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Forming Operator - Journeyman

Company: O-I
Location: Barhamsville
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
The Forming Operator - Journeyman must be able to operate a bottle forming machine, tools and equipment. - The Forming Operator - Journeyman will use a 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.The 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.The Forming Operator - Journeyman will report to the Shift Foreman, upkeep man or line production specialist.
    Qualifications
    The Forming Operator - Journeyman should have:
    • Must have a Forming Operator 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.Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.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---If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we'd like to hear from you.O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance
        Additional Information
        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 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.PandoLogic. Keywords: Craftsman, Location: Barhamsville, VA - 23011

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