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Affival, 210 14th Street, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #380
Wednesday, July 10, 2024


From our roots providing sand to local foundries in the 1880's, Opta has grown to an international group of companies committed to delivering optimal results for our customers. Opta's purpose is to be the leading supplier of performance solutions for metallurgical, value-added glass, and specialty chemical applications. We strive to be the leading provider of innovative steelmaking reagents, slag conditioners, and metal remediation materials consumed in the North American and European markets. We aim to be the market leader in steelmaking products through an unwavering focus on supporting our customers’ needs. We measure our success by our presence in a majority of steel mills throughout the world. Our vision is to expand our geographic reach and broaden into adjacent industries such as aluminum, copper, concrete, and glass. 


Accountability and Integrity in everything we do
  • PEOPLE: We will invest in our people with promoting Diversity and Inclusion for the success of our organization
  • CUSTOMERS: Committed to our customers to deliver Consistent Quality products, Solutions and Service
  • SAFETY: Providing employees a Safe environment in which to thrive
  • INNOVATION: Deliver outstanding performance through Continuous Improvement and Creativity
  • SUSTAINABILITY: Enhancing Sustainability by respecting and protecting the Environment in the communication where we live and work

Position Summary


The Laborer will report to the Plant Manager, or their designate, and is responsible for performing a variety of production tasks to assist with operations in production.


  • Reading and understanding work orders to verify product, packaging, and labeling requirements
  • Operating a forklift
  • Operating and adjusting packaging machine as required to meet product requirements
  • Identify calibration tags and ensure they are current
  • Operating a semi-automatic supersack filler
  • Operating an automated stretch wrap machine
  • Operating hi-vac or powered vacuum and scrubber to maintain plant cleanliness
  • Unloading/loading trucks at direction of shipping/receiving supervisor or manufacturing manager
  • Sampling raw materials and finished goods under the direction of manufacturing manager or plant manager
  • General clean-up of production facility, which may include the lunchroom, washroom, as well as trash removal.
  • Work in compliance with company safety and operating procedures
  • General shop duties insuring good housekeeping and the organization of the production area.
  • Performs other related duties as required.



  • High school diploma or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Experience in a production/manufacturing setting
  • Communication skills and adaptability to work with co-workers and management efficiently
Opta offers a diverse compensation and benefit package that includes the following: 
  • Extended Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life, AD&D, and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional Development
  • Paid Time Off 
  • 401(k) Match
  • Competitive Compensation Program
  • On Demand Pay (Dayforce Wallet)
We thank everyone for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

he above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Opta USA, an Opta Group Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers employment opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age (40-70), national origin, sexual orientation, or physical disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement).

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $18.50
  • Max Hiring Rate $18.50
Location on Google Maps
  • Affival, 210 14th Street, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, United States of America