Wabash, Indiana, United States

Operator 2

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Job ID 53467

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Operator I position is the operations expert for the packaging process. The employee works with other Packaging Operators to coordinate the duties to be accomplished across the entire packaging area with set-ups, operation, adjustments for packaging equipment, proper curing, circumference and facing.

This role will also ensure that the quality and quantity of packaged goods conforms to the company’s standards.

Reports to:  The Operator I is an hourly position reporting to the Lead and Production Shift Supervisor.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follows all Owens Corning safety policies and procedures
  • Know plant EPA goals or requirements and insures goals are met on a daily basis
  • Handle startup and shut down duties pertaining to packaging equipment at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Ensure each packaging machine is in good repair and works in accordance to regulations set by the company
  • Perform regular and preventative maintenance on packaging machines to ensure optimum work cycles
  • Responsible for packaging integrity and quality checks on each packaging order
  • Monitor correct product weights and ensure that they are maintained throughout the shift
  • Handle / discard waste that packaging machineries edict in a safe manner
  • Educate workers on exercising caution to avoid accidents and prevent injuries
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area by ensuring that floors are clean and organized appropriately
  • Assist in developing SOPs
  • Tend to packaging machines by using appropriate controls to package different items
  • Load and unload items into packaging machines and remove rejected packages to be isolated as surplus
  • Sort, label, grade and inspect packaged products
  • Stack packaged items on delivery pallets using jack pallets or forklifts
  • Stack material pieces according to product specifications
  • Reports any problems to appropriate personnel and carries out emergency procedures
  • Performs other tasks and duties within scope as necessary and in agreement with the lead

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a US citizen or have the right to work in the US

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of two (2) years manufacturing experience is highly preferred
  • Experience operating powered industrial equipment such as forklift, Bobcat, overhead cranes, and hoists preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Willingness to support training and cross-functional efforts
  • Must have the ability to train and coach others
  • Must have strong process acumen and high mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to secure and maintain job related qualifications and certifications as required by the nature of this position
  • Possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Work well in team environment
  • Work independently
  • Basic mathematical calculations and measurements
  • Must maintain schedule flexibility to ensure smooth production
  • Pass hair follicle drug screen prior to employment
  • Acceptable background check
  • Pass pre-employment physical

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Non-Rotating shifts – 8 hour
  • Stand for extended prolonged periods during 8 hour shift
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Meet the physical demands of the work environment
  • Occasionally lift up to 45 LBS
  • Consistently lift up to 25 LBS
  • Must be willing to work Saturdays and occasional Sundays

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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