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Do you have any experience in a manufacturing environment?
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Do you have a minimum high school diploma or GED?
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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Standing or exerting physical effort for extended periods of time
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Associate Manufacturing Technician
NC - Concord

Opportunity Snapshot
Build a career home with an innovative industry leader
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Clean, climate-controlled plant; great training, pay & benefits, two 3-day weekends a month
Virtual Hiring Event on January 11, 2022 from 9am-4pm. Please register to attend our Event at https://jobinfo.com/t/?celgard.

Top five reasons to bring your machine operation experience and build a career home at our state-of-the-art facility:
  • We offer a unique 2-2-3 schedule that gives you a good deal of flexibility, including 3-day weekends every other week.
  • You'll work in a temperature-controlled, clean room environment where it is always about 70 degrees, and earn great pay and benefits -- including a shift premium on nights.
  • We'll provide initial training as well as cross-training to expand your skills and set you up for success. Quick question for you - click here
  • You can take pride in helping produce innovative solutions for a variety of applications, including environmentally-friendly electric drive vehicles.
  • This is a great time to join, as we are poised for big growth, and growth will create opportunities for strong performers.
We have multiple openings for Manufacturing Technicians at our Concord facility, so feel free to share this information with your colleagues. We are hiring for two different 12-hour shifts: 6 pm to 6 am and 6 am to 6 pm.

Celgard is a global leader in the development and production of high-performance membrane separator technology. Our products are used in a broad range of energy storage applications including rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, disposable lithium batteries and specialty energy storage. We’re building a performance culture that encourages cross-functional collaboration and seeking impact players who can grow with us.
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Fantastic hiring incentives! $500 starting bonus on Day 1, another $500 after 6 months! Apply now!

The Requirements
Find out what it takes to thrive in this role.
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Associate Manufacturing Technician opportunity, you will have:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent. Quick question for you - click here
  • 1+ year of experience operating machinery in a manufacturing, production, or similar environment. Mixed model line experience would be ideal.
  • Good attendance and safety records.
  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task and set-up / operate multiple machines.
  • Computer skills and the ability to learn different software programs and scanners.
  • Strong analytical troubleshooting and problem resolution/solving skills.
This is a 24/7 site and you'll work a 2-2-3 schedule, meaning you’ll work 48 hours for one week and 36 hours the next week; 2 days on, 2 days off; then 3 days on, 3 days off. Every other weekend you'll have Friday, Saturday and Sunday off! We're hiring initially for nights, but we also have some day shifts available.

You will also be required to take our online skills assessment as part of the recruitment and screening process. If offered the role, you will participate in a pre-employment drug screen, background check and physical.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to the Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for operating various types of industrial film manufacturing and processing equipment, including extruders, laminators, ovens, deplyers, slitters, coaters, mixers, and core slabber. You will also utilize powered industrial vehicles (PIVs).

You'll spend the majority of your time on your feet, operating the equipment on the production floor. We promote a collaborative, team-oriented environment and sometimes you will operate a piece of equipment in tandem with another Technician. We'll also look to you to take a proactive approach to troubleshooting any potential issues, bringing in an Engineer or Maintenance Tech as necessary Certain Technician roles may require you to prepare chemical solutions and monitor chemical processes. Quick question for you - click here
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Why Join Us
More great reasons to become part of the Celgard team
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Strong and supportive team
We have established handoff procedures from shift to shift to ensure everyone on the team is always informed, and we work on keeping lines of communication open to help support the team and the plant. You'll collaborate with other Technicians, Operators and others in achieving your goals.

Great environment
This is an established plant with a combination of state-of-the-art and legacy equipment, and a lean state of mind. We’re actively building a performance culture with high-energy teams that encourage cross-functional collaboration with individual contributions.

Training and development
We offer opportunities for advancement in your discipline, as well as opportunities for cross-training in other disciplines in the maintenance department. If you have the desire and drive to learn and develop your skills, you will have ample support to do exactly that. For example, though we expect you’ll have some training on driving large machinery (cherry picker, forklift, etc.) we will ensure you know everything you need to know for safety, and for your own development, by putting you through our licensing process.

Build a career home
Celgard dynamically stewards its resources, particularly our most important resource: our people. Because of our unique market niches and proprietary technologies, we prefer to promote from within whenever possible, and we use a Progression Matrix to clearly identify your path to growth. As we expand, we'll be looking for proven professionals to grow with us. From this role, you could step up to an I&E Technician II and beyond.

Green and growing
As a tech-driven company tied to the green energy sector, we are poised for ongoing growth as tech products from cell phones to electric drive vehicles continue to play an ever-increasing role in people’s lives.

Competitive compensation
Celgard is committed to providing competitive pay and benefit programs that meet the needs of our employees and their families. We recognize that our greatest asset is our people, and that they deserve the best support. In addition to a competitive wage, we offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, a 401(k) plan, holiday and vacation pay, and more.
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More Insight
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More about the requirements
In addition to the qualifications listed under The Requirements tab, we're looking for a professional with the following competencies and characteristics:
  • A strong work ethic and the demonstrated ability both to work independently and to contribute as a team player.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with cross-functional teams, programs, and projects.
  • Strengths in self-motivation, collaboration, initiative, sense of urgency, and attention to detail.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize and process multiple tasks and/or projects as required.
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with all levels within the organization.
  • Able to implement, follow, and continuously improve safety, environmental, and health guidelines and procedures.
  • The ability to work on a high performing team creating an environment where open and honest communication is the norm.
More about the role
As an Associate Manufacturing Technician, you will:
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment that meets facility standards.
  • Ensure general quality of all work meets company standards.
  • Maintain records and interface with multiple computer software programs for purposes of material transactions, traceability, process control, on-line inspection, testing, and statistical process control.
  • Perform routine optical inspection and product quality tests according to written specifications and standards.
  • Use instruments to test the quality of chemical products to ensure they meet standards and specifications.
  • Maintain accurate logbook entries of key process and equipment events, and provide in-depth observations to process and development engineers as required.
  • Clean assigned production equipment and perform operator-level preventive maintenance (i.e. change filters, check fluid levels).
  • Communicate effectively with team members and other groups within the Celgard organization. Act as communication link with other departments when assigned.
  • Maintain training and cross-training proficiencies as required to ensure compliance in execution of daily activities and departmental expectations.
  • Train others (new and current employees) as needed.
  • Ensure breaks and lunches are taken per policy and time is not abused.
  • Support managing all data and working with Supply Chain and operations to ensure production throughput is maximized.
  • Work with Supply Chain to manage and update all relevant part numbers in the ERP system.
  • Identify areas of potential process improvement and communicate accordingly.
  • Comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices regulations Maintain a professional and productive relationship with area management and co-workers.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams. Lead meetings as needed. Serve on team roles as assigned.
  • Must keep all Celgard information CONFIDENTIAL.
More about your success
Our ideal candidate for Associate Manufacturing Technician is willing and able to:

Own your role:
We thrive on the contribution each person brings to our organization, and on how we work together as a team, even while working under limited supervision. If you’re a good fit for our team, you bring accountability, integrity, and a focus on making sure your tasks are completed so that we can keep moving as a team.

Teamwork is essential to our success, and communication is essential to a strong team. In our environment, open and honest communication is the norm. In addition to carefully documenting your work to ensure the next shift knows what is happening, you should be ready to ask and answer questions, ask for and provide help, and ask to learn as well as sharing what you know.

Prioritize and respond:
As you go about your assigned work, you’ll be interrupted with machine breakdowns and other emergent issues. You will be mostly on your own on the night shift, so our ideal candidate must be able to make good decisions and will quickly learn how to prioritize the work to ensure we keep moving.

Commit to safety:
Through our actions, we strive to do zero harm to our people and environment. All employees will actively assist in maintaining and improving an accident-free workplace. For the benefit of our employees and product, the Charlotte facility is drug-free.
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Celgard LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability.