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Production Operator - Calhoun, GA Job


Calhoun, GA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date: 

About Bostik, an Arkema company 
Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. www.bostik.com


Bostik is hiring! We are currently looking for a Production Operator for our Calhoun, GA location. This individual will be a member of the plant operations team, and will report to the Production/Maintenance Supervisor. We seek people who want to be part of a growing, world-class organization. We also offer comprehensive benefits effective DAY 1!  “Stick” with us!




Job Dimensions:

  • Produce, inspect, and package products per batch formulations utilizing various mixing, blending, and packaging equipment.
  • Follow all EHS and Quality procedures to safely produce quality product.
  • Record manually and via computer, all material usage, accurately fill out process batch sheets.
  • Use computer system to input work order requests.
  • Perform QC checks on product and raw material as needed.



  • Follow process batch sheets to produce quality products per prescribed standards.
  • Adheres to all plant policies, practices, and procedures to ensure safety, quality, service, and cost objectives are met.
  • Practice continuous quality improvement in all processes.
  • Participates in Bostik's safety programs to achieve objective of safe behavior and goal of Zero Incidents.
  • Monitor and adjust equipment as necessary and permittable to ensure safe and efficient operation.
  • Work cooperatively with all employees and leadership to meet plant/shift objectives.
  • Maintain and improve level of housekeeping in work area and facility.
  • Completes all required paperwork accurately and legibly.
  • Operate various pieces of equipment including but not limited to: mixers, blenders, packaging lines, forklifts, palletizers, basic hand tools.
  • Use computer controls to operate equipment.
  • Participates in continuous improvement projects, and Kaizen events.
  • Perform repairs and preventative maintenance activities as needed.
  • Work in other areas as needed.


Context and Environment:


  • Work in a fast-paced production environment where safety, accuracy and speed are essential. Simultaneous competing priorities require effective and efficient multi-tasking to succeed.
  • Ability to stand, lift up to 50 lbs, and walk throughout work day.
  • Ability to work in non climate controlled environment.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Use of production equipment, material handling equipment, and hand tools.
  • Use of computer for data management and training.



  • Operate equipment and report issues to leadership as needed
  • Completion of daily goals
  • Use problem solving techniques to eliminate waste and errors and drive overall improvement in daily objectives
  • Understanding of production and process equipment
  • Adherence to Bostik, OSHA, and local regulations / policies


Qualifications / Experience Required:

  • Required Skills/Experience:
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Ability to read and speak English and perform basic math skills
    • 1 or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Demonstrated computer skills (Microsoft Applications, Outlook)
    • Forklift experience
    • Ability to operate automated and semi-automated equipment
    • Willing to work an off shift and overtime as necessary

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