Glass Forming Operator - Journeyman
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Job DescriptionCompany Description
Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne, a cold
beer after a hard day's work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water
to quench the thirst, well it was probably made by us, we are O-I
and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the
world.O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure,
sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world's
best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high
quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food,
non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.Job
The Glass Forming Operator - Journeyman must be able to operate a
bottle forming machine, tools and equipment. You will use the
Bottle forming machine, bottle tongs, hand tools, swabs, conveyors,
ware gauges, computer terminal, etc. In addition, materials that
will be used are molten glass, molds, oil, dope, gloves, compressed
air, etc.Glass Forming Operator - Journeyman Responsibilities:
- Defect analysis (gauging and visual) and necessary adjustments
to the machine, feeder, stacker, etc. to improve and maintain top
- To change or assist in changing blanks, molds, finish mold
changes and record reason.
- Body and finish mold changes.
- Job change assistance.
- Breakdown repair assistance.
- Reporting to Crew-leaders and Supervision any bad glass, bad
machine conditions, or defective machine parts which cannot be
- Adjusting temperatures of mold equipment to the feeder.
- Necessary doping and swabbing of mold equipment.
- May be assigned responsibility for additional equipment, up to
and including, the point at which the bottles enter the lehr.
- Keeps work area, tools, and equipment clean and orderly.
- Gauge weight and selected physical dimensions on complete
set-out and/or random sample and record using the computer
- Re-qualify all cavities following any major downtime.
- Maintain any records or reports as directed.Qualifications
- Must have a Glass Forming Operator Journeyman card.
- Must be able to work a rotating schedule, with weekend and some
- Must be able to work safely in a hot, dirty and loud
- Must have a minimum high school or GED.
- Must be committed to meeting quality standards, comply with
SOP's, and willing to learn SPC.What We Offer:
- Opportunity for future growth and advancement.
- Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution &
- Comprehensive benefits package and much more…
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO
guidelines.O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not
discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment
because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of
disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a
reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process,
or in order to perform the essential functions of a position,
please contact O-I at email@example.com and let us know the
nature of your request and your contact information.
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