Lead Machine Operator - Silvercote

Knauf Insulation North America & Silvercote Lamination, LLC.
Macedonia, OH
May 30, 2017
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Job Description
The role of Lead Machine Operator consists of serving as the Machine Operator as needed, however the core focus is leading and cross-training others, handling basic machine maintenance and conducting troubleshooting. Serves as a mentor to others on the production floor. Ensures that the products meet quality standards, production goals are met and that the production staff is proficient in all job tasks. May be trained as the back-up to the location manager and will need to have basic office skills and working knowledge of a computer. May be required to travel on an as needed basis.

• Coordinate production orders and assign job tasks/responsibilities to production staff
• Serve as support and go-to source for production staff when direction is needed or issues arrive
• Work in partnership with Branch Manager to set KPI and measurable standards for production staff
• Assist with the branch initiatives to cross-train and hire new employees and take part in the orientation process
• Serve as a mentor and coach for production staff
• Conduct safety meeting and on-site training as needed
• Complete work assignments in the office as well as on the production floor during the shift
• Serve as the back-up to the Operation Laminator to ensure that products are laminated in accordance with quality standards; verify that facing, fiberglass and tabs meet work order requirements
• Oversee machine setup, change-overs, facing changes, machine start up and shut down
• Maximize product output daily according to plan
• Maintain a clean and safe work area and report any issues/concerns to management
• Adhere to all safety regulations and procedures
• Accurately cut down rolls on band saw
• Perform general housekeeping responsibilities

• Peer-to-Peer mentoring of new hires; direct others to achieve goals via influence
• Cross-train on other machines
• Operate forklift, once certified
• Complete Warehouse duties, such as loading and unloading of trucks
• Assist with counting inventory

• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Certifications preferred

• Minimum two (2) years of prior manufacturing or production experience in a similar environment preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Proficient in various aspects of troubleshooting and machine repair
• Knowledge of proper and safe use of shop equipment and tools
• Ability to observe safety and security procedures, report potentially unsafe conditions, and use equipment and materials properly
• Ability to perform basic math functions, including mental calculation of simple equations and/or fractions
• Ability to work flexible hours to include overtime and weekends as requested
• Ability to lead, influence and motivate team to produce positive results
• Ability to recognize substandard products and report issues accordingly
• Ability to apply basic reading and writing skills
• Ability to follow instructions and respond to requests for service and assistance
• Ability to ensure quality and continuously looks for ways to improve and promote quality
• Ability to work in a team environment and contribute to building a positive team spirit
• Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment while upholding organizational values
• Ability to work ethically and with integrity to show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, treat people with respect, and promote a harassment-free environment
• Troubleshooting skills
• Problem solving skills
• Organizational and time management skills
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Computer skills in MS Windows environment; proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Company Description
Knauf 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!

Macedonia, OH


Mon, 29 May 2017 12:11:12 PDT