HUB Operator- Apprenticeship
Why join us? At Instant Brands (formerly Corelle Brands) we are passionate about products that bring joy and ease to our customers in cooking and sharing food with family and friends. Instant Brands is home to category-leading brands, including Instant, Corelle, Pyrex, Corningware, Snapware, Chicago Cutlery and Visions. We are looking for candidates who are smart, curious, creative, push the limits of what is possible and are passionate about our brands. We embrace and respect diverse backgrounds, and welcome new ideas.
Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means you will become part of a global company that offers challenging opportunities, rewards excellence, and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success. We operate within a fast paced, team-oriented, rewarding work environment that allows our employees to develop and thrive.
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits within a flexible, creative, and progressive work setting. Join Instant Brands and become a part of our story. Everyone matters here.
The purpose of this job is to operate, maintain the Hub machine and all equipment to produce a variety of tableware. The operator follows established specifications, procedures, and methods. This work includes such duties as:
*Operates and inspects glass feeding, hub, and auxiliary equipment. Works with Maintenance Associates during setup, mechanical failure, and other adjustments. Assures availability of equipment specified on setup sheet or needed for proper operation. Maintains and adjusts variety of parts to equipment such as rollers, trimmer, dwell, anvils, fire polishers etc. Changes heads, greases, oils, and cleans various parts of the hub and auxiliary equipment as needed. Adjusts and maintains a variety of variables such as air, air pressure, water temperature, mold temperature, oil levels, Hub speed, etc. Trouble shoots process and equipment using department troubleshooting guides’ process. Inspects quality of ware and records data on the computer. Records specified information and data on S.O.S sheets once a shift or as necessary. Records and notifies the proper personnel of mechanical failure or any other difficulties, to eliminate excessive machine downtime.
*May be called upon to perform a function that results in the generation of hazardous waste, and therefore may be required to attend relevant RCRA training.
*Must have a GED or High School Diploma.
*Minimal 2 years of manufacturing experience in a fast-paced environment.
*Must be able to handle 16 to 50 pounds under 25% of the shift such as: pick up plates for inspection, move oil drum with dollie, occasionally moving parts of equipment (i.e.) Loaders heads, trimmers, etc.
*Ability to inspects 20-30 pieces of ware four times per shift.
*Meets such tolerances as .109" in setting rollers and trimmers.
*Ability to change heads, adjust rollers, trimmers, anvils, etc., as well as the usage of basic hand tools such as wrench, screwdrivers, etc.
*Basic understanding of processes. Knowledge of hub and auxiliary equipment. Correlation of instrument control location. Basic computer skills.
*Make minor adjustments to equipment. Know where emergency buttons are in case of mechanical failure or major adjustments.
*Responsible for materials and/or product by monitoring the equipment properly.
*Must demonstrate high degree of attention to prevent damage to hub, orifice and other auxiliary equipment.
*Responsible for directions of other within team setting environment.
*Able to be exposed to intermittent surroundings of intensely disagreeable conditions such as: heat, glare, grease and oil.
After successful completion of 90 calendar days will be eligible for medical benefits. Thereafter completing 180 calendar days, eligible for dental, vison, basic life insurance and other benefits. Membership in the United Steelworkers Local 1034 union after serving 130 working days or 1040 hours whichever comes first. Initial hourly rate $24.26. Increases after satisfying 1000 hours through reaching apprenticeship hours.
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Instant Brands, Made for Together
Our Values: We drive results and create value together One Team - We love our Consumers We “Wow” Them - We challenge each other, always have an open mindset and welcome new ideas - We are a Global Company, and we think globally - We have integrity in all that we do. Instant Brands is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Comp range: initial $24.26 through progression steps max $28.94