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Owens Corning Level 1 Packer Technician in Kansas City, Kansas

SUMMARYPerforms the role of providing support to packaging and production operations by performing processes which include, but are not limited to, procuring and placing bags on packaging equipment, hauling scrap, salvaging insulation and feeding same into reconditioning equipment, transporting direct materials, cleaning designated equipment and areas, loading material onto ware-trucks, and operating designated vehicles. Sets up, operates, monitors, adjusts, troubleshoots and maintains equipment related to these processes. Measures, monitors and maintains quality standards.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:Visually inspects, selects, packages and labels products according to specifications.Positions and loads ware-trucks, racks, etc., manually or by using assigned material handling equipment.Sets up, operates, adjusts and inspects semiautomatic and automatic packaging equipment, (including, but not limited to, stretch wrappers, baggers, shift/code printers, manual overwraps, bales, autobaggers, unitizers, retail packaging, conveying systems, etc.). Obtains schedule information from SAP.Performs packaging operations (including, but not limited to, palletizing, closing bags, wrapping bundles, etc.).Disposes of off-quality material, scrap and other debris.Reselects, repiles, relabels and/or repacks non-conforming finished goods.Operates reconditioning machine to salvage offware (including, but not limited to, feeding, packaging, weighing, etc.).Locates and Retrieves direct materials. Takes inventory of direct and in-process materials.Assists Level 2 Packer and Group Leader.Operates manual and power operated walking material handling equipment.Notifies appropriate personnel of any equipment or quality problems and takes corrective actions within the scope of the job.Assists in oven cleanouts, rebuilds and other downtimes.Completes records and reports, (i.e., finished goods tallies, charts, etc.).Applies protective coatings to equipment, floors, etc.

SKILLS AND ABILITIESMust be able to read, write, and speak EnglishMust be able to understand verbal and written instructionsMust have the ability to multi-taskMust work well in team environmentMust be able to secure and maintain forklift drivers license

COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPETENCIESMust be able to operate a computer

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCEMinimum high school diploma or equivalent is requiredMust have Kansas Work Ready Certificate or must successfully complete within 90 days of employmentPossess valid forklift driver certificationMust be a US citizen or have the right to work in the USMust be 18 years or olderMust be drug and alcohol-free

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENTExposure to temperature extremesExposure to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortableProlonged sitting or standing for 8 hour shifts (and/or rotating shifts)Repetitive movementsBending or twistingHandle, control or feel objects, tools or controlsLifting/carrying/moving up to 50 poundsWearing respirator protectionRegular attendance on site and the ability to work varying or rotating shiftsParticipates in the Safety and good housekeeping programs as established within the Plant

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products, manufacturing technologies, and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2019 sales of $7.2 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 65 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

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