Careers: Operator 2


Job Description

Machine Operator II

Corrugated Box Equipment Experience Required.

The Machine Operator II is responsible for set-up of the machine as well as all safety protocols associated with the machine. They are also responsible for ensuring the assistant operator and other employees follow all production and safety procedures.

The Machine Operator II MUST already have knowledge of set-up, running, and operation of box making equipment such as folder-gluers, die cutters (both rotary and flat), etc. or other similar box making equipment.

Essential Functions

Individuals will perform the essential functions:

  • Unpacks, examines, and routes incoming materials, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and reports with operator to rectify the damages and shortages.
  • Receives and processes all parts and materials for operations and production.
  • Receives and processes all tooling for production, maintenance, and operations.
  • Receives and processes all defective parts returned for replacement or credit.
  • Maintains production reports detailing production inventory for Finished Goods, Work in Process and Raw Materials, Tooling, and Operations Material.
  • Reads and interprets factory spec sheets, filling out required information and questioning/noting errors.
  • Monitors and Maintains Cutting Dies and Printing Plates as needed for production runs.
  • Kitting orders in preparation for run manufacturing.
  • Communicates to machine crew the material schedule of material, printing plates, cutting dies, Ink, Miscellaneous items.
  • Tracks and monitors materials for production, focusing on quality and accuracy of the production run.
  • Responsible for implementing final inspection procedures of outgoing products and materials.
  • Reports defective materials or questionable conditions to department supervisor.
  • Responsible for always keeping an adequate supply of production materials on hand including but not limited to in-house utilized sundry products, strapping and stretch films.
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows safety regulations.
  • Prepares preventative maintenance schedule weekly.
  • Responsible for teaching and overseeing the safe operation of machines, including, and not limited to Lock Out/Tag Out, and all safety procedures and processes of the plant.
  • Responsible for ensuring all machine crew members are appropriately trained in safe operating procedures.
  • Responsible for the set-up, operation, preventative maintenance, and housekeeping of production equipment.

Employees may be asked to complete other tasks not mentioned above.


  • Organizational Skills
  • Technical Aptitude
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Initiative
  • Thoroughness
  • Attention to detail
  • Time Management
  • Proficient Communication Skills, Math Skills, and Computer Skills
  • Highly Motivated and Self-Managed
  • Accurate

Experience in Corrugated Fiberboard/Corrugated Box Manufacturing Operations IS REQUIRED (1 year minimum, Rotary Die cutting experience preferred)

Supervisory Responsibility

This position requires self-supervisory skills- Individual reports directly to the Operations Manager.

Job Types & Schedule

Full-time, Monday-Friday 6 am-2:30 pm, some flexibility allowed, overtime is available (voluntary and mandatory)


This position starts at $20. Negotiable based on experience.


  • Health, dental, and vision, and life insurance after 90 days of full-time employment
  • 401k with employer matching after 1 year of full-time employment
  • Paid holidays after 6 months of full-time employment
  • Vacation days (5 days after 1 yr. full-time employment, 10 days after 2 yr. full-time employment)
  • Employee luncheons/monthly activities
  • Opportunity for growth, promotions, and/or increases!

Phoenix/Packaging is an equal opportunity employer.

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