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Established in 1861, Gillinder Glass is a custom technical molded and filter glass manufacturer located in Port Jervis, New York. The company specializes in pressed and custom molded, clear and colored glass products “Made in the USA”. 

A career at Gillinder Glass is an opportunity to join a team of passionate professionals focused on the growth and advancement of a leading company in specialized industries. The Gillinder team takes pride in its rich manufacturing tradition and continuing a reputation of providing quality products and exceeding customer expectations. 

Benefits offered by Gillinder include:

  • On the job training

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Full time work (40+hours per week)

  • Competitive pay with regular increases

  • Health, dental, vision, life, etc.

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid vacation

  • 401k with Company contribution

Interested candidates can contact HR Manager Jean Doe at: 845-856-5375 ext. 1025 or Jdoe@gillinderglass.com.

Gillinder Glass is a drug free workplace. All applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening before being permitted to work.

Available positions include:

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS- FOUNDRY

Gillinder Glass is seeking a leader for their Foundry Operations. This position will lead production activities for the pressed and molded glass manufacturing process.

This role is responsible for managing the foundry manufacturing operations in a way which will drive performance and ensure business operations are running efficiently and effectively. They will develop processes to maximize stewardship, safety, quality, and productivity.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, organizing, directing, and running optimal day-to-day operations with the goal of exceeding customer expectations

  • Meet standards, metrics, and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets

  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results

  • Increasing production, assets capacity, and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining exceptional quality standards

  • Collect and analyze data to find places of waste

  • Implement strategies in alignment with Gillinder initiatives and provide a clear direction and focus

  • Monitor operations and trigger corrective action as needed

  • Commit to plant safety procedures

  • Production output, and product quality management

  • Develop systems and processes to track and optimize productivity

  • Recruit, manage, and develop factory staff

  • Build a trusting relationship among workgroups

  • Address employees’ issues and/or grievances

  • Administer collective bargaining agreements

  • Learn from, and direct, the production team

  • Manage and motivate employees, including scheduling, training of employees, and training for specific tasks relevant to their positions

  • Coordinating and directing support organizations

Qualifications:

  • Proven work experience as a Production Manager or Supervisor

  • Proven managerial experience

  • Strong team building, decision-making, and people management skills

  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example

  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise

  • Knowledge of safety, quality, productivity, and stewardship processes Ability to work under pressure and with deadlines

  • Computer literacy: experience with ERP/MRP system and MS Office suite

  • Effective English verbal and written communication

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Goal driven and detail oriented

  • Previous experience in glass industry a plus

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing principles and other manufacturing improvement methods a plus

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Interested candidates for this position should contact Mia Fleming at 845-856-5375 ext. 1041 or  MFleming@Gillinderglass.com.

 

GLASS PACKER- Full or part-time
$14.53 per hour- flexible scheduling available

 

The glass packer is responsible for performing various tasks necessary in the inspection and packing of molded glass products. Daily tasks may include the use of material handling equipment and materials, as well as performing preventative maintenance on various equipment. Glass packer must be able to follow detailed work instructions.

 

The ideal candidate must have an eye for detail and ability to work independently in a busy manufacturing environment. Demonstration of workplace safety while meeting production targets is required. As production needs change frequently, flexibility in work assignments is necessary.

 

The finishing inspector/packer must be able to frequently or continuously stand, bend, reach, lift, and carry operational materials.

 

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FINISHING OPERATOR- Full-time
Second Shift: $15.46 per hour + differential 

 

The finishing operator is responsible for performing various tasks necessary in the completion and inspection of molded glass products. Daily tasks may include, proper set-up, operation, clean-up, and performing preventative maintenance on various equipment, tools, and machines that are used in the finishing department. The finishing operator must be able to follow detailed work instructions including maintaining precise measurements and tolerance limits.

 

The ideal candidate must have an eye for detail and ability to work independently in a busy manufacturing environment. Demonstration of workplace safety, while meeting production targets is required. As production needs change frequently, flexibility in work assignments is necessary. Equipment, tools and machines used in the finishing department may include but are not limited to sawing, cutting, sandblasting, grinding, painting, scoring and chipping.

 

The finishing operator must be able to frequently or continuously stand, bend, reach, lift, and carry operational materials.    

 

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LABORER-CARRY IN & TURN OUT- Full-time
$13.61—$14.84 per hour 

 

The laborer-carry in and turn out is responsible for performing various tasks necessary in the production of molded glass products. Daily tasks may include transporting hot glass from production area to annealing oven, set up/breakdown of equipment, removing glass from mold, and inspecting glass.

 

The ideal candidate must have an eye for detail and be able to work independently in a busy manufacturing environment. Special attention to timing and temperature is required. As production needs change frequently, flexibility in work assignments is necessary. Equipment and tools used on the job may include but are not limited to glass carrying paddle, annealing ovens, heavy metal molds, and tongs.

 

These positions must be able to frequently or continuously stand, bend, reach, lift, carry operational materials, and move heavy equipment.

  

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FURNACE HELPER- Full-time
First Shift- $13.85 per hour
Second Shift- $13.85 per hour + differential
 

 

The furnace helper is responsible for performing various tasks necessary in maintaining glass melting furnaces and related equipment to make our custom specialty molded glass products. Daily tasks may include the handling of raw material, monitoring furnaces, and the set-up of manufacturing equipment. Furnace operators must be able to follow detailed instructions.

 

The ideal candidate must have an eye for detail and be able to work independently in a busy manufacturing environment. Special attention to timing and temperature is required. As production needs change frequently, flexibility in work assignments is necessary.

 

Equipment, tools, and machines monitored/used in the furnace department may include, but are not limited to glass melting furnaces, annealing ovens, temperature gauges, and forklifts.

  

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GLASS INSPECTOR- Full-time
$13.84 per hour 

 

The glass inspector is responsible for performing various tasks necessary in the inspection of molded glass products off the production line. The glass inspector must be able to follow detailed work instructions including maintaining precise measurements and tolerance limits. Tasks will include, but are not limited to, inspecting glass for defects or damage, moving and packing finished product (if necessary), maintain proper product counts, and completing paperwork properly.

 

The ideal candidate must have an eye for detail, be able to work independently in a busy manufacturing environment, and have good communication skills. Demonstration of workplace safety while meeting production targets is required. As production needs change frequently, flexibility in work assignments is necessary.

 

The glass inspector must be able to frequently or continuously stand, bend, reach, lift, and carry operational materials.

  

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