**This position will be 2ND or 3RD shift** We are looking for dedicated, dependable applicants only. Please only apply if truly interested.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Prefer background in Math/Mechanics. Mechanical aptitude and prior machine operator experience required.
Summary Operates solvent adhesive coating machine and auxiliary equipment in a safe manner to coat coils of paper, film, or foil with pressure sensitive adhesive by performing the duties listed below.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Set-up coater for each operation.
Responsible for start-up and shutdown of the machine.
Mixes adhesives or coating solution to specified viscosity and starts equipment to pump mixture into machine reservoir.
Places rolls of face paper and the backing substrate on shafts and positions correctly on the machine.
Turns control dials of machines to regulate the speed of substrates, temperature of drying ovens, and flow of adhesive.
Monitors ovens and thermal oxidizer units for safe operation.
Operate coater at maximum speed for each product.
Check pre-production (set-up) samples for correct pattern materials, web dimensions, etc.
Check materials pre, in process and post production using calipers and rulers.
Provide test samples, as required, to Quality Assurance.
Halt production if found to be running out of specification.
Maintain accurate, neat machine reports.
Accurately label rolls for shipment, inventory or next process in line.
Report material problems to Supervisor and Quality Assurance.
Recommend improvements to process and equipment.
Maintain improvements to process and equipment.
Resolve minor problems with equipment and process.
Report major problems to Supervisor and assist in resolving.
Must be able to operate forklift and clamp truck.
Must be able to work with little supervision.
Wear appropriate PPE in posted areas.
Maintain neat, orderly work area including hazardous materials storage areas.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of bar coding software, label printing software and the ability to enter data via keyboarding and/or by using scanning guns.
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 regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly works with moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.