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Lathe Apprentice

Company: SP Industries, Inc.,
Location: Vineland
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Job Description:

SP Industries, Inc. is a leading global provider of state-of-the-art fill-finish drug manufacturing solutions, research, pilot and production freeze dryers, laboratory equipment and supplies, and specialty glassware. SP is headquartered in Warminster, Pennsylvania, with production facilities in the USA and Europe, and offers a world-wide sales and service network including product training and technical assistance. We offer best-in-class product solutions used to make a difference in people's lives and together represent over 500 years of experience, quality and science innovation. We are currently hiring a Lathe Apprentice (Glass) for our 1st Shift in our Vineland, NJ office (Wilmad-LabGlass). Come join our team! What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • A robust health and welfare benefits package that includes: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Strong 401(K) plan including company match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition ReimbursementSUMMARY Wilmad-LabGlass is the leading manufacturer of hand blown Laboratory Glassware and OEM Quartz components and assemblies. We have an exciting opportunity for a Lathe Apprentice. The primary objective in this role is to learn and understand the production of the glassblowing processes using a lathe machine and how to work safely with other production workers around you. This position is an opportunity for a motivated individual to grow as a professional in the Glassblowing trade in a fast paced environment. Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Learn basic skills of gathering and carrying glass
    • Maintain a safe work environment following all protocol and safety standards
    • Learn how to maintain the shop area, lathe machines, tools, molds, etc.Secondary Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain a clean work area, setting up the shop for production and cleaning the shop area at the end of each shift Required Qualifications:
      • Interest in the processes of production glassblowing
      • Related experience or course work preferred
      • Must be able to lift up to twenty (20) pounds of glass on a frequent basis and lift up to 50lb. cast iron molds
      • Ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions and communication
      • Associates in Scientific Glass Technology a plus Success Factors:
        • Team player
        • Exceptional attention to detail and focus
        • Comfort working with a public audience Physical Demands & Work Environment:
          • Requires standing, sitting, walking, stooping, crouching, kneeling, leaning, and using steps for 8+ hour shifts
          • Consistently using arms, wrist, hands, and fingers to manipulate tools and shape hot glass and keep the glass constantly moving on the blow pipe and in any molds that may be used
          • Lifting and carrying anywhere from a few ounces to upwards of ten pounds of glass on the end of a five foot blow pipe
          • Production of certain items requires lifting the glass head high
          • Regularly lift molds that are made of wood, graphite, or cast iron and can weigh up to fifty (50) pounds.
          • Glass temperatures of up to 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit in the furnace create high temperatures in the production space
          • The work exposes employee to UV light and extreme heat, P.P.E. is supplied
          • Exposure to [dust] airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, noise, and equipment that is hot to the touchIf you are looking for a company to grow with, this could be the position for you! Complete the application below to apply. This is a full time, first shift (6:00am - 2:30pm) position eligible to participate in all benefits SP Industries offers including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K w/ a generous company match, and Paid Time Off. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. SP Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SP Culture As we continue to grow and provide leading edge products to our customers, we understand hiring the right people and treating them well is critical to our success. There are many exciting reasons to join the SP Team.
            • We provide a wide range of innovative and high quality scientific products that improve people lives
            • We are customer-focused and value our team's expertise.
            • We respect each other and foster a collaboration work environment.
            • We innovate and are open to change.
            • We are responsible and accountable and act with integrity.
            • WE LIKE WHAT WE DO EEO and Affirmative Action Statement: SP is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis and takes affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities. It is our policy to provide our employees and applicants with equal employment opportunities in accordance with applicable laws and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, pregnancy, citizenship, handicap or disability, status as a veteran or member of the U.S. military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision: SP will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. #CB

Keywords: SP Industries, Inc.,, Vineland , Lathe Apprentice, Other , Vineland, New Jersey

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