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Mars, Pennsylvania 16046, United States Req #201
Thursday, August 17, 2023


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, abrasive, 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. 


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 purpose of this position is the setup, blending, and packaging of dry chemical powders and making sure all blending tools and equipment are maintained accordingly.



  • Make mixes daily as required by specification (weigh and dump ingredients).
  • Packaging material in bags, jumbo sacks, vessels or bulk tankers.
  • Complete daily paperwork.
  • Sample products that are produced for quality checks.
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment.
  • Assist maintenance department when required.
  • Operate Forklift Truck and/or Yard Truck (moving trailers).
  • Unload raw materials and load finished goods.
  • Operate control panel.
  • Handle hazardous materials safely.
  • Must know how to safely operate all equipment used in the production area.
  • General cleanup of production facility.
  • Assist with training of new employees.
  • Other duties, as assigned, by Plant Manager or Operations Director.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous fork truck experience a plus.
  • Previous experience in a production and/or manufacturing environment a plus.
  • Employee must be punctual and dependable. Overtime may be required, where needed.
  • Schedule may change with a short notice, based on Customer demand.
  • Frequently works with gloves and eye protection.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Cooperative attitude towards co-workers and supervisors.
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
  • Hiring Rate $18.50
Location on Google Maps
  • Mars, Pennsylvania 16046, United States