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Loader 1

Company: Owens Corning
Location: Wabash
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


The Material Handler works as a team member and performs any duty related to load, unload, and transport finished goods and in-process products to and from warehouse and production line. Unloads, receives, transports and stores materials, verifies shipments against orders, operates recording equipment, utilizes SAP, provides lift truck support throughout the plant, supplies and equipment in receiving sections, storeroom or warehouse locations as directed. Prepares truckloads of finished goods for shipment. Takes inventory of Raw materials as well as Finished Goods. Performs general housekeeping and participates in downtime cleaning activities, etc. At the same time, will be trained and required to assist other plant areas when is needed.Reports to: The Material Handler is an hourly position reporting to the Warehouse Leader and Plant Controller.


+ Ensure that department and Owens Corning safety rules are being communicated and followed, including PPE usage and loading practices; maintain a safe work environment

+ Know plant EPA goals or requirements and insures goals are met on a daily basis.

+ Maintain a general housekeeping schedule in accordance with plant standard 5S protocol with responsibilities to ensure cleaning throughout the shift and downtime cleanup.

+ Read, understand and follow all Standard Operating Procedures [SOPs]

+ Responsible/accountable for the safe operation of a forklift for the purposes of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, staging, and inventorying of raw materials and finished goods

+ Complete all applicable equipment inspections, checklists, logs, forms, and audits for the department.

+ Learn and operate all applicable transactions in SAP on the computer and/or scanner.

+ Cycle count all finished goods following the SOX regulations

+ Use general tools (not requiring specialized training) as needed to perform the job, including downtime cleaning responsibilities.

+ Help identify process problems and seek solutions

+ Maintain effective communication

+ Participate in shift huddles and meetings as required. Follow all safety rules and participate in the HRC program.

+ Other activities as may be assigned in order to maintain production requirements of the department or plant. Work assignments will be made at the discretion of management.



+ Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ Must be a US citizen or have the right to work in the US

+ Pass drug screen prior to employment and random' s during your employment.

+ Acceptable background check

+ Pass pre-employment physical


+ Previous Warehouse experience preferred

+ Minimum of two (2) years related experience and/or training in an industrial/manufacturing environment preferred

+ Experience operating powered industrial equipment such as forklift; preferred.


The employee should hold the following abilities:

+ Must be able to read, write, and speak English

+ Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions

+ Willingness to support training and cross-functional efforts

+ Knowledge of MS Office products (Excel, Word and Outlook) Knowledge of SAP preferred

+ Must have the ability to train and coach others

+ Must be able to secure and maintain job related qualifications and certifications as required by the nature of this position

+ Possess strong communication and organizational skills

+ Ability to multi-task

+ Work well in team environment and work independently as needed

+ Basic mathematical calculations and measurements

+ Must maintain schedule flexibility to ensure smooth production


+ Non-Rotating shifts - 8 hour

+ Work overtime as needed

+ Sit and or stand for extended prolonged periods during an 8 hour shift

+ Tolerate extreme cold/heat, as well as damp conditions

+ Handle, control or feel: objects, tools or controls

+ Lifting/carrying/moving up to 50 pounds

+ Bending and/or twisting, back and neck, for extended periods throughout the shift to maintain field of vision while operating a forklift

+ Vision abilities required by this job include near, far, and peripheral sight

+ Able to hear horns and alarms- both mechanical and vocal

+ Meet the physical demands of the work environment

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2020 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500 company for 66 consecutive years. For more information, please visit .

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Keywords: Owens Corning, Fort Wayne , Loader 1, Professions , Wabash, Indiana

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