Summary: Inspect and flat pack each job for quality and compliance to customer specifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform diversified manual and mechanical duties to set up and operate flat pack machinery. Duties include: machine set up, making adjustments, recording productivity, and other similar duties pertaining to the operation of flat pack machinery.
Set up flat pack equipment. Read job sheet to determine product specifications. Install shafts onto rolls and load and align rolls. Web product through machine. Set and adjust cutters to obtain required specifications for trim and web width. Obtain set up approval from appropriate supervisory personnel.
Running machine up to optimal operating speed for the product being run. Monitor operation to ensure web is wrinkle free, making any required adjustments. Adjust feed speeds, tension and pressure settings, etc. to maintain proper web tension. Wind product to specified lengths. Unload finished product and place onto pallets for shipping, or stage for material handler pick up. Take product sample from each finished run to check and verify specifications, and properly identify for supervisor review.
- Responsible for working safely and maintaining a safe work environment; following all plant and department specific safety rules, procedures, policies and programs; attending required training; identifying and reporting hazards; wearing all required personal protective equipment for all plant, department, and task specific requirements; and is accountable for self as well as co-workers safety.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Education and/or Experience: Previous experience as a machine operator is a plus.
Physical Demands: An individual must be able to meet the physical demands of the job including , manual dexterity in the use of ordinary hand tools, and the physical ability to lift various weights and to work on or around machinery bending, stooping, and standing for long periods of time. In addition, individuals must be able to reach above shoulders and lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
Equal Opportunity Employer
For over 50 years, Athea has manufactured and private labeled the highest-quality and -performance specialty chemicals and wet wipes. Products are marketed under the Total Solutions label, and include Wet Wipes, Grounds Maintenance, Bacterial/Enzyme Digestants, Industrial Cleaners and Degreasers, Insecticides, Winter Products, and several others. Today we manufacture, inventory, and private label nearly 400 liquid, aerosol, wet wipe, and powder products that are sold around the world through distribution and OEM partnerships.
We strive to differentiate ourselves through private label and customization expertise. With one of the most flexible and advanced manufacturing operations in the industry, we are able to custom blend and private label products with the most extensive formula and packaging options, smallest minimums, highest-quality graphics, and fastest turnaround. The Athea Packaging division brings focused innovations to the contract packaging and OEM markets.
We remain steadfast in our belief in the importance of service and quality. Many of our employees whom our customers talk with daily, and many of our employees building our customers products, have been with us for over ten, twenty, and even thirty years. It is their dedication to our business and industry that allows us to deliver the quality and service that Athea has become known for.
Athea manufactures in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Role: Flat Pack Operator - 1st shift (7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
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