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GAF Rewrap Operator in Michigan City, Indiana

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Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the task of re-making bundles that do not meet our quality standards in compliance with Standard Operating Procedure. Must keep accurate operational records as directed. Detect and report faulty operation, defective material and equipment and other unusual conditions to teammates and appropriate personnel through mechanical and electrical log sheet Collaborate with appropriate personnel to transmit and exchange information pertinent to work related activities such as color changes and product changes, or scheduled down time. Inspects product to ensure compliance with quality standards. Isolates any product that needs to be re-wrapped by removing it off the production line. Removes off spec wrapper material from bundle of shingles and places the bundle onto the rework conveyor line. Verifies with Wrapper operator that reworked material can be put back through the production line. Assist with splices at wrapper, helps monitor rolls and informs wrapper operator when they are low and helps make the splices. Assist Auto Catcher Operator with disposition of our off spec material. Able to pull splices from bundles and discard. Assist with product changes, sheet breaks and threading machine. Meets all physical demands of the position as more fully described below. Works scheduled shifts and overtime as assigned. Performs all work in safe, efficient manner and follows all safety procedures. Maintains work area in neat and orderly condition per the housekeeping procedure. Performs other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have the ability to use hands to fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; to raise and lower objects without mechanical aids; to extend hands and arms in any direction to reach, push or pull objects; to bend at the knees and at the waist; and to talk or hear.

The employee is frequently required to be ale to stand for long periods of time, to walk, to have the ability to balance when assisting in the thread-up of the machine and to climb industrial ladders and use catwalks and stairs in the work area.

The employee must have the ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 lbs, with assistance.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Ability to wear and use required safety equipment, including safety glasses, steel-toe safety shoes, hearing protection and head protection.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to fiberglass mat, asphalt, granules, fumes or airborne particles that fall below OSHA PELs. The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is exposed to vibration from machines.

The employee occasionally works in high places when assisting with thread-ups and above the floor level on catwalks and/or stairs, and is exposed seasonally to hot and cold weather.

The noise level in the work environment requires hearing protection.


  1. High School Diploma or equivalent

  2. Available to work any shift, weekends, holidays and overtime as required

  3. Ability to frequently lift up to 50 lbs

  4. Willing to adhere to all safety rules and regulations, including all PPE requirements

GAF offers a competitive hourly wage starting at $20.85

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, tuition reimbursement, and a vacation package. At GAF, we believe our employees are our greatest resource.

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​