Production Worker - Starting pay $21+

Job Locations US-NJ-Phillipsburg
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
McWane Ductile - New Jersey


Company Statement:

We hire top talent who are safety oriented and have the necessary skills to be an asset to the McWane team.


The McWane Ductile facility was previously called Atlantic States. Ten years ago, the facility changed its leadership team to create a culture focused on keeping employees and our environment safe. During this time, McWane invested several million dollars in safety and environmental related enhancements.


Recently, McWane Ductile was awarded the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Award. This OSHA recognition is only achieved by 1% of the U.S manufacturing facilities. The McWane Ductile team is proud of this achievement in recognition of our extraordinary safety practices and procedures.


McWane Ductile is a Drug Free work environment. Successful candidates must pass an pre-employment background check, drug screening and physical.



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance





Position 1: Melting Spare 

  • Observing and maintaining magnesium, silicon, and chill material levels. Additionally, change lime bags as necessary.
  • Pouring Iron
  • Weigh coke and lime before each charge, check the coke and lime scale.
  • Clean the cupola long runner.
  • Clean pig bed and transfer ladle pits and any other areas assigned by supervisor.
  • Work with supervisor if ladles need to be repaired before the production run.
  • Communicate supervisor/s on issues that arise.

Position 2: Casting Spare

  • Check the temperature of the iron hourly, remove slag from iron by using skimmer.
  • Remove buildup from quad ladle as needed, in addition to keeping the ladle full always.
  • Ensure the trough is heated properly. Maintain the maintenance of the trough by removing slivers, iron buildup, slag, and blackening.
  • Inspect machinery for mold defects.
  • Operate control panels to operate machinery.
  • Apply grease on spigot ring using a brush to spinning pipe mold. Remove iron from spigot ring and spill tray.
  • Other duties that are assigned by supervisor/manager.


Position 3: Hot Line Spare

In this position, the team member will be trained and qualified to operate the following equipment


  • Oven Loader
  • Oven Tender
  • Weighman
  • Grinder
  • Cut Saw
  • Transfer car #2 & #3
  • Small and Large test Press
  • Pipe roller
  • Zinc Machine



The work environment characteristics & physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Sitting - Less than 10%
  • Standing/Walking - More than 80%
  • Talking/Listening - More than 80%
  • Vision Requirements - More than 80%
  • Hand/Finger Dexterity, Reaching with Arms and Hands (Operating machinery, computer keyboards and etc) - More than 80%
  • Pushing/Pulling - More than 50%
  • Bending, Stooping, Crouching - More than 30%
  • Lifting more than 50 lbs. - More than 25%
  • Outside Temperatures - More than 75%
  • Exposed to fumes or airborne particles (PPE provided) - More than 50%
  • Exposure to loud noise - More than 80%


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


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Preferred: 2-3 years previous experience working in a manufacturing/warehouse environment
  • Must be able to get along with all personnel levels
  • Must work with others in a professional, supportive manner
  • Ability to read policies and procedures
  • Ability to follow all work directives and safety procedures
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be able to read and understand English







McWane Ductile – NJ is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane Ductile – NJ will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.



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