Specialty Gluer Assistant - VF

Collegeville, PA posted on December 5

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JOB TITLE: Specialty Gluer Assistant

SHIFT: first and second

At PCA, our associates have demonstrated their commitment to the customer and each other by working together to grow our organization into one of the best corrugated companies in the United States. For years we have been creating distinctive products, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting and preparing our teams.
If you would like to join an organization…

That provides training and career building opportunities
Offers competitive salary and benefit packages
That is results-driven and encourages associates to actively participate in problem-solving
Recognizes accomplishment and celebrates success.

We encourage you to apply!

We are proud to offer our employees:

  • Vacation/Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) with match
  • Company Paid Group and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

 

SUMMARY

Responsible for all activities associated with assisting in running the flexo including setup, operation, cleanup, and recommending improvements to operations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set-up rails, print, and die cut section on Flexo accurately in accordance with proper setup techniques.
  • Inspect all dies before and after run to ensure that any necessary repairs are made before the next run.
  • Ensure all bolts for cutting dies are in place and tightly secured.
  • Monitor box quality, including, but not limited to, loose liner, warp, correct size, and print.
  • Check anilox rolls for damage.
  • Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed.
  • Assist Operator, Assistant Operator and Utility with job duties on the machine.
  • Cross-train on other machines.
  • Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to: Production Data, Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, Quality Data.
  • Turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs. Be proactive in the maintenance of equipment.
  • Switch duties with Assistant Operator, and Utility as necessary.
  • Comply with the facilities food packaging safety programs processes and procedures.
  • Complete annual food packaging safety training.
  • Report any discovered food packaging safety risks or concerns to the food packaging safety management representative or direct supervisor.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
  • Adheres to production schedule. Makes recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality and service goals. Reports any unusual scheduling issues to Supervisor.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED.

Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:
1. Prior work experience in the corrugated industry.
2. 2 months’ experience as a Press Department Helper.
3. 2 months’ experience in the Press and Finishing Department.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Able to read and follow instructions on factory masters.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. Ability to deal with problems involving one or more concrete variables in standardized situations.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
The individual must have a working knowledge of the following:

  • Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation.
  • Product layouts and production specifications
  • Product quality specifications
  • Quality standards

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 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
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to cold, wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time