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Operator - TAD

Company: Owens Corning Headquarters
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Department: Irving Asphalt Operations

Reports to: Operations Leader

Supervises: N/A

FLSA Status: Non-exempt


The purpose of the Operator is to operate the asphalt production process by working as a team to produce batches of high quality asphalt products safely at a fast-paced rate. This job requires excellent self-direction working alone or in small teams with little direct supervision.


  • Embraces and comprehends the OC safety philosophy "Safety is a Condition of Employment"
  • Participates in safety training and practice, quality, autonomous maintenance, TPM and other related plant programs
  • Follows and adheres to all safety rules, programs, and company standards and procedures, (JHA's, SOP's, etc.)
  • Communicates in writing safety concerns and/or equipment problems/abnormalities.
  • Understands and follows all Loss Prevention concepts and guidelines.
  • Certify and operate in all of the following areas: Packaging, Truck/Railcar Loading and Unloading
  • Certify and understand the Quality Control Procedures and Quality Policy - Test, measure and enter data on quality using our computer system requiring general math skills and the ability to discern variation
  • Perform the administrative tracking tasks of data entry, BOL processing, production entry, receiving, and general organization
  • Read panel displays, use operations manuals for troubleshooting
  • Become certified to operate all Powered Industrial Vehicles (PIV)
  • Use project management documentation (reading and writing skills), participate in projects and equipment repairs and upgrades with maintenance personnel
  • Understands stormwater and wastewater system and control and follow instructions for upset conditions.
  • Strictly adheres to environmental regulations and recycling procedures for waste/recycling disposal, and looks for innovative ways to reduce overall environmental impact.
  • Communicates at shift change key information to the incoming operators.
  • Performs Daily Walkthrough of the plant before and after shift huddle, as well as periodically throughout the shift, documents hazards found and communicates hazards to others during huddle and shift changes.
  • Understands and can follow Emergency Evacuation Plan and Emergency Reaction Plan
  • Understands the needs of the customer and acts appropriately to maintain good customer relations
  • Notify your supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss or on- the -job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem
  • Take personal ownership to work safely each and everyday and hold other team members to the same high standards of safety
  • Fix unsafe conditions and report them immediately to your leader
  • Attend and participate in meetings and training
  • Meet team expectations such as reliability, teamwork, and process improvement
  • Complies with good housekeeping/5S practices on the job
  • Regular Attendance on site and ability to rotate to varying shifts
  • Performs other related duties to assist the team, as needed or directed.


The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Good communication skills
  • Accountability and ownership for actions
  • Able to think under pressure and make quick decisions
  • Ability to work well in a team or alone
  • Able to communicate in English
  • Ability to read a tape measure and do basic math


The employee must be able to:

  • Must be able to operate a computer or other keyboard instrument
  • Proficient in SAP PM Module


The employee should have the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Manufacturing or Asphalt production experience is a plus
  • Forklift experience is preferred, but not required


The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Be able to climb up to three floors of stairs, use full upper body movement for process, stand up to 12 hours with breaks
  • Able to climb and descend stairs for up to 12 hours continuously
  • Lift and push and pull 50lbs, up to 100 times per day
  • Able to do repetitive hand, arm, leg movements for 12 hours
  • Must be able to squat, bend at the waist and knees freely
  • Exposure to temperature extremes
  • Exposure to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable
  • Bending and twisting
  • Handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Able to climb on and off a forklift

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 industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2020 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500 company for 66 consecutive years. For more information, please visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: Applications must be filled out completely-incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

Keywords: Owens Corning Headquarters, Irving , Operator - TAD, Other , Irving, Texas

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