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WM Barr, a chemical manufacturing company, located on Presidents Island in Memphis TN, is looking to hire full-time employees. WM Barr is a growing employee-owned company that offers full benefits, paid time off, and an amazing retirement plan.  The open positions include entry-level warehouse positions, machine operators, forklift drivers, and various maintenance roles.

WM Barr, a chemical manufacturing company, located on Presidents Island in Memphis TN, is looking to hire full-time employees. WM Barr is a growing employee-owned company that offers full benefits, paid time off, and an amazing retirement plan.  The open positions include entry-level warehouse positions, machine operators, forklift drivers, and various maintenance roles.

All candidates are required to pass a hair/urine drug test and a background check. We will accept candidates with a background in certain circumstances, assuming it is disclosed on the application.

All candidates are required to pass a hair/urine drug test and a background check. We will accept candidates with a background in certain circumstances, assuming it is disclosed on the application.

Position Summary: Perform repetitive or standard production operations to aid in the production and packaging of finished products. Packages and labels finished products; packs finished products into cartons; moves filled cartons to pallets.

Qualifications: one year of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred but not required. Has the ability to perform routine work assignments following oral and written instructions a plus.  

Shifts Available: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Position Summary: This position uses gas, electric, or liquid propane-powered forklifts to collect and deliver a wide variety of materials while adhering to good safety practices in carrying out a duty. Includes only those who operate a forklift as an essential part of their job duties. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Group Leader and follows prescribed guidelines or procedures in the performance of work activities.  

Qualifications: Minimum one-year forklift experience in manufacturing, distribution, or other environment requiring the ability to perform routine work assignments; OSHA Forklift Certification is a plus.

Shifts Available: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Position Summary: Set up, adjust, repair, and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment to support the safe, efficient, and productive operation of the Channel and Buoy production facilities.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Manager, Maintenance and Controls; may be on-call nights and weekends for emergency or unscheduled repairs.

Qualifications: High school diploma or G.E.D. is required and at least five (5) years’ experience in general repairs and line maintenance in a manufacturing environment.

Shifts Available: 1st and 2nd

Position Summary: Perform electrical and mechanical installation, preventive maintenance, and repairs on all plant electrical systems, machinery, and equipment to ensure maximum uptime and production readiness; perform special projects related to the installation of new equipment and lines and the redesign of existing equipment and lines.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Manager Maintenance and Controls with some latitude for the exercise of independent judgment in performing day-to-day assignments; may lead or train other Line Mechanics; may be on-call nights and weekends for emergency or unscheduled repairs.

Qualifications: Must be a licensed Journeyman electrician with seven to ten years’ experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment.  Must have experience with AC/DC motors and controllers, VFD’s and MCC’s; must have a working knowledge of PLC’s and their operation; must have the ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and engineering documents; must have experience with running conduit and pulling wire; must have the ability to install and maintain process instrumentation including sensors, transmitters, controllers and final control elements for measurement and control of temperature, pressure, level, and flow.

Shift Available:  2nd

Position Summary: This position is responsible for the operation of complex labels, case packing, and related machines to ensure containers are labeled and packed to meet customer specifications.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Operations Supervisor and follows prescribed guidelines and procedures.  

Qualifications: Minimum of one-year experience in a manufacturing environment requiring the operation of labeling, case packing, or related equipment and demonstrated mechanical aptitude.  ISO experience and familiarity with OSHA Process Safety Management standards (PSM) a plus.

Shifts Available: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Position Summary: Perform electrical and mechanical installation, preventive maintenance, and repairs on all plant electrical systems, machinery, and equipment to ensure maximum uptime and production readiness; perform special projects related to the installation of new equipment and lines and the redesign of existing equipment and lines.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Manager Maintenance and Controls with some latitude for the exercise of independent judgment in performing day-to-day assignments; may lead or train other Line Mechanics; may be on-call nights and weekends for emergency or unscheduled repairs.

Qualifications: Must be a licensed master electrician or licensed journeyman willing to take the master electrician test with seven to ten years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment. Lean manufacturing experience a plus.

Must have experience with AC/DC motors and controllers, VFD’s and MCC’s; must have a working knowledge of PLC’s and their operation; must have the ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and engineering documents; must have experience with running conduit and pulling wire; must have the ability to install and maintain process instrumentation including sensors, transmitters, controllers and final control elements for measurement and control of temperature, pressure, level, and flow.

Shift Available: 1st

BENEFITS:

  • Cigna Medical, Delta Dental, Davis Vision – eligible first of the month following 60 days from hire date
  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability – company funded
  • ESOP (retirement plan) – Employee Stock Ownership Program, that is company funded
  • Annual Bonuses and Incentive Programs
  • PTO and Vacation – eligible after 90 days of employment + 9 paid holidays

If you are interested in pursuing a career at WM Barr and ready to become an employee-owner please fill out the form below, OR send your resume to resumes@wmbarr.com.

If you are interested in pursuing a career at WM Barr and ready to become an employee-owner please fill out the form below, OR send your resume to resumes@wmbarr.com.

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