Machine Operator

  • Company:
    DS Smith, North America Packaging and Paper Division, United States
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    13 hours ago
  • Category:
    Manufacturing

Job Description

**SIGN-ON BONUS** DS Smith is offering a sign-on bonus to candidates with prior corrugate box manufacturing experience.  The bonus will be based on relevant industry experience but you could earn up to $5000 paid out over a 1 year period.**

DS Smith is hiring Machine Operators for our 2nd and 3rd shift in Lebanon, Indiana. We are a corrugated manufacturing facility, an essential business, Covid-19 conscious, and dedicated to packaging for a changing world.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position will be responsible for all set up and operation of machines in designated department. Operators may work with computer-controlled equipment or more mechanically based machines.

Hours:

2nd Shift: 3:00PM-11:00PM EST (offers shift premium)
3rd Shift: 11:00PM – 7:00AM (may vary) – OT as required (offers shift premium)

NORMAL DUTIES: may include the following:

  • Set up and operation of various machines
  • Run material through machine according to company specifications
  • Detect and report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations
  • Ensure correct materials are used to meet customer specifications
  • Ensure all inventory entries are complete and accurate
  • Inspect and maintain quality of product
  • Meet all quality and efficiency standards
  • Meet all company safety policies and report any concerns related to required maintenance of machines
  • Test operation of machines periodically
  • Special projects as business dictate
  • Duties may be expanded upon and additional duties may be assigned

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have strong knowledge of machines in a manufacturing setting; Machine Operator experience (preferred)
  • Must be able to work as a part of a team and independently
  • Must meet the ergonomic and physical requirements, as well as the physical base profile (below) for this position
  • Must meet the company quality and performance standards for the job as specified
  • Must agree to wear the proper assigned PPE and shoes approved for this job as specified in Contact and Safety Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English as it relates to this position and to the safety regulations
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions including reading a tape measure, blueprints, production schematics
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to use, or learn to use, the equipment and tools used to perform this job
  • Ability to perform all the job functions safely

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to perform repetitive and physically demanding tasks for extended periods (standing, lifting, walking, climbing, pushing, twisting, stopping, and pulling)
  • Frequently required to talk or hear
  • The employee is required to reach with hands and arms
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Noise level in the work environment can be at times loud
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts
  • Frequently exposed to (wet, humid, other) conditions
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; vibrations

OTHER:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran.

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our employees safe, all employees are required to wear a face covering/mask at all times.

About DS Smith, North America Packaging and Paper Division, United States:

DS Smith is a global leading packaging company of customer-specific packaging with emphasis on state-of-the art packaging design and local service close to customer facilities. With a product portfolio that includes transit packaging, consumer packaging, displays and promotional packaging, customized protective packaging and industrial packaging, DS Smith answers to each market requirement.

 

Company Description

DS Smith is a global leading packaging company of customer-specific packaging with emphasis on state-of-the art packaging design and local service close to customer facilities. With a product portfolio that includes transit packaging, consumer packaging, displays and promotional packaging, customized protective packaging and industrial packaging, DS Smith answers to each market requirement.
DS Smith provides benefits (medical, dental, & prescription) to newly hired employees.