Sellars Absorbent Materials

Converting Machine Operator Job at Sellars Absorbent Materials in Milwaukee, WI


Converting Machine Operator
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Job Location(s):
Milwaukee, WI
Start Date:
Employment Term:
Employment Type:
Full Time
Starting Salary Range:
Required Experience:
3 to 5 years
Required Security Clearance:
Related Categories:
Production - General, Warehousing and Factory Work, Skilled Trades - General

Position Description

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Shift Openings! 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working candidate with experience in a team-based manufacturing/production environment. The ideal candidate will have experience operating paper converting machinery.

This position is primarily responsible for assisting in the management and training of the converting assets in a safe and efficient manner during working shift. Effectively supports the management of the converting assets in order to produce a quality product consistent with product specifications and workmanship standards. This position will be an active machine operator for the majority of a 5 day work week with some additional assignments being focused on training and troubleshooting.

Job Responsibilities

  • Hands-on operator
  • Assist in providing leadership on shift for all converting production personnel
  • Capable of teaching anyone how to properly operate each asset
  • Obtain raw materials as needed
  • Assist with equipment set up, changeovers, adjustment and operation
  • Test quality of products
  • Fully cross trained, and demonstrates proficiency on each asset
  • Perform routine maintenance on assets and/or assist Maintenance Technicians
  • Assist Maintenance Technician(s) as required

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • MUST be able to read a ruler
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting/problem solving skills
  • Must be able to work effectively on a team

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience working in printing, paper production or paper converting is preferred

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Ability to constantly walk or stand
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 60 lbs
  • Occasional bending, kneeling or entry into enclosed spaces

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