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Operator, Cold End

Company: Knauf Insulation GMBH
Location: Albion
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Knauf Insulation North America is the world's fastest-growing insulation manufacturer. We are wholly committed to the conservation of the environment while also sustainably developing and manufacturing a comprehensive line of acoustical fiberglass insulation for residential, commercial, industrial, marine, OEM and metal building applications, using post-consumer recycled materials. We welcome passionate and creative individuals who thrive in an entrepreneurial, collaborative and ever-changing environment. Watch our values video to learn more about what we do, our commitment to sustainability and our company values and culture. Responsibilities * Direct Hire Starting wage $18.24 plus .75 cents perfect attendance incentive and .95 cents shift differential, = $19.94 * Observe and demonstrate Knauf's safety principles at all times * Start machine and observe operation to detect malfunctions of machine * Stop machine and report any malfunctions to a Supervisor * Make minor adjustments or repairs such as re-thread banding, clears away damaged products * Inspect fiberglass insulation to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications. Advise Cold End Coordinator and Shift Manager of any problems * Feed product to various packaging equipment while maintaining maximum productivity and maximum quality * Replenish packaging supplies such as over-wrap paper, bags, film glue, ink or labels while maintaining a clean, neat and orderly workspace * Mount supplies on spindles or places supplies in hopper or other feeding device * Count and positions fiberglass in machines and starts the cycle * Participate in downtime, which includes cleaning equipment and areas of the plant * Embrace the Knauf Core Values * Perform any other duties that may be assigned Qualifications Education: * High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience required Experience: * Minimum of three (3) months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and industrial experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Ability to obtain a forklift certification to operate a forklift and other powered industrial trucks if required * Ability to exhibit excellent attendance in prior work history, and be committed to maintaining such attendance * Ability to work in a safety conscious manner and observe all safety regulations and practices including but not limited to good housekeeping * Ability to make quick, thorough decisions * Ability to take on multiple responsibilities and challenges with minimal supervision * Ability to install, monitor, operate, control and repair mechanical operations * Ability to multi -task in a fast paced environment * Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and/or holidays * Mathematical skills * Computer skills in MS Windows environment; Proficient in PowerPoint, Word and Excel Special Tools/Equipment Used: * Computer * Phone * Gloves, Bump Cap, Respirator, fork lift, autoloaders, banders, master baggers and sealers Physical Demands: * Must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds individually and up to 150 pounds with assistance * Regularly required to walk and stand on concrete for entire shift * Regularly required to sit, stand, walk and reach with hands and arms * Regularly required to climb/descend stairs and ladders * May be required to work in confined spaces Working Conditions: * Moderate noise level * May be exposed to extreme temperature changes and dusty conditions when in the plant * Regularly exposed to a fast-paced environment

Keywords: Knauf Insulation GMBH, Lansing , Operator, Cold End, Other , Albion, Michigan

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