Experienced Glass Blower

Industry

Arts

Advert ID

USA_484877

Location

Milton

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Up to USD14.00/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Teays Valley, WV - (USA) 4 Mission Way Suite 100, Scott Depot WV Teays Valley , WV 25560

Branch Phone Number

304-757-3338

Job Description

A Cabell County Employer is seeking an Experienced Glassblower to add to their team.



Experienced Glassblower Job Description:

Glassblowers work as part of a team blowing, opening and finishing glass to ensure first quality

glass production standards are met. The successful candidate will be able to work with several

different makers on a variety of pieces and both in a lead or supporting role. Glassblowers will

gather, shape, and blow a wide assortment of glass items. You will work in an

environment that emphasizes manufacturing principles, while ensuring the artistic beauty of

each piece. This is not a studio glassblowing position, but rather a full-time production role in a

fast paced and intensive environment.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

● Open and finish glass prepared by less skilled team member, or gathering and blowing

in support of more skilled makers

● Gather, shape, block, and blow into a mould

● Hand finish to tight quality control specifications

● Train and support the growth of less skilled team members, as appropriate

● Maintain a safe work environment following all protocol and safety standards

● Demonstrate sound judgment from learned knowledge to assess and solve problems as

they arise in the production process

● Solicit constructive feedback from more experienced co-workers

● Maintain the shop area, equipment, tools, moulds, etc.

● Meet and maintain a high level of respect for customers and co-workers while

representing the company during the working day

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

● Contribute, along with other glassblowers, in setting up the shop for production and

clean-up of the shop area at the end of each shift

● Be aware of systems and processes and embrace a LEAN mindset looking for

opportunities to make production more efficient



Required Qualifications:

● Available to work 6:00AM - 2:30PM (Summer), Monday - Friday, SOME Saturdays

● Available to work 7:00AM - 3:30PM (Winter), Monday - Friday, SOME Saturdays

● 5+ years of glass production, ideally in a production environment

● Experience training and sharing knowledge with other glass workers

● Willingness and ability to work as part of a team

● Must be able to lift up to twenty (20) pounds of glass on a frequent basis and lift up to

50lb. for a cast iron mould

● Ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions and communication and effectively

communicate ideas and/or instructions to other members of the organization

● Basic math skills a must to understand production needs and requirements

● Ability to communicate with customers and explain process while working



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