Front End Attendant
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
3624489

Overtime Status: Nonexempt (N)
Reports to/Dept: Operations Supervisor
Shift: 8 Hr, Rotating shifts
SUMMARY
The Front End Attendant position is an hourly position, and reports to the Production Shift Supervisor. The employee is responsible for ensuring that the end process of producing quality shingles continues even during process upsets. The Front End Attendant ensures that only quality product makes it from the production line to the customer.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • SAFETY
    • Follow and enforce all safety rules and procedures, training, and initiatives
    • Maintain good housekeeping in all work areas
    • Participate on safety teams
  • QUALITY
    • Perform laminator quality checks
      • Ensure bundles are properly stacked when exiting autocatchers
    • Evaluate layout board
    • Monitor and report unusual or suspect material issues
      • Remove off-specification shingles from line
      • Ensure that no granule build-up is falling onto bundles
      • Remove splices
      • Monitor levels and application of laminate and seal
  • PRODUCTION
    • Be familiar with the laminator, autocatchers, palletizer, and line drive jobs and procedures
    • Manually stack-off product during equipment failure
    • Clear machine jams
    • Prepare shingle bundles for wrapper
    • Rewrap finished product as necessary
    • Visibly check measurements of shingles
    • Assist in lace-up procedures
    • Handle, stack, weigh, mark, and store product seconds in proper location
    • Perform preventive maintenance (PM) on down days
    • Assist team members to keep front end of line running smoothly
    • Relieve front end team members for break periods
    • Assist the shift mechanic on machine outages
    • Visibly verify completion and submission of operator paperwork
    • Participate in process teams
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to communicate with team members
  • Must be able to work at a reasonably fast pace
  • Must be able to work flexible shift schedules
  • Regular attendance, timeliness, and scheduling flexibility are required
  • Must have the ability to do basic mathematical calculations
  • Must be able to work with a computer to perform basic data entry
  • Must be able to operate a forklift and pass forklift test
COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES
  • Must be able to operate a computer or other keyboard instrument
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have Manufacturing Experience
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Must be able to work in team environment and capable of performing all Front End Attendant tasks.
  • Exposure to temperature extremes
  • Exposure to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable
  • Exposure to dust/dirt
  • Prolonged sitting or standing for 8 - 12 hour shifts
  • Rotating work shifts
  • Mandatory overtime as required
  • Repetitive movements
  • Frequent climbing, bending, twisting, and lifting
  • Handle, control, and feed product
  • Ability to frequently move 50-100 pounds
Please note: The Owens Corning Houston plants are becoming tobacco-free campuses in 2016. Owens Corning is committed to providing a safe, drug-free environment for its employees, customers, and visitors. In addition to thorough background and reference checks, all applicants offered employment at the Houston plant must pass a hair drug test as part of the hiring process and will be included in a random drug and alcohol screening program after hire.
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 2015 sales of $5.4 billion and employs about 16,000 people in 25 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 62 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com .A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we'll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.
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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Founded in 1938, Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology

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