• Disc Operator

    Job Locations US-GA-Doraville
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/20/2018 9:59 AM)
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  • Overview

    Purafil is the global leader in gas phase (chemical) filtration technology.  Our products and solutions are targeted towards providing superior levels of Indoor Air Quality in a variety of environments including but not limited to oil & gas; water treatment; heavy manufacturing; electronics & semiconductor manufacturing; data centers; transportation; mining;

    commercial offices; restaurants & food service; galleries, museums, archives & libraries – for corrosion protection, odor control, health and preservation applications.


    We are seeking a responsible machine operator to join our team to safely combine dry and liquid chemicals to produce media in the pelletizer disk in accordance with the Purafil Quality Management System.  The position sets the operating tempo for the other members of the time and is responsible for the batch quality and daily production goals—lbs of product produced and batch yield.


    • Perform all duties in a safe manner and in accordance with company policies.
    • Mix liquid impregnate solution for the daily (shift) production.
    • Control the combining of liquid and dry chemicals to produce pellets.
    • Produce media to specification at a sustained rate to meet daily production goals.
    • Replace waste collection sling bags when required.
    • Keep work area and department clean and organized.
    • Submit accurate production paperwork at the end of the shift.
    • Lead department efforts to reduce setup time at the start of the shift.
    • Assist with the setup and startup for the oncoming shift.
    • Participate in department efforts to increase media yield.
    • Monitor operating supply levels, and notify Purafil manufacturing leadership when levels get low.
    • Perform all other tasks as directed by Purafil manufacturing leadership.
    • Train other disc operators as required.

    Performance Metrics

    • Safety incident rate
    • Environment incident rate
    • On-time delivery (% shipped to mutually agreed shipping date)
    • Quality / Customer Satisfaction occurrences (# of incidents)
    • Media yield improvement (annual yield %)
    • Attendance
    • Housekeeping effectiveness

    Skills and Experience

    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Ability to use a calculator to do basic addition and multiplication.
    • Ability to become Purafil fork lift-certified.
    • Ability to work as part of a team.



    • This position is entirely based in a manufacturing environment. Shifts last 8-12 hours per day, 4-6 days per week.  Most of this time is spent walking and standing on concrete manufacturing floor in extreme heat and cold; climbing stairs and ladders; wearing personal protective equipment including safety glasses, earplugs, safety shoes, and dust mask.  Requires weekend work as production needs dictate.  Be able to lift fifty pounds.


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