Reference : 570419

2nd/3rd shift Flex Machine Operator

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/15/2019

Position description

Looking for a GREAT PLACE TO WORK? Look no further!

Saint-Gobain is a Global Top Employer.

Our team in Wayne, NJ is looking for  a

Flex Machine Operator 2nd/3rd shift




Job Scope: Act in the capacity of a flexible production operator within the Film Packaging, C-Treatment, Zitex and Extrusion Departments. Assume material handling responsibilities to help stage materials within the various Films Departments. Operator would be responsible to perform necessary work order and inventory transactions using the software control systems such as Eagle (via iPad), Factivity (MES) and QAD (ERP). The responsibilities of this position may change frequently thru the week in order to meet production goals. This position may also require work-time on weekends



  • Perform job duties within Extrusion, Film Packaging, Surface Treatment and Zitex departments to meet on-time production schedule and customer order shipment goals.
  • 5S Team Leader: oversee Films area in 5S process.
  • Communicate and cooperate with fellow employees to maintain quality, operational efficiency, and safe workplace. Exhibits safety awareness and demonstrates safe work practices.
  • Daily duties are subject to change based on department needs and/or as directed by the area supervisor.
  • Perform setup, in-process, and final inspection as required by SOPs and work instructions. Visually observe, troubleshoot, and report non-conformance condition (either product or process).
  • Maintain accurate inventory of materials used and finish product produced by accurately completing log book information, production paperwork, and Factivity MES, as required.
  • Handle Zitex materials according to SOPs, work instructions, work order requests, and/or special instructions from supervisor. Stage materials to the next operation when required.
  • Perform duties required to surface treat (“C-Treat”) film materials
  • Perform duties required to skive, stretch and package Zitex products
  • Perform duties required to properly package film orders for shipment.
  • Operator would assist fellow operators when needed and/or directed by supervisor.
  • This position would also include providing training for new or transferred employees under the direction of the area supervisor and/or engineer.

Additional description

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree in a technical discipline desirable.
  • Minimum five (5) years as a production operator in a manufacturing environment.
  • Practical experience and comfort operating and troubleshooting mechanical equipment.
  • Previous experience and/or able to be trained to safely operate forklift, electric pallet jack and other material handling equipment.
  • Able to operate independently once appropriate training and direction has been provided.
  • Must show self-initiative, be engaged, demonstrate open, constructive communication and work effectively within a team environment.
  • Be adaptable: open to work extended hours as needed throughout the regular week.
  • Basic command of the English language, written and verbal. Able to read, write and follow SOP’s.

Who are we ?

Our commitment to being a Great Place to Work is a strong one. We encourage and foster our employees to be engaged through their participation in various committees/ teams. These teams help build a relationship between employees; they bring together employees from different shifts, different departments, and different career levels and promote a culture of unity and pride. In an environment of listening, caring, developing, thanking and inspiring, the Saint-Gobain Wayne Plant IS a Great Place to Work.

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