Manufacturing Production Technician

HarbisonWalker International

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Fulton, MO

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Do you want to be proud of the work you do?  Do you want to have an impact on the lives of others?  Are you seeking a dynamic career in making world class products with an evolving company that’s been in business over 150 years? HWI is an industry leader that powers the world economy to produce goods that sustain and enhance our lives.  Our refractory products are used in every aspect of manufacturing across all product lines. 

At HWI our Rotary Kiln/GP3i Production Technicians support HWI’s mission and vision to drive industry performance and deliver quality results. This role is the core of our operations success. This is a Temporary Full-Time position.

The Rotary Kiln/GP3I Production Technician is responsible for maintaining a clean & safe work environment as well as maintaining professional working relationships with co-workers. 

Job Duties:

  • Operate front end loader, fork truck, skid steer, and dump truck to support plant operations
  • Rotary Kiln Operations - works well under pressure and can keep their cool in an emergency.  
  • Intelligent and can learn and understand a complicated process.
  • Help maintenance person with daily duties as directed – have a mechanical aptitude.
  • GP3I production- lift and carry 50 lbs. sacks while wearing half mask respirator.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow precise instructions.
  • Shipping- packaging, stacking, loading, and unloading of trucks and pallets.

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Physical Activity:  Requires more than 2/3 of the time standing, walking, using hands and fingers, reaching, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, speaking, hearing, tasting or smelling; requires less than 1/3 of the time sitting.
  • Lifting:  Requires lifting up to 10 pounds more than 2/3 of the time; and lifting more than 100 pounds less than 1/3 of the time.
  • Vision:  Requires accurate close, distance, color and peripheral vision, including the ability to adjust focus and use peripheral vision.
  • Environment:  Requires more than 2/3 of the time working near moving mechanical parts, and being exposed to fumes, airborne particles and outdoor weather conditions; 1/3 to 2/3 of the time in wet or humid conditions, in extreme heat or cold, and exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; and less than 1/3 of the time in an office setting, in high places, at risk of electrical shock and near vibration.
  • Noise:  Requires working in very loud conditions (over 85 decibels).


  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous forklift experience preferred.
  • Understanding of basic safety/OSHA standards.
  • Some mechanical aptitude.
  • Some manufacturing experience helpful.


Apply today!