J.Rettenmaier USA LP

JRS USA is a leader in the manufacture and production of insoluble fibers used in the food, pet food, home and personal care, chemical, technical, industrial industries and many more. As a global manufacturer and essential business, we are always looking to add talented and dedicated professionals to our teams across the United States.

Control Room Assistant

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Responsibilities
  • Maintain all Processing specifications.
  • Maintenance support of all production equipment.
  • Operation of testing equipment for maintaining product specification.
  • Basic Data Entry on computer work station.
Minimum Job Requirements, Skills, Qualifications, Certifications and Licenses
  • High School diploma.
  • Strong sense of Safety.
  • Be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Able to work effectively and safely in tight and/or confined spaces in all areas of the plant.
  • Intermediate user knowledge or MS office, particularly Outlook, Excel and Word preferred.
  • Ability to change filter socks and cages.
  • Ability to fill bulk trucks.
  • Ability to become forklift certified.
  • Ability to become boom certified.
  • Ability to operate hammer mill.
  • Run Control Room Lab testing equipment.
  • Good troubleshooting skills.
  • Understand paperwork and properly be able to complete.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Read and understand schedule for Pre-grind, Processing, Packaging and Blending.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Good communication skills.  Must be able to communicate with all personnel (Contractors, Customers, Temporaries and Management).
  • Valid Iowa Driver's license (pre-requisite for forklift license).
Interactions and Tools/Equipment Utilized in the Job
  • Consults with Maintenance personnel and staff in Logistics, Warehouses, Production and QA/QC.
  • Utilizes standard office equipment and computer work station.
Physical Requirements
Job requires for long periods of time and frequency: 
  • walking to various locations in the facility.
  • climbing stairs, ladders and straight ladders with man cage.
  • standing, crawling, crouching and kneeling, out-of-position working.
  • working in the elements during all seasons.

  • Must be able to operate: all-terrain lift, 65 ft. boom lift, 45 ft. boom lift, scissor lifts, forklifts.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on occasions.
Additional Information
  • All rules and regulations of the Employee Handbook apply at all times.
  • Standard working hours 6:00 am - 6:00 pm, 12-hour or 6:00 pm - 6:00 am 12-hour schedule rotation.  
  • Eligible for In-2-Win performance bonus program.
  • Eligible for benefits.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and employment application to hrjrsscm and click the behavioral assessment questionnaire link to complete our Predictive index online.

J. Rettenmaier USA LP
16369 US 131 Highway
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Phone: (269) 679-2340
Email: hr@jrsusa.com

This Job Description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the Job Description. Other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job. Employee’s position, job function, standard work hours, location and reporting relationship may be changed at Employer’s discretion. This Job Description is not a guarantee of continued employment.

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