Entry Level Paper Machine Operator Shelby 2 Mill Job at Clearwater Paper and Manchester Industries, Shelby, NC

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  • Clearwater Paper and Manchester Industries
  • Shelby, NC

Job Description

Where you will work The Shelby location is Clearwater Paper's newest consumer products facility, boasting two paper mills located on 400 acres with over 600 talented employees. We are proud to produce a variety of high-quality premium and ultra-premium bathroom tissue, household paper towels, and napkins for major retail outlets throughout the United States.Our state-of-the-art technology includes 10 converting lines, 54 laser-guided vehicles, and 2 paper machines producing large quantities at high speed. Employees in Shelby are hard-working and proud to provide a quality product in an essential industry.

Shelby, North Carolina is a quaint community located between bustling downtown Charlotte and scenic Asheville. The town is a stone's throw from Gastonia, Belmont, and Kings Mountain.Shelby's art, music, and government community take place in the Uptown Shelby historic district.Within uptown Shelby, the large Courthouse Square is surrounded by local businesses and a variety of restaurants.The local pavilion hosts weekly Farmer's markets and weekend concerts.There is plenty of opportunity for activity in Shelby with groups that engage in hiking, cycling, running, CrossFit, and yoga. The Cleveland County Fair is the largest county agricultural fair in North Carolina held in the fall each year.Shelby offers a variety of opportunities for social service including the Boys & Girls Club, United Way, Communities and Schools, and Children's Home of Cleveland County.Shelby is proud of its local schools including several K-12 and high schools, trade schools, and community colleges.

What you will do

The Paper Machine Entry Level Operator is the first level position in the Paper Machine department, focused primarily on observing and monitoring the paper process at the Dry End of the Machine.This position often works as an assistant to the Dry End Operator.

  • Maintain core delivery to the paper machine.
  • Monitor and maintain roll movement through conveyors and wrappers on the paper machine.
  • Operate the wrapper machine to poly wrap finished rolls.
  • Maintain the label machine and label all paper rolls correctly.
  • Interface with Laser Guided Vehicles (LGV's) for parent roll pickup.
  • Handle all equipment within the position's responsibility.
  • Assist during maintenance outages.
  • Maintain quality standards.
  • Hold self and others to a high level of safety standards, ensuring workplace safety policies are upheld and safety rules are followed (lockout/tagout procedures, confined spaces, appropriate PPE).
  • Participate as needed in safety incidents and help investigate the root cause.
  • Maintain a clean working environment by complying with procedures and housekeeping responsibilities.
  • Pick up debris/excess tissue, plastic wrap, etc.
  • Sweep and use air hoses to blow down tissue particles from in and around the machine.

What you will need To be successful in this position, we are looking for candidates with the following:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent (required).
  • Paper manufacturing experience (preferred).
  • Understand and comply with all manufacturing safety procedures including personal protective equipment (required).
  • Able to work in a physically demanding environment including temperature extremes, loud noise, avoiding slipping, tripping, and falling hazards.
  • Physically capable of manual labor that includes bending, walking, sitting, and climbing in and around machinery and equipment for an entire 12-hour shift.
  • Able to lift, up to 40 lbs. frequently, between 40 and 50 lbs. occasionally, and over 50 lbs. minimally. When lifting 50 lbs. and above, Operate or use team lifting and overhead crane assistance.
  • Work environment includes exposure to compressed air, steam, lubrication oil, dust, and hydraulic fluid.
  • Able to work a 12-hour rotating shift including nights, weekends, and Holidays. Able to work overtime as needed. Able to work a 12-hour rotating shift including nights, weekends, and Holidays.Able to work overtime as needed.
    Example of a rotating shift schedule:
    Day 1: 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Day 2: 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
    Day 3: 6:00 pm- 6:30 am
    Day 4: 6:00 pm - 6:00 am
    4 days off

As part of the Clearwater Paper application process for this position, external candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment assessment.This assessment may take up to 45 minutes to complete and it is recommended to be taken immediately after applying so as not to delay the application process.Candidates will not be considered for this position until after the assessment is complete.This assessment is also available in Spanish.If needing a Spanish version, please contact the Talent Acquisition Team at talent.acquisition@clearwaterpaper.com.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Tags

Holiday work, For contractors, Local area, Immediate start, Shift work, Night shift, Rotating shift,

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