Production Operator
at SGL Carbon

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Description

The Production Operator is a hourly position. Operators will be expected to understand and safely execute all duties as outlined in the Standard Work Instructions. In addition, this person will have responsibility for handling and packaging fiber spools, periodic machine cleaning and other assignments as deemed necessary. The Production Operator will complete production related assignments in accordance with the Production Supervisor direction. Must be able to lift up to50lbs, climb ladders and stairs and walk or stand for considerable lengths of time

Key Accountabilities

Performing in a safe and efficient manner all duties associated with operating a fiber line.  Must meet and maintain a Level 3 qualification status for all Production Operator Benchmarks as outlined in the Production Performance Assessment Training Curriculum. Operators must ensure proper techniques are used in key situations such as correcting wraps, splicing, etc.  Work in and maintain a team culture and assist co-workers in performing tasks, as necessary.  Monitor fiber quality and ensure spool size and size content meet customer specifications.  Must quickly, safely and consistently respond to production line issues.  Other necessary duties as assigned by the plant supervisor.  Must wear and ensure co-workers wear uniforms, badge and all safety required personal protective equipment for the position.  Must properly maintain all equipment and tools; including but not limited to PPE and uniforms.

Job Requirements

Must have and maintain an excellent safety and attendance record. Able to meet all requirements and achieve a level 3 rating for the Production Operator position within 90 days. Must possess good written and verbal communication skills. Must possess an overall knowledge of plant equipment machinery and be able to learn processes. Must have good mathematical ability. Must be able to monitor fiber line process and react safely and quickly to process problems. Must be able to learn, comprehend and maintain the information to become efficient at monitoring the product during processing, ensuring finished product quality and troubleshooting equipment function. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to stand, walk; regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear.

Employees must occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds and repetitively lift and carry 35 lbs and push or pull up to 60 pounds. Must be able to control and manipulate pallet lifting device. Must be able to prove ability to safely and efficiently manipulate CF material through winders/rollers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

SGL Composites

Work Environment

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat, minimal concentration of chemicals and HCN below DOSH standards, frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is below OSHA required PPE levels but considered loud in some areas.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and Team Member and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Moses Lake, WA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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