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Owens Corning employees are exceptional - and so is our total compensation opportunity. Owens Corning pays competitively and offers significant incentive opportunities. We also provide competitive benefits starting on your first day of work, with a range of options allowing you to choose based on your individual needs.

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Operator Helper

Kearny, New Jersey

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Hiring Manager:Brandon Coulter
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Location:Kearny Asphalt Plant

SUMMARY

The purpose of the Operator Helper is to provide assistance as needed to the Operators in the asphalt production process. Good mechanical skills, basic computer skills (training available) and good team communication skills are required by the job. This job requires excellent self-direction working alone or in small teams with little direct supervision.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Notify your supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss or on- the -job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem.
  • Take personal ownership to work safely each and every day and hold other team members to the same high standards of safety.
  • Fix unsafe conditions and report them immediately to supervisor.
  • Certify and operate in all of the following areas: Truck Loading and Unloading and Boiler Incinerator. Required to train and obtain a Boiler Operator License from the State of New Jersey.
  • Perform the administrative tracking tasks of data entry, BOL processing, production entry, receiving, and general organization.
  • Be able to climb up to three floors of stairs, read panel displays, use operations manuals for troubleshooting, use full upper body movement for process, stand up to 12 hours with breaks.
  • Become certified to operate a forklift.
  • Attend and participate in meetings and training.
  • Participate in projects and collaborate with Maintenance to facilitate equipment repairs
  • Know and follow all plant environmental control policies and procedures.
  • Meet team expectations such as reliability, teamwork, and process improvement. Maintain and improve productivity teamwork, quality and safety.
  • Complies with good housekeeping practices on the job.
  • Follows all environmental compliance polices & programs.
  • Comply with all plant rules.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Regular Attendance on site and ability to rotate to varying shifts.
  • All other duties as assigned or needed.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Good communication skills
  • Accountability and ownership for actions
  • Able to think under pressure and make quick decisions
  • Ability to work well in a team or alone
  • Able to communicate in English
  • Ability to read a tape measure and do basic math

COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES

The employee must be able to:

  • Must be able to operate a computer or other keyboard instrument

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

The employee should have the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Manufacturing or Asphalt production experience is a plus
  • Forklift knowledge useful

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Ability to stand for 10 - 12 hours straight
  • Able to climb and descend stairs for up to 12 hours continuously
  • Lift and push and pull 50lbs. More than 100 times per day
  • Able to do repetitive hand, arm, leg movements for 12 hours
  • Must be able to squat, bend at the waist and knees freely
  • Exposure to temperature extremes
  • Exposure to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable
  • Bending and twisting
  • Handle, control or feel objects, tools or control
  • Repetitive movements
  • Able to climb on and off a forklift

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures, and markets insulation, roofing and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company's market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing, and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Ultimately Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2016 sales of $5.7 billion and employs about 16,000 people in 26 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 62 consecutive years.

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.

Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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