• Saint-Gobain
  • $31,960.00 -49,680.00/year*
  • Buffalo , NY
  • Manufacturing
  • Full-Time
  • 130 Rapin Pl


Trainee will be expected to describe and demonstrate the following prior to advancement:

+ Ensuring the safety, quality, housekeeping, 5S and KOI performance for the assigned line or area as directed by the Supervisor or Shift Lead

+ Perform start-up and set-up duties, ensuring lines are ready for production

+ Perform color and product changes according to plant procedures

+ Ensure all hoppers are filled with correct material and that lines are set up for efficient production

+ Performs all quality tests per required frequency and adheres to the Buffalo plant quality standards, enter data into MS Access Database.

+ Perform adjustments to extrusion equipment and tooling to maintain quality specifications, clean and assemble tooling as needed, perform adjustments to line

+ Setup and monitor downstream equipment (where applicable): puller, saw, router, strapper, wrapper, capping machine, boxing area, vacuum lift, sawzall guard

+ Complete work requests for maintenance repairs on the extrusion line

+ Process line paperwork, checklists, shift management in MS Access Database and MMI, P&E sheets, enter production hours intro SAP

+ Ensure that product is packaged according to established specifications.

+ Demonstrates good communication skills to Packer, B Operator, Lead, and Supervisor

+ Relieve packers for breaks

+ Perform housekeeping and 5S duties

+ Assist other operators and packers with line issues

+ Basic troubleshooting of equipment and process issues. Seek assistance from others as needed.

+ Complete the Paulsen Extrusion Training

+ Performing safety observations and entering data in Gensuite.

+ Perform other tasks as requested by the Supervisor.


+ High School Graduate or GED

+ Must be able to read, write, and perform basic math.

+ Must have basic computer skills

+ Communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers

+ Must have mechanical aptitude and be able to use basic hand tools

+ Must have a minimum of 3 months experience working as a General Support: packaging and working with downstream extrusion equipment (internal candidates only)

+ Forklift license required.

+ Demonstrated ability of cooperation, leadership and willingness to assist fellow employees in a team-based work environment

+ Willingness to work overtime and at times on short notice

+ Willing, able and flexible to work alternating/rotating shift schedule

+ Ability to perform the responsibilities of the position including times when there is limited or no supervision

+ Thorough understanding of safety rules and the safe operation of production machinery

+ Previous Manufacturing experience and length of time with Saint-Gobain will be strongly considered

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.
Associated topics: boxing, carton, delivery, distribution, gluer, package, packaging, scan, styrofoam, wrap

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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