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Machine Helper - 3rd Shift

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Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k) & 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

POSITION TITLE: Machine Helper

REPORTS TO: CONVERTING SUPERVISOR

SUMMARY

Responsible for all activities associated with running the converting machines including setup, operation, cleanup, and recommending improvements to operations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set-up rails, print, and die cut section on converting machine accurately in accordance with proper setup techniques.
  • Inspect all dies before and after run to ensure that any necessary repairs are made before the next run.
  • Ensure all bolts for cutting dies are in place and tightly secured.
  • Monitor box quality, including, but not limited to, loose liner, warp, correct size, and print.
  • Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed.
  • Train and assist First Helper, Flexo Stacker, and Bundlers with job duties on the machine.
  • Cross-train on other machines.
  • Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to: Production Data, Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, Quality Data.
  • Turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs. Be proactive in the maintenance of equipment.
  • Switch duties with other operators as necessary.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
  • Read and follow instructions on factory masters.
  • Take correct printing dies to press department machines.
  • Pick up all printing dies from press department machines and return to die room after order is complete.
  • Wash all dirty printing dies, remove tape, and band type.
  • Inspect all incoming dies for any necessary repairs. Glue and seal loose dies returned from machines.
  • Replace printing dies in proper sequence on printing die rack.
  • Assist Die Mounter in pulling load tags.
  • Sort and file load tags.
  • Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to: Production Data, Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, Quality Data.
  • Turn in work orders to supervision for needed repairs. Be proactive in the maintenance of equipment.
  • Adheres to production schedule. Makes recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality and service goals. Reports any unusual scheduling issues to Supervisor.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED.

Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:

Prior work experience in the corrugated industry

6 months’ experience as a Flexo or DieCut Helper

6 months’ experience in the Press and Finishing Departments

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Able to read and follow instructions on factory masters.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. Ability to deal with problems involving one or more concrete variables in standardized situations.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

The individual must have a working knowledge of the following:

Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation.

Product layouts and production specifications.

Product quality specifications.

Quality standards.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

May be required to maintain a current Lift Truck Operator License.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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