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Production Operator

Owens Corning
United States, Oregon, Portland
18456 Northeast Wilkes Road (Show on map)
Jul 14, 2024

Production Operator

Portland, OR, US, 97210-1322



Work Arrangement:

On Site
Requisition ID:


Competitive pay starting at $25.00/hr

Plus $1.25/hr swing/night shift differential $2.50 weekend shift differential

Shift: Night Shift

Apply online or text "ocjobs" to 25000

Job Title: Roofing Level 1 Production Operator (Entry Level)

Department:Roofing Production Operations

FLSA Status: Non-exempt


This person is a member of one of the crews that operate the roofing production line. You will work with your shift to safely produce high quality roofing shingles in a fast pace continuous operation environment. This role is essential to the successful operations of the Portland Roofing plant. This is anhourly,entry level positionreporting to the applicable Operations Front Line Leader.

The current shift schedule is Monday-Friday on 8-hour Day, Swing, and Graveyard shifts.


  • Lives the Owens Corning Safety Stand and meets all safety requirements. Safety is a condition of employment.
  • Participates in the safety, quality, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and housekeeping programs as established within the plant.
  • Complies with all plant rules and safety regulations.
  • Performs cleanup duties at workstations through shift and before end of shift.
  • Able to certify on forklift operations
  • Able to follow and understand Job Hazard Analysis (JHA).
  • Willing and able to assist other operators when needed
  • Must perform up-time and down-time PM's (Preventive Maintenance)
  • Able to properly use a tape measure to conduct product measurements at regular intervals
  • Maintains strong communication with appropriate line section operators
  • Communicate at shift changes key production information
  • Understands the needs of the customer and takes action to address those needs.
  • Identifies and participates proactively in learning opportunities and develops expertise in those areas.
  • Follows standard operating procedures and processes.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required - or willing to obtain GED within one year of employment
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a US citizen or have the right to work in the US
  • Two or more years of manufacturing experience strongly preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude is a plus


  • Able to effectively communicate in English
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Basic computer skills such as MS Office and Outlook
  • Demonstrates the ability tomulti-task
  • Strong internal and external customer service skills
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be self-motivated to work independently and in a group, and meet targets
  • Capable ofperforming basic mathematical calculations
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to train and coach others
  • Must be able tooperate necessary software to successfully perform job responsibilities
  • Capable ofthinking and working under pressure and analyze information to identify solutions
  • Must have and execute with sense of urgency


  • All annual safety and role specific training, as required by the nature of this position


  • Industrial manufacturing environment with temperature variation
  • Exposure to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable- hearing protection is provided; required in certain areas of the plant
  • Bending and twisting; repetitive movements
  • Be able to climb up to a three floors or stairs, use full upper body movement for process; stand up to 12 hours with breaks.
  • Use full upper body movement
  • Stack and rework seconds (lift up to 35 lbs)
  • Handle, control or feel objects, tools or control

It is a requirement to be a U.S. citizen OR have valid proof of authorization to work in the United States.

Must complete and pass a pre-employment background check, hair drug screen, and confidential medical review.

Introductory Period

For new hires in regular job openings, the first 90 days of employment at the Owens Corning Portland Roofing & Asphalt plants are considered to be an introductory period where your work performance will be observed and evaluated. Completion of the introductory period does not guarantee continued employment and does not alter the at-will relationship between you and the Company.

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.

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses - Composites, Insulation, and Roofing - provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 19,000 employees in 31 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2022 sales of $9.8 billion. For more information, visitwww.owenscorning.com.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

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