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General Machine Operator

Location: Baldwyn, MS, United States
Remote Type: No Remote
Business Unit: Liberty Plastics

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POSITION SUMMARY

As a Ridge Vent Machine Operator with Liberty Plastics, you’ll join a team of dedicated individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to safety & quality and take great pride in creating corrugated plastic solutions that protect and provide product security to a range of industries.

This full-time position will report on 2nd shift to the Production Supervisor at our Liberty Plastics location in Baldwyn, Mississippi. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for inspecting master rolls that are loaded onto the conveyor.
  • Splicing onto rolls for glue line usage prior to the router.
  • Monitors the depth and quality of the routed material that is to be glued.
  • Ensures there is the correct amount of material between the router and the gluer / folder.
  • Checks JD Edwards Item Availability to make sure the rolls that are on the conveyor are in the correct location.
  • Scans in Master Rolls with the RF gun.
  • Assists with change overs on the line.
  • Assists with cutting down all scrap rolls and converting rolls to four-foot stick product.
  • Cleaning and keeping work area neat, organized, and free of debris.
  • Other duties as assigned by the team leader and/or supervisor.
  • Monitor quality.
  • Report any quality issues to team leader.
  • Troubleshoot any minor problems as they arise. Seek team leader’s assistance if needed.
  • Responsible for banding completed pallets.
  • Prints all finished goods move tickets.
  • Scanning of finished product with the RF gun.
  • Stretch wraps all completed pallets.
  • Assists with palletizing of products and catching rolls as they come off the glue line.
  • Assists with any rework accumulated at the end of the glue line.
  • Assists with cutting down scrap and converting certain scrap to four-foot stick products.
  • Checks item specifications for correct palletizing of finished goods.
  • Cross train in all positions in RVR department
  • Assist team members as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the team leader and/or supervisor.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work well with others and apply effective communication skills.
  • You thrive in the speed and precision demanded in operating industrial equipment.
  • You embrace technological advancements, yet are grounded in fundamental mechanics.
  • You take pride in keeping a safe, clean, and organized work area.
  • Basic math and reading, basic computer skills, good organizational skills, basic blueprint reading skills.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 1 year of work experience within a manufacturing environment preferred. 
  • Forklift operation experience
  • RF Scan Gun experience
  • Ability to read work instructions (i.e.  SOP’s, Specs, etc.) 
  • Must be available to work 2nd Shift
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts
  • Must be able to work overtime as required 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

PRODUCTION:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to lift up-to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in hot, humid, and cold manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to work in crowded spaces for 4+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to bend and stoop for 7+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to stand for 6+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to walk for 6+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to reach and grasp up to 6+ hours per shift

about our company:

Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota, Liberty Diversified International (LDI) is a privately held company employing more than 1,900 individuals across our manufacturing facilities, production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Arizona, California, and Mexico. With deep roots in the corrugated box manufacturing industry, we operate in the core markets of paper, packaging, workplace products, corrugated plastics and building products.

Since 1918, our values – Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence – have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom Solutions and Quarrix Building Products) and Safco.

  

 

Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.

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