Dryer Assistant

Job Summary

Monitor Teafords Heat Source and associated equipment to provide adequate hot gases for dryers and heating thermal oil to keep the press at operating temperature. Monitor operations of WESP’s and RTO’s. Operate dryers and associated equipment to provide a sufficient quantity of dried flakes to assure continuous operation of the press line.

Posted: 02/28/2017

Location: Huber - Spring City, TN

Job Description

Principal Duties & Responsibilities
1. Start-up furnaces after shutdowns according to operating procedures to quickly achieve operating temperatures. 
2. Monitor drying system equipment from wet flake storage bins to dry flake storage bins including:
a. Dryer Charts.
b. Graphic Display of Product Flow.
c. Control Panel Warning Lights.
d. Temperature gauges.
e. Ampere Readings and Air Flow Settings.
f. Conveying System.
g. WESP and RTO.
h. Spark Detection System (Grecon).
3. Notify Team Leader or shift maintenance to correct problems before they impact production.
4. Direct, assist and monitor Energy Assistants in performance of duties required to maintain safe and efficient operation of dryer.
5. Maintains cleanliness of work area and ensures operational efficiency of equipment.
6. Clean primary cyclones.
7. Help and oversee changing of primary airlock tips.
8. Monitor moisture content of flakes to ensure proper results are achieved.
9. Maintain communication with the Strander Operator and Press Control Room Operator.
10. Perform other duties as assigned. 
 
Requirements & Preferred Competencies
High school diploma or GED
 
Major Challenges
Work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions often exposed to heat, cold, inclement weather, grease, oils, dust and dirty working conditions.  Work involves standing, climbing, walking on elevated catwalks and inactive conveyors, and occasionally lifting heavy objects (50 lbs. or more).
 
EHS Requirements:
*Monitor air and water discharges from site to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and monitor process operations for evidence of excessive use of fuel, water, and other natural resources.
* *Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and corporate environmental and safety regulations, and permit issues (air, water, etc.).  Ensure that proper documentation is completed for any safety or environmental required monitoring in your area of responsibility.  Report inconsistencies as appropriate.
*Attend all federal, state and company mandated training, read and comply with Job Risk Analysis (JRA) (formally known as JHA - Job Hazard Analysis or JSA - Job Safety Analysis) information that applies to areas in which you work, wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) while on the job, and report /or correct any unsafe condition that you may observe.  Report all injuries to your supervisor immediately.
*Adhere to all Safety & Environmental Training.
Be aware of and know how to access the JM Huber EHS Policy, the Minimum Mandatory Standards and Requirements (MMSR’s) and HEW Environmental, Health, and Safety Management System (EHSMS) procedures.  Comply with MMSRs and HEW EHSMS procedures and report all non-conformances to your supervisor or manager. 
*Incorporate environmental, health and safety requirements into every day decision making.
Assist as required in the development and administration of environmental, safety and health policies and programs.  Lead efforts to increase continuous safety and health environmental conscientiousness, identify potential hazards, investigate safety and/or environmental incidents and initiate necessary changes identified through “near hit” incident investigations.  Thoroughly investigate any work-related injuries and record it appropriately.  Plan, develop and lead safety and environmental awareness meetings.  Ensure that the personnel, activities, equipment, and areas under your management are in compliance with applicable federal, state, local and corporate regulations and policies.
Refer to J.M. Huber Corporate EH&S Policy in your employee hand book (beginning on page 61) for further details regarding policy, implementation, responsibility and authority.  Questions regarding EH&S compliance should be directed to your manager, team leader, environmental or safety manager.
EH&S compliance is a condition of employment.  EH&S violations may result in disciplinary action up to and including discharge.
 
Huber Engineered Woods is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, genetic information, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
 

To formally apply for this position you must go to one of these Tennessee Career Centers:

Dayton                                   Athens                                   Cleveland                              Seq/Bledsoe                         Roane
200 4th Avenue                    410 N. Congress Pkwy        3535 Adkisson Drive           15643 Rankin Avenue        1082 N Gateway Ave
Dayton, TN 37321               Athens, TN 37303                 Cleveland, TN 37312           Dunlap, TN 37327               Rockwood, TN 37854

 


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