Starting $19 based no experience
Perks of Pratt?
- PAID Holidays from Day 1
- Insurance benefits and wellness reimbursement program within ONE MONTH of hire
- 3 Months: 401(k) with match
- 6 Months: PAID vacation days
- 12 Months: FULL tuition reimbursement and PAID childbearing and parenting leave
Qualifications? Only two things:
- High School Diploma/GED
- Strong desire to learn and grow in a state-of-the-art, fast-paced environment
What do Machine Operators do at Pratt Industries?
Sets up and operates flexo, press, rotary die cut, folder or gluer machine to print designs, cut and score on cardboard to create containers by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Accurately and efficiently sets up and operates machine by selecting and fastening printing plate on machine, filling ink pails with required colors, adjusting rate of flow of ink and spacing guides and checking glue station.
Ensures diagonal and corrugator scores are deep enough for folding to work correctly.
Maximizes utilization of machine by operating at available capacity and speed while minimizing waste of sheet stock, inks and glue.
Checks containers to verify quality by examining for miss-slotted containers, loose liner, misprints or any other defects.
Responsible for training and assisting Assistant Operator and Stacker with job duties on machine by switching duties as needed to provide such training.
Trains on other machines in order to provide back-up support when needed and must be willing to move to another machine or another shift depending on needs of the Company.
Completes necessary reports in a neat, accurate and timely manner which may include but are not limited to: Production, Safety and Quality Data, Machine Operational Status and Maintenance Work Orders on Cutting/Dies and Printing Plates.
Maintains equipment proactively, turns in maintenance work orders for repairs to Supervisor in a timely manner and follows up that repairs have been made.
Adheres to daily production schedule, reports any unusual scheduling issues to Supervisor and makes recommendations for optimizing schedules to meet cost, quality, delivery and customer service goals.
Complies with all company policies and procedures including safety and good housekeeping.
Follows corporate Quality, Sanitation, GMP and HACCP standards to achieve a finished product within quality control specifications.
Additional duties as assigned by management.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability - Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Two year certificate from college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and corrugated experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Other Skills and Abilities
Must be available to work any shift, overtime as required and weekends when needed.
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.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, close vision, peripheral vision depth perception, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.