Machine Operator

Entry Level Machine Operator

No swing shifts! Our 12 hr. 2-2-3 shifts pay $14.00/hr. and up + $1/hr. for night shift

Basic Job Duties

Set up, operate, or tend equipment that may perform various functions, such as rewinding/folding, slitting, banding, blowing, wrapping, packing, or stacking. Specific job duties vary depending upon the division and work enter you operate in.

  • Follow all safety procedures, including and not limited to: LOTO, machine guarding, and PPE requirements
  • Operate and ensure that the machine is running at optimum level.
  • Produce and package products according to specifications.
  • Identify and react to production problems (raw materials shortages, out of spec materials, quality issues, etc.)
  • Perform quality checks to monitor physical characteristics of product and take corrective action as needed.
  • Assist with machine clean-ups as required.
  • Perform setups and change-overs as needed.
  • Make machine adjustments using basic hand tools.
  • Report on production information including down-time.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.

Perform the following specific functions:

  • Use controls to regulate tension, synchronize speed, adjust product wind/folding
  • Set perforation blades/anvils and slitters according to product specifications
  • Load backstands and thread material through embossers, slitters, folders or rewinders
  • Troubleshoot downstream equipment as applicable- banders, wrappers, casepackers, case stackers etc

About YOU- You get things done. That’s who you are and how you roll- and that’s exactly what we need.

  • Self-motivated and proactive, and people love your positive "can do" attitude
  • Ability to lift and occasionally carry 50 pounds and can perform physical labor(climb, bend, etc.)
  • Communicates well and can adapt to varying work conditions
  • Ability to pass our pre-employment drug screening and fitness test
  • You want to be challenged, and you are always learning
  • You are mechanically inclined (or willing to be trained!)
  • Recognize the strength in positive team work
  • Welcome the need to be trained and to help others