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Production Material Handler

Company: Johns Manville Corp
Location: Phenix City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Johns Manville Is Hiring Entry-Level Production Material Handlers in our Phenix City, AL Plant

Hourly Rate $13.12, with increase to $14.65 after 90 days. There is a $.50 shift differential for days and $1.00 for nights.

At the Johns Manville Phenix City, AL facility, we manufacture a number of mineral wool products including industrial boards in various densities, high density batts for use in commercial building applications, and a wide range of pipe insulation products. It's a neat process, but what is even cooler is how we do it...

* Our PEOPLE are at the core of everything we do
* Our PASSION is in going the extra mile
* We PERFORM at a superior level
* We PROTECT today to ensure tomorrow

The Production Material Handler position will work at the end of the production line. You will be working with plant management team at all levels within the organization.

Your Day to Day:

* Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements
* Make sure all packages have labels
* Make sure all packages have proper shrink wrap
* Inspect packages for damages
* Make sure the proper raw material bags are the right size, color etc.
* Always check with supervisor and or line leader to make sure proper packaging specification is used when line is changed over
* Always use safe work practices, follow all safety rules and procedures, immediately report any hazardous conditions, and fully participate in safety programs.
* Wear all personal protective equipment as required by management, including but not limited to all or some of the following: protective shoes, glasses, ear plugs, bump cap or hard hat, gloves and dusk mask.
* Complete all training assignments.

What You Bring to the Team:

* Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, straightforward written or oral instructions.
* The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and communicate accurately with coworkers. The employee will frequently engage in repetitive motions. The employee must frequently, lift, push or pull 25 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance. Visual acuity is required to work around and with machinery including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This job is in an industrial, manufacturing environment. The job requires working frequently around and with heavy machinery with moving mechanical parts, industrial ovens, and mobile equipment. The environment is not climate controlled and employees must be able to work in environments that may be extremely hot and humid or cold depending upon the operation and the season. Walking surfaces can be wet, dusty, and uneven. Areas of the building where work must be done have high noise levels, vibration, and/or fumes. Some working areas contain the presence of airborne particles which can irritate the skin or eyes. The manufacturing process involves toxic or caustic chemicals. Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment which includes steel toed shoes, ear protection, eye protection and in certain areas may be required to where dust masks, gloves or head protection.


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts, health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Why Johns Manville

Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking and doing the right things. Make your story our story.

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities.

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Johns Manville is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Johns Manville Corp, Columbus , Production Material Handler, Professions , Phenix City, Georgia

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