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GAF Production Technician in Walpole, Massachusetts

Come Build Your Career Under OUR Roof

Job Description:

$1,000 Sign On Bonus and $500 Retention Bonus!


The Production Technician I is a dependable self-starter with a desire to grow and succeed. The Production Technician I assists with packaging products, batch processes and tasks associated with batch manufacturing. Assists senior technicians as directed. The Production Technician I is responsible for compliance with safety policies and procedures and for maintaining housekeeping standards in the work area.


Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Operate fork-lift

· Operate pallet jack

· Maintain accurate production records

· Material handling

· Weighing material

· Operate hand truck

· Label buckets and boxes


· Communication skills - proficient in written, verbal, and listening skills

· Demonstrated willingness to be actively involved in day to day Plant activities

· Familiarity with Safety activities, safe behavior observations, and team activities

· Familiarity with general warehouse duties, operating machinery and various types of equipment


· Ability to read and concentrate via computer data entry typing

· Must be able to climb ladders and/or stairs and walk on open grating on elevated surfaces

· Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function

· Required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch

· Frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing

· Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery

· Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone

· Required to sit, stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls

· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

· Must continuously have the ability to differentiate colors precisely

· Occasionally operate business machines

· Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds


· High School Diploma/GED Equivalent or 6 months of work experience.

· 6 months experience related manufacturing experience - We will provide special training to employees based on interest and availability.


· Production Operations/Manufacturing experience


We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Hawk, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​