The Take Off Operator in our Carrollton, KY plant is primarily responsible to use machines according to safety standards in the area of the production line that stacks, tapes, and bundles gypsum wallboard board together for outbound shipments to customers. The successful candidate will also be responsible to add spacers (known as sluetters) between stacks of bundled wallboard, performing timely quality inspections on a regular schedule using an internal computer and written system(s), ensuring the accuracy of production count, and transporting the bundled gypsum wallboard to the correct area of the warehouse using a forklift.
This position reports directly to the Shift Performance Manager and works independently and within a team setting.
Champions a safety-first environment and keeps up to date on new safety policies, procedures, and initiatives
Performs quality checks per the quality control plan and escalates issues to Line Production Lead if required
Safely operates bundler and stacker machines and tools to produce wallboard according to quality and specification standards
Properly adds 8 lbs. sluetters between bundled wallboard for each load according to standards and places sluetters in the warehouse for load placement. Re-supplies sluetters at takeoff using a fork truck
Adheres to Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) procedures to help address mechanical issues or upset conditions
Performs daily fork truck inspection and refuel as needed
Places wallboard loads in warehouse properly with forklift adhering to all safety rules and traffic guidelines
Clear rejected wallboard from the reject stacker with forklift
Maintains an accurate wallboard count making sure every wallboard is of good quality, ensure culled boards are accounted for according to systems and procedures
Assists with troubleshooting responses to problems or breakdowns in the Take Off area and on the lines as required
Adheres to all housekeeping standards and ensures workspace is clean, safe, and in working order within assigned area(s)
Maintains in-depth and ongoing knowledge of assigned equipment, work area(s), procedural and safety updates
Works well with others in a team environment
Adheres to all company policies and procedures
Changes out end tape, zip tape, and other consumables on the machine as required
Assists with projects and administrative paperwork including recording and entering data into established systems, monthly Safety Management Audit Tool (SMATs), inventory tracking, damage and injury reports, and World Class Manufacturing (WCM) work area improvement projects.
Participates in daily pre-shift meetings
Participates as required in AIB board meetings and completes AIB tasks as required
Participates in biweekly training/continuous improvement days
Must report to work on a consistent and timely basis
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The above declarations are not intended to be all-inclusive of this position’s duties, responsibilities, and requirements to do this job. They are intended only to describe its general nature.
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