Production Associate

Who We Are:

At the heart of clean air, Cormetech is the global leader in the design, manufacture, and full lifecycle management of technologies that clean the air pollutants and carbon dioxide linked to climate change. 


The company’s reputation is built on three decades of developing and delivering market-leading selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalysts and CO2 adsorbers, the building blocks of emissions control and CO2 capture systems. 


If you are looking to make a difference in the world you have found the right place. Join us as we continue to fight climate change. 

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Assemble material and operate equipment within specifications, safely and efficiently
  • Measure, assemble materials, apply chemicals, and transport materials within specifications and with precision
  • Verify solutions, materials, and finished product criteria are within specifications prior to using or releasing
  • Use care and attention to detail while working with raw materials and finished product to ensure product is not damaged and is      properly handled
  • Operate equipment within safety guidelines and specifications required for the task being performed
  • Maintain process specifications and inspect product for quality
  • Record process data and information accurately an appropriately
  • Make appropriate decisions based on data and information gathered in the process
  • Communicate issues with product, processes, and data to supervisor and/or manager in a timely manner
  • Other essential duties may include the following depending on position:
  • Place raw materials into a mixer
  • Place kneaded mixes into the pre-extruder
  • Take formed bricks and run through Loomis extruder to form honeycomb catalysts
  • Place honeycomb catalysts on trays, wrap, and place on the cart for the ovens
  • Place carts with honeycomb catalysts in ovens, monitor temperature, and humidity, making necessary adjustments, remove catalysts once complete
  • Prepare dry honeycomb catalysts for chemical activation
  • Prepare chemical mix for activation process
  • Cut honeycomb catalysts to specifications 
  • Build arrays by cementing catalysts into specifications      and install in modules
  • Operate a forklift in a safe manner 
  • Operate an overhead crane in a safe manner
  • Must be able to work on assigned shifts

Work Schedule:

  • 2nd Shift 3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday (overtime may be required)
  • 3rd Shift 11:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. Sunday thru Thursday (overtime may be required)



  • Reliable means of transportation is required for all positions
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen
  • Background check is required
  • Self-motivated worker
  • Good basic math and written communication skills
  • Safety conscious
  • Willingness to take on responsibility
  • Able to work  in a team
  • Good  attendance - punctual
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to read, follow instruction, and record information
  • Work experience in an industrial environment
  • Proven knowledge of general plant safety

  What Knowledge and Skills We Prefer:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • Manufacturing  or closely related experience
  • Forklift  experience preferred

The Working Conditions:

  • Mechanical noise 
  • Dusty and dirty work environment due to materials and raw materials
  • Varying temperatures from warm to cold.

The Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift push, pull, and carry 25 pounds frequently.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull, and carry 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Standing for extended periods of time.
  • Walking, stooping, bending, crouching, twisting, climbing, and kneeling.

As a team member at CORMETECH you’ll enjoy:

Benefits are provided on the first day of hire. These benefits include medical, dental, and vision. CORMETECH also provides several company paid benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability. 


We offer a generous PTO package, a company match on our 401(k), and a quarterly bonus plan.



Cormetech is located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Durham North Carolina, Kings Mountain North Carolina, and Cleveland Tennessee. This position will be based out of our Durham, North Carolina location.  This position will be in-person.


We look forward to receiving your application and seeing if we are a good fit for each other! 


Equal Opportunity 

Cormetech, an Equal Opportunity Employer. The success of Cormetech depends upon attracting, retaining, developing, and promoting the most qualified people regardless of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran’s status.

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

Screener Questions: Operation Associate DUR

How many years of chemical mixing experience do you have?

How many years of Forklift experience do you have?

How many years of Manufacturing experience do you have?

What is the highest level of education you have completed?

Must be able to pass drug screen. (required)

Yes Correct


Must be able to pass a background check. (required)

Yes Correct


What shift(s) are you willing to work? (not all shifts may be available) Select all that apply.