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Glass Forming Operator - Journeyman

Company: O-I
Location: Tracy
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionRemember 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 DescriptionThe 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 quality.
  • 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 corrected.
  • 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 terminal.
  • 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 holiday coverage.
    • Must be able to work safely in a hot, dirty and loud environment.
    • 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 & match.
      • Comprehensive benefits package and much more---Additional InformationAll 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 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Keywords: O-I, Tracy , Glass Forming Operator - Journeyman, Professions , Tracy, California

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