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Press / Mill Operator

Date: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Augusta, AR, US, 72006

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  7876  


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.



We have an immediate need for a Press/Mill Operator at Sloan’s Foundry in Augusta, Arkansas. Perform duties to set molds and operate a battery of molding presses and operate mill and calendar to product raw rubber in specified composition and dimensions. Work from operating procedures, test procedures, formulas and instructions.


Our Responsibilities

  • Place green material and inserts into molds, close molds, load into press and start machine cycle. Remove molds from press, open and remove cured product
  • Maintain supplies in area and notify supervisor to order items as needed.  Notify supervisor of unusual material or equipment problems
  • Visually inspect for defects, discard rejected product and place good product on skid
  • 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
  • Start machines, 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 determine materials torque and hardness
  • Foam 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


Minimum Requirements  

Over 9 and up to 12 months

Simple reference use of formulas and test procedures, where interpretation is required

Use of electronic scales, mill and calendar equipment, bale cutter dial indicator, durometer test units, rayometer and hand tools


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, and HSA, FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


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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