|Job Description :
||At Momentive, we aspire to build a culture that recognizes and embraces differences and fosters an environment where employees are comfortable expressing their true selves while being respectful of others.
Becoming a part of Momentive’s diverse culture means embracing the innovative spirit our customers value. When you join Momentive, you will be surrounded by teams that take the initiative to understand and to learn every day, offer new and unique ways to challenge the status quo and place a premium on the principles of action and agility. If you want to challenge your abilities, expand your skills, and discover new opportunities for growth, we’d love to talk. Let’s start the conversation.
Job Scope: To safely perform all aspects of manufacturing and lead associates to meet or exceed business objectives. This position must effectively manage the production requirements of the Hot Mixing, milling and extrusion operations and leads a small team of associates within the Hot Mixing area.
Essential Job Functions :
Versatility to perform all needed manufacturing duties and any other tasks of equal or less difficulty.
Provide leadership and coordination of staffing, OT, and scheduling.
Complete all paperwork and/or data entry as needed.
Drive and support business initiatives and change management
Maintain work area in clean and orderly manner, drive Lean 5S Initiative throughout the facility with emphasis during shift transition.
Provide leadership in the absence of department supervisors
Interface with management concerning production issues.
Able to work irregular shifts to cover leadership demand as required.
Responsible for overseeing training regimen for direct reports.
Receive and relay vital verbal communications with co-workers concerning daily production strategies.
Mentor, coach, and provide performance feedback to direct reports and peers.
Non-Essential Functions :
Keep written and or electronic production records on every batch mixed.
Knowledgeable of basic customer requirements and the equipment and materials used in the manufacture of custom silicones.
Job Standards :
Must be able to lead people and be team-oriented
Must be able to stand for a 12-hour shift.
Must be able to carry or lift 50 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively and push work-in-process which could exceed 50 lbs.
Effective and safe operation of all mixing and extruding equipment requires the use of both hands.
PC skills with experience with MS Office, SAP, Payroll Systems, and various other programs as necessary.
Must be able to read, understand, and speak English.
Must be qualified to wear a respirator.
Perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately, and possess eye-hand motor coordination.
Basic writing skills are required in the completion of daily production records.
Basic verbal communication skills are required to transfer or interpret the explanation of problems and to receive and understand work assignments.
Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
Minimum of two years Hot Mixing experience and past leadership/supervisory experience desired
Minimum of two years of experience in a leadership role desired.
Excellent communication skill required
Equipment (Machines, devices, tools, personal protective equip)
Mixers, Mills, Extruders, fork truck, hand tools, scales, bulk filler system, fluid transfer equipment, Clamp Truck, Drum Picker, Rotator truck, Ice Blaster, Baler, Trash compactor, thermometers, Dry ice machine, Fluid pumps. Vacu-Lift, strip cutter, Guillotine.
Steel toe shoes, respirators, gloves, dust masks, eye protection, FRC, and any other necessary PPE equipment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, stoop, climb, and move about the facility. Walking, walking on irregular surfaces, and balancing will be required. Feeling, finger movement, hearing, sight to include depth perception and color vision, and the ability to speak clearly will be required. Occasional lifting and moving up to 50 lbs. and the ability to comply with PPE requirements (ability to pass a fit-test and wear a respirator is required for certain positions/locations). Ability to operate a vehicle.
The environment for this position is a manufacturing setting, with exposure to outside weather conditions. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Disclaimer: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any characteristic protected by law. In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment and be of legal working age as defined by local law. Additionally, where permitted by law, final candidates may be subject to a background investigation, medical fitness test and drug test depending on the role and the location of the position.