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Manufacturing Helper

Location: Pittsfield, MA, United States
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Description

The Manufacturing Helper is responsible for performing all tasks associated with supporting manufacturing operations on the paper machine and in finishing/converting. Responsibilities include transporting and staging rolls, threading of machines and general housekeeping. The Helper provides general support for and takes direction from the Machine Tender and/or Paper Machine Rewinder Operator or the Calender Operator for the responsible and safe operation of the paper machine or calenders.  

Schedule - Full Time with Rotating Shifts:  1st - 6a-2p, 2nd - 2-10p, 3rd - 10-6a.  Includes weekends.  

Responsibilities:  

  • Conduct self and job tasks in a safe manner following proper work procedures
  • Perform and document inspections 
  • Monitor and stock operating supplies as needed or directed; cores, pallets, wrap, etc.
  • Move rolls from Machine, Calender and Rewinder areas
  • Collect scrap and waste from process to bale
  • General housekeeping
  • Assist the Rewinder crew in preparing production materials
  • Keep work area and machinery clean, neat, organized and free of any safety hazards

Qualifications:  

Required  

  • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D)
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to learn to use computers
  • Be able to perform all physical requirements of the job and work in a safe manner
  • Ability to understand and follow operating/job procedures
  • Ability to read, write, keep neat and accurate records, and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to fully understand the quality requirements of technical material products and his/her role in ensuring quality 

Competencies  

  • Ability to work safely in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team and support co-workers
  • Ability to safely operate a clamp or fork truck
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination
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