ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Extruder Assistant in Westfield, Massachusetts
Now hiring! Come work at a place to build your future and be an integral part of a fast-paced, safety-oriented, and growing industry! We are an ESSENTIAL employer that is ACTIVELY HIRING at our Westfield, MA facility!
ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. Providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by five core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Involvement, and Impact.
The safety and health of our team is our top priority. ProAmpac has taken great steps to provide all personal protective equipment and sanitizing supplies to create a safe and healthy work environment for you.
We are actively seeking an extruder assistant to join our growing team. If you're looking for a new opportunity with a leading packaging company, ProAmpac is looking for you to join our team!
What ProAmpac has to offer:
A unique, “4 on / 4 off” schedule (work 12 hour shifts for 4 days, then get 4 days off) – only work for half the year!
Quarterly perfect attendance bonus
Premium pay built into your shift schedule.
11 paid company holidays
Paid and Unpaid PTO
401k with company match
Medical, Dental, Vision, and other supplemental offerings
Company-provided life insurance
Wellness program – living a healthy lifestyle can get you a discount on your health insurance premiums AND other incentives.
Responsible for assisting with the quality operation of a high-speed extrusion coating line.
Essential Duties and Tasks
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Make necessary corrections for and notify operator if non-conforming material is produced.
Ensure raw materials have been approved for use.
Commitment, awareness and involvement pertaining to ISO (policy, standards, procedures, etc.) and food safety practices (GMP’s, procedures, etc.) are requirements of all employees.
Responsible for substrate basis weight and appearance sample testing, documentation, and retention.
Responsible for documentation of raw material usage and defects and the chronology of production.
Ensure proper packaging and labeling of any unused raw material returns.
Responsible for the setup of the resin blenders.
Monitor and control of the process and production when operator is absent.
Verifying in-line and bench top measuring and test instruments are calibrated through the calibration records and/or verification control charts prior to using.
Set-up and Clean-up machine.
All other duties as required.
Work primarily in a non-climate controlled indoor environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential.
Hair nets, beard nets, safety glasses, ear plugs, and safety shoes are required to be worn on the production floor. Jewelry of any kind (including stud earrings, facial piercings, and wedding bands), hooded sweatshirts and t-shirts with pockets are not allowed on the production floor. If you require a medical ID bracelet it must be of the breakaway kind.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Climbing Stairs, Bending, Twisting, Reaching, Pushing, Pulling and Squatting. Walking or standing on concrete floors for most of shift. Lifting is minimal, occasionally up to 40 lbs. Exposure to coatings and solvents. Exposed to extreme heat when shimming the die.
Number of Openings: 1
- Overnights (7pm-7am)
High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
Nine to twelve months related experience and/or training.
Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Exceptional time management and organization skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously establishing priorities to meet deadlines.
Proactive; exercises sound judgment and decision making; able to identify problems and needs and develop solutions and/or options.
Strong Communication Skills
Ability to Work Independently
Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Shift: 12 Hour Overnight Shift
ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.