels and pressures. Report to lead or Manager if visuals are not correct. Work with battery of 305  to 315 degree compression molds. Place green materials and insert into the molds. Manually close the mold and load into the press and start cycle. When cycle is complete manually remove mold from press open and use forced air to blow out cured product. 

  • Ensure that ISO procedures are maintained. Visually inspect for defects, discard rejected product and place good product in container with pink ISO work in process card with name, date and description of the part. 

  • Maintain all work area materials to preform job task. Restock materials at the end of each shift. Ensure that work area is meeting all 6S requirements. 

  • Clean molds using hand tools as required. 

  • Mix batches following formula specifications, add chemicals to raw rubber and operate mill to mix and warm material. 

  • Visually check water temperatures, oil or grease levels before starting. Report to Lead or manager if visuals are not correct. Start Mill, feed raw rubber into rollers check and adjust heat as necessary, add ingredients, cut and mix rubber into rolls and cut and remove mixed rubber. 

  • Perform specified tests form lab equipment to determine materials torque, hardness and tensile. 

  • Size rubber into specified sheet dimensions, feed material into rolls, check heat of rolls and roll thickness and make adjustments as necessary. 

  • Set knives to cut off sheets, remove cut sheets, check for proper thickness and load on carts.  Operate bale cutter to cut raw material to proper batch size. 

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


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

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, HSA and FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at Sloan
At Sloan, inclusion and belonging are at the core of what we do every day, and we empower and celebrate the diversity of our workforce. We encourage and value different perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, and solutions. Be your authentic self at Sloan.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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