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Production Operator - Off-Shift

Saint Gobain

  • Location: Granville, NY
  • Post Date: 7/19/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • Job Level: Experienced

1.0 Under the direct supervision of the #2 Coater Leadperson, the #2 Coater Operator operates as part of a team in the processing of PVC and urethane laminates, as well as production of urethane materials. Operations will include applying adhesives to paper or films, laminating, backstripping, winding, transferring adhesive, and inspecting and unloading of processed material.


-Inspects, prepares and loads rolls of paper or film per SOPs

-Threads and splices new materials onto old, as required

-Set up and adjusts applicator rolls, edge guides, roll tensions and machine speeds to maintain product quality

-Turns on/off ovens as directed

-Calculates solvent retention and adhesive weights

-Inspects for proper laydown appearance, clean edge width, wrinkles, etc., alerting leadperson for direction on questionable items

-Cleans machine/equipment and work area as scheduled and as needed

-Communicates and cooperates with other crew members to maintain quality, operational efficiency and safety

-Operates hoists/pumps, and other support equipment

-Recommends and implements methods to increase the quality of products and/or services

-Participates in self-development activities (Wold Class Manufacturing, Lean) and training of others

-Exhibits safety awareness and safe work practices

-Performs other related duties as may be reasonably assigned in the course of business

-Operates and responds to laydown monitoring equipment

-Rework, recapture paper as required by production needs

-Monitors the Class IV and Class VII waste drums located between #2 and #3 coaters. Ensures that no individual places the wrong chemical in the wrong drum.

-Controls and monitors the 2465 Bulk Adhesive system.

-Loads cores onto shafts and mounts on turrents per SOP.

-Cuts and starts material onto core, adjusting tension and position required.

-Moves turrent into position to start a new roll.

-Records roll size and material usage manually and electronically per SOPs.

-Inspects for and samples product quality, marking defective material areas and alerting lead person for direction on questionable items.

-Tickets the product rolls with appropriate information per SOP.

-Operates backstripping equipment on required materials.

-Assists other crew members as needed.

-Performs other related duties as may be reasonably assigned in the course of business.

-Exhibits good environmental practices and procedures consistent with job(s) performed and EMS (Environmental Management System) requirements.


-High School diploma or the equivalent

-Able to operate independently and as a member of a team

-Able to read and follow SOPs, labels, and instructions

-Able to abide by Saint-Gobain Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct and Action

-Knowledge of Saint-Gobain products and processes a plus

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

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