BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is hiring Explosive Plant Operators in the RDX Finishing area at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN.
We are seeking detail oriented and highly motivated individuals to fill the role of Explosive Plant Operator. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to monitoring equipment in operation buildings, weighing and sampling material, shoveling blend material, the use of respirator, packaging, drying and the transportation of material.
Physical Demands include: Working regularly with lightweight to average weight material. Handling up to sixty (60) pounds, maneuvering drums and climbing multiple levels of stairs.
Mental and/or Visual Demands: Frequent mental and visual attention, where the flow of work is intermittent or the operation involves waiting for a machine or process to complete and cycle, process checking.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Somewhat disagreeable working conditions, exposed to seasonal conditions, coveralls, safety shoes, plus other PPE required in areas. 12 hour rotating shifts.
The Holston Army Ammunition Plant is a Tobacco Free Facility.
BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our R&D and chemical manufacturing facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, we do this by developing safer energetic materials for our government and commercial customers.
HAAP has provided high quality explosives for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help. Learn more about this area of our business at www.baesystems.com/OSIjobs.