Machine Operator Assistant 3rd shift at Packaging Corporation of America

  • Manufacturing/Mechanical Jobs, Machine Operator Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 1 month ago
  • Colorado, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications High School Diploma

Job Description

Machine Operator Assistant 3rd shift at Packaging Corporation of America

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust


Principle Accountabilities:
Work as part of a team in support of a manufacturing operation with a goal of increasing productivity, decreasing downtime and waste.

Assume active role in overall plant facilities-related work.


Position requires assisting all jobs on the plant floor.


Follow all company safety rules and lockout tag-out procedures.


Maintain shop and equipment per 5S standards.


May be required to lift up to 30 lbs. for a period of up to 12 hours.


Set-up and operate machine to produce product according to customer specifications.


Troubleshoot, perform minor repair, and preventative maintenance procedures on machine.


Trains Helper, as required.


Perform quality checks as required and take appropriate action when needed.


Perform other job-related duties as assigned or delegated.


Comfortable with computers and touch screens.


Cross-train on other machines and jobs.


Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner.


Input maintenance work orders into BPMS software. Be proactive in the maintenance of equipment.


Switch duties with Assistant Operator or Helper if necessary.


Comply with the facility’s food packaging safety program processes and procedures.


Complete annual food packaging safety training.


Report any discovered food packaging safety risks/concerns to the food packaging safety management representative or direct supervisor.


Comply with all company policies and procedures, including but not limited to: Safety, GMP, FSSC, ISO, and maintaining good housekeeping.

Adhere to production schedule and make recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality, and service goals. Report any unusual scheduling issues to supervisor.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED.

Be passionate about maintaining a safe work environment.

Strong mechanical aptitude and possess problem-solving skills.

Able to pass pre-employment background check and drug test.


Must be able to sit, stoop, and bend.


Ability to work any shift, including overtime and weekends as needed.


Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


Ability to work in manufacturing environment, with varying temperatures based on season, around machinery, and heavy forklift traffic.


Preferred Qualifications:
6 month Experience in a packaging or other manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be willing to work closely on a day-to-day basis with other production personnel.

Excellent communication skills.

Work with a sense of urgency to reduce downtime of machines.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.
PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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