Lamination Machine Operators sets up and operates pouch making machines that convert laminated films into pouches that meet or exceed customer quality specifications by performing the following duties.

Position Requirements:

  • Possess and foster a positive attitude of learning and respect
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions
  • Ability to take ownership of work and also work as part of a team
  • Strong verbal communications skills
  • Visual acuity to color consistency
  • Manual coordination and dexterity
  • Ability to use basic hand tools
  • Manual coordination and dexterity while utilizing hand tools, cleaning equipment
  • Be able to work safely around operating machinery
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Must be flexible in work schedule
  • Reads job specifications and previous run data (if available) to determine machine adjustments and material requirements. Ensures job is in order prior to machine set-up.
  • Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated
  • Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction. Makes corrections to alleviate out of specification product.
  • Measures workpiece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
  • Performs required quality testing on products produced, i.e. burst test, drop test, water table test, etc.
  • Performs minor machine maintenance such as changing zipper cloth, dies, seal bars and punches.
  • Assists and works cooperatively with assistant machine operators to stack, mark, pack, and transport finished boxes.
  • Completes required documentation accurately and timely.
  • Meets or exceeds prescribed job standard for line speeds, scrap and set-up times.
  • Reports any necessary maintenance of the machine to the engineering department using a written work order.
  • Reports any unsafe working conditions to the production supervisor.
  • Participates in on-going training opportunities and supports a continuous quality improvement environment.
  • Review work instructions and procedures that are applicable to the position.
  • Make recommendations to supervision and management for improvement of production in terms of efficiency and workflow
  • Maintain production reports
  • Oversee daily performance of Pouch Assistant functions
  • Change rolls and cut out splices
  • Quality Control checks and data entry
  • Trash and trim removal

 

Schedule/Pay:

  • 2nd shift – Monday – Thursday 2:00pm – 12:30am, possible OT on Fridays