Guardian

  • Glass Technologist Professional

    Job Division Guardian Glass
    REF. 2018-2310
    Location
    TH
    Category
    Operations/Production
  • Overview

    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 guardian.com.

    Currently we are seeking an expert as a Glass Technologist. You will be responsible for regional float glass production support and the development of Guardian ‘s Regional Hot End Capability. Most importantly you will be providing your leadership capabilities to foster a highly performing team through your ability to develop people, mentor, coach and influence.

    Responsibilities

    • You will be providing your expert knowledge and support to plants on melting, forming, annealing and glass cutting issues.
    • You will have experience in float glass technical management but if you have Float glass production this is highly desired.
    • You must have a very strong technical and production 'education'.
    • Capable of troubleshooting the entire scope of Hot End activities and processes.
    • You are data driven: experience with complex projects.
    • You have the ability to analyze problems quickly and develop applicable corrective actions in a timely manner.
    • Leads Hot End projects / conducts designed experiments to understand the manufacturing process and to improve efficiencies / improve product quality.
    • Is fully conversant with glass properties and performance: targets glass property adjustment and maintenance with raw material changes. Can lead float glass composition transitions.
    • You will lead a team of individuals to drive performance in the Region.
    • Drives Continuous Improvement.
    • Identifies and facilitates creation of Proven Practices for maintenance and manufacturing operations.
    • Facilitates regional Knowledge Sharing.
    • Supports planning for furnace, tin bath and lehr rebuilds / repairs.
    • Performs furnace and tin bath audits and provides recommendations for maximizing manufacturing performance and asset life.

    What do we have to offer?

    Guardian companies are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website: https://www.guardian.com/en/about_us/market_based_management.html

     

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