Production Operator

Location: GA - Cartersville
Employment Type: Regular
Employment Duration: Full time


Rockwood Pigments NA, Inc. is a primary manufacturer and processor of liquid, powder and granulated forms of iron oxide color pigments and supplies a wide range of natural and synthetic inorganic pigments and automated pigment handling systems used by manufacturers of coatings and colorants, concrete products, plastics, rubber, paper, vinyl, cosmetics, pet food, ink, toner, and other industrial uses. More than just the products we sell; Rockwood Pigments is committed to helping our customers solve color formulation and handling challenges. Rockwood Pigments is committed and entirely focused on manufacturing and supplying color additives, systems and services. Our commitment to this mission includes operating safely and with respect for the environment, honesty, integrity and full dedication to quality.


Position Purpose:  To blend powders per provided specification and package into finished products.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Operate production equipment to produce quality product per assigned schedules.
  • Safe operation of equipment per established procedures.
  • Basic preventive and corrective maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Housekeeping all plant areas in a clean and orderly manner
  • Ability to work with others and maintain an acceptable attitude.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, and learn new tasks required.
  • Reprocess powders into custom size bags.
  • Preventative maintenance as assigned in daily task
  • Comply with all established Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality management systems and regulations.
  • Keep accurate record of time worked.
  • Any other duties assigned


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Required HS Diploma or equivalent.  Some computer skills are a plus.
  • 2- years Industrial plant experience preferred.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and perform written instructions (English or Spanish)
  • Good mathematical and reasoning skills are required.
  • Ability to collaborate with other production and warehouse employees to meet production demands based on appropriate schedules.
  • Individual must have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Individual must meet all physical demands of the job (see below).
  • Previous certification for forklifts is preferred.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently, and up to 100 pounds regularly.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for up to 12 hours, including on elevated surfaces and climbing ladders or stairs.
  • Must be able to work at elevated heights.
  • Must be able to properly wear all required PPE.
  • Must pass a drug test.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Management reserves the right to update or change any job description at its discretion.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and duties


Rockwood Pigments NA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected characteristics


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