Out & Equal
O&A 2-2

O&A 2-2

locationEdison, NJ, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
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.

The base hourly rate for this position is $19.77

Summary: Responsible for preforming all duties on a professional level and complying with Physical Distribution Manager, under direct supervision of the Warehouse Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use & follow established safe work practices.
  • Report unsafe or hazardous conditions at all times to supervisor or nearest management representative.
  • Wear Proper PPE.
  • Follow all general shop rules for the Warehouse and building.
  • Follow established work standards.
  • Complete training and all other programs needed to stay in compliance with JM policies.
  • Review and follow assignments from the schedule.
  • Follow daily instruction from supervisor or team lead.
  • Assemble, prepare, and label shipping cartons according to packaging guidelines.
  • Obtain rolls of properly sized (thickness) fiberglass; cut fiberglass into individual fitted pieces on chop units. (Must be properly trained)
  • Obtain required PVC fittings from in-process or inventory storage locations.
  • Verify products and cartons on pallets.
  • Maintain equipment and work area in clean and orderly manner. Work area must be maintained at end of each shift.
  • Perform housekeeping as requested & remove department scrap/garbage to plant compactors as assigned.
  • Remove department scrap/garbage to plant compactors or satellite areas.
  • Receive and follow verbal and written instruction from manager, supervisor, or lead.
  • Report equipment malfunction, operation delays, or product defects immediately to supervisor or team lead.
  • Perform other miscellaneous tasks in other departments as directed or required.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:Qualifications necessary to meet basic requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Flexible in work and assignments
  • Lift Truck and material handling equipment
  • Knowledge of all safety requirements
  • Documented training in order tooperate bandsaw


Effective interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work in team-based environment, flexibility, the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment in a safe manner, demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities during the course of the day.


The responsibilities for this job are performed on the production plant floor. Conditions are often hot, with temperatures ranging from 70-115 degrees. Packaging requires work with fiberglass insulation. Required personal protective equipment must be worn at all times.


  • Material handling equipment (Forklift, Electric pallet jack, walkie stacker and manual pallet).
  • Horizontal bandsaw (fiberglass cutting).
  • Fiberglass inserts material choppers.
  • Guillotine insert material choppers.
  • Pre-pack packaging equipment.
  • Shrink wrap machine.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and communicate accurately with coworkers.  The employee will frequently engage in repetitive motions.  The employee must frequently, lift, push or pull 25 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance. Visual acuity is required to work around and with machinery including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Please Keep in Mind

If you do not meet 100% of these requirements, we at JM 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.