Summary: The Production Operator is responsible for safety, quality and productivity of the area he/she is assigned. Each operator takes ownership of his/her assigned area. Ownership includes ensuring equipment runs efficiently and effectively, proper housekeeping for his/her assigned area is completed prior to shift end, escalating production issues promptly, following them through to resolution and/or ensuring oncoming crews are aware and up-to-date on outstanding issues.
At Guardian – DeWitt we utilize Production Operators across our entire plant. While an employee may have a primary department he/she works in, daily assignments within the department are designated based on each person’s comparative advantage. The below list represents different responsibilities that a “Production Operator” may be assigned, and these assignments may shift periodically depending on business need, etc.:
schedule in relation to the cutting computer, quality and efficient scoring and separation of pieces of glass, primary maintenance of cutting related machinery and process equipment, and identification and removal of defective glass.
· Automated Machinery – Responsible for the safe operation of automated machinery/robots, identification/escalation/follow through of glass quality concerns in a timely manner, troubleshooting issues as necessary, minor maintenance and upkeep of the machinery.
Other Skill and Abilities:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those one may see while performing the essential functions of this job.