Manufacturing Associate (1st Shift)

Saint-Gobain Corporation Merrimack, NH
The Manufacturing Associate is responsible for the layout, cutting, and assembly of coated fabric to specific specifications (blueprints) to ensure all customers quality needs and expectations are met and exceeded.


Demonstrate safety awareness and safe work practices

Read and interpret blueprints, work instructions, and/or procedures to measure, cut, layout and assemble coated fabric material

Layout and assemble various projects including pretension windows, antenna covers, and other products

Fabricate miscellaneous parts using a variety of hand tools and measure conformance to drawings or layovers

Follow internal safety requirements for handling various powered equipment (up to 700 degrees) within work area

Check materials using various calibrated and non-calibrated tools

Determine through process decision making how to identify non-conforming material, make necessary adjustments to correct, and/or notify Lead, Production Supervisor, and/or Engineer

Properly complete required paperwork/forms either manually or electronically

Meet productivity time and quality standards in area of responsibility

Maintain 5S housekeeping/organization within work area

Willing to accept and receive frequent direction and assistance from various levels of management

Complete visual inspections on material as it is processed

Recognize and report defective materials or questionable conditions to Lead and/or Production Supervisor when necessary

Cut and seam samples for quality control as required

High School Diploma or equivalent

1+ years experience working in a manufacturing environment

Accurately read a tape measure within 1/16 of an inch

Excellent attention to detail, keen vision (with or without glasses) for material inspection

Basic comprehension, reading, writing and communication skills

Accurately read and interpret blueprints

Intermediate mathematical skills

Dependability and thoroughness

Strong adherence to company policies and procedures

Strong customer focus, ability to treat others with respect

Strong sense of accountability, integrity, teamwork, pride and a sense of ownership in your work

Self-motivated, results-driven, active participant in process improvement

Open-minded to differences, learning, problem solving, improvements and change

Work Environment:

Production environment with regular exposure to noise and dust

May be exposed to cold temperatures and/or extreme heat at times

Physical Requirements:

Ability to stand, stoop, kneel, twist, turn and work on an elevated platform (36" high)

Ability to lift/move a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, 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.

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