Saint-Gobain Tower Operator - 3rd Shift in Merrimack, New Hampshire
At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.
Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.
At Saint-Gobain, our people are our most valuable asset so we provide competitive base salary and incentive compensation packages to reward and recognize employees for their contributions toward the company's success. We also offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package with programs designed to meet our employees’ diverse needs.
▪Medical/Vision/Dental/Pharmacy ▪Short and Long Term Disability ▪Life and AD&D Insurance ▪Dependent Life Insurance ▪Volunteer Paid Time Off ▪Retirement Plan: 401(k) ▪Group Legal Coverage ▪Flexible Spending Account ▪Paid Holidays ▪Paid Vacation ▪Tuition Reimbursement ▪Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ▪Matching Gifts Program ▪Product Rebates ▪Vendor Discounts ▪Scholarship Program ▪Live Well ▪Wellness Reimbursement ▪Pet Insurance
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NOTE: This position is available on 3rd shift (Sun-Thrs 11pm-7am). Training will take place on 1st shift (Mon-Fri 7am-3pm) for a period of 6-8weeks.
The Tower Operator is responsible for operating a 3 tier-vertical coating oven (Tower) to produce various sized rolls of coated fabric/ film material, while ensuring all customers’ quality needs and expectations are met and exceeded.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Exhibit safety awareness and safe work practices
Perform Tower start-up, shut down and turnarounds
Read and follow process sheet, work instructions and/or procedures to coat rolled fabric/film material
Select rolls to be coated and carry/move to the pay-off, slide over shaft, inflate shaft and splice material to the leader
Use various tools to move fabric/film material to/from Tower
Follow internal environmental safety requirements for handling of coating formulation in work area
Check materials and/or coating formulation using various calibrated and non-calibrated tools
Recognize and correct processing problems
Determine through process decision making whether to continue running/operations or to stop the run
Properly complete required paperwork/forms
Input shop floor control data into computer systems (QAD/GEORGE)
Perform periodic maintenance, as required/requested on Tower, to include cleaning ovens
Maintain 5S housekeeping/organization within work area
Willing to accept and receive frequent direction and assistance from various levels of management
Complete visual inspections on material as it is processed through Tower run/operations
Recognize defects, use proper descriptions and codes
Manually adjust various machine components to correct defects as they arise
Detect and report defective materials or questionable conditions to Tower Lead, Production Supervisor, and/or Process Engineer when necessary
Properly complete required paperwork/forms
Cut samples for Q.C
REQUIRED EDUCATIONS, SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma or equivalent
1+ years experience working in a manufacturing environment
Accurately read a tape measure within 1/16 of an inch
Excellent attention to detail, keen vision (with or without glasses) for material inspection
Basic comprehension, reading, writing and communication skills
Basic mathematical skills
Dependability and thoroughness
Strong adherence to company policies and procedures
Strong customer focus, ability to treat others with respect
Strong sense of accountability, integrity, teamwork, pride and a sense of ownership in your work
Self-motivated, results-driven, active participant in process improvement
Open-minded to differences, learning, problem solving, improvements and change
Production environment with regular exposure to noise and dust
May be exposed to cold temperatures and/or extreme heat at times
Ability to stand, stoop, twist, turn and work over the head
Ability to lift/move a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly
THIS POSITION DOES NOT QUALIFY FOR RELOCATION AND/OR VISA SPONSORSHIP
NO AGENCY CALLS AT THIS TIME PLEASE
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.