Cutter Operator (1st shift)- Mansfield, TX
Since 1927 Southern Champion Tray (SCT) has become a leading manufacturer and distributor of stock and custom paperboard packaging products for over 1,100 customers, such as Baskin-Robbins, Albertsons, Sysco, and Dairy Queen, in 13 countries across multiple industry segments, including bakery, restaurant/food-service, consumer packaged goods, and others.
Still privately-held as a third generation family owned and operated business, SCT remains firmly committed to fostering a healthy corporate culture focused on people and values, embodied by over 650 resourceful team members.
SCT's corporate office, production facility, and distribution center are located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
SCT also has a custom packaging solutions division located in Mansfield, Texas, which has been perennially ranked by CNN/Money Magazine as one of the top 100 places to live in the United States.
More may be learned about SCT by visiting www.sctray.com Opens a New Window.
. SCT is an equal opportunity employer, and a drug-free workplace.
RESPONSIBILITY: Under the direction of the supervisor, the Cutter Operator has the full responsibility of the set up and operation of the machine to ensure that quality products are achieved at a consistent rate of speed in accordance with machine standards.
This position is also responsible for Die Shop responsibilities as needed to cover production needs during this time.
This is a 1st shift position (7am-3pm), but must be flexible and available to work overtime and/or other shifts to meet business needs.
Review previous shift's run to determine status
Follow all instructions that are issued on the work jacket and advise the supervisor of any incorrect or non-recorded information that is necessary for proper set up and operation
Set up and operate the machine in a consistent and safe manner while adjusting machine as required to attain target speeds
Correctly record production information on pallet card and post counts to production report
Take ownership of machine including ensuring that the work area is kept clean, be responsible for all equipment and tools assigned to the machine and notify the supervisor of any additional tools or equipment that would add to the efficiency and safety of the operation
Analyze, troubleshoot and correct production problems as they occur and contact the supervisor for assistance when needed
Consistently consider increased machine speeds while inspecting product quality until target speed is reached, balance quality and efficiencies
Consistently perform and adhere to all quality processes and procedures ensuring that quality checks are completed per policy and immediately bringing any quality issues to the attention of the supervisor
Adapt and be open to new procedures and technology
Responsible for covering die shop during shift to meet production needs including preparing the pre-make ready(s) and re-knifing dies
Safety minded, able and willing to understand and follow all written and oral instructions and comply with all company policies, procedures and work rules
High attention to quality with a customer focus
Regular attendance and reporting for work on time are necessary requirements
Attendance at training sessions monthly and annually
Must have flexibility and availability to work overtime when needed, including occassional Saturdays
Must be able to read and understand instructions given on work order, transfer and record information on Production Report
Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
This job is 1st shift (7am-3pm), but candidate must be available and flexible to work other shifts if the opportunity arises
QUALIFICATIONS/ EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
1+ year experience in folding carton/paper packaging plant as a Cutter Operator preferred
Bobst Cutter experience is a plus High School diploma or equivalent
About this company
Southern Champion Tray has been a leading provider of paperboard packaging since 1927. We provide great packaging with distinctive service to the bakery, food service, and custom retail markets in all 50 states and abroad. We are committed to helping our team members and their families build a strong foundation, live healthier lifestyles, and stay active in the community, so we offer services to care for the whole person, including a 24-hour wellness center, on-site medical clinic, confidential personal counseling, financial classes, marriage enrichment, and more.
Location/Region: Mansfield, TX (76063)