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Job Title

Lamination Operator

Company : ePac LLC

Location : Morristown, NJ

Created : 2019-11-23

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

ePac Flexible Packaging is focused solely on the quick turn-around, 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.SUMMARY OF POSITIONThe Laminator Operator is responsible for setting up the solventless adhesive laminator, running production of the laminator, cleaning and all related maintenance of the machine. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESIdentifies and ensures that proper materials are used for productionEnsures mistakes are not made and materials match as necessaryManages pre-run testing of the material to ensure the correct coding weights and bond strength are appliedRuns the proper amount of material/footage to the job orderCompletes proper checking of production and materialPrepares for production at the end of each day for the following dayCorrectly build up production orders and doctor blade assembliesPerform all required quality checks prior to producing all production orders to ensure a product can be processed at the next stage of the manufacturing process.Load and unload material from the laminators using defined equipment Install/remove laminator sleeves as required for each production order.Follow the production schedule as issued by production controlSet up & Operate specific Laminating Machine according to company laminating procedures and guidelines.Apply proper adhesive and wind rolls according to specs.Job Order interpretation.Follow equipment and workplace cleaning/sanitation procedures, to complete Sanitation checklistCheck first, middle and last piece conformance to specifications.Enter data into Microsoft Dynamics Floorshop ModulePerform daily and periodic preventative maintenance duties specified for assigned machines/equipment.Maintain cleanliness of machines/equipment and adjacent work area to AIB standards.Report quality issues to Production Manager for analysis and/or remedyReport all Food Safety Violations to managementNON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESPerforms other duties as assignedTurns on auxiliary and other equipment as neededLoads and unloads trucks as neededJOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIESAbility to read rulersAbility to read and understand gaugesTesting of equipmentAbility to use a micrometerUnderstanding of lamination processMust have good communication skills both personal and via Email Multiple machine qualifications preferred. Must have outstanding troubleshooting skills Must have good judgment with decision making in regards to Safety and Quality. Ability to complete production related documentation on both computer and paper forms Must have excellent team skills Ability to take direction from several individuals Ability to work additional overtime if required to get the job tasks completed Self-motivated and ability to make decisionsEXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION3-5 years of experience in production, lamination and printing settingForklift operationHigh school diploma preferredResponsibility in the area of food safety essentials from AIB international section of adequacy of prerequisite and food safety programs Ability to pass training tests/methods to become qualified on one or more alternative production machines such as slitting, pouching, and printing.WORK ENVIRONMENTMostly on the production floorOccasional meetings in a professional office settingHearing protectionCut resistant gloveHandling of solventless adhesives and cleaning solventsSome mandatory overtimeSafety glassesCleaning area daily to maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP?s)BENEFITS We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package that consists of the following:Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription drug program. Paid vacation day and holidaysShort term disability, long term disability and company paid life insurance plans