Material Production Operator

Drawbridge - Golden, CO

Performs a variety of tasks associated with the production of high quality ceramic powders using equipment that transforms raw materials into finished goods.

Monday - Friday 6 am - 2:30 pm

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Follows work orders to determine quantity, specifications and special instructions in the preparation of AMP material. Reports any deviation to lead or supervisor.
  • Loads and unloads WET ball mills
  • Loads and unloads DRY ball mills
  • Weighs up materials
  • Load and unload kilns
  • Add Binders and additives to slurry tanks (Wax room functions)
  • Blends and delivers proprietary AMP material formulations to meet customer specifications.
  • Operate, monitors and adjusts spray dryers and responsible for quality control testing
  • Cleans spray dryers to defined requirements
  • Material handling to and from storage by utilizing equipment including scales, hand tracks, pallet jacks and forklifts following all required safety procedures.
  • Uses manufacturing computer system to accurately record production data and other necessary transactions.
  • May be trained in one or more specialty areas (specialty materials, solids recovery, CDL licensed driver…)
  • Proficient in basic SPC data entry and interpretation
  • May Train incoming personnel on AMP equipment and basic processes
  • Must follow all safety procedures


Job Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Basic language and math skills
  • Must meet all training requirements as defined by department



  • Manufacturing work experience a plus


Functional/Technical Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and act on verbal and written instructions
  • Basic math and time-management skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must exhibit attention to detail as well as excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work with a diverse variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds


Position Specific Title and Responsibilities (Required):

  • Confined space and fall protection required for this position.
  • LOTO required
  • Forklift operation required
  • May work any shift/ days as-required


Position Specific Physical Requirements (Required):

  • The ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work from ladders when performing tasks.
  • Must be able to work in a cold or hot work environment
  • May be exposed to a dusty work environment




Posted On: Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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