Forming Operator - Journeyman
Posted on: September 21, 2022
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
- 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.The Forming
Operator - Journeyman will report to the Shift Foreman, upkeep man
or line production specialist.
The Forming Operator - Journeyman should have:
- Must have a Forming Operator 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.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 &
- 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
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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