compensation: Very competitive compensation and benefits package employment type: full-time
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ePac Flexible Packaging is focused solely on the quick turnaround, short run flexible packaging market. With multiple locations across the USA, ePac offers pre-media, digital printing, laminating, and pouch making services based on state-of-the-art digital printing. ePac is the first company ever to be developed from the ground up around the latest wide-web digital printing technology. ePac is built to harness the full power of digital technology, today and in the future.
The Pouch Assistant position is the first step to launching your career at ePac Flexible Packaging. This role works with the Pouch Operator to convert high quality pouches for ePac. This is a hands on opportunity and first step in becoming a Pouch Operator in the ever growing flexible packaging industry. The (PA) will perform various manual and mechanical duties to provide assistance in the set up and operation of our pouch machines.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist Pouch Operate with Pouch Machine
Correctly set up and run machine to expedite quality and run speed
Maintain Production standard of quality and effective run rate
Follow established material handling procedure
Follow all instructions on work order and S.O.P.
Maintain Quality control check sheet, and Production and waste reports
Check pouch quality continually during production run
Inform Pouch Operator of any defective material, maintenance issues and safety issues
Stage proper equipment and secondary packaging (boxes, pallets, labels, etc) necessary for production jobs based on production schedule
Clean and maintain equipment in preparation for next production run
Make recommendations to supervision and management for improvement of production in terms of efficiency and workflow
Package finished product at one of several workstations as assigned
Make packing cartons and carton labels as required by the Work Order.
Oversee daily performance of Pouch Assistant functions
Change rolls and cut out splices
Quality Control checks and data entry
Trash and trim removal
Observe safety rules.
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Could be asked to support other parts of the operations including press assistant, slitting, and lamination
JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Possess and foster a positive attitude of learning and respect
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions
Ability to take ownership of work and also work as part of a team
Strong verbal communications skills
Visual acuity to color consistency
Manual coordination and dexterity
Ability to use basic hand tools
Manual coordination and dexterity while utilizing hand tools, cleaning equipment
Be able to work safely around operating machinery
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Must be flexiable in work schedule.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is around, moving mechanical parts and vibration
Ability to lift up to 50lbs
ePac believes in a collaborative and cross trained workforce and encourage all employees to learn all facets of production. This role will have the ability to learn and train on operational functions throughout the plants.
We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package that consists of the following:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription drug program.
Paid vacation day and holidays
Short term disability, long term disability and company paid life insurance plans
401(k) with generous company match.