General Operator

United States of America
18 November 2019

Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? Apply now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.

POSITION: General Operator

The ROCKWOOL Group’s main business area is building insulation, providing thermal comfort along with fire safety and acoustical comfort for all types of buildings.

This is the Role:

The General Operator will report directly to the Production Supervisor and will be based out of the Factory in Byhalia, MS. You will be responsible for operating equipment in an effective and efficient manner according to company standards, specifications and policies to produce quality mineral fibre ceiling tile products within the company’s parameters of quality, material efficiency, and time efficiency. You will maintain a clean, safe and efficient workplace without jeopardizing product quality or the environment.

This is what you offer:

  • High school diploma or equivalent Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) minimum score of silver on CRT (Career Readiness Test)
  • Experience in machine set-up and computers
  • Must have a good understanding in how equipment operates in order to clear equipment safely
  • Good understanding of H+S requirements and ability to work in a safe manner
  • Understanding of key figures and how to maximize the output
  • Mechanical aptitude with experience trouble shooting equipment
  • Experience in a continuous manufacturing environment
  • The ability to read and understand written instructions and product specifications
  • Practical knowledge in a continuous flow automated manufacturing

Physical Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to stand/walk on concrete floors for 8 or more hours during the course of a day.
  • Must be able to work in high temperatures, in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit for several hours
  • during the day.
  • Must have good vision, with our without assistance, including the ability to visually detect aesthetic
  • quality non conformities
  • Plant environment can be dusty with airborne wool particles.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced high volume production facility.
  • Some lifting, bending, stooping, walking up/down stairs, fast pace walking for some distance.


If you recognize yourself in this opportunity, please apply, sending an English version of your resume.  


At the ROCKWOOL Group, we are committed to enriching the lives of everyone who comes into contact with our solutions. Our expertise is perfectly suited to tackle many of today’s biggest sustainability and development challenges, from energy consumption and noise pollution to fire resilience, water scarcity and flooding. Our range of products reflects the diversity of the world’s needs, while supporting our stakeholders in reducing their own carbon footprint. Stone wool is a versatile material and forms the basis of all our businesses. With approx. 10,500 passionate colleagues in 38 countries, we are the world leader in stone wool solutions, from building insulation to acoustic ceilings, external cladding systems to horticultural solutions, engineered fibres for industrial use to insulation for the process industry and marine & offshore. We encourage you to join our team!



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