• Batch House Unloading Operator

    Job Division Guardian Glass
    REF. 2018-2327
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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 for more information.



    This role works within a small team to manage all raw materials for the site monitoring quality, controlling stock levels and creating delivery schedules.


    The shift pattern for this role is Monday - Friday:

    3 shift pattern (6:00am-2:30pm, 9:30pm- 6:00am, 1:00pm-9:30pm)



    • Raw material and cullet quality control
    • Raw material sampling & testing
    • Checking the functionality of processing equipment
    • Delivery unloading
    • Silo management and daily stock checks
    • Cullet storage area organisation
    • Raw material ordering
    • Processing receipts in the purchasing system
    • Reconciling recorded deliveries with paper system
    • Loading shovel and counterbalance fork lift truck operating
    • Participation in supplier auditing
    • Assist with furnace repairs (hot work) from time-to-time
    • Housekeeping




    • Experience of working within a process driven manufacturing environment is essential
    • IT Literate (Excel, Outlook)
    • Effective and confident communication skills
    • Ability to plan and organise
    • Hands-on approach where necessary
    • A high level of commitment and flexibility
    • Self sufficient but with the ability to work within a team
    • Experience of batch processing/ glass making would be desirable
    • Experience of working in a laboratory, analytical environment would be desirable

    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: 




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