• Production Operator

    Job Division Guardian Glass
    REF. 2018-2139
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 17,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries; and the distribution of specialty building products. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit for more information.


    Guardian Glass, a major business unit of Guardian Industries, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float, coated and fabricated glass products. At its 25 float plants around the globe, Guardian Glass produces high performance glass for use in exterior (both commercial and residential) and interior architectural applications, as well as transportation and technical products. Guardian glass can be found in homes, offices, cars and some of the world’s most iconic architectural landmarks. The Guardian Glass Science & Technology Center continuously works to create new glass products and solutions using the most advanced technology to help customers see what’s possible™. Visit for more information.



    A Day In The Life Typically Includes

    • Operate various glass IG manufacturing pieces of equipment in a safe manner, while meeting production goals.
    • Perform basic machine operation functions such as loading/unloading of product while maintaining appropriate production records.
    • Assist in the development and application of training materials including standard work guides, troubleshooting guides, and other best practice documentation.
    • Assist in the coordination of planned and unplanned maintenance activities in a manner that minimizes production downtime.
    • Assist in the troubleshooting of equipment failures and downtime causes to improve productivity.
    • Assist in determining productive uses of downtime.


    • Machine Operator experience preferred, but willing to train safety-minded individuals.
    • This position requires a lot of bending, twisting, and reaching, as well as standing and walking on concrete floors wearing steel-toed shoes for long periods at a time.
    • Demonstrated ability to be detail, safety, and quality oriented.
    • Proven communication and teamwork skills.
    • Demonstrated track record of dependability, initiative, and a positive attitude toward co-workers and the job
    • Proven track record of being self-motivated and a quick learner.
    • Availability to work overtime.
    • Demonstrated understanding of units of measure and be able to perform general mathematical equations.
    • Lift up to 50lbs on a regular basis.

    What You Will Need?

    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.


    We offer competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%. For more information visit us at   Guardian Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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