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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Machine Operator in Portland, Oregon

Job Description

This position will be responsible for setting up and running machinery, specifically folding carton machinery to create carton-based boxes according to client specification, in addition to adhering to all safety regulations and procedures to ensure safe environment and handling of a quality product while meeting a production schedule and keeping the work area clean.

  • Responsible for the set up and operation of folding carton machines to produce a quality product that meets or exceeds customers’ requirements.

  • Reads, understands, and ensures compliance to machine set-up and production requirements as outlined in work orders.

  • Meets or exceeds daily production rates and spoilage standards.

  • Trouble shoot & repair mechanical breakdowns & perform adjustments as necessary.

  • Review and ensure compliance of safety rules and procedures with assisting personnel.

  • Complete required paperwork daily to include daily production reports.

  • Maintain a clean work area in aisles and around the machine.

  • Must be able to adhere to company policy, safety rules and regulations, and wear PPE

  • Other duties as assigned.

The Best of Both Worlds

Small Facility Culture | Large Corporation Perks

ProAmpac in Portland, OR is hiring entry level & experienced Machine Operator Technicians

$250 Attendance Quarterly Bonus | Great PTO | Shift Differentials | Encouraging Culture| Advancements

Who we are looking for:

  • Positive, detail focused, and reliable individuals looking to start and build a career

  • Machine Operators looking for an opportunity to hone their skills and grow in their careers

Wage range based on experience:

  • Wages generally start at $18.25/hour

  • Select shift premiums offering time and a half

  • Excellent opportunity for fast growth and significant wage increases

Why YOU should say YES to ProAmpac:

  • Unique Niche Market and Company

  • Leading global flexible packaging company producing essential items in a growing industry!

  • Core Values: Integrity | Intensity | Innovation | Involvement | Impact

  • The safety and health of our team is our top priority

  • Collaborative and encouraging work environment

  • Involved team-oriented training that sets you up for success

  • Recognition & bonuses for being a valued and reliable team member

  • Employee appreciation events throughout the year to celebrate our team

  • Advancement Opportunities:

  • A place to build your future and be part of a fast paced, growing, and stable industry

  • Outstanding Benefits (Full-time employees):

  • $250 Quarterly Attendance Bonus | Production bonuses

  • Competitive wages, shift premiums, promotions from within

  • 11 paid holidays

  • Great PTO (vacation)

  • Full Benefits including Medical | Dental | Vision | Disability Insurance | 401k Match

  • All benefits start on 61 st day!

  • Clean and climate-controlled environment

Please find a brief description of roles below:

  • MACHINE OPERATOR - Major Job Function: Learn all safety functions of each machine prior to use, set up and run each job based on requested specifications, readying and understanding product and materials for production provided in the job ticket requirements.

  • GENERAL LABOR – Major Job Function: Pack products at predetermined counts based on customer specifications, provide quality checks on all production materials, communicate any quality issues with machine operators, and other general tasks as required.

Hours vary per department

  • 8 and 12 hour shifts available

  • First, second and overnight shifts available

What makes a great machine operator - technician:

  • Reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards.

  • On-the-job training is a good way to discover how to do the job better, so you should have willingness to learn and improve.

  • Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.

  • Your goal will be to ensure that production procedures are carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.

Does this sound like you? If you want to be part of a fast-paced growing industry and are positive, reliable & detail focused, we want to hear from you!


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Experience running packaging machines.

  • Trouble shooting/problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills to communicate and coordinate effectively with internal personnel.

  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

  • Work in a manufacturing plant utilizing hand tools, safety knives, packaging equipment, pallet jacks and standard safety equipment.

  • Must be able to work overtime as needed, including Saturdays.

Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Department: Converting-1003
Shift: Second Shift

ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.