Reference : 577991

Production Helper

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 05/19/2020

Position description

Safety is of primary importance to this and all positions. The Production Helper is primarily responsible to:

  • General operations of production machinery.
  • Maintains well organized and clean work station and update required documentation to insure a quality product.
  • Dependability is an essential part of this job as well as the ability to team with co-workers.



  • Perform under standard operating conditions.
  • Loading and unloading molds.
  • Trimming products.
  • Operating lift cart.
  • Material preparations such as bagging and steel prep.
  • Responsible for achieving the shift outputs and quality goals.
  • Not required to perform recipe changes.
  • Perform job in a safe manner following all rules/ regulations and training.
  • Perform daily safety inspection and report all unsafe conditions or Near Miss events immediately.
  • Wear all PPE as required.
  • Use hand tools as intended.
  • Follow all environmental and housekeeping requirements, properly dispose of trash, regularly sweep keeping material, oil and water off floors and keep contaminated material from entering process water system.
  • Insure that line is cleaned prior to end of work shift.
  • Perform to all quality expectations, isolate/ report all defects, insure that product meets all dimensional

    and cosmetic standards, adhere to all SOP standards and proper documentation of all product.



Accurate- Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly is essential.

Communication (Oral) - Ability to communicate with Supervisor, Roto Operator and Set-ups, coworkers

  and managers effectively is essential.

Decision Making- Ability to make decisions while following all Company safety rules and procedures is

  essential especially, when working in and around moving high speed equipment.

Detail Orientated- Ability to note minute detail impacting product quality and packaging is critical.

Honesty/Integrity- The trait of being truthful and credible within the workplace is essential.

Organized- Ability to follow a systematic method, maintaining a clean, well-organized work area.

Problem Solving- Ability to proactively find solutions or manage work related problems is important.

Reliability- The trait of being dependable and trustworthy is essential.

Team Building- Ability to convince coworkers to participate in safety, quality and service initiatives in

  effort to promote Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and capture cost savings is essential.

Working Under Deadline- Ability to complete assigned tasks and maintain production output

  standards and improving yield under specified deadlines is critical.




High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.




Entry level position. Related manufacturing or trade school experience a plus. Use of hand tools and measuring

devices helpful.





  • Satisfactory Attendance
  • Satisfactory completion of associated training programs
  • Demonstrated ability of cooperation, leadership and willingness to assist fellow employees in a team-based work environment
  • Willingness to work overtime and at times on short notice
  • Ability to perform the responsibilities of the position including times when there is limited or no supervision
  • Thorough understanding of safety rules and the safe operation of production machinery

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.

Top Employer 2020