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Finishing Operator in Wilton, NH at WS Packaging

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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    Wilton, NH
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Finishing Operator

The Finisher position is focused on preparing the final product for shipment to the customer.  This position follows standard work and ensures that the quality of the product is according to the standards of WS. 
Role and Responsibilities:

•        Assists in operating a machine to prepare printed material / labels for packing.

•        Work closely with Operators to ensure efficient production times by helping to make, tape and pack boxes.

•        Verifies at the start of the run and at the beginning of each shift that the correct packaging case, case count, and packing method, as specified on the job ticket, are being used.

•        Ensure that correct cases are drawn from the warehouse and are available in sufficient quantities to allow uninterrupted production.  When cases are returned to the warehouse, verify that the correct date and count are on the tag.

•        Inspect cartons during the run and inform the Operator of all quality defects.

•        Pack rolls or sheeted jobs and place on skid. 

•        Assist in loading any material needed into machine.

•        Use good judgment and “best for business” tactics when dealing with trouble shooting problems and opportunities.

•        Apply Lean philosophy through Kaizen event participation, improvement activities and lean initiatives to support corporate objectives.

•        Assist in participating in Root Cause Countermeasure activities to identify areas where improvement is needed and put a plan in motion to address those areas. 

•        Participate in continuous improvement efforts in value stream to ensure waste reduction, cost savings, increase speed, and on time delivery


Qualifications and Education Requirements:

•        High School Diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) is required. Equivalent knowledge and experience is preferred. 

•        Ability to communicate both written and orally in the English language.

•        Able to work in a fast-paced, demanding production environment.

•        Mathematical skills such as measurement calculation, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

•        Basic computer skills.

•        Physical requirements include ability to bend and lift up to 50 lbs. (20 lbs. repetitively), stand up to 12 hours, ability to distinguish between colors, and good hand-eye coordination.

•        Demonstrate willingness to accept direction from supervisors, management, and peers.

•        Willing to work OT and weekends as scheduled.

•        Must be extremely trustworthy, flexible, and dependable with a good attendance history.

•        Self-motivated and able to perform with little direction.

•        Organized, detail-oriented, and able to accurately complete high volumes of work

•        Exceptional problem solving skills.

WS Packaging Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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