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GAF Rewrap Operator in Michigan City, Indiana

Job Description:

Want to be part of a great culture, in a safety focused and diverse environment while enjoying competitive pay and benefits that start on day #1? GAF offers bonuses, paid time off, a generous 401k plan, paid parental leave, and many more perks!

About GAF - Michigan City, IN

Michigan City is a thriving community on the South shore of Lake Michigan. Located just over an hour from Chicago, the population grows during the Summer months with many visitors and vacationers drawn to the Indiana Dunes, local breweries, wineries, casinos, and much more. GAF-Michigan City is committed to giving back to the community and providing an environment where employees are proud to work. The plant produces Timberline residential roofing shingles and has called Michigan City home for over 20 years. Join our team and help us protect what matters most.

Schedule: 12 hours shifts (7 am - 7 pm / 7pm - 7 am). Must be available to work any shift, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.

Pay: $22.85 per hour

SUMMARY:

The Production Operator will ensure the production of high quality residential roofing materials through accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency of manufacturing processes to include machine operation, quality verification, packaging, housekeeping, and forklift operation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Responsible for safe operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of manufacturing equipment and forklifts, and production and/or shipment of quality products.

Record and document all required data on the computer and/or in written form

Follow all safety, operational, maintenance, and housekeeping policies and procedures for the plant and your assigned department.

Complete product testing and inspections in accordance with product and quality specifications and alert supervisor to variations in the production process at all times.

Perform other duties related to plant operations as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High School diploma or GED is required.

WE VALUE AND WOULD LIKE TO SEE:

Experience in manufacturing concepts and safety practices and procedures is preferred but not required

A positive attitude, teamwork mindset, and a willingness to contribute to a continuous improvement environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

To perform the essential functions of this role, you must be able to:

Stand for long periods of time

Climb ladders and stairs and use catwalks

Bend at the knees and waist

Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move 50 lbs. (or more with assistance)

Regularly push and pull objects, push carts, and other equipment.

Hear alarm bells and communicate on radio/walkie talkies

Use color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and be able to adjust your depth of focus.

Use hands and fingers to feel and handle objects, tools, controls panels, and products.

Wear and use required safety equipment, including safety glasses, steel-toe safety shoes, hearing protection, head protection, and gloves.

A BIT MORE ABOUT THE PERKS:

Insurance coverage plans include medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, disability, life insurance, employee assistance program, discounted childcare support & pet insurance, legal services plus much more

Our excellent 401(k) includes an employer contribution of up to 7%

Your professional growth and development is very important to us. We offer internal training programs, as well as a generous tuition reimbursement program.

In support of working families we offer a parental leave benefit, in which employees who give birth or adopt a child may be eligible for paid leave

Other exciting benefits include wellness reimbursement program, referral program, and product rebates when purchased for an employee’s primary residence

Must have ability to work in the U.S. without current/future need for GAF visa sponsorship.

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Standard Logistics, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

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With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​

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