Reference : USA01836

Technical Operator - Night Shift

  • Technical Production
  • United States QUAKERTOWN
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 04/08/2022

Position description

The Technical Operator will be responsible for the successfully operating equipment, evaluating samples, and compiling information and reports. List of duties include but are not limited to:

• Safety: Work safely, demonstrate safe behaviors and lead the best example

• Motivation: Have a passion to cross-functionally learn and advance as a CertainTeed employee

• Communication: you will continuously interact with peers and managers about daily interactions, potential issues, and needs; it is critical that you remain approachable and engaged with the team – we look out for one another and communication is the key

• Flexibility: you must be flexible to work in multiple areas, adapt to unscheduled production schedule changes, environmental changes, and potential work schedule changes.

• Perform daily safety inspection audit and report all unsafe conditions or Near Miss events immediately.

• 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.

• Ensure all areas of the plant are clean prior to end of work shift.

• Responsible for achieving the shift safety target, quality, shipping, and cost goals on the shift.

• Perform and operate many manufacturing responsibilities per standard operating conditions.

• Continuously check the operation for leaks or other issues, perform operator based care, and use hand tools only as intended – training will be provided.

• Performs preventative maintenance inspections on equipment – training will be provided.

• Must maintain an excellent standard of housekeeping and order in the work area adhering to 5S Standards.

• Follow all quality expectations, isolate/ report all defects, insure that product meets all quality standards per the quality manual, adhere to all SOP standards, and ensure proper documentation.

• Ensures that quality is maintained by following current operating procedures and process controls.

• Perform all other duties and assignments as and when requested by the Shift Supervisor. 

• Promote an atmosphere of continuous improvement through your engagement – generate original ideas to promote safety, quality, customer service and productivity.

• Be an active member of site improvement opportunities, Kaizen events, and WCM projects.



  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED


  • Previous work experience in Lean Principles or WCM (World Class Manufacturing) is a plus, but not required


  • Must be capable of lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Regular attendance and punctuality required

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.

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