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Owens Corning Headquarters


Entry Level Operator

Job Title: Entry Level Operator
Department: Production
Reports to: Front Line Leader; Operations Leader
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
This person is a member of a production crew that operates two production lines. You will work with your shift to safely produce high quality product in a fast pace continuous operation environment.
Expectations for an entry level position include cleaning, painting, general plant labor, covering employee vacations/call outs, and the ability to train up to a Level 1, Level 2, or Level 3 Operator.
Plant and Environmental Safety
Lives the Owens Corning safety standard and meets all the safety conditions. Safety is a requirement of employment.
Take personal ownership to work safely and hold other team members to the same high standards of safety
Notify supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss or on- the -job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem.
Participates in the safety, quality, autonomous maintenance, TPM and housekeeping programs as established within the plant; including but not limited to Focused Improvement Events, Safety Committee, Training, etc.
Performs job tasks to reduce environmental impact and adheres to the environmental regulations and recycling procedures for waste disposal.
Complies with all plant rules and safety regulations.
Performs cleanup duties at workstations and/or equipment/machinery.
Communicates safety concerns and/or equipment problems/abnormalities to appropriate personnel, maintaining strong communication with the appropriate line section operators to ensure immediate action is taken for product out of spec.
Inspect vehicles before use and throughout shift, keeping all equipment clean and operational.
Participates in plant TPM initiatives - completing activities associated with TPM tasks (adheres to CILT standard, 5S).
Continues to use TPM methodology to gain a better understanding of the equipment.
Identifies and participates proactively in learning opportunities and develops expertise in those areas.
Utilizes Focus Improvement tools to problem solve.
Works to achieve zero injuries, zero defects and zero losses.
During PM days, uses time effectively to bring equipment to optimal condition for zero losses.
Maintain DM and Step Boards.
Perform quality checks (length, silicone transfers, thickness, widths, telescoping, weight, bonds)
Interface with plant employees to provide quality control information
Monitor and report unusual or suspect material issues
Communicate with the coater end when non-standard material reaches front end
Communicate with back-end operators about quality issues
Verify that finished product meets visual standards while winding
Perform wrapper quality checks at specified intervals
Ensure proper application of poly, UPC labels, and printing to each bundle
Understand and react to upset conditions
Fill in for any overtime needs that you are qualified for
Ability to learn production positions
Assist shift mechanics as needed
Cover all front end employee outages (To cover breaks, vacations, persoanl time, holidays, etc.)
Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate
Support the training and development of colleagues.
Demonstrates flexibility to changing priorities as business needs dictate.
Identifies and participates proactively in learning opportunities, and develops expertise in those areas.
Follows standard operating procedures and processes.
Can and is willing to make decisions. Knows the chain of command to get support.
Regular Attendance on site and the ability to rotate varying shifts.
All other duties as assigned or needed.
The employee should hold the following skills and abilities:
Demonstrated desire to impact safety
Must be able to work independently or in a team atmosphere with minimal direct supervision
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and the ability to troubleshoot
High attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to multi-task
Basic mathematics skills
Able to effectively communicate (read, write, speak, understand) English
Computer and Software Competencies
The employee must be able to:
Work with a computer to perform basic data entry
Demonstrate basic computer skills such as Microsoft Outlook, IVC, and SAP.
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required.
Manufacturing or process related experience preferred.
Must remain drug free
Exposure to dust/dirt/fumes/fiberglass
Ability to work in wet environments: including head and feet
Industrial manufacturing environment with extreme temperature variation
Exposure to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable (hearing protection is provided)
Ability to wear applicable PPE for up to 12 hours
Ability to distinguish colors and shading
Ability to become certified to operate a forklift
Prolonged sitting, standing, or walking for 8 - 12 hour shifts
Bending and twisting; repetitive movements
Able to do repetitive hand, arm, leg movements for up to 12 hours
Must be able to squat, bend at the waist and knees freely
Be able to climb up to three floors or stairs, use full upper body movement for process; stand up to 12 hours with breaks
Ability to work from heights
Lift, push and pull 40lbs.repetitively
Handle, control, feed, and feel objects or tools
Must be able to work flexible rotating shift schedules - mandatory overtime as required
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2020 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500 company for 66 consecutive years. For more information, please visit
Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.
Please note: Applications must be filled out completely-incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.
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