Lead Machine Operator - Silvercote Dallas, Texas - 2nd Shift
Company: Knauf Insulation North America & Silvercote Lamina
Posted on: December 6, 2017
Job DescriptionSUMMARY OF POSITION Silvercote LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Knauf Insulation. Silvercote is a provider of custom insulation systems for the metal building industry. The Lead Machine Operator is a key role at the Dallas, TX facility and reports to the Branch Manager. Ideas candidate will have a background in custom production and also have the ability to work in the office entering in production orders and interfacing with customers. The role of Lead Machine Operator consists of serving as the machine operator as needed but core focus is leading and cross training others, basic machine maintenance and troubleshooting. This role serves as the mentor to others on the production floor. The Lead Operator ensures that the products meet quality standards, production goals are met and that the production staff is proficient in job tasks and achieving daily goals. The Lead Operator may also be trained as the back up to the location manager and will need to have average office skills and a good working knowledge of a computer. May be required to travel on an as needed basis. Leads by the influence to others and driving of production results. This is a second shift position, Monday- Friday.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS · Coordination of production orders and assignment of production staff to job tasks · Serve as support and go to source for production staff when direction is needed or issues arrive · Works in partnership with Branch Manager to set KPI and measurable standards for production staff · Assists with the branch initiatives to cross train and hire new employees, assists with orientation · Serves as mentor and coach for production staff · Conducts safety meeting and on-site training as needed · Updates various systems with production data, reports and · Works in the office as well as on the production floor during the shift · Back up - Operate laminator to ensure that products are laminated in accordance with quality standards as well as verifying that facing, fiberglass and tabs meet work order requirements · Machine set up, change overs, facing changes, machine start up and shut down · Basic machine trouble shooting and mechanical skills needed · Mathematic and ability to read and understand units of measurement · Maximize product output daily · Interact with transportation companies, sales and planning team · Using a variety of hand tools · Ability to lead via influence and motivate team · Maintain a clean and safe work area, report any issues/concerns to management · Adhere to all safety regulations and procedures · Able to recognize substandard product against standard quality expectations · Accurately cutting down rolls on band saw · Performing general house-keeping responsibilities
MAY ALSO INCLUDE · Peer to Peer mentoring of new hires, direct others to achieve goals via influence · Cross training on other machines · Operation of forklift, once certified · Warehouse duties, loading and unloading trucks · Assist with counting inventory · May be cross trained to fill in for office staff and interface with customers and orders being processed
POSITION REQUIREMENTS · Ability to work flexible hours to include work over time and weekends · Attention to detail · Strong organizational skills · Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
Education: · High school education or equivalent, Bachelor's degree is preferred
Experience: · Prior manufacturing or production experience helpful, 1-2 years · Basic mechanical aptitude
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: · Solid computer skills - MS Office and Typing · Basic mechanical aptitude and preventative maintenance
ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONSpecial Tools/Equipment Used: · Basic hand tools · Computer and Cell phone · Forklift experience and certification
Physical Demands: · Regularly required to walk, bend, reach, lift, crouch and stand during shift · Must be able to lift 30-50 lbs, repeatable · Drive vehicle and following rules of the road
Working Conditions: · Moderate noise level · Regularly exposed to a fast-paced environment · May be exposed to extreme temperature changes and dusty conditions when in the plant/branch
Company DescriptionKnauf Insulation North America is the world's fastest-growing insulation manufacturer in the world. We remain committed to conservation of the environment and the sustainable development and manufacture of our comprehensive line of insulation products using post-consumer recycled materials. We manufacture thermal and acoustical fiber glass insulation for residential, commercial, industrial, marine, original equipment manufacturer and metal building applications. With manufacturing operations in Europe, Russia, UK & the U.S. annual sales revenue exceeds $1.5B. We employ over 1,600 people across the U.S. at our Shelbyville, IN headquarters and manufacturing facilities, and at our plants in Shelbyville, IN, Lanett, AL, Shasta Lake, CA, Inwood, WV and Albion, MI. We welcome passionate & creative individuals who thrive in an entrepreneurial, collaborative and ever-changing environment. Silvercote, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Knauf Insulation, manufactures high quality laminated insulation for steel and wood frame buildings. Silvercote offers several high R-value insulation systems for commercial construction applications. Silvercote also produces high quality retail products, such as water heater jackets, pipe wrap and duct wrap for today's energy conscious consumers. With headquarters in Greenville, SC, Silvercote is growing and looking for talented people, who want to think freely and develop their skills and experience. Working at Silvercote is an opportunity unlike any other you've had. You'll be challenged, inspired and proud to be a part of our team. Silvercote's working environment thrives on the initiative of its people and it works!
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