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Equipment Operator - Shelby

Company: Clearwater Paper
Location: Shelby
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Clearwater Paper (NYSE: CLW) is a publicly held company and a premier supplier of private brand tissue to major retailers, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters, and offers services that include custom sheeting, slitting, and cutting. Clearwater Paper's employees build shareholder value by developing strong relationships through quality and service. Working at Clearwater Paper provides an opportunity to enrich your career through challenging and meaningful work and ongoing training and development-all in a supportive environment. We know our success depends on your success. Starting Pay is $20.00.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
Our Shelby, NC location produces and converts the tissue or paper used in private label bath and facial tissue for grocery stores across the U.S. The Equipment Operator is responsible for managing specific functions on the Converting Line including automatic and manual processes and machines. - Equipment Operators will begin on the line learning one function and will progress throughout the department, learning multiple roles and machines, providing an opportunity for increased responsibility and compensation. -Operational and Quality ControlPrep and load material in preparation for different machinesOperate and observe machines using computer systems and controlsTroubleshoot machines and request maintenance as neededRespond to misfeed or jams in machine, removing damaged product as neededMaintain fluid level/oil and lubricant as needed, monitor adhesive levels for cores and casesPerform product quality checks Operate both manually and with crane to transfer and move finished productComplete product changeovers efficiently and according to specificationsFill in throughout department as needed, assisting with other functions of the converting lineSafety and Housekeeping -Hold self and others to high level of safety standards, ensuring workplace safety policies are upheld and safety rules are followed (lockout/tagout procedures, appropriate PPE)Participate as needed in safety incidents and help investigate root causeMaintain a clean working environment by complying with procedures and housekeeping responsibilitiesPick up debris and excess tissue, core stock, plastic wrap, cardboard cases or slip sheets. Sweep and use air hose to blow down tissue particles from in and around machine

High school Diploma or Equivalent required2+ years of experience working in industrial production preferredExperience in paper manufacturing preferredForklift/Clamp truck certification preferred

Familiar with enterprise work order system preferredFamiliar with Digital Control System for Machine Operators preferredThorough understanding of manufacturing safety procedures (lockout/tagout, confine spaces, personal protective equipment, etc.) preferredProficiency in Microsoft Office products preferred

Illustrative Essential Functions:
-Able to work in a physically demanding environment including temperature extremes, loud noise, avoiding slipping, tripping, and falling hazardsPhysically capabale of manual labor that includes bending, walking, and climbing in and around machinery and equipment for entire 12-hour shiftUtilize hand tools, oil jugs, small and large core chucks, and product slabsAble to lift up to 40 lbs frequently, between 40 and 50 lbs occassionally, over 50 lbs minimally. - When lifting 50 lbs and above, Operator will use team lifting and overhead crane assistance.Work environment including exposure to compressed air, steam, lubrication oil, dust, and hydraulic fluidAble to wear and comply with all personal protective equipment (eye and ear protection, steel toed shoes, face masks, etc.)Able to work a 12-hour rotating shift including nights, weekends, and Holidays. - Able to work overtime as needed.Example of rotating shift schedule: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Day 1: 6:00am - 6:30pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Day 2: 6:00am - 6:30pm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Day 3: 6:00pm - 6:30am - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Day 4: 6:00pm - 6:30am - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 4 days offEmployees must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the duties, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. - Reasonable accommodations may be requested by employees with disabilities, to enable them to perform the essential functions. - The Company is committed to engaging in an interactive dialogue with employees relating to reasonable accommodations.

Keywords: Clearwater Paper, Gastonia , Equipment Operator - Shelby, Other , Shelby, North Carolina

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