Washington Mills was founded in 1868, and has been family-owned and operated for nearly a century.
Washington Mills is one of the world’s premier manufacturer and innovator of the abrasive grain and
fused electro minerals industry and the largest manufacturer in North America. The Hennepin,
Illinois facility was built in 1978 and is the only manufacturer of silicon carbide, operating the
only EPA-approved silicon carbide plant in North America.
TheWashington Mills Hennepin, ILplant employs 83 people.Wehavebuilt areputation providing
long-termand lifetime careers.The facility is composed of 3 major areas; the Furnace Yard,
Processing Plant, and the Sulferox Plant. This unique plant structure offers a wide range of
employment opportunities in our 24-hour operation: Engineers, Chemical Operators, Furnace Yard
Observers, Lab Technicians, Millwrights, Electricians, HeavyEquipment Mechanics, HeavyEquipment
Operators, and Laborers.
Currently, we are taking applications/resumes for Chemical Operators, FurnaceYard Observers,
LabTechnicians, Heavy Equipment Mechanics, and Laborers.
Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Human
Resource office at 815-925-7604. Teamwork at Washington Mills Equals Achievement