Newell Brands Millwright Apprentice in Greeneville, Tennessee

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Located in Greeneville, Tennessee with more than 350,000 square feet of manufacturing space, Jarden Zinc Products is the largest North American producer of solid zinc strip and zinc-based products. Our zinc strip is utilized throughout the world in a broad range of applications, including coinage, automotive and electronic applications, building materials, rain goods, plumbing hardware and cathodic protection products.

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A "C" average must be maintained in the required college coursework listed below.

Mechanical Transmissions 75

Hydraulics and Pneumatics I 75

Hydraulics and Pneumatics II 90

Piping and Auxiliaries 75

Millwright Principles 75

Welding Blueprints 45

General Welding 120

Applied Welding 120

Quality and Inspection 45

Machine Tool Op I 90

Machine Tool Op II 90

Blueprint Reading for Machine Trades 60

Trig Applications 60



The term of the occupation shall be four (4) years with an OJL attainment of 8,000 hours supplemented by the required hours of related instruction. Below is the approximate hours of on the job trainng per subject.

Basic Tool Requirements, Use and Care 500 hours

1. Use and operation of trade tools

2. Maintaining tools and equipment Drawing and Sketching 700 hours

3. Legend and symbols welding piping, etc.

4. Lines and Views

5. Working drawings

6. Material Identification Handling; Storage 700 hours

7. Shim material

8. Metals used for installation

9. Nuts and bolts

10. Foundation bedplates

11. Pumps, compressors, etc.


13. Machinery and Equipment Installation 800 hours

14. Locating machine bases in reference to building columns

15. Lay out methods

16. Machinery foundations

17. Vibration and noise prevention and control

18. Machinery mounts


20. Belts Drives Types and Installation 500 hours

21. Fractional horse power belts

22. Standard multiple belts

23. Wedge belts

24. V-belt lengths and matching Gears Types 600 hours

25. Spur gears

26. Bevel and meter gears

27. Helical gears

28. Warm gears

29. Herringbone gears Chains Drives and Installation 500 hours

30. Coupling 600 hours

31. Alignment operations

32. Straightedge-thickness gauge method

33. Measuring misalignment with an indicator

34. Temperature change compensation Rigging (Machinery and Equipment) 800 hours

35. Area calculation

36. Volume calculation

37. Weight estimation

38. Types and theory of knots

39. Chains, shackles, and chains

40. Supporting structure

41. Factors of safety Pumps 800 hours

42. Centrifugal pumps and features

43. Reciprocating pumps

44. Rotary pumps

45. Pump capacity, pressure, and head Air Compressors, Type and Working 500 hours

46. Compression of air

47. Heat of air compression

48. Single and double stage compressors

49. Inner and outer coolers

50. Horizontal double acting compressor

51. Sliding vane compressor

52. Rotary air compressor

53. Liquid piston air compressor

54. Vertical compressors

55. Centrifugal compressors Hydraulics and Pneumatics ` 700 a. Reaction of fluid in pipe and cylinderb. Relation between pressure and forcec. Principle of a hydraulic jackd. Difference between absolute pressure (PSIA) and gauge pressure (PSIG)

56. Installation and Service 300 hours a. Compressorb. Pumpsc. Agitatorsd. Plant process equipment TOTAL HOURS 8,000 hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Major Duties

Position Summary

The millwright apprentice will learn the required skills and tools to perform services for the entire facility, including the maintenance and repair of utilities, equipment, buildings and grounds.

40% The ability to read detailed drawings and specifications for building and industrial equipment. Disassembles and assembles for repairs of all types of equipment and machinery, using hand tools, tradesman's tools and welding equipment

25% Responsibilities include installation of plumbing for gas, water, steam and hydraulic lines.

20% Performs preventive maintenance on machines and equipment and also fills out required forms and reports.

15% Operates machine and hand tools to grind, shape, fabricate, and alter equipment parts. Welds, brazes and machines parts, metals, and equipment. Installs and relocates equipment as required also performs other associated duties as directed by supervisor.

Secondary Functions

Emergency Responder, the responder will be asked to repair malfunctions to the coinage chlorine system. This task will normally be initiated after the Primary Emergency Responders have shut the system down and ensured that the chlorine levels negate the need for respiratory protection. However, there may be those occasions where Secondary Emergency Responders may be asked to fulfill Primary Responder Duties.

The employee will be responsible completing all emergency response tasks as directed by either the Department Supervision or the Emergency Coordinator. These tasks include, but are not limited to, assessing, stopping and repairing minor chlorine leaks. All secondary responder actions to be taken will be within the scope of training received by the employee.

The employee will be successfully fit tested in the use of company supplied respiratory protection equipment unless medically disqualified by the company physician. This equipment will consist of air purifying respirators and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

Involvement with lean and quality team concepts.

Position Specifications

This position requires a High School diploma and 3 to 5 years experience in the industrial maintenance areas of hydraulics, pneumatics, millwright principles, pipe fitting and blueprint reading.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules/programs, schematics, prints, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

REASONING ABILITY: The ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form and use a systematic approach in troubleshooting and solving problems

The employee poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, of others, or to proper

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, touch or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds unassisted.

Following Vision Required: Close Vision, Distance Vision, Color Vision, Peripheral Vision, Ability to Adjust Focus

Working Conditions:

Within our facility, employees have the potential to find themselves working in situations which include, but are not limited to: wet, humid conditions (non-weather.); near moving mechanical parts; above floor level; outside weather conditions; in areas with the potential for fumes or airborne particles, around toxic or caustic chemicals; in areas with the risk of electrical shock; and high noise. Guidance for working in these areas can be found in work instructions, Personal Protective Equipment Hazard Assessments, Job Hazard Analyses (JHAs), etc."

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

COMPANY: Alltrista Plastics LLC

Requisition Id: 112737

Location: TN - Greeneville