Zoltek to Host Job Fair at St. Peters, Missouri Facility

St. Peters, Missouri – June 3, 2015 – Zoltek Companies, Inc. (headquarted St. Louis, Missouri) will be hosting a job fair to fill 30 full-time Production Operator positions at the St. Peters location June 16th, 17th, and 18th. Production Operators play a vital role in the carbon fiber manufacturing process. Responsibilities include setting up and operating equipment, inspection and packaging of products, and documentation. This is the first of several hiring events planned for the year to support the growth in production required in this constantly evolving, cutting-edge industry.

The event will be held over 3 days at Zoltek’s St. Peters facility located at 27 Guenther Boulevard, St. Peters, MO 63376. The hours of the event are as follows:

Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Thursday, June 18, 2015, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Applicants who apply online prior to attending the event will have a reserved spot. All applicants should be prepared to take a written general skills and reasoning test and should bring identification and proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Full-Time operators work 12 hour shifts with an alternating schedule resulting in 3 day weekends every other week (the equivalent of 26 weeks of work per year) and built in overtime at time and a half. Starting pay is $12 per hour with opportunities for increases based on performance. There is also a shift differential of 7.5% for those working the night shift. In addition, employees receive 11 paid holidays per year.

Zoltek offers an array of benefits for employees. On the first day of the month after the completion of a 60 day probationary period, healthcare benefits through United Health Care are available to all employees with 85% of the employee’s premiums being paid by Zoltek. In addition to healthcare benefits, employees start earning 15 days of paid time off after the initial probationary period.