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Production Operator – Corporate Office

Kymera International, with over 100 years of tradition in metal powder manufacturing, operates production facilities and sales offices with technical consultancy in 10 countries on four continents. Offering a variety of specialty alloys, including aluminum, copper, tin, and zinc, the product portfolio includes powders, pastes, ingots, and granules used in aerospace, chemical, automotive industries, and various industrial applications.

Work Location: In Person
SCM Metal Products Inc., part of the Kymera International
2601 Weck Dr
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27703

Shifts: 4 am-4 pm, 4 pm-4 am, swing shifts

Pay Rate: $24.55 at Operator Level 1 with opportunity for advancement up to $32.80

Job Duties:

Operates automatic processing equipment such as shot furnace (copper melting furnace), shot dryer, thin layer furnace (continuous belt furnace), grinding mills, blenders, etc. Automated control boards monitor variable criteria such as temperature, load, atmosphere pressure, etc. The operator monitors the control board, reads and understands instruments, and makes adjustments to control temperature, pressure, etc., in accordance with prescribed specifications. The operator records weights, makes simple calculations, and takes samples. Work in the Antimony department and Cubond department as needed. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.


Ability to read and interpret Material Safety Data Sheets, Job Safety Analyses, and Standard Operating Procedures. Thorough understanding of the process and the control board monitoring points. Capable of acting on their own initiative to prevent or minimize risk to product, self, or equipment.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:

Must have basic computer skills.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Must be able to work rotating shifts, operate forklift equipment, and wear and operate required protective equipment and devices. Heavy machinery/equipment is preferred.

Physical Demands

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.


  • 12-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Overtime
  • Rotating weekends


Machine Operator: 1 year (Required)
Heavy equipment operation: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: In person

We are seeking individuals who are eager to start their career with us and aspire to grow within the company. There are opportunities for advancement, and we are looking for candidates who are interested in establishing a career in the specialty materials industry.

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