Production Operator (Hydrocal Finish)
Full-Time Production Operator (Hydrocal Finish) at USG
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: March 11, 2021
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: n/a
Education Level: N/A

For more than 110 years, Chicago-based USG has been a leader in producing innovative, award-winning products and systems to build everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to home improvements. USG's nearly 7,000 employees are committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and quality in everything we do. Our steadfast commitment to the company's core business values – innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity, efficiency and safety – have helped us become the company we are today. We offer benefits on Day 1, including medical and dental, paid sick days, and paid vacation and holidays. Plus, providing competitive pay and separate investment and retirement plans help secure our employees’ futures.


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1. Responsible for making equipment adjustments to ensure proper specifications are met 2. Responsible for performing quality checks and recording results 3. Responsible for changing settings on equipment during changeovers. 4. Responsible for properly recording all production numbers 5. Responsible for performing some routine maintenance on equipment 6. Responsible for knowing and following all plant, department, and job safety rules. Must maintain an acceptable level of housekeeping in the shop and after completing assigned jobs. 7. Responsible for wearing and using all required PPE. (hard hat, steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, etc.). 8. Prior forklift operation experience preferred (loading, warehouse, etc.)


We are currently seeking a Production Operator for our Fort Dodge manufacturing facility.
1. Able to work in a manufacturing setting in a safe manner and follow all plant safety rules and practices. 2. Maintain a high standard for housekeeping within the work area. 3. Computer skills needed for data entry and reporting. Process will involve quality data or require comments related to the production/loading operation. 4. Recognize measurements that are outside of a specified range. 5. Read measuring devices - standard tape measure down to 1/32" and a micrometer down to 0.001". 6. Read and complete documented inspection procedures. 7. Must be able to read, write and possess basic math and science skills. 8. Computer skills preferred to review or revise documents in Microsoft Office Programs. 9. Navigate Microsoft Outlook for work related email. 10. Ability to learn to operate plant equipment 11. Familiar with common hand tools and how to properly use them. (Hammer, wrench, screwdrivers, pliers, putty knife, etc.) 12. Ability to troubleshoot minor issues within a process. 13. Good communication skills needed with all co-workers. 14. Recognize unsafe conditions or hazards within work area. 15. Demonstrates the ability to cooperate with co-workers in areas of safety, quality, production/maintenance, and understands importance of completing assigned tasks and their relationship to other requirements. 16. Able to learn procedures and retain information for continuous use. 17. Ability to use on-line tools to monitor product specifications to ensure product compliance. 18. Ability to make machine and process adjustments to ensure product is within required specifications. 19. Trained in the safe operation of the forklift and all equipment associated with driving the forklift. Has received forklift certification, which is updated as required, or has the ability to acquire certification. 20. Must be available for overtime and call-ins as required.


Contact: Rebecca Villanueva
2110 Paragon Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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