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Disc Utility Operator

Disc Utility Operator

locationTucson, AZ, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/15/2023
Full Time

Who We Are

Johns Manville is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality insulation and commercial roofing, along with glass fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including building products, aerospace, automotive and transportation, filtration, commercial interiors, waterproofing and wind energy.

A proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, we serve customers in more than 80 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.

Pay Range

$32,720.00-$44,990.00 Annual

This is the base salary pay range that an applicant can expect to make upon hire.   Pay within this range will vary based upon relevant experience, skills, and education among other factors. In addition, this position is eligible for an incentive bonus. 

Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a manufacturer of premium-quality building and mechanical insulation, commercial roofing, glass fibers and nonwoven materials for commercial, industrial and residential applications.

We are currently seeking a Disc Utility Operator for our Tucson facility. We value our employees; provide a safe and clean work environment and a competitive wage and benefits package. The successful applicant will have the ability to perform basic mathematics accurately on a consistent basis. The Utility operator must have the ability to properly use measuring equipment to determine that the part being produced is within the specified tolerance. Perform miscellaneous duties as directed -- rolling, parts manufacture, melting, etc.

This is a day shift M-F 6am-2:30pm

Your Day-to-Day

  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Interface with team members on all shifts and other departments
  • Provide technical assistance to others according to established operating procedures
  • Ability to consistently make appropriate decisions with frequent interruptions. of performance, team player, good written and verbal communications skills

What You Bring to the Team

  • Maintain a safe work environment; complete all safety and other training on schedule.
  • Work closely with EH&S. Make sure OSHA and environmental requirements are being followed throughout the facility.
  • Keep informed of all JSAs on all CNC machinery and be confident you are aware of all changes.
  • Operate CNC Lathes and VMCs, and other machine tools and hand tools safely.
  • Operate lifting equipment, including cranes, hoists and forklifts, safely lifting and moving parts and material.
  • High School degree. Completion of a machinist apprenticeship program or a technical certificate preferred.
  • Experience setting up, editing G-Code programs and running CNC Lathes with Fanuc controls.
  • Computer literate with experience using Microsoft Office suite of programs. Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
  • Positive manner of performance, team player, good written and verbal communications skills.


  • Lift and move items weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be capable of performing repetitive tasks.
  • Must have to ability to operate various hand tools including pneumatic, electrical, and manual 
  • Ability to safely climb stairs and ladders throughout the workday.
  • Ability to complete tasks associated with various hot works.  Including the ability to wear necessary PPE to protect worker from such hot work hazards.
  • Ability to wear steel-toe safety shoes for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to work in a noisy environment and wear hearing protection as required.
  • Ability to work in a dusty environment and wear respiratory protection as required.
  • Capable of using forklifts, cranes

Please Keep in Mind

If you do not meet 100% of these requirements, we at JM still want to hear from you. So, if you are interested in the role, we encourage you to apply so we can learn how your skills and talents can contribute to our team.


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Diversity & Inclusion

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities. Our D&I council is composed of employees from locations across North American & Europe who meet regularly and work to promote and foster an environment of inclusion. Born from our D&I council is our network of employee resource groups (ERGs) that are focused on supporting diverse communities in the workplace. Review more about our diversity & inclusion initiatives on JM’s Career page.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.