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GAF Production Operator (Mod Bit) in Mt. Vernon, Indiana

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Job Description:

SUMMARY : Assists the production line where needed including, but not limited to, machine operation, quality verification, packaging, housekeeping & forklift operation. Starting rate of pay is $21.80 an hour, increasing to $26.18 an hour after six months.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Time management and communication skills are a must. Inspect and install film rolls & make film splices according to standard operating procedure. Assist in web breaks, lacing machine and product changes. Troubleshoot/diagnose machine issues and take corrective action with guidance of the Group Lead. Maintains work area in neat and orderly condition per housekeeping procedures for the department. Operates forklift in a safe and efficient manner. Operate packaging equipment and install packaging materials in compliance with standard operating procedures. Complete product testing in accordance with product specification. Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Additionally, a high degree of quality knowledge of each product made to be able to make decisions on the quality of those products. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

SCHEDULE: The production schedules are determined by business demand. We are currently operating on a 4-shift rotation. Employees are normally scheduled 8 hour shifts, rotating from days to evening to nights, every seven days. Holidays, weekends and overtime may be required. Modbit employees may have an average of seven days off a month.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE : High School diploma or general education degree (GED). Experience in manufacturing concepts and safety practices and procedures is preferred. Positive attitude and a willingness to contribute to a continuous improvement environment is critical. 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 able to stand for long periods of time, to walk, to have the ability to balance when assisting in the lace-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 regularly lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Product & raw materials in excess of 50 lbs. must be moved with two employees. 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, head protection, and gloves.

WORK ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee occasionally works in high places when assisting with lace-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. Must have ability to work in the U.S. without current/future need for GAF sponsorship.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 401 (k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, and vacation.

Must have ability to work in the U.S. without current/future need for GAF visa sponsorship

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. ​

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