Fresno, Texas, United States

Ball Mill Operator 1

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Job ID 53993

Position: Ball Mill Operator

Department: Production, Furnace

Location: Fresno, TX

Reports To: Shift Supervisor, Plant/Operations Manager


To operate weighing equipment and ball mills to properly prepare batch for cellulating

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                                                     

  • The employee is required to monitor bin levels, ingredient weighing systems, elevators, screw conveyors, and ball mills to maintain sufficient amounts of batch to sustain production requirements.  Climbs onto scrap box for emptying scrap silo.
  • Starts and stops mills as required by schedule.
  • Obtains and adds grinding media to ball mills as required.
  • Works with department personnel in clearing furnace and lehr jam-ups, material handling, and charging equipment.
  • Assist department personnel with pan changes and ball mill oil change, as required.
  • Makes minor repairs to equipment such as tightening or replacing loose bolts and nuts, broken or worn hoses, etc., and notifies a member of the Supervisory Staff of production and equipment failures
  • Operates industrial forklift trucks as necessary to perform required task
  • Maintains good housekeeping conditions in working area and observes safety regulations and practices.

    The above statements reflect the general functions considered necessary to describe the primary responsibilities of the Ball Mill Operator function.  The essential job function statements shall not be construed as the detailed description of all the work requirements inherent in the job classification.

Skills and Abilities

The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English, bi-lingual Spanish desired
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must have accountability and ownership for actions
  • Must have good attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be self-motivated to work independently and meet targets
  • Must have to ability to do basic mathematical calculations

Computer and Software Competencies        

The employee must be able to:

  • Operate a computer
  • Operate Outlook

Education and/or Experience

The employee should have the following:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Minimum high school diploma or state approved GED equivalent
  • Must be a US citizen or have the right to work in the US
  • Must be tobacco, drug and alcohol free
  • Must be able to learn the responsibilities of the position

Additional Required Training

  • Manufacturing experience a plus
  • Able to interact cooperatively with hourly and salary employees at all levels of the organization
  • All annual safety and role specific training, as required by the nature of this position

It is a requirement to be a U.S. citizen OR have valid proof of authorization to work in the United States

Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national

             origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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