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Materials Specialist

Location : Conover, NC
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3 years
Required Education : High School Diploma/GED
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
A local company in Conover is in need of a Material Specialist. They operate on 12 hour shifts 7am-7pm. The company produces a wide range of spools, drums and reels for the cable industry. Will be running the compounder and grinder, preparing and mixing recycled and new plastic materials, in addition to operating a forklift. Will also load stocks and retrieve materials.


Pay: $15/hr



Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Must be able to stand, stoop, reach, grasp, sit or stand for long periods of time and lift up to a maximum of 50lbs safely. 

  • Noise level in materials area is moderate to heavy, hearing protection is required

  • Must be willing and able to abide by all safety policies

  • Day or night shift; rotating 12 hour shifts, resulting in 36 hours one week, 48 hours the next week; every other weekend. Work is required on most holidays. Initial schedules may vary with training, must be willing to train during day shift. 

  • Non-climate controlled plant environment; subjects to standards within a manufacturing plant where safety precautions and personal protective equipment must be maintained at all times. 

Required Qualifications :

  • Ability to perform basic math

  • Extrusion/shredding/grinding background a plus

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal communications

  • Problem-solving skills, time management, and critical thinking skills

  • Obtain forklift license through the company to perform job skills

  • Ability to use basic hand tools 

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Contact Information

113 First Street West

Conover, NC 28613

910 Burkemont Avenue

Morganton, NC 28655