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Production Worker

Olathe, KS - St. Louis, MO

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Perform all tasks involved in the production and fabrication of architectural flat glass for Insulite Glass. Follow standard work methods and practice safe work habits to ensure work is as efficient and safe as possible.

Requirements and Responsibilities


The positions require basic math skills, the ability to read dimensions and tape measure.

Production Employee Expectations

  • Notify supervisor of any mechanical or material issues

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required

  • Be available to work in all areas of production

  • Must be able to work as part of a team


Monday through Friday (overtime as needed)

•Day shift 6:00/7:00 AM – 4:00/6:00 PM

•Night shift 5:00/6:00 PM – 3:00/4:00 AM

*Primary Duties and Responsibilities by Department*

Cutting Department

Cutting Table: Place glass onto glass optimization table for processing. Cutting head makes cuts in glass. Remove cut glass from table and place it on harp racks. Dispose of excess glass after it has been cut to size. Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Seaming Line: Take cut glass from rack, place glass on seaming line to smooth sharp, rough sides. Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Doors Department

Mechanical aptitude a plus

Must be able to lift up to 150 lbs.

Must be able to work without constant supervision

Ability to read and interpret drawings/blue prints

Fabricating Department

Polishing: Load and unload glass onto conveying system that polishes the edge of the glass. Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Forvet: Load and unload glass on Forvet table. Select and run CNC programs to cut holes and notches in glass. Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Spandrel: Assist in loading and unloading glass onto bed of Spandrel oven to apply ceramic paint on glass. Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Insulating Department

Feeder: Pick up and place cut glass on washer. Run glass through washer. Perform quality check for defects in glass. Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Stacker: Pick up and place glass on table. Add fabricated, metal framed spacer. Match up and place like glass to other side of spacer. Attach appropriate tags on product. Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Sealer: Apply sealant with sealant gun around glass and spacer of insulated unit.

Laminating Department

Load and unload glass from rack to lamination line

Place laminate between like sizes of glass to process

Trim excess laminate from glass

Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Loading Department

Trim excess sealer/laminate from glass

Tag and organize glass

Prepare glass and racks for shipping

Systematically load trucks to deliver orders

Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Maintenance Department

Must be able to drive a fork truck, empty dumpster containers, sweep floors and keep facility, parking lot and street free of broken glass.

Assist Maintenance Technician with equipment installation, repairs and maintenance

Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Tempering Department

Load and unload glass from conveying table for tempering ovens

Operate tempering oven by learning recipes for various glass types

Attach appropriate tags on product

Remove glass from oven if it breaks

Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs.

Work Environment

Most work takes place in an enclosed warehouse Involves standing, walking, and lifting for long periods of time throughout the day. Must be able to work in a hot environment. Job requires employee to wear gloves, protective sleeves, eye protection, long pants, sleeved-shirts and sturdy work boots


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • AD&D insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

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