GAF Operator III Shingle Plant in Ennis, Texas

Looking for a new challenge where your hard work and entrepreneurial spirit will gain you recognition and reward? Then look no further than GAF, a $3 billion company and the largest roofing manufacturer in North America.

At GAF, we’ve built one of the most dynamic, cutting-edge, and successful employee teams in the building products industry (and we’ve got the financial results to prove it!). Whether it’s in our Parsippany, NJ, world headquarters, or at one of our more than 24 manufacturing plants, our standards are high and the opportunities for career advancement are limited only by your desire to succeed. If you’re turned on by the idea of working for a market-leading company, in a fast-paced environment where you can truly make a difference, then GAF may be the place for you.

Position Title: Operator III (Package Wrappers / Forklift)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the plastic wrapping on line A or B processes of all products manufactured.

  • Apply encodes via ink jet system to all bundles per specifications.

  • Insure bundle label process is maintained per specifications.

  • Complete wrapper change over for all product changes.

  • Maintain daily housekeeping responsibilities such as sweeping, and shoveling.

  • Support pallet restacking and bundle rework.

  • Support jam removal throughout the package end.

  • Support laminator lane break lace ups.

  • Promptly report all known paper raw material issues.

  • Follow all Safety and Housekeeping procedures as outlined in company policies.

  • Promptly reporting of all known failures, malfunctions, or ware issues on equipment in primary work area.

  • Promptly report all known safety issues once observed.

  • Support all line lace ups from the FPL entry roll through #2 cutter.

  • Able to obtain a GAF forklift license.

  • Incident free Forklift operation as needed or requested.

  • Accurate reporting of daily required forklift safety check sheets.

  • Complete battery changing in all forklifts.

  • Keep line supplied / staged with correct pallets, plastic film rolls for product schedule.

  • Accurate disposal of all waste hoppers in correct dumpsters.

  • Must be able to operator sweeper.

  • Able to assist all Production line processes as request by Supervisor

  • Able to assist Maintenance as requested by Supervisor

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to work a 12 hour rotating shift.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.

  • Must be able to perform work on elevated levels.

  • Must be able to stand, sit, or walk for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to understand and perform in a satisfactory manner all rules and procedures as described to him in writing as well as verbal instructions.

  • Must be able to perform all housekeeping duties (sweeping, shoveling, machine blow down) in immediate work area as well as all other areas of the plant as requested by Supervisor.

  • Must be able to perform tasks in an indoor as well as an outdoor environment.

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate verbally face to face, over the phone, and in writing.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Must be able to work alone for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to work in an industrial manufacturing environment around, and with the general product raw materials listed: crushed limestone granules, boiler slag granules and fines, limestone filler, fiber glass mat, and petroleum based products.

  • Must be adequately trained and have basic knowledge of the package end operation to support all other assigned task given by Supervisor.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, tuition reimbursement, and a vacation package. At GAF, we believe our employees are our greatest resource. GAF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V.

No search firms please. apply online and furnish work history and/or resume.

Requisition ID: 5645