• Refractory Career Opportunities

Laborer Worker – Redi-Shapes Precast Refractory Shapes

The Plibrico Company is seeking an experienced Laborer Worker for a full time position in its Salem, OH location.  Under the direction of the Redi-Shape Department Manager, the labor worker and mold assembler will be responsible for assembling and stripping the precast shape molds.   This employee will also assist the castologist in casting refractory material into the precast molds.

Responsibilities and essential functions include:

  • Reviews work orders and instructions for assignments, specifications and schedule
  • Gathers materials, tools and supplies for jobs
  • Breakdowns and assemble precast shape molds
  • Monitors equipment to ensure in good working order and reports malfunctions to management
  • Transports material and products to and from work space by hand, cart or mechanical equipment
  • Wears proper safety equipment for each task
  • Is a steward of Plibrico’s Purpose, Mission, Vision, and Core Values
  • Assists with other department related tasks as needed

Background/Experience Requirements:


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3+ years construction laborer experience
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Must have experience driving a fork lift
  • Ability to lift and/or move 50 pounds
  • Ability to use hand tools and air tools


  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Required to use arms and legs with frequent movement of entire body, such lift and/or move up to 50 pound objects, climb, balancing and handling material

Compensation and benefits are competitive.   The Plibrico Company is a drug- free workplace.

Plibrico Company, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment, without regards to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital, veteran status, sexual orientation, or the presence of handicaps or disabilities. In addition, this policy of equal opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but is not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.   Employee will be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the office.

For more information or to apply, please e-mail us at hr@plibrico.com.

  • Plibrico® Plastic Refractories

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®Super F AB 58% 2900F / 1590C SDS
    Plibrico®60 AB 58% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®80 AB 78% 3200F / 1760C SDS
    Plibrico®90 AB 90% 3400F / 1871C SDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®55 S 54% 3000F / 1648C SDS
    Plibrico®68 S 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®68 SA 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®85 S Special 83% 3300F / 1815C SDS
    Plibrico®90 S 90% 3400F / 1870C SDS
    Plibrico®SiC 80 (80% SiC) 2700F / 1480C SDS

    (fine grain – soft)

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico®SR 68 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico®SR 85 83% 3300F / 1815C SDS
    Plibrico®SR 90 88% 3400F / 1870C SDS

    Plibrico HyRATE® Plastic Refractories – Gunning Grade

    Clay/Air Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®Super F AB 43% 2900F / 1595C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®60 AB 60% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®80 AB 78% 3200F / 1760C SDS

    Phosphate Bond

    Product Name %Al2O3 Service Limit SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®68 S 68% 3100F / 1705C SDS
    Plibrico HyRATE®85 S Special 84% 3300F / 1815C SDS