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Press Assistant in Algoma, WI at WS Packaging

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Algoma, WI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/28/2018

Job Description

Requisition Number
PRESS01189
Title
Press Assistant
City
Algoma
State

Description
WS Packaging Group - Algoma is looking for a Press Assistant (Setup Operator) on 3rd Shift, Sunday 8:00PM-6:15AM and Monday-Thursday 11:30PM-6:15AM. Night shift premiums apply.
Role and Responsibilities:
  • Reads and understands job jacket.
  • Uses information on work instructions to ensure that all equipment needed is on set up cart.
  • Mount plates are required.
  • Perform machine wash up with the use of wash up cart following standard work procedures.
  • Performs machine make-ready to run proper production including removing and loading print cylinders, material, lamination, die, score, etc. following standard work.
  • Assist operators with setting up any auxiliary equipment.
  • Empties trash and rag containers as they become full.
  • Cuts cores using core cutting equipment.
  • Makes sure all equipment is returned to preproduction area.
  • Requests stock from inventory clerk.
  • Remove finished rolls as needed. Prepares stock for RTS.
  • Performs other related duties to contribute to the success of the operation as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assist in other areas as needed or assigned. Insure that press is maintained in safe working order at all times by making sure all guards and safety devices are in good condition and are properly used. Report all unsafe conditions to shift supervisor either verbally or in writing.
  • Keep work area maintained to AIB standards and comply with GMP expectations. Follow 6S requirements.
  • Work effectively with prepress department and co-workers as it pertains to achieving customer satisfaction, cost control and timely performance of duties. Look for and have input for implementing suggestions for producing work more efficiently.
  • Required to work 12 hour shifts; required to work weekends as scheduled on a regular or as-needed basis.
Preferred Skills:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Must read, write, understand and communicate in English.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Working knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Physical Duties:
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.
Works in a manufacturing environment and will be required to wear hearing, foot, and/or other personal protective equipment while performing duties in a manufacturing setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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.