TPO Machine Tech (Extrusion), 3746

Location , PA
Date Posted May 16, 2018
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time

Description

At GAF, putting a roof over your head is the foundation of our business.  As we continue to pursue the excellence that has led us to the top, one thing is constant – it’s the best in the industry and it’s made by the best people in the industry.

GAF products have been designed and made for more than 130 years by talent and innovation emanating from the minds of our employees. All 3,200 (5,400 across the globe) of us are champions of our customer values, including, Safety, People, Service, Innovation, Quality, Integrity and Sustainability, and we work for a company that rewards us for it. That’s why we’ve grown into a $4+ billion leader in the building materials industry with 36 manufacturing/office locations nationally and now expanding through acquisitions in Europe. Globally we are 49 manufacturing/office locations in 21 countries.

The right candidate will be invited to help build and work at GAF's newest, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in New Columbia, PA, supporting the production of high quality commercial thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) roofing materials and plastic injection molded accessories. This is commercial roofing like you have never seen.  

We are looking for Machine Technicians who will be responsible for producing high quality commercial roofing products at the New Columbia Plant.  The ideal candidate thrives in environments where safety, quality, service and cost are the highest priorities.  The Machine Technician will perform various, rotating duties relating to all manufacturing operations, including raw material, control panel, robot, winder and regrind stations. 

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

The Machine Technician is responsible for producing high quality commercial roofing products at the New Columbia Plant. The ideal candidate thrives in environments where safety, quality, service and cost are the highest priorities. The Machine Technician will perform various, rotating duties relating to all manufacturing operations, including raw material, control panel, robot, winder and regrind stations.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Produce high quality products on a consistent basis

* Generate timely, consistent reports

* Communicate with other production operators and leaders

* Assure all activities are performed safely

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS

* Ability to troubleshoot and solve production challenges

* Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, other)

* Familiar with standard manufacturing concepts, practices and procedures

MACHINE TECHNICIAN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains RCN, PCN, daily calendar and e-mail by using Microsoft Outlook.
  • Works safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by wearing PPE such as steel toed boots, hearing protections, Kevlar gloves, safety glasses, hard hat, etc. in required areas.
  • Rejects finished roofing products, manufactured warehouse items and other plant productions by monitoring quality.
  • Prepares for shift start up by reviewing shift notes, outgoing employee observations, e-mails, log books and other production data.
  • Troubleshoots work-related problems by KT (Kepner-Tregoe) analysis and PPA (Potential Problem Analysis).
  • Monitors and records all production data as determined by manager.
  • Ensures finished product quality by monitoring production processes and following quality specifications.
  • Works safely to prevent on the job injuries by keeping work area clean and free of debris.
  •  Enhances job knowledge by reading information regarding new technology, industry news, JSAs, operating procedures, test methods, as well as employee handbooks, team minutes, bulletin postings, e-mails, etc.
  •  Participates in local operational procedures, JSAs and test method changes by submitting via PCN system and approving.
  •   Operators will be responsible to work a rotating, 12 hour, 24/7 operation which will include weekends and holidays.
  • GAF in New Columbia, Pa is a tobacco free facility.

GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. EOE M/F/D/V

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