Press Assistant

Job Summary

To maintain cleanliness of the blending, forming and press areas while monitoring radio for trouble calls from control room operator.

Posted: 02/28/2017

Location: Huber - Spring City, TN

Job Description

Principal Duties & Responsibilities
1. Maintain cleanliness of blending, forming and press areas by the following means:
a. Blow down, sweep and pick up in blending, forming and press area.
b. Inspect and empty oil collection pans.
c. Grease press.
d. Conduct MDI, air flow checks, and logs as required.
e. Clean auxiliary rooms.
f. Empty reject station as necessary.
g. Measure boards and inspect stamp on board.
h. Answer trouble calls from control room operator.
i. Hang bags of powder resin.
j. Unload and hang rolls of paper resin.
k. Ensure readiness of firefighting equipment in each area and report deficiencies.
2. Principal duties done on a periodic basis (downtime) or as needed:
a. Clean following areas:  roller rods, release agent spray bars, infeed crossover, press pit, outfeed screen belt cleaning brushes, pre-heater, top steel belt cleaning brush and chain scrapers.
b. Load reject trucks.
c. Assist maintenance with changing saws, pre-heater and intermediate belts.
3. Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Requirements & Preferred Competencies
High School Diploma or GED required. 
 
Major Challenges
Work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions often exposed to heat, cold, inclement weather, resins (liquid and powder), release agents, grease, oils, dust and dirty working conditions.  Work involves wearing a respirator in areas with poor air quality, standing, climbing, walking on elevated catwalks and inactive conveyors, and occasionally lifting heavy objects (50 lbs. or more).
 
EHS Requirements:
*Monitor air and water discharges from site to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and monitor process operations for evidence of excessive use of fuel, water, and other natural resources.
* *Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and corporate environmental and safety regulations, and permit issues (air, water, etc.).  Ensure that proper documentation is completed for any safety or environmental required monitoring in your area of responsibility.  Report inconsistencies as appropriate.
*Attend all federal, state and company mandated training, read and comply with Job Risk Analysis (JRA) (formally known as JHA - Job Hazard Analysis or JSA - Job Safety Analysis) information that applies to areas in which you work, wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) while on the job, and report /or correct any unsafe condition that you may observe.  Report all injuries to your supervisor immediately.
*Adhere to all Safety & Environmental Training.
Be aware of and know how to access the JM Huber EHS Policy, the Minimum Mandatory Standards and Requirements (MMSR’s) and HEW Environmental, Health, and Safety Management System (EHSMS) procedures.  Comply with MMSRs and HEW EHSMS procedures and report all non-conformances to your supervisor or manager. 
*Incorporate environmental, health and safety requirements into every day decision making.
Assist as required in the development and administration of environmental, safety and health policies and programs.  Lead efforts to increase continuous safety and health environmental conscientiousness, identify potential hazards, investigate safety and/or environmental incidents and initiate necessary changes identified through “near hit” incident investigations.  Thoroughly investigate any work-related injuries and record it appropriately.  Plan, develop and lead safety and environmental awareness meetings.  Ensure that the personnel, activities, equipment, and areas under your management are in compliance with applicable federal, state, local and corporate regulations and policies.
Refer to J.M. Huber Corporate EH&S Policy in your employee hand book (beginning on page 61) for further details regarding policy, implementation, responsibility and authority.  Questions regarding EH&S compliance should be directed to your manager, team leader, environmental or safety manager.
EH&S compliance is a condition of employment.  EH&S violations may result in disciplinary action up to and including discharge.
 
Huber Engineered Woods is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, genetic information, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
 


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