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POSITION TITLE: Production Operator DEPARTMENT: Production
REPORTS TO: Production Supervisor REVISED: 12/09/2016
Purpose of Position:
Perform operations work that is required to manufacture shingle products, along with related safety, housekeeping, shut down, cleanup, startup, and maintenance work.
Key Roles:
Work safely. Avoid at-risk behaviors at all times.
Using standard procedures and technical training, operate equipment and machinery to manufacture product that meets specifications.
Troubleshoot manufacturing problems.
Rotate jobs in assigned or selected job area (Process or Packaging).
Train other operators when required to increase overall performance of the team.
When serving as a trainer and in association with the Team Leader, recommend trainee qualification to the Production Supervisor.
Perform machine maintenance tasks as assigned.
Primary Accountabilities:
Follow safety policies, procedures, and practices.
Perform work according to established process and quality standards, procedures, and current best practices.
Arrive for assigned shift on time, and relieve operator on the off-going shift as soon as clocked in.
Remain at workstation until relieved by the oncoming shift operator.
Perform operations associated with the workstation.
Perform shut down and cleanup work.
Perform start up work.
Attend, participate in, and contribute to Production meetings.
Make adjustments to machine in operational area and report notable changes to oncoming operator.
Train in job skills and pass qualification on at least three tasks on the process or packaging end.
While machine is operating, observe the machine and process, troubleshoot machine and process problems, and report any issues to supervision or with a written Maintenance Work Orders.
Perform regular and routine cleanup and housekeeping of workstation as outlined by the Housekeeping Checklist for that work station and of other areas as directed by the Supervisor.
Perform Emergency Control Plan assignments as required.
Meet physical performance levels necessary to perform the task in the process and/or packaging end.
Critical Job Demands and Work Conditions
Note: These are the critical demands required for all 6 tasks stations. These indicate the physical performance levels necessary to perform the tasks in the Production Department.
Scale based on a 12 hour shift: Infrequent - 1 to 5 %, Occasional - 6 to 33 %, Frequent - 34 to 66 %, Constant - 66 to 100 %
1. Lifting
Two person floor to waist and/or horizontal lift of 55 lb. to 95 lb.
One person floor to wait and/or horizontal lift of 50 lbs. or less.
Overhead lifting -Overhead lifting of < 10 lb. The lifting is in the range of the floor to 62 . These lifts are performed at an occasional level.
Front carry or one hand carry (dependent on operator preference) -15 lb. or 25 lb. The distance of the carry varies between 10 and 30 .
Push/Pull - < 100 lbs.. The distance moved is < 6 .
2. Shoveling- This is occasional. The operators will shovel loose materials into waste bin.
3. Positional, mobility, and repetitive motion-
Lowered work in standing (stoop)-occasional
Kneeling- occasional
Crawling- occasional
Ladder (vertical)- occasional
Standing and Walking-constant
Overhead work - occasional
Lowered work in standing (stoop) occasional
Sitting- occasional
Vertical Ladder - occasional
Minimum Qualifications:
+ High school diploma or GED
+ Basic reading and mathematics skills as assessed by Wonderlic
+ Experience in a manufacturing environment
GAF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
**Requisition ID:** 5573
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