Production Laborer - 2nd Shift - Indianapolis, IN

 

 
 

Job ID:  133116

 

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a division of Oldcastle, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.

 

 Job Summary

 

We are currently looking for Production Laborers for our glass manufacturing facility in the Park 100 area of Indianapolis, IN. This position requires that glass is moved from one position/location to another in an effort to expedite the product throughout the plant. Primary duties are to efficiently load/unload glass, inspect material for quality, and properly sort glass to the appropriate racks. We are looking for hard workers who want to grow and develop with us. Second shift hours are typically Monday through Friday, 3:00 pm to11:00 pm. These positions may have daily or weekend overtime as dictated by the production schedule.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • On/off-loading of glass product from, tables, rolling racks, delivery trucks, or wood crates. 
  • Utilize a tape measure to ensure product is within the product specifications
  • Break away excess glass by hand and/or with glass pliers
  • Use of dolly, crane, pallet jack, glass cups, glass sheet pull tool, tape measure, pliers, glass cutter, and other various tools
  • Identification, sourcing, and placement of materials in carts/racks as preparation for another department’s usage 
  • Transport materials, including glass, from one position/location to another
  • Read and attach appropriate labels and tags to products and packages
  • Operate equipment, and/or manually maneuver equipment
  • Understand layout of the facility to ensure proper product flow
  • Quality inspection of product for any abnormalities and log results
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area
  • Regular and predictable attendance including overtime
  • The "team concept" instituted for shop floor production workers requires each worker to perform different functions on a rotating basis
  • Notify lead person or supervisor of any mechanical or material issues
  • Safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures
  • All production workers are expected to be available to work in all areas of production 
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Requirements

 

To be considered for a Production Laborer position, the following conditions must be met:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, preferred
  • At least two (2) years of previous work experience in a warehouse, manufacturing or production facility, required
  • Must be able to perform general math and read measurements and effectively use a tape measure
  • Ability to read, understand, and communicate paperwork and labels
  • Must work well in a team environment and have strong communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret basic mathematical measurements
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed
  • Be willing to work overtime as required
  • Previous glass experience highly desirable

 

Physical Requirements

 

  • Must be physically capable of routinely lifting up to 75 lbs. and product of greater weight with moving aids and/or support help throughout the day
  • Frequent bending and twisting
  • Occasional kneeling/crawling, climbing, squatting, typing
  • Ability to stand on concrete for the entire shift steel toe shoes with metatarsal guards
  • Ability to work in varied temperatures consistent with same climate conditions of the region (Heat, humidity, etc.).

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

 

Equipment

 

Dolly, crane, pallet jack, glass cups, glass sheet pull tool, tape measure, pliers, glass cutter, and other various tools

 

Safety

 

  • Hazards - Exposure to chemicals/fumes, pinch points, exposure to excessive noise, strain/sprain, laceration/puncture, particulate exposure, contusion, operation of foot controls, slipping, burns, shock, loss of limbs, elevated temperatures during summer months
  • Controls - Personal protective equipment, safety training, written procedures
  • Safety Equipment - Safety glasses, steel toe shoes with metatarsal guards, cut resistant gloves with liners, cut resistant outerwear, leather chaps, wrist guards, hard hat, and hearing protection

 

Work Environment

 

  • Work performed inside a production environment
  • Noise levels in the work environment can be moderate to high
  • The plant facility is subject to the same climate conditions of the region (heat, cold, humidity, etc.)
  • Chemicals, dust, pollen, and other typical airborne particulate matter are present in the atmosphere of the production floor and may create some odors in the plant. The Company, in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment, limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, engineering controls, and PPE
  • While some chemicals may pose health risks if not properly used, employees are trained on the proper safety equipment and procedures for handling chemicals
  • While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and the WCB, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the company’s hazardous communication program

 

Additional Information

 

  • Only online applications will be accepted
  • When applying, please provide full employment history
  • Pre-employment background screening will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of job offer 

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About Oldcastle

 

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Company
Oldcastle Inc
Posted
03/27/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Indianapolis, Indiana 46268, US