Press Operator I

Johns Manville Houston, TX

About the Job

If you have a background in industrial manufacturing and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, Johns Manville is the company for you! Johns Manville Houston Metal Plant is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Press Operator I. The job requires that the employee be able to work safety and follow safety rules. Employee must be dependable, able to follow instructions and directions, and performs the following duties while cooperating with all levels within the organization in support of the four Johns Manville core values: People, Passion, Performance and Protection. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Perform all tasks involved in Elbows Press production. This may include operating a hydraulic press, labeling, cleaning, participating in inventory counts, or other tasks as assigned. * Able to operate most manual operation elbow presses to produce most aluminum elbow sizes. * Inspect, operate, and do basic troubleshooting of manual operation hydraulic presses. * Inspect blanks for defects prior to run and inspect pressed elbows. * Clear workstation and scrap bin when finished working in that area. * Assist in Press department cleanup, including scrap baling and general housekeeping. * Fill out daily elbows production report. * Able to perform repetitive tasks using their arms, and hands. * Follow standard work methods and practicing safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. * Wears all personal protective equipment as required, including but not limited to safety shoes, glasses, ear plugs, bump cap or hard hat, gloves, dust mask or respirator. * Must be willing and able to work weekends, holidays, and/or overtime as required. * Perform other duties as assigned. Education and/or Experience * High School Diploma or GED preferred. * Able to read and understand written/verbal instructions in English. * Manufacturing experience (preferred) * Experience as machine/press operator. * Must pay attention to detail to identify maintenance, product, or operations issues. Physical Requirements: * Must be able to stand 100% of scheduled shift. Lifting, pushing, walking, and sitting. * Lifting up to 50 lbs. * The noise level in the working environment will be heavy. Ear protection will be required. Our Position Offers the Opportunity For * Work scheduled shift to meet business needs. M-F 6:30am -- 3:00pm * Paid Vacation * 11 Paid Holidays * Benefits Package: medical, dental and life insurance for employees and their dependents * 401(k) plan that includes company contributions. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled