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Title:  Machine Operator- $20.16 (Sign-On Bonus: $2,000)

Requisition ID:  15532-159
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60624

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

Title:  Machine Operator (Finishing Operator) - Starting Pay - $20.16- $2,000 Sign on Bonus!

Requisition ID:  

Location:  Chicago, IL, US, 60624

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing

Travel:  No Travel Required

 Job Title: Finishing Operator

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Department: Finishing

Job Code:

 Reports to: Finishing Manager

Level/Grade: Depends on experience

Type of position: Full-time

 FLSA: Hourly

 

POSITION PURPOSE

The person who occupies this position is to adjust finishing equipment in order to process a flat carton order and oversee its production (complex glue experience a plus).

 JOB FUNCTIONS

The following is a list of specific duties which are considered the essential functions of this job.  The list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the company are dynamic.  The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.

  • Operator is responsible for adjusting glue machinery to fit particular style of carton being processed.
  • Operator is responsible for maintaining machinery at optimum speed. When malfunctions occur, operator is to be able to detect cause and make appropriate adjustments as quickly as possible.
  • Operator is responsible for members of crew working on gluer machinery, is fully responsible in ensuring team members are working efficiently and safely.
  • Operator is also responsible to train feeder/catcher trainees as necessary.
  • Must assume duties of the feeder or catcher when those persons are on breaks (see job description for Feeder/Catcher).
    • The Operator performs activities of Feeder/Catcher approximately 2 hours per day.
  • Responsible for performing maintenance duties on gluer machinery; greasing, oiling, blowing off machinery, glue pot maintenance, bearing and belt replacement and cleaning parts.
  • Is to maintain written and electronic records of quality and production.
  •  Operator goes through hourly statistical measurements (carton alignment, edge caliper, opening force, glue length, etc. . . .). 
  • Responsible for making labels per customer specs.
  • Ability and Positive attitude to teach and help fellow operators to trouble shoot all problems when called upon to do so.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Physical demands commonly associated* with the performance of the functions of this job:

  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Routine Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Standing, walking, lifting (up to 50 lbs.) carrying (up to 50 lbs.), pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, visual acuity (Near and Far).
  • Inside conditions, extremes of heat (up to 100 degrees in the summer), humidity, noise (from production machinery; must wear hearing protection in the Finishing area).
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English. Working knowledge of finishing machine (gluer).  Mechanical aptitude.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment.

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Mechanical/Technical aptitude; set up and troubleshoot Jagenberg Diana, International Speed King etc.
  • Feeder/Catcher experience preferred.
  • Machines, Tools, and Equipment
  • Basic computer knowledge, powered hand truck.

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Schedules are up to 8 or 12-hour shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off.
  • Must be flexible: Able to work other shifts, overtime and weekends when needed.

* “Commonly associated” is not intended to mean always or only. There may be different experiences that suggest other ways or circumstances where reasonable changes or accommodations are appropriate.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this job. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  The employment relationship remains at-will.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

 


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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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