Cold End Operator

United States of America
24 September 2020
Turning stone into remarkable products

Transforming natural resources into high-quality stone wool products puts you at the center of what makes ROCKWOOL successful in its industry. In our technologically-advanced production environment, you work closely with skilled colleagues who all strive to improve and optimize our manufacturing processes. You are offered the opportunity to work in an organization which cares about its employees and has a people-driven culture.

Job Description


ROCKWOOL is a market-leading global company with a proud 80-year history of creating well-paying jobs and being recognized as a top employer. At ROCKWOOL, we believe our success is built on a foundation of teamwork and that all employees excel when we create an atmosphere of trust, respect, communication, and support. Our main business area is building insulation, providing thermal comfort along with fire safety and acoustical comfort for all types of buildings.

This is the Role:

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Cold End Operator is responsible for operating equipment in an effective and efficient manner according to company standards, specifications and policies. You will produce quality mineral fibre insulation products within the Company’s parameters of Material Efficiency, Time Efficiency, and Line Wool II. Maintain a clean, safe and efficient workplace without jeopardizing product quality or the environment. You will produce at the highest possible output maintaining the high standard of quality expected by our customers in a safe and efficient manner. You will also make product changes efficiently, maintain a smooth uninterrupted flow of product and guide the PMOs as to what work needs to be done during the shift. The Line operator must be able to work with all members of the crew and departments as a team. The Supervisor may add different tasks each day at his/her discretion.

This is what you offer:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience in machine set-up and computers

  • Must have a good understanding in how equipment operates in order to clear equipment safely.

  • Good understanding of H+S requirements and works in a safe manner.

  • Self-motivated with the drive, commitment and high energy to motivate others.

  • Understanding of key figures and how to maximize the output

  • Good people and training skills.

  • Well organized.

  • Protocol experience in trouble shooting equipment

  • The ability to read and understand written instructions and product specifications

  • Successful completion of the six weeks training course

Personal Competencies:

  • Provides guidance and services to others in away that leads to optimal results

  • Hands-on problem solver

  • Demonstrates leadership ability

  • Personal drive and commitment to continuous improvement

  • High energy and commitment

  • Practical knowledge in a continuous flow automated manufacturing process

  • Effective training and demonstration skills

  • Plans & organises their own work effectively

What ROCKWOOL offers:

In addition to a competitive salary, we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, and vision coverage, disability and life insurance, with options to elect coverage for spouse and dependents.  Employees also receive paid vacation and a 401K match of up to six percent by ROCKWOOL.

At ROCKWOOL, safety is priority number one!  We continuously strive to create safe and healthy work places and conditions for all employees.  We provide employees with personal protective equipment to include high visibility safety vests, safety glasses, shoes, gloves and head protection. 

ROCKWOOL also provides multiple programs as part of our commitment to long-term security of our employees, including: 

  • A hybrid/electric vehicle incentive program.

  • Fitness Reimbursement.

  • Education reimbursement for job-related courses.

  • Employee product purchase program.

  • Uniform and laundry program.

ROCKWOOL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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