STJ Cylinder Operator 1st Shift

1 Gordon Mills Way, St Johnsbury, VT 05819, USA Req #878
Thursday, July 7, 2022

Shape our common future: The Weidmann Group is, and has been for over 140 years, a leading global supplier of engineered products and services. Weidmann develops and manufactures


  • high-voltage insulation materials, components and systems, predominantly from cellulose, as well as diagnostics and engineering services, and sensors and monitors for transformer manufacturers and operators (Business Area Electrical Technology)           
  • microfibrillated cellulose for innovative engineered applications (Business Area Fiber Technology)      
  • sophisticated injection-molded plastics applications for the medical and pharmaceuticals industries (Business Area Medical Technology)   

The Weidmann Group, headquartered in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, is active worldwide in more than 30 locations and employs a staff of 3’200.


Layout, produce, and/or assemble a variety of parts and assemblies involving the regular use of saws, drills, sanders, roll formers, scarfers, heated glue posts, ovens, wetting equipment and the intermittent use of layout equipment and/or any special purpose machine in the FAB shop.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position has significant environmental aspects/impacts associated with it: Hazardous Waste and Dust Emissions.
  • Oil sprays the cylinder.
  • Inspect and verify own work.
  • Apply knowledge of layout, assembly, and finishing techniques to efficiently produce a variety of parts and assemblies of top quality.
  • Perform routine operator maintenance on assigned tools, devices, and equipment as necessary to meet prime responsibility. Notify Team Leader of any condition requiring the attention of the Maintenance Department.
  • Maintain a clean working area.
  • Produce and ship products and services as required and specified.
  • Adhere to all environmental, health, and safety procedures.
  • Has the responsibility of understanding and carrying out assigned duties in conformance with customer and business requirements.  Only known good work is forwarded.
  • Ensures that problems, errors and/or defects that surface in regard to products, documentation, procedures or materials are promptly brought to attention for correction.
  • Provides support and input for continual improvement projects, preventative and corrective actions.
  • Has the responsibility to halt a process if it is not achieving planned results.
  • Perform other work as assigned.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays if necessary.


Job Requirements:  

  • High School/Trade School Diploma is required.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, understand production concepts and terminology, implement shop-oriented mathematics, understand basic geometry and use precision measuring and layout instruments.
  • Ability to train less experienced Assembler/Finishers.
  • Basic computer experience required.
  • Must be willing to learn to operate fork truck.
  • Must be able to stand/be on feet for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements in accordance with the Essential Function Job Analysis. 


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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We look forward to receiving your completed application!

Other details

  • Job Family STJ Fabrication
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 1 Gordon Mills Way, St Johnsbury, VT 05819, USA