Production Technician

Position Description

Job Summary

What is the job?

The Roxboro, NC plant has an immediate need for a Production Technician on shift. Shift schedules rotate quarterly: Day 6AM-6:30PM and Night 6PM-630AM; must be able to work either shift.

The specific position(s) have not been finalized; candidate to start as Take-Off Driver initially but likely will end up in Dry End Relief (DER) or Wet End Relief (WER).

  • Technicians are accountable for their own safety and the safety of others. Actively participates in the Roxboro Behavioral Safety Program.
  • Takes responsibility for product quality and performs appropriate tests in order to make meaningful decisions.
  • Works with the team to produce the highest quality product to ensure Preferred status on an efficient basis.
  • Operates mobile equipment in the normal course of daily activities to move both wallboard and raw materials.
  • Safely lifts wallboard, raw materials, and equipment as needed to perform duties

Dry End Relief

  • Continually watches board face quality
  • Key interface between Mixer and Dry end
  • Maintains and understands all equipment in the area
  • Identifies and communicates quality defects
  • Tracks board count, dry waste and samples and enters data into GXO
  • Operates Human Machine Interface (HMI) equipment
  • Monitors all moving equipment and board tracking
  • Performs start-up and shut-down procedures for the related equipment
  • Reclaims the rejected board set aside for rework
  • Manages the refeed area
  • Ensures hold tag procedures and finished goods inventory are correct
  • Maintains and understands equipment operations
  • Coordinates and communicates all product change-overs
  • Performs and understands all Dry end testing procedures
  • Key communicator to the cutting list and product run schedules
  • Able to relieve bundler and takeoff driver positions
  • Manages and organizes end tapes
  • Performs quality checks routinely
  • Understands the operation of the dryer

Wet End Relief

  • The Relief Technician will be fully trained and proficient to perform all plant positions including but not limited to; QA, Mixer, Supply, TO Driver, Bundler, Stacker, Dunnage and Shipping Technician.
  • Perform quality checks as required at the Wet End Transfer
  • Input data into Quality Assurance database


Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Ability to work in a team based environment with little to no supervision
  • Ability to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Manufacturing experience in a team based environment
  • Familiarity with Safety Programs in a manufacturing facility
  • PC skills including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications
  • Familiar with World Class Manufacturing systems
  • Forklift Experience
  • Willingness to be cross-trained
  • Display a strong sense of focus and direction and teamwork


Company Summary

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.


What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle


Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Production Technician

Location: Gyp – Roxboro, North Carolina

Posting Date: 11/23/2021

Job Code: USA00088

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