Manufacturing Operations Technician
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: September 30, 2015
Organization: Owens Corning
City: Dallas, NC
Website: View Website
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
? Two year Associates degree in technical related field or equivalent required
? Three or more years of relevant work experience preferred
? Experience in statistical process control preferred
? Must be 18 years or older
? Must be a US citizen or have the right to work in the US
? Must be drug and alcohol free
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
? Must read, write, and speak English
? Must understand verbal and written instructions
? Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
? Must multi-task
? Must have strong internal and external customer service skills
? Must work well in a team environment
? Must be self-motivated to work independently and meet targets
? Must perform basic mathematical calculations
? Must train and coach others
? Must have strong process acumen and high mechanical aptitude
? Must operate a computer and the necessary software to successfully perform job responsibilities
? Must maintain schedule flexibility to ensure smooth production
? Must secure and maintain job related qualifications and certifications as required by the nature of this position
? Must perform well in non-routine work environement
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED TRAINING
? All annual safety and role specific training, as required by the nature of this position
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
? Rotating shifts ? days and nights
? Stand for extended prolonged periods
? Work overtime as needed
? Meet the physical demands of the work environment
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Technician is responsible for ensuring the production line runs efficiently with high product quality standards. Technician is a key contributor to the continuous improvement of critical plant performance metrics in the areas of safety, productivity, cost, quality and sustainability. This role is essential to the successful start up of Gastonia facility.
Technician is an hourly position reporting to the Manufacturing Engineer.
? Lives the Owens Corning Safety Stand and meets all safety requirements.Safety is a condition of employment.
? Participates in the safety, quality, TPM and housekeeping programs as established within the plant; including but not limited to Kaizen, Safety Committee, 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, safety regulations and job hazard analysis (JHA) requirements.
? Performs cleanup duties at equipment areas, workstations, etc.
? Performs core job duties and operates machinery in various production areas including:
o Binder Room
o Control Room
? Performs alternating production activities at various stages in the manufacturing process to ensure that product output is achieved in accordance with quality standards.
? Maintains an in depth knowledge of the manufacturing process, inputs and outputs (i.e. KMI?s in safety, quality, delivery, cost, and staffing).
? Analyzes and troubleshoots equipment and performance issues to ensure Operating Efficiencies (OE) and Job Efficiencies (JE) are achieved.
? Performs maintenance tasks on equipment to ensure optimal performance and increased uptime.
? Monitors the specific KPI?s/KAI?s required by the job; reacts to upset conditions and escalates when necessary.
? Maintains an uncompromising adherence to 5S standards; keeps the work area and equipment clean.
? Collaborates with team members and participates in team discussions to achieve the goals of the plant.
? Proactively makes suggestions/proposals to strive for continuous improvement of plant performance.
? Assists with the on-boarding of new employees.
? Trains other team members to perform job duties as needed.
? Demonstrates flexibility to perform various job roles within the manufacturing process as assigned.
? Provides relief to positions of prior qualification as required.
? Establishes goals, prioritizes and organizes actions, timelines and resources.
? Understands the needs of the customer and takes action to address those needs.
? Acts decisively and shows a strong sense of urgency to ensure follow through of established goals.
? Proactively identifies and participates in learning opportunities, and develops expertise in those areas.