Newell Brands LIF- Quality Technician 2nd Shift in Rome, Georgia

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Lifoam is a leading manufacturer of custom and proprietary molded foam and protective packaging solutions. The company designs, manufactures, and distributes value added expanded polystyrene (EPS), polyurethane, and refrigerant products used in a number of applications from seven plants in the US. The company's products include premium temperature assurance packaging for the healthcare industry, disposable foam coolers and related products for the consumer market, cold chain packaging for the specialty food & beverage market, and custom & proprietary packaging solutions for a variety of commercial end markets. Its well-known brands include "Lifoam" promotional and imprinted disposable ice chests, "Freez Pak" reusable ice substitutes, "Propak" insulated commercial packaging, and the "EnviroCooler" line of Healthcare packaging, among others.

Since 2013, Lifoam is part of Jarden Home Brands, a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), a leading provider of niche consumer products, with over 25,000 employees worldwide.

Responsibilities

Primary Purpose of Position:

Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, test, or measure materials, products, or work for conformance to specifications.

  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers.

  • Read blueprints, data, manuals, or other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustment methods, certification processes, formulas, or measuring instruments required.

  • Record inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded.

  • Mark items with details such as grade or acceptance-rejection status.

  • Notify supervisors or other personnel of production problems.

  • Discard or reject products, materials, or equipment not meeting specifications.

  • Collect or select samples for testing or for use as models.

  • Write test or inspection reports describing results, recommendations, or needed repairs.

  • Compare colors, shapes, textures, or grades of products or materials with templates, or samples to verify conformance to standards.

  • Assists in conducting operations so as to meet established cost standards for use of materials, supplies and equipment.Follows instructions in the most efficient use of tools, machines and materials.

  • Maintains a neat and orderly working area and assists other departments in the cleanliness and organization of working areas when projects overlap other department areas.

  • Responsible for reporting any problems or concerns to their direct Supervisor.To maintain good working relations with all other employees.Strives to have no conflicts with other department employees.

  • Encouraged to bring any ideas to light for possible usage in factory functions.

  • Poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, or others, or to property. Defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.

  • Requires regular attendance to perform essential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end times for work.

  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.

  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community; and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • High School diploma or GED Equivalent.

Experience/Knowledge

  • 1+ years experience in manufacturing environment

  • Experience with MS Applications Certifications/Licenses/Registrations N/A PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior Quality Assurance experience.

  • Prior LEAN and/or Kaizen experience.

Other Information

TECHNICAL ROLE COMPETENCIES:

  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Requires up to 9 hours of walking/ standing daily.

  • Must be able to lift/ carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to push/pull up to 50 lbs.

  • Requires repetitive arm wrist and hand movements.

  • Must be able to bend/stoop/twist, crouch/squat, reach above and below shoulders.

  • Requires ability to reach, grasp, and manipulate objects.

  • Ability to operate various machines and hand tools.

  • Involves moderate risk or discomforts and special safety precautions; e.g.: working around moving parts, machines.

  • Ability to wear PPE including hearing protection, safety glasses and steel/composite toe shoes.

  • Moderate/ heavy exposure to heat, cold, dust excessive noise.

  • Some overtime and occasional weekends required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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COMPANY: Lifoam Industries, LLC

Requisition Id: 112876

Location: GA - Rome

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