Saint-Gobain Plant Operator in Niagara Falls, New York
Plant Operators are responsible for the safe and efficient operations of all activities/machinery in the assigned department, which may include S5 mixing, Targa extrusion, Gen3/HiPal, or Crushing production areas. The priority is to ensure the service and quality of products on the production floor. Quality testing and/or sample collection, accurate data collection and reporting, and troubleshooting skills are required. Must follow standard operating procedures.
Must maintain an acceptable level of housekeeping, meet and exceed all safety standards and training requirements as outlined.
Works in a manner that is safe while continuously ensuring quality, production and performance expectations are met.
Consistent, proper use of personal protective equipment is required. PPE requirements, including but not limited to safety glasses with side shields, safety shoes, hearing protection, high visibility clothing, and dust masks.
Must follow all safety policies and procedures, including lockout/tagout.
Hours vary, typically between 36 - 48 hours per week. Plant Operators must have flexibility to work any shift as assigned, which may include either 12 hour and 8 hour shifts, and rotating days, afternoons, and evenings, as well as weekends. At times, overtime is required. Shifts and overtime are subject to change based upon business conditions.
Work in this position is performed primarily inside the plant, but may have seasonal temperature fluctuations resulting in work areas having warmer and cooler temperatures.
This position involves some physical activity: lifting and/or moving up to 55-pounds, climbing ladders, standing or walking, and working in a dusty environment.
Previous forklift truck certification preferred.
Previous experience in a light manufacturing work environment is preferred.
Good communication skills exhibiting ability to interact with production co-workers, plant staff and management personnel.
Basic computer skills are preferred including but not limited to proficiency in data entry, some Microsoft office applications and basic email capabilities.
Mechanical aptitude, ability to work safely and independently, at times unsupervised.
HS Diploma/Equivalent is required.
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.
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