Machine Attendant

Johns Manville Inc
Waterville, OH
United States
Job Description
Who We Are
Johns Manville is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality insulation and commercial roofing, along with glass fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including building products, aerospace, automotive and transportation, filtration, commercial interiors, waterproofing and wind energy.
A proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, we serve customers in more than 80 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.
The base hourly rate for this position is $18.79
Communicate with previous shift: discuss production status and any mechanical problems that have occurred
Inspect Rewinder schedule: determine what materials will be needed, verify their availability and order them from Warehouse as needed
Inspect tools and equipment for wear and sharpen knives as needed.
Record all required info on the Slitter/Rewinder Report, Forklift Inspection Report, and Rewinder Schedule
Cut cores: receive cores from Warehouse. Load cores onto core cutter, set the cutter to the needed length and cut as many cores as needed.
Assemble boxes: receive boxes and lids from Warehouse. Assemble and label as needed.
Make labels: use Rewinder schedule to determine how many labels will be needed. Take care to use the correct label format. Enter info from the schedule into the computer and print out labels. Load label printer as needed.
Evaluate extra cores to determine if they can be reused. If they can be, take them back to the core area. If they must be discarded, load them into the cardboard compactor and compact as needed.
Dust off machines and sweep floors
Transport any fiberglass scrap to the scrap compactor and operate compactor as needed.
Operate clamp truck to set up bull roll and windup mandrels. Remove all packaging, end caps, and labels to prepare roll. Place rolls on mandrel and verify all settings. Load cores as needed.
Inspect slitter blades for wear. Use hand tools to insert new blade and reassemble as needed. Place rebuilt slitter(s) back on the slitter rack. Rebuild as many slitters as needed. Place the rack in the proper position according to product to be run. Use tools to make adjustments as needed. Use tape measure to ensure blades are within the 1/16" tolerance. Notify Machine Attendants slitters are ready and adjust throughout shift as needed.
Remove and discard packaging, save the label to record info onto Slitter/Rewinder Report. Remove observed defects, and verify proper settings are present including mandrel setup, guide eye position, and roll positions. Use knife to create a leader piece. Physically unroll enough mat to begin lacing in the Rewinder. Pull and feed the mat under and over the proper Rewinder rolls. Process may vary by Rewinder being operated.
Secure leader on core. Set all Rewinder controls as needed including brake and tension settings, lowering rolls as needed, positioning the guide eye, and setting the Rewinder speed.
Use the Rewinder schedule to determine how many slitters must be placed at what widths. Calculate and verify given settings. Calculate the width of the edge trim. Remove old blades from slitter holders. Put in new bearings and blades. Rebuild and set up as many slitters as needed. Verify proper slitter and edge trim settings.
Slitting Rolls: Verify all settings, place new windup mandrel on Rewinder, and set the Rewinder counter. Monitor the rewind process and verify cut width throughout process. If width is out of spec, adjust slitters as needed. Discard verified samples. Reset the counter box when process