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USG Corporation Production Operator (Board) - East Chicago in East Chicago, Indiana

For more than 115years, Chicago-based USG has been a leader in producing innovative, award-winning products and systems to build everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to home improvements. USG's over 7,000 employees are committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and quality in everything we do. Our steadfast commitment to the company's core business values – innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity, efficiency and safety – have helped us become the company we are today.

Our employees believe strongly in what we do – in fact, 92% of our manufacturing employees surveyed anonymously said that they would recommend USG products to a friend. And we take care of our employees. We offer benefits on Day 1, including medical and dental, paid sick days, and paid vacation and holidays. Plus, providing competitive pay and separate investment and retirement plans help secure our employees’ futures. Each year, we have hundreds of employees who celebrate their 25th, 35th, and even 45th service anniversaries with us, providing a family atmosphere for those who make a career with us. Find out how you can join the team and build your career: Position Description:

  1. Responsible for making equipment adjustments to ensure proper specifications are met

  2. Responsible for performing quality checks and recording results

  3. Responsible for changing settings on equipment during changeovers.

  4. Responsible for properly recording all production numbers into MDIS system.

  5. Responsible for performing some routine maintenance on equipment

  6. Able to work in a manufacturing setting in a safe manner and follow all plant safety rules and practices.

  7. Maintain a high standard for housekeeping within the work area.

  8. Computer skills needed for data entry and reporting. Process will involve quality data or require comments related to the production/loading operation.

  9. Recognize measurements that are outside of a specified range.

  10. Read measuring devices - standard tape measure down to 1/32" and a micrometer down to 0.001".

  11. Read and complete documented inspection procedures.

  12. Follow instructions on printed work orders to complete assigned tasks.

  13. Computer skills preferred to review or revise documents in Microsoft Office Programs.

  14. Navigate Microsoft Outlook for work related email.

  15. Ability to learn to operate plant equipment

  16. Familiar with common hand tools and how to properly use them. (Hammer, wrench, screwdrivers, pliers, putty knife, etc.)

  17. Ability to troubleshoot minor issues within a process.

  18. Good communication skills needed with all co-workers.

  19. Recognize unsafe conditions or hazards within work area.

  20. Demonstrates the ability to cooperate with co-workers in areas of safety, quality, production/maintenance, and understands importance of completing assigned tasks and their relationship to other requirements.

  21. Able to learn procedures and retain information for continuous use.

  22. Ability to use on-line tools to monitor product specifications to ensure product compliance.

  23. Ability to make machine and process adjustments to ensure product is within required specifications.

  24. Trained in the safe operation of the forklift and all equipment associated with driving the forklift. Has received forklift certification, which is updated as required, or has the ability to acquire certification.

/EOE including disability/veteran/

Job: *Operator

Organization: *E. Chicago-Board

Title: Production Operator (Board) - East Chicago

Location: Indiana-East Chicago

Requisition ID: EAS10204

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, transgender status, sexual identity, veteran status, genetic information or other criteria prohibited by law.