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Skilled Operator/ Furnace Deck Technician

Company: Owens Corning
Location: Eloy
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Skilled Operator - Furnace/ Hot End OperationsJob DescriptionJob Title: Hot End OperationsDepartment: OperationsReports to: Shift CoordinatorSupervises: N/AFLSA Status: Non-ExemptDate: 9/24/21SUMMARYThe Hot End operator performs the roles of process management/operator for the raw material unloading and inventory, batch mixing and transfer, binder application, melting, fiberizing, hot repair, and upper pack forming processes. This includes but is not limited to: operating all process equipment, troubleshooting process and equipment problems, Total Productive Maintenance, elimination of special cause variation, and effective execution of safety, housekeeping, environmental, quality, and waste elimination processesPrincipal Duties and Responsibilities: - Work in a safe and productive manner and actively monitor and correct unsafe behaviors as they occur in the crew. Expected to lead by example. - Observes machine operations, control panels and levers to detect any malfunctions - Improve and maintain housekeeping and environmental requirements of entire Furnace area. - Monitors and checks fiberizing process - Adjusts blower pressure, air pressure, and change out blower if necessary - Monitors and checks binder process including: adjusting flows and clearing plugging problems and changing filters on both units and back flush system - Monitors and adjusts air lapper systems - Communicates with area Forehearth Operator/Batch House and Binder/Forming about blowback problems - Makes adjustments and communicates when pulling unit out - Collects data on fibers including: Taking fiber diameter checks, Using data to adjust fiberizer process, Input data into SPC system, Monitors cullet water process including cleaning filters - Makes necessary changes for job changes including: Spinner changes if needed, Process settings, gas, O2 etc., Pull changes, Spinner RPM changes - Monitors and performs tasks in the melter and batch charger areas - Monitors operation, maintains temperature and glass levels, takes readings, resets computer, cleans monitoring equipment - Assists supervisor in training - Perform any other job deemed necessary to ensure the proper and safe operation of the facility.SKILLS AND ABILITIESThe employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Must have strong internal and external customer service skills
  • Must work well in team environment
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must have ability to do basic mathematical calculationsCOMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIESThe employee must be able to:
    • Operate a computer and other keyboard instruments
    • Learn SAP, PAS, on-spec and omnimac systemsEDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCEThe employee should have the following:
      • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required
      • Possess valid forklift driver certification
      • Possess valid front end loader driver certification
      • Possess strong leadership skillsESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENTThe employee should possess the ability to:
        • The ability to work varying or 12 hour rotating shifts
        • Medical certification to wear respirator protection
        • Exposure to hot/cold temperatures on a regular basis
        • Exposure to continuous noise and able to wear hearing protection
        • Lifting, carrying/moving up to 50 pounds
        • Standing occasionally
        • Bending frequently
        • Walking continuously
        • Hand/eye coordination continuously
        • Handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls continuouslyThis 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''Work Remotely
          • NoJob Type: Full-timePay: $23.00 - $27.00 per hourBenefits:
            • 401(k)
            • 401(k) matching
            • Dental insurance
            • Employee assistance program
            • Flexible spending account
            • Health insurance
            • Health savings account
            • Life insurance
            • Retirement plan
            • Vision insuranceSchedule:
              • 12 hour shift
              • Day shift
              • Night shift
              • Weekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:
                • Signing bonusEducation:
                  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
                    • Manufacturing: 3 years (Required)Shift availability:
                      • Day Shift (Required)
                      • Overnight Shift (Required)
                      • Night Shift (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Owens Corning, Gilbert , Skilled Operator/ Furnace Deck Technician, Professions , Eloy, Arizona

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