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Production Operator at Koch Knight in East Canton, Ohio

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Koch Knight is currently looking for great Production Operators that care about building a quality product. We will provide on the job training and a great team atmosphere. The right person must be open to learning, take feedback and be driven to be successful.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Maintain area equipment

  • Make necessary adjustments to ensure operational reliability at all time

  • Prepare equipment for maintenance activities as well as lock out, hot work and other safety procedure compliance

  • Perform routine checks of equipment and maintain appropriate logs

  • Maintain operation of plant within designated limits and to perform housekeeping in the plant area to ensure a safe and clean workplace

  • Receive extensive training to gain familiarity and proficiency with all aspects of the plant equipment function and operation

  • Safely operate and maintain all area equipment in the plant in order to produce maximum production rates and quality product to meet or exceed the customer's needs

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of manufacturing experience

  • Willing and able to maintain a strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment   

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to work in an industrial setting

  • Able to lift up to fifty pounds 

  • Able to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of manufacturing experience

  • Press or extrusion experience

  • Mechanical aptitude

This position is not eligible for VISA sponsorship

Koch Knight LLC, based in East Canton, Ohio, is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of ceramic mass transfer media for the Chemical Industry and heat transfer media for Environmental Industry. The Company traces its roots to the early 1900's when its KNIGHT-WARE® chemical ceramic became the standard for handling corrosive materials in the American chemical industry.


One hundred years later, Koch Knight has evolved into a leading innovator of advanced state of the art acid proofing solutions and process equipment to Chemical and Hydrometallurgical Mining Industries. The Company has capabilities in design, engineering, manufacture, installation and construction services with ceramics and plastic materials for solving the most demanding corrosion problems.


Koch Knight provides responsive, customer-focused solutions. Our products and services are available worldwide through our global network of manufacturing and outsourcing ceramic and plastic facilities. We are there when our customers need us. Whether a revamp or new construction, from start to finish, Koch Knight can assist with every step to ensure speedy completion and successful results.


Koch Knight is part of Koch Engineered Solutions, a diverse group of companies serving the refining, chemical and petrochemical industries. Koch Knight offers one stop shopping for many customers because of the related product lines of our sister companies. Diagnostic scans, combustion burners, modular mass transfer skids, mist eliminators, state of the art packing supports, and heat transfer products are just a few of the many products available from other companies within Koch Engineering Solutions.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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