Utility

ID: REF36U
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Post Date: 1/26/2017

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

This classification is responsible for all general labor functions in the facility. Position will perform carton stacking in the converting department, cleaning and sanitation work in accordance with external
quality audit standards, product inspection, sorting, packaging and product identification, tagging and labeling of individual pallets, logging of information pertaining to production reporting and tracking, and the stocking of supplies as needed on the manufacturing floor.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  1. Work safely at all times following all safety rules, procedures
    and policies

  2. Stand for 8 to 12 hours during the shift, combined with stopping
    for short breaks

  3. Lift 25 to 50 lbs. consisting of paper waste, pallets, buckets
    of ink, other materials

  4. Bending, twisting and reaching during the shift

  5. Use of manual and automated lift equipment

  6. Monitor production process and carrying out all quality checks

  7. Report safety issues to appropriate staff immediately

  8. Maintain safe, clean working environment by complying with
    procedures, rules and regulations

  9. Prepare work areas for production

  10. Complete quality process verifications using ‘circle check s’ at
    start of shift, plate changes, and every new order change (make-ready)

  11. Prepare skids for stacks by making sure paper barriers are
    present and stocking the barriers for use on the top and bottom of the skid

  12. Help the Operator/Assistant when a make-ready takes place by
    removing and replacing ink buckets, changing out skids, and placing
    identification flags on completed skids

  13. Stacking cartons during the production run and completing all
    quality checks before placing materials onto the skid

  14. Cleaning and sorting during production downtimes

  15. Start and stop equipment as needed using controls and switches

  16. Handle and move manual lift carts

  17. Identify and remove defective product from production based on
    quality standard parameters

  18. Communicate effectively with Operator, Quality Auditor, and Team
    Leaders

  19. Other duties as required or assigned

Qualifications

Education, Skills, and/or Experience Required

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent

  2. Manufacturing experience and familiarity working with machines

  3. High levels of physical agility, mobility and endurance

  4. Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and experience using tools

  5. Sound judgment and decision making

  6. Basic math and computer skills required

  7. Excellent attendance and demonstrated commitment to excellent
    job performance

  8. Ability to detect colors and shades, color-blindness is a
    disqualifier

  9. Attention to detail

  10. Ability to read, write and follow instructions

  11. Takes the initiative and does not require excessive supervision

  12. Demonstrates teamwork and cooperation in accomplishing all tasks

  13. Willingness to work weekends and different shifts as needed

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: 

  1. Must be able to sit, stand, kneel, squat 8 to 10 hours a day

  2. Must be able to wear all necessary safety equipment

  3. Must be able to work on manufacturing production floor

  4. Operate Production Equipment

  5. Use of manual and automated lift equipment

  6. Stand for 8 to 12 hours during the shift, combined with stopping
    for short breaks

  7. Work 40+ hours per week

  8. Lift 25 to 50 lbs.

  9. Stack cases weighing up to 45 lbs.

  10. Bending, twisting, and reaching during the shift

  11. High levels of physical agility, mobility, and endurance

Additional Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Evergreen Packaging is an equal employment opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Protected Veterans.

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