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Owens Corning Warehouse Equipment Operator in Aiken, South Carolina


The Warehouse Equipment Operator (WEO) is responsible for using orders to plan, locate, select, and accumulate goods for shipping. He/she transports finished goods and other material in/out the warehouse area. He/she loads and unloads finished goods or incoming materials, verifies shipments against orders, operates RF equipment and utilizes SAP/ WM system. Provides lift truck support throughout the plant, and receives and disburses store or direct material items.


  • Performs all functions of the job with specific attention to safe behaviors, environmental stewardship, and housekeeping duties and reports all nonconformities to management.

  • Responsibilities include

  • Primary Process Responsibilities

  • Read, understand and follow all Standard Operating Procedures [SOPs]

  • Operate industrial equipment when required

  • Complete a forklift inspection at the beginning of each shift and turn in paperwork to warehouse office

  • Receive all production on shift

  • Receive all shuttles that come from the outside warehouse and store in the precursor, wet chop, or Slitter area

  • Ensure that wet chop and precursor are available for production

  • Load empty citadels on trailers for return shipments

  • Surge all plastic, cardboard, and dispose of mat accumulated during shift

  • Return unused tubes to designated area, ensuring they are strapped and labeled

  • Move all material to the HOLD/REWORK area as needed

  • Unload any returns that come back to the plant

  • Verify, unload, and receive all wet chop

  • Inspect trailers and complete trailer inspection sheets for every load

    • Clean and sweep trailers as needed to ensure product is not damaged when loaded for shipping
  • Set up/ Scan each shuttle in SAP/WM, print paperwork, and Load accurately for transport to outside warehouse

  • Work with Team Lead to ensure all shuttles are PGI’d in a timely manner so outside warehouse can receive them

  • Ensure that rewrap rolls are in the proper location

  • Ensure all packaging is available for production based on the production schedule, and notify the shift lead or warehouse chief if packaging is not available as needed

  • Check propane tanks and ensure the proper levels of propane are available

  • Unload chemicals in totes and storeroom items as needed

  • Use SAP and WM as needed

    • Responsible/accountable for the safe operation of a forklift for the purposes of moving, locating, relocating, stacking and inventorying of material
    • Responsible for unloading shipments safely
    • Responsible for pulling/preparing customer orders with 100% accuracy for quantity and type of product
    • Performs picking duties in an efficient and safe manner that meets or exceeds customer service standards
  • Primary Safety Responsibilities

  • Follow all safety rules and procedures for the plant

  • Follow all lockout procedures

  • Follow all safety signs and documentation

  • Follow all safety rules and procedures concerning the handling of all chemicals within the area of their responsibility

  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment [PPE] at all times

  • Demonstrate group effort by working cooperatively with shift members

  • Minimize process downtime

  • Participate on continuous improvement work groups

  • Support trials

  • Use general tools (not requiring specialized training) as needed to perform the job

  • Help identify process problems and seek solutions

  • Maintain Communication

  • Sustain effective communication

  • Maintain logs as required

  • Assist in resolving supplier and customer complaints by providing relevant information

  • Participate in shift huddles and meetings as required

  • Perform other related duties consistent with the nature of job as directed by management


    The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions

  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills

  • Must have the ability to multi-task

  • Must have strong internal and external customer service skills

  • Must work well in a team environment

  • Must have the ability to do basic mathematical calculations

  • Must have prior forklift experience

  • Previous warehouse experience preferred


    The employee must be able to:

  • Use basic computer functions

  • Log into company computer systems

  • Check E-mail

  • Create and reply to E-mails

  • Type accurately


    The employee should have the following:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required


    The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Pass drug screen prior to employment

  • Acceptable background check

  • Pass pre-employment physical

    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

    A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.