Owens Corning Mechanic 2nd Class Probation (... in Summit, Illinois
Location: Summit, Illinois - United States
Constructs, installs, maintains and repairs any plant mechanical, structural, hydraulic or pneumatic equipment according to accepted codes and safety standards. Position makes necessary decisions, according to skill level, in carrying out all job functions to the fullest extent when working without direct supervision. Position will be able to demonstrate skills in power transmission, air systems, piping, hydraulics, pumps, troubleshooting components welding, alignment procedures, rigging and millwright work, motor controls, electrical symbols and theory in the above skill levels.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide support to the Maintenance Leader, Planner/Scheduler and shift leaders on jobs to be performed.
Performs PM’s as they are scheduled
Reports all equipment concerns to their leaders
Performs all equipment repairs and projects in a safe and efficient manner using all safety procedures.
Answer line calls in a prompt manner and carry required tools to complete work safety and efficiently
Assist during process upsets as needed.
Wear all safety equipment necessary for the job and follow all plant safety rules and regulations, including the machinery lockout procedure.
Follow the scheduled jobs unless given approval to deviate from the schedule.
Clean up immediately after a job is completed and maintain a quality house-cleaning program.
Attend schools, seminars, etc. to enhance skills in the various crafts including mechanical, electrical, PLC, machining and welding.
Keep the parts and tool rooms organized and cleaned.
Work with other employees in a team like manner.
Notify your supervisor
of any accident, near miss accident or on-the-job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem
Operate equipment only when you are trained in its use or are working with or under the direction of a qualified employee, and you are authorized to do so by your supervisor
Wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The employee should hold the following abilities:
Posses skills in the machining and / or electrical field
Overall record: Performance, attendance, etc. will be considered
Write and speak English
Able to work second or third shift as scheduled
Ability to attend mandatory training classes on own time to stay current with equipment changes and as determined by the Maintenance Development Program.
COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES
The employee must be able to:
Log into and navigate Globalink to access Talent Center
for paycheck/benefits enrollment information
Log into and navigate Owens Corning University (OCU) and accomplish required online training routinely
Basic computer skills
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The employee should have the following:
High School Diploma or GED equivalency
Two (2) years experience in the mechanical field is preferred in an industrial or manufacturing environment
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The employee should possess the ability to:
Ability to routinely lift up to 40 lbs without assistance
Ability to routinely lift up to 80 lbs with assistance
Work for up to 12 hours in extreme hold/cold manufacturing environment
Walk/stand on concrete floors continuously for up to 12 hours
Routinely ascend and descend stairs and ladders as work area requires
Safeguard self with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – steel toed shoes, ear plugs, eye protection (glasses, goggles, and/or facemask) as necessary for task
Push/Drive floor sweeping and cleaning equipment or tools as necessary for housekeeping duties
Ability to rotate and work shift work
Exposure to noise
Ability to work from heights
Ability to work overtime as necessary
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit
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