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Machine Operator in Oak Creek, WI at WS Packaging

Date Posted: 3/10/2018

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Job Description

Requisition Number
Post Date
Machine Operator
Oak Creek
2nd Shift

Position Objective: 
The Machine Operator is responsible for quickly, efficiently and accurately processing orders to ensure all customer requirements are met as well as performing daily assigned duties. 
  • Responsible for reading and understanding job jacket and work instruction information pertaining to a production order before running.
  • Responsible for reading and understanding all information pertaining to assigned machine on factory order before running
  • Verifies at the start of the run and at the beginning of each shift that the correct materials, as specified on the job ticket, are being used.
  • Responsible for understanding machine capabilities and running machine at maximum run speed.
  • Check finished goods and materials for imperfections, removing those with defects and following the appropriate quality insurance protocols.
  • Ensure that all required paperwork is filled out completely including Daily worksheets and table sheets.
  • Work closely with the cell personnel assigned to your machine to help with making boxes, taping boxes, and packing boxes when needed to ensure efficient production times.
  • Aid Operators in anyway necessary to minimize downtime
  • 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.
  • Participation in continuous improvement efforts in value stream to ensure waste reduction, cost savings, increase speed, and on time delivery
  • Maintain housekeeping activities including cleaning press and work area, follow 6S process: Safety, Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain.
Duties may be changed or additional duties assigned.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above 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.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience. 
Preferred Skills:
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences and memos.
  • Ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving few variables.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Software, including Outlook, and the ability to learn company specialized software programs.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in an organized manner.
  • Strong initiative, problem solving, and resourcefulness.
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 constantly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel, lift/move up to 25 pounds; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to use hands and arms to push or pull; stoop; kneel; and crouch.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, and color vision.  The employee is frequently exposed to; noise in manufacturing areas, moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborn particles; vibration; and oils and cutting fluids. 

WS Packaging Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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