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Poly Technician

Toray: Application Update
June 17, 2024
50 Belver Avenue, North Kingstown
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Toray seeks team members who are hardworking, and passionate about their work and energetic problem-solvers who have a “can-do” attitude. Team members who think creatively and want to implement new ideas thrive here. We value people who wish to pursue a rewarding career in which they develop new skills and progress through the organization. Many Toray employees have been with the company for more than a decade.  Covid Vaccination preferred but not required.

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is a films and chemical manufacturer, which is a $450 million subsidiary of the Japan-based Toray Group, which manufactures synthetic fibers, carbon fibers, plastics, and chemicals and employs more than 45,000 people in 26 countries. Annual sales exceed US$21 billion.

TPA’s films businesses in Rhode Island and foams division in Virginia are global leaders and provide innovative products that are used worldwide for consumer and industrial applications. TPA is committed to environmental, social, and corporate governance. Learn more by visiting www.toraytpa.com.

Toray offers:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Excellent comprehensive benefits package effective on the 1st of the month following date of hire (Medical, Vision Dental, Life insurance)
  • 401k - 4% match on the first 8% of individual contributions
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Shift Pay Differential
  • Overtime pay - time and a half and double time pay
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • We offer a $1,200.00 Employee Referral Bonus Program payout to both referral and employee
  • Advancement Opportunities

The Poly Production Support Technician is responsible for providing safe and efficient operational support in their assigned production process. This includes equipment operation, equipment monitoring, documentation, organization, sample testing, and housekeeping around the equipment. Understand and follow all safety rules. Able to safely operate forklifts, motorized pallets jacks, and other heavy equipment by passing training segments and certifications associated with each unit. Able to use basic hand tools for functions of the job. Able to understand chemical handling requirements and chemical processes.

Essential Duties:

  • Understand and follow all Safety Rules. Able to understand and use lockout systems.
  • Actively participate in safety improvement activities
  • Report safety and equipment incidents promptly using Toray's incident reporting system
  • Monitor Machine/Process Equipment instrumentation during operation
  • Maintain proper documentation including computer data entry (MES, Plant Apps, etc.)
  • Perform quality checks/inspections of product (Contamination, product shape, and color)
  • Assist team to maintain cleanliness and organization of plant and equipment per required standards (AIB)
  • Handle product and materials using power equipment (pallet jacks, fork-lifts, Power lifter)
  • Able to understand and comply with Quality and Environmental procedures and policies
  • Conduct him/herself in a professional manner and maintain good attendance
  • Assist team members with miscellaneous items such as sampling, checking equipment in the building and reporting information on a hand-held radio, and maintaining equipment output


Skills & Qualifications Required:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. on a repetitive basis
  • Ability to push/pull 1500 lb. using a manual pallet jack
  • Able to work 12 hour rotating work shift
  • Able to work mandatory overtime
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time 2 or 3 hours
  • Ability to be respirator certified
  • Ability to use basic hand tools
  • Comfortable with handling chemicals in small containers and drums

Toray Plastics (America) Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status. Toray Plastics (America), Inc. is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination based on any protected status, workplace harassment/bullying and retaliation for filing a complaint or providing information related to a complaint. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and medical related conditions), age (40 and over), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws.

It is the policy of Toray Plastics (America) Inc. to maintain a work environment that is safe for all persons, including the community, and conducive to attaining high work standards. To achieve these objectives, we are committed to maintaining a drug, tobacco and alcohol free workplace and perform pre-employment testing.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.




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