Newell Brands Lamination Operator in Statesville, North Carolina

Position Title: Lamination Operator

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Location: Statesville, NC

Shift: 1st (Monday-Friday, 7 am-3 pm)

Job Duties:

• Work well in a team environment committing to safety as your #1 priority

• Maintain and control two or more lines running at 100% or better for up to an entire shift

• Demonstrated troubleshooting ability for every component for at least two lines and several components for other lines

• Setup and change over more than one line without supervision

• Demonstrated leadership abilities and thorough understanding of safety, procedural, and quality metrics

• Demonstrated working knowledge of processing accurate and timely paperwork and SAP transactions

• Take ownership of assigned lines and assists in driving needed production output with accurate data input

• Make recommendations to improve production output and quality

Qualifications:

• Prefer 2 years industrial or mechanical oriented Associate’s Degree or certificate from an accredited institution or organization – a high school diploma or a GED equivalent only with relevant experience

• Minimum of 2 years experience working in an industrial manufacturing environment as an operator

• Experience with goal-oriented problem solving, as well as critical thinking abilities

• Strong mechanical aptitude and attention to detail

• Intermediate math skills, including fractions, ratios, decimal conversions, and mathematical functions, including Algebra

• Ability to test weight and torque

• Ability to accurately use a micrometer, ruler, calculator, and basic tools such as wrenches, pliers, and allen wrenches

• At least six months of recent, verifiable forklift experience and ability to obtain a forklift license

• Possess a valid state-issued driver’s license

• Good understanding of weights and measures

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Intermediate computer skills (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, etc.)

• Ability to read, understand, and follow written and verbal work instructions

• Team player, works well with others, and respected by team members

• Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, reach, and grasp for varying periods of time during a consecutive 12-hour period

• Ability to work in hot environment with frequent humidity changes while wearing the required PPE consisting of, but not limited to, safety shoes, safety glasses/goggles, hearing protection (as needed), and gloves

• Ability to work overtime, flex shifts, and call-ins as needed in order to meet business needs

• Pass a background check and drug screen

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.