Plant General Laborer


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

Up to USD17.00/hr

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Buffalo, NY - Williamsville - (USA) 5326 Main Street Suite 200 NY Williamsville , NY 14221



Job Description

Do you want to work for the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building and high-performance materials, providing innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection. Are you looking for steady hours and weekly pay checks? Manpower has an immediate opening!

What's in it for you?

*Hours vary (7am-7pm and 7pm-7am rotating shifts)

o Must have flexibility to work any shift as assigned, which may include either 12 hour and 8 hour shifts, and rotating days, afternoons, and evenings, as well as weekends

*Typically, between 36 - 48 hours per week

*Wages - $17.00/hr

*Sign on bonus available - $500 after 30 days, and additional $500 after 60 days

*Overtime is required

*Contract to hire, based on performance

What is the job?

*Plant General Laborer is responsible for the safe and efficient operations of all activities/machinery in the assigned department, which may include S5 mixing, Targa extrusion, Gen3/HiPal, or Crushing production areas.

*The priority is to ensure the service and quality of products on the production floor.

* Quality testing and/or sample collection, accurate data collection and reporting, and troubleshooting skills are required.

*Must follow standard operating procedures. Safe operation of various tools and machinery, including the not limited to: Planetary mixer, press, mix pot transfer system, bohemite transfer system.

*Hand and power tools, including the not limited to: pallet lift, forklift truck, drums, pallets, conveyor belt, shovels, brooms, squeegees, screwdriver, locks/keys, pumps, control board, buttons, switches, scoops, plastic buckets, plastic bags, duct tape, drum rings, and calculator.

*Must maintain an acceptable level of housekeeping, meet and exceed all safety standards and training requirements as outlined.

*Works in a manner that is safe while continuously ensuring quality, production and performance expectations are met.

*Consistent, proper use of personal protective equipment is required.

*PPE requirements, including but not limited to safety glasses with side shields, safety shoes, hearing protection, high visibility clothing, and dust masks.

*Must follow all safety policies and procedures, including lockout/tagout.

What you bring to the job?

*High School Graduate or GED

*Previous experience in a light manufacturing work environment is preferred

*Physical activity: lifting and/or moving up to 55-pounds, climbing ladders, standing or walking, and working in a dusty environment

*Previous forklift truck certification preferred but not required

*Must have basic computer skills - including but not limited to proficiency in data entry, some Microsoft office applications and basic email capabilities

*Communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers

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

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