Utility Machine Operator Helper

Job Location US-NJ-Kearny
ID
2021-5716
# of Openings
5
Category
Manufacturing
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

The Utility position is an hourly position, and reports to the Production Shift Supervisor.  The employee is responsible for ensuring that the end process of producing quality shingles continues even during process upsets.  The Utility ensures that only quality product makes it from the production line.

Responsibilities

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • SAFETY
    • Follow and enforce all safety rules and procedures, training, and initiatives
    • Maintain good housekeeping in all work areas
    • Participate on safety teams
  • QUALITY
    • Perform laminator quality checks
      • Ensure bundles are properly stacked when exiting autocatchers
    • Evaluate layout board
    • Monitor and report unusual or suspect material issues
      • Remove off-specification shingles from line
      • Ensure that no granule build-up is falling onto bundles
      • Remove splices
      • Monitor levels and application of laminate and seal
  • PRODUCTION
    • Be familiar with the laminator, autocatchers, palletizer, and line drive jobs and procedures
    • Manually stack-off product during equipment failure
    • Clear machine jams
    • Prepare shingle bundles for wrapper
    • Wrap or Rewrap finished product as necessary
    • Visibly check measurements of shingles
    • Assist in lace-up procedures
    • Handle, stack, weigh, mark, and store product seconds in proper location
    • Perform preventive maintenance (PM) on down days
    • Assist team members to keep front end of line running smoothly
    • Relieve front end team members for break periods
    • Assist the shift mechanic on machine outages
    • Visibly verify completion and submission of operator paperwork
    • Participate in process teams

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Qualifications

 

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to work at a reasonably fast pace
  • Must be able to work flexible shift schedules
  • Regular attendance, timeliness, and scheduling flexibility are required
  • Must have the ability to do basic mathematical calculations
  • Must be able to work with a computer to perform basic data entry
  • Must be able to operate a forklift

COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES

 

  • Must be able to operate a computer or other keyboard instrument

           

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • Exposure to temperature extremes
  • Exposure to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable
  • Exposure to dust, dirt, fiberglass particles, and fumes
  • Prolonged sitting or standing for 8 – 16 hour shifts
  • Mandatory overtime as required
  • Repetitive movements
  • Frequent climbing, bending, twisting, and lifting
  • Handle, control, and feed product
  • Ability to frequently move 40-100 pounds

 

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