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Production Technician Associate

Walkerton, IN 46574, USA Req #264
Wednesday, January 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 Production Technician Associate will report directly to the Production Supervisor and is responsible for performing a variety of production tasks to assist with operations in production.



  • Operate a forklift
  • Packaging 10 - 50 lb. bags of bulk product via saddle to pallet as well as filling 3000 lb. super sacks and 50,000 lb. tankers.
  • Cleaning of the warehouse, and work area, as required
  • Daily maintenance of equipment
  • Calls specialists when more serious problems occur
  • Tracks various data associated with production equipment
  • Reports any inconsistencies and uses standard repair procedures
  • Work in compliance with company safety and operating procedures
  • Maintain high production levels in areas of responsibility.
  • Other duties, as assigned



  • Previous forklift experience
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Previous experience in a production/manufacturing setting
  • Capable of working in a team and independently

Capable of following a production report while working independently

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 $18.58
  • Max Hiring Rate $18.58
Location on Google Maps
  • Walkerton, IN 46574, USA