Reference : 562406

Production Worker I

  • Technical Production
  • United States
    Winder
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/07/2018

Position description

POSITION SUMMARY  

Provides production and warehouse labor necessary to safely and in an environmentally conscious way, operate a World Class Manufacturing plant that is professional in appearance, manufacturing high quality, cost efficient products that exceed customer expectations. In addition, the Production Worker must be able to maintain a positive team environment and focus on safety, quality assurance and continuous improvement.  He/She will be expected to learn the essential duties quickly and be able to perform them without direct supervision within three months.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES  

 

  • CLEAN -UP / UTILITY:  Performs clean up and utility work including but not limited to painting and marking, grounds maintenance, stacking, sorting, wrapping and organizing finished products, raw materials and supplies. 
  • RAW MATERIAL HANDLING AND BULK TRUCK UNLOADING:  Assists in unloading incoming raw materials from trucks used in the production of ready mix and dry joint compound.   Stacks the raw materials in a neat and orderly manner in the designated raw material storage areas.  Assures levels in the silo and latex tanks are adequate to hold incoming bulk materials without spills.  Tests and approves the incoming material before unloading into the silo or latex tanks. Cleans all screens after product is unloaded.  Is responsible for general housekeeping in the unloading and storage areas.
  • READY MIX PACKAGING LINE:  Stuffs plastic bags into cartons, or operates bag inserter, and places and fills pails onto packaging line. Operates fill station, vibrator, case sealer, or hand ties containers to seal product.  Properly codes and fills containers to the appropriate fill quantity.  Accurately records product produced.  Operates stretch wrap equipment.  Clears jammed containers and cleans all spills immediately.  Hand stacks finished product as required.  Operates the small packaging line.  Cleans strainers when directed by supervision. 
  • DRY PACKAGING LINE:  Operates dry packing equipment to fill and code bags to correct weights.  Accurately records product produced. Clears jammed containers and cleans all spills in a timely manner.  Hand stacks finished product as required for special shipments.
  • DAILY QUALITY TESTING:  Performs daily quality testing on all finished products and incoming loads of calcium carbonate and latex.  Completes all other raw material tests as directed by supervision following established testing procedures.  Assists the Operations Manager or designate in the calibration and recording of all scales, meters or equipment used in the production process or lab.  Completes daily quality test records.
  • PREVENTATIVE AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE:  Works with minimal supervision on maintenance assignments of routine and medium complexity. 
  • Maintains a safe work environment, recognizes unsafe conditions and practices, and makes corrections to prevent injuries and property loss.
  • Participates in required trainings as directed
  • Assists in the development of Job Safety Analysis (JSK)
  • Performs and adheres to all standards, quality and testing procedures and requirements
  • Performs duties in an efficient, cost effective and timely manner
  • Reports to work on a regular and consistent basis
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • LOTO trained (Lock Out/Tag Out).
  • Knowledge and ability to use appropriate quality inspection tools to ensure quality and reproducibility.
  • Trained and competent to operate production equipment.
  • Abide by company policies and procedures.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED  

  • High school diploma or GED is required. 
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery.
  • Ability to work safely at all times
  • Able to work in a team or individual setting and deliver results
  • Working outdoors during varying weather conditions
  • Knowledge of work area and processes and procedures
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks for extend periods of time
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to work as a team
  • Minimum English language competency to adequately preform duties and responsibilities (written       & verbal).
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PREFERRED OR DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

 

  • Familiar with safety programs in a manufacturing environment.
  • Above average time management skills.
  • Experience with production equipment
  • Forklift driving experience
  • Engagement towards facility safety and continuous learning.
  • Excellent attendance.
  • Experience following protocols and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate within a team environment.
  • Ability to retain and retrieve technical information in a fast paced environment.
  • Innovative approach to problem solving.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS  

 

  • Long hours are necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Working environment will include extended periods standing and seasonal temperature extremes occur during peak summer months.  These environments may include exposure to industrial solvents, above average noise levels and hazardous materials.
  • Work is performed in a manufacturing plant environment with limited HVAC, concrete floors, and exposure to industrial noise, dust, chemicals and ambient seasonal temperature changes.
  • Normal plant operation is Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends, day and swing shift. Hours may vary depending on business needs.  Night shift work is required for some candidates.
  • Will be required to work weekends, holidays and shift work as necessary to meet business demands

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  

 

Must be capable of wearing Personal Protective Equipment necessary to comply with government and company safety standards, whenever engineered methods of reducing hazards or physical requirements cannot be reasonably accommodated. Job includes tasks that require bending, lifting materials weighing up to 50lbs., twisting, gripping, reaching and fine manipulation. May require long periods of standing.

 

 

 

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. www.certainteed.com

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