• Production Operator - Carleton, MI

    Job Division Guardian Glass
    REF. 2017-1444
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
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    Who is Guardian Industries?


    When you are looking at a city’s skyline or the grilles on the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. 

    And perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people’s lives! To Learn more visit our website at:


    Guardian Industries is seeking you to become our next Production Operator in Carleton, Michigan!

    A Day In The Life Typically Includes

    • Operate, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot the production line
    • Understand and follow plant safety rules, and work safely at all times
    • Perform manual labor
    • Operate a forklift and crane
    • Operate hand held power tools
    • Complete all required documentation in accordance with Company standards
    • Ensure quality product is sent to customers by completing quality checks
    • Maintain reliable attendance
    • Maintain general housekeeping in all areas of production, including the break rooms and rest rooms
    • Other duties as assigned


    Working Conditions:

    • Glass Manufacturing/Production
    • Moving Equipment and machinery
    • Operate a computer with training, read a tape measure, read written instructions, operate an automated workstation, and solve elementary mathematical problems quickly
    • Stand or walk on concrete floor up to 12 hours.
    • Operate process equipment (ex. forklift, front end loader, etc) with training.
    • Climb up and down stairs and ladders several times during the shift.
    • Work in crowded or tight spaces
    • Work well with multifunctional groups.
    • Work in a fast pace work environment.
    • Work while wearing protective respiratory equipment, and have periodic limited exposure to some airborne dusts.
    • Withstand intermittent exposure to warm/hot temperatures with proper personnel protective equipment.
    • Recognize small flaws in glass from a distance of 4 feet with training.
    • Frequent squatting and bending at the knees, twisting from side to side, bending forward, and pushing and pulling objects.
    • Lift vertically and move laterally at waist height up to 50 pounds on a repetitive basis and up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis.
    • Production Operator Schedule: 12 Hour Rotating

    What You Will Need?

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent
    • 1 to 3 years or more previous manufacturing experience
    • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time

    What Will Put You Ahead?

    • 3 years or more of previous manufactoring experience

    What Do We Have To Offer?


    If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries may be the place for you.


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