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Fabrication Lead Manufacturing Associate 3rd shift

Company: Saint Gobain
Location: Merrimack
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe. We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.$500 SIGN-ON BONUS + 10% SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL + Excellent benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/Pharmacy, 401(k) and Pension plans, generous vacation, Paid Parental Leave, Short-term and Long-term Disability plans and many more!!)Saint-Gobain is seeking an 3rd shift Fabrication Lead Manufacturing Associate to lead a team of skilled fabricators in the construction of Radomes. Our SHEERGARD radomes for the ground based market are manufactured with high strength, flexible composites for air-supported and tensioned antenna covers, or with rigid sandwich construction for self-supporting applications. They are proven to offer maximum protection, superior performance and high reliability. Whether it is a 100 ft diameter system for a large SATCOM terminal, a 59 ft diameter for an air traffic system, or a 4 ft cover for a point-to-point microwave link, the SHEERGARD team has the design, manufacturing and installation expertise to handle the complete project. Our Radomes are found all over the world protecting the radar systems that protect the country! See more about our radomes and 5G products here: Lead is responsible for the safe, efficient operation of the air-supported radomes area, to include assisting fabricators and others with problem resolution related to product processing, product quality, and equipment, while minimizing waste.The Lead will demonstrate exemplary behavior by conforming to the Saint-Gobain Principles of Conduct and Action, Saint-Gobain Attitudes, EHS Standards/Requirements, Quality Standards and Saint-Gobain Policies and procedures. Additionally, they will:

  • Enforce all the above on the production floor through proper training, coaching and monitoring
  • Reinforces a positive image of Saint-Gobain and ensures management is aware of potential concerns/issues with employee population
  • Ensure an inclusive work environment for allThe Lead will be responsible for assisting with process improvements and record-keeping, ensuring processes are accurately followed and identify and recommend changes to improve processes, reduce down-time, and maintain high quality/safety standards. They are involved in World Class Manufacturing (WCM) initiatives and projects related to improvements, such as 5S, Visual Factory, Kanban, etc.The Lead will provide leadership and support to production personnel, other leads and supervision as needed. They will assist with training, perform troubleshooting, support Design of Experiments (DOE) and Corrective Action Programs. They identify, record and report non-conformance conditions (DMR), analyze, provide root cause and corrective action.NO SPONSORSHIP OR RELOCATION IS AUTHORIZED FOR THIS POSITION
    • 1+ years experience as a lead in a production or construction environment (or 3 years as a fabricator) - required
    • 1+ year completing computerized transaction in ERP/MRP system, preferably QAD/Factivity - required
    • 2+ years blueprint reading - required
    • 1+ Good record, with no active disciplinary action (for current employees) - required
    • Strong technical knowledge of fabrication and troubleshooting skills - required
    • Strong understanding of specifications and tolerances as it relates to fabricating, measuring tools and mathematical calculations - required
    • Strong mechanical aptitude - required
    • Ability to or be trained to operate forklift, overhead crane, perform Lock-out/Tag-Out and work in confined spaces - required
    • Must be reliable and dependable with a strong sense of integrity and urgency in the work - required
    • Must have strong communication and collaboration skills to work with people at all levels and across different shifts - requiredWork Environment:
      • Production environment with regular exposure to noise and dust
      • May be exposed to cold and/or hot temperatures at timesPhysical Requirements:
        • Must be able to climb a ladder, be comfortable at heights, operate equipment that is in constant motion, use of both hands at working height frequently and periodically above head
        • Able to kneel/squat and stand/walk, particularly for sustained periods of time
        • Able to push/pull/lift a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly
        • Able to work overtime as neededSaint-Gobain's innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, Composite Systems is comprised of three business units including Films & Fabrics, Tape Solutions and Thin Films. Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges.Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we've learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you're empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain, and together, let's protect what matters most!Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.
          This position is subject to export controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Qualified applicants for the position must meet the ITAR definition of "U.S. Person" at 22 C.F.R. 120.15 as a: U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or otherwise a protected individual (including for example refugees and asylees).

Keywords: Saint Gobain, New England , Fabrication Lead Manufacturing Associate 3rd shift, Other , Merrimack, Northeast

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