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Set Up Operator

Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas
Mundelein, IL


Mundelein, IL

Full job description

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position will support all production operations to optimize output and minimize waste while maintaining excellent quality and safety standards.

Job Summary: Assist in the manufacture of quality products (per customer standards) as determined by the production schedule and or supervisor. To gain understanding of the technical knowledge required in the manufacturing process, and will continuously improve skills and productivity through teamwork. Performing housekeeping chores as needed, to maintain a safe and orderly work environment.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Be proactive with repairs to minor mechanical machine issues
  • Assist in preventative maintenance of all machines and auxiliary equipment
  • Assist with all Inspector Operator functions including product inspection, packaging of product, area clean up, quality testing requirements, operating machine through break times, and short restroom breaks, etc. (Should be capable of backing up all operator responsibilities)
  • Communicate within the group to insure Maintenance and Operators are kept up to date with what occurred during the shift and possible fixes. Must be able to anticipate things that will come up after shift change and communicate all shift activities verbally and through documenting in shift logs
Job Specifications:
  • Set-up and operate machine to meet product requirements
  • Troubleshoot equipment and product issues
  • Perform and document quality checks and testing
  • Keep area clean and equipment in good working order
  • Conduct trial runs, monitor machine workflow and pack finished goods for shipping
Specialized Knowledge/Skills:
  • Technical and mechanical knowledge of bag/pouch machines
  • Pouch/Bag making and film handling fundamentals
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Good troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential
  • Demonstrates organizational skills
  • Knowledge of one or more, Extrusion, Printing, Slitting, Lamination or Converting Processes
  • Read dimensional graphic templates in both metric/standard and apply to finished product
  • Basic computer skills
  • High school diploma or GED, Associates Degree and/or industrial certification preferred
  • Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Standing up to 12 hours per day on a rotating day or evening shift, up to 5 days/week
  • Occasional twisting, turning, or bending to move items up to 50 lbs
  • Alert state of mind to avoid safety hazards
  • Able to read/see up to 1/16 of an inch
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Amcor Flexibles - United States is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 847-362-9000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Amcor Ltd

Amcor Limited is a global leader in responsible packaging solutions, employing more than 33,000 people worldwide, operating in 42 countries across 300 sites. Amcor supplies a broad range of plastic (rigid and flexible), fibre, metal and glass packaging solutions to enhance the products consumers use in everyday life. Amcor also provides packaging-related services that help customers succeed through collaboration and innovation driven by art and science. Amcor is headquartered in Melbourne , Australia and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. For more information visit

AFEA Overview

With 68 plants in 21 countries, Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas, a division of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, pharma, personal care, medical and industrial markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit .