Utility Person (Prob)


Memphis, TN, US, 38113

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Hourly
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  62304


Owens Corning, global in scope - human in scale.  We’re an international company, with solid roots in Memphis, and we have opportunities for a dynamic person to join our local team.  



What we bring to the table:

Competitive compensation, quarterly bonus plan, and a substantial benefits package including insurance (medical/dental/vision/life/disability/supplemental offerings), 401k (company contribution regardless of employee participation – plus match), liberal paid time off (vacation, personal floating and standard holidays), Employee Assistance Services, Stock Purchase Program – and more.



What your day in this role might involve at OC-Memphis:


The Asphalt Utility Material Handler is responsible for ensuring safe material transfer and tanker, railcar, barge unloading to deliver high quality product to our customers. Asphalt Material Handler is a key contributor to the continuous improvements of critical plant performance metrics in the areas of safety, quality, and productivity. The Asphalt Utility Material Handler is responsible for communicating critical information concerning environmental compliance, homeland security, and operational issues to the designated associate. This role is essential to the successful operations of the Memphis Asphalt Plant. Asphalt Utility Material Handler is an hourly position reporting to the Operations Lead.  Here’s a brief outline of this role…


  • Participates in safety training and practice, quality, autonomous maintenance, TPM and other related plant programs.
  • Certifies and operates in all the following areas: Flatbed/Tanker Truck/Railcar/Barge Unloading/Loading, Barge Watch (PIC), Quality Control Procedures.
  • Perform the administrative tracking tasks of data entry, BOL processing, production entry, receiving, and general organization.
  • Becomes certified to operate all applicable Powered Industrial Equipment (PIE).
  • Must be capable and willing to assistant Operations with his/her duties as necessary to meet the customer expectations.
  • Meet team expectations such as reliability, teamwork, and process improvement.
  • Understands storm water and wastewater controls and follow instructions for upset conditions.
  • Strictly adheres to environmental regulations and recycling procedures for waste/recycling disposal and looks for innovative ways to reduce overall environmental impact.
  • Maintains good housekeeping at workstations before, during and at the end of each shift.
  • Performs work on the rail line according to plant written procedures (work includes, but not limited to: hooks up cars, opens, closes and takes temperature of cars, verifies cars are being emptied into correct tanks and keeps proper communication of process with teammates).
  • Communicates at shift change key information to the incoming operators.



What makes a successful OC-Memphis team member:

Must haves include…

  • High School Diploma required.  
  • Some manufacturing experience is helpful
  • Must be able to learn the responsibilities of this position


There are some essential physical requirements specific to our work environment, including being able to:

  • Stand for 8 - 10 hours straight
  • Climb and descend stairs/ladder as needed for the role
  • Do repetitive movements (hand, arm, leg; bending and twisting at the waist; bending at the knee; squatting; lift, push and pull 40-pounds)
  • Withstand exposure to temperature extremes; sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 20,000 employees in 33 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2021 sales of $8.5 billion. For more information, visit www.owenscorning.com.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis