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Shotshell Charger Trainee

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6857818
Company Name
Olin Winchester LLC
Physical Address
600 Powder Mill Road
East Alton, IL 62024
Job Description

Shotshell Charger Trainee

Location*US-IL-East Alton*
Job Code*6885*
.# of openings1

Job Brief

Shotshell Charger Trainee

Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer and distributor of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition. The chemical products produced include chlorine and caustic soda, vinyls, epoxies, chlorinated organics, bleach and hydrochloric acid. Winchester, with its principal manufacturing facilities in East Alton, IL and Oxford, MS, produces and distributes sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges.

Olin Corporation’s Winchester Division has a Primer Shotshell Charger Trainee opportunity located at its East Alton, IL facility

POSITION REQUIREMENTS (not all inclusive)

  • Candidate must be at least 18 years old.
  • A minimum of one-year work experience required.
  • Experience working with hazardous materials in a fast pace manufacturing facility is preferred.
  • Prior experience with handling small components is preferred.
  • Excellent work history, attendance, and safety record is required.
  • Individual must be multi-tasking, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Individual must be able to lift, carry, push, and pull 25+ lbs.
  • Position requires standing 6+ hours and walking 2+ hours a day.
  • Ability to work in weather elements and exposure to extreme temperatures is required.
  • Rotating weekly shifts (midnights, afternoons, and days), weekend work, and mandatory overtime is required.

For consideration, please complete an online application to include your overall work history.

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (not all inclusive)

  • Charges approximately 500 to 2000 plates per shift.
  • Individual is responsible for putting primer mix into tub and onto table.
  • Knead mix into charge plate and transfer cup plates in/out of foiler.
  • Production positions have a 2-year multi-step wage progression starting at 80% wages. Employees will progress in increments of 5% occurring at 90 days of service, 12 months of service, 18 months of service, and 24 months of service.
  • For this position, the starting wage is $18.87 an hour.

Olin is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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