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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Extrusion Assistant/Utility in Wrightstown, Wisconsin

Job Description

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 Wrightstown, WI 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 four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.

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 are an Extruder Assistant looking for a new opportunity with a leading packaging company, ProAmpac is looking for you to join our team!

What ProAmpac has to offer:

  • Quarterly bonuses: perfect attendance bonus and gainshare program

  • Premium pay built into your shift schedule

  • 11 paid company holidays

  • 401k with company match

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and other supplemental offerings

  • Company-provided life insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Wellness program – living a healthy lifestyle can get you a discount on your health insurance premiums AND other incentives

Duties & Responsibilities:

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 function.

  • Knows and follows all safety policies and procedures. Ensures that co-workers are also following safety rules.

  • Commitment, awareness and involvement pertaining to ISO (policy, standards, procedures, etc.) and food safety practices (GMPs, procedures, etc.) are requirements of all employees.

  • Demonstrates appropriate attitude in all dealings with co-workers, customers, and suppliers.

  • Reads specs/ customer orders for relevant information to the job, such as which side of the paper to coat, how much to bring in for the job, how to package and label for shipment.

  • Reads production schedule and organizes products to stay ahead of the schedule. Knows where to find raw materials based on information obtained from the order jacket to effectively supply the extrusion line.

  • Uses forklift / clamp truck to stage finished rolls / supply raw materials on the floor for movement to the next operation.

  • Palletizes rolls; wraps on stretch wrapper to prepare for shipping.

  • Ties bales on trim balers and broke balers.

  • Sets up core cutter and cuts cores.

  • Manage bleed pans, band and weigh bleeds.

  • Uses forklifts and/or clamp trucks to transport rolls and other products between warehousing, rewinding, and extruding.

  • Assists in threading machine when starting new order or if web breaks.

  • Operates the primary unwind/windup lift table and turret arms. Includes setting up the primary unwind for rolls with 3” or 6” cores, changing and setting up for different web widths, and loading and unloading rolls on the unwind/windup. Must be able to set up the primary unwind/windup for splicing over the top and underneath. Sets up primary unwind/windup for automatic flying splices.

  • Identifies physical defects in the base paper before it goes on the extruder. Identifies physical defects during coating or in outturn samples from production. Communicates defects to operator; adjusts correct the physical defects on the windup or unwind stands.

  • Sets up/replaces slitter blades/back rings as needed per customer specifications. Understands and complies with safety requirements of working around slitter area.

  • Learns duties of 1st hand position to provide relief for vacation and machine crew shortages.

  • Ability to fill-in on Extruder 1st Hand job when necessary.

Shift: 12-hour rotating 2-2-3


  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

  • Proactive; exercises sound judgment and decision making; able to identify problems and needs and develop solutions and/or options.

Area of Interest: Manufacturing
Department: Extrusion-1001

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