Machine Operator (Direct Hire) in Melrose Park, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

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    Direct Hire
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Job Description

Volt is seeking a Direct Hire Machine Operator for a family owned business who has nearly a century of experience in the custom manufacture of Paper and Paperboard Packaging for direct and indirect food contact confections, beverage and baking industries, as well as non-food packaging for cosmetics, pet care, and other retail and wholesale products.

Key Responsibilities:
• Setup and operate converting presses, specifically flexographic presses, die cutting presses, slitting, sheeting and cutting presses
• Ability to thread machine, maintain correct ink levels and colors within stations, make necessary adjustments to ensure proper registration and quality control standards
• Pack quality approved product into cases which are then sealed and stacked on pallets
• Keep records of daily production and quality both manually and via an ERP program
• Maintain equipment and work area in clean and orderly condition
• Must be safety conscious and adhere to all safety policies and practices of the Company

• Operate paper and paperboard converting equipment
• Ability to read and understand a production order in English
• Must be able to accurately read and use a tape measure
• Work well with others in a team manufacturing environment and display a positive attitude
• Flexibility and willingness to cross-train on all manufacturing equipment, including printing presses, die cutting presses, cutting, sheeting and slitting presses

Physical Requirements:
• This is a standing job
• Must pass a color blindness test to ensure ability to quality check printed products
• Must be able to lift 60 lbs.
• Must be able to guide paperboard rolls to press with assistance from Co-worker and/or material handling equipment

Preferred Experience (Not Required):
• Previous flexographic printing/operating
• Forklift training certification
• Mechanical understanding, background training or experience

Hours are 5:15 am-3:45 pm (Monday – Thursday)

5:15 am-1:15 pm Friday (Optional OT)

Qualified candidates, please apply on-line or call Orlando at 630-971-9711.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.