Packaging Corporation of America Machine Operator (Fabricating Machine) in Reading, Pennsylvania

People • Customers • Trust At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise. At PCA, you'll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way. As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers. We are seeking applicants for an Evol Operator (3 Openings) in our Reading, PA facility. Responsibilities: Work as part of a team in support of a manufacturing operation with a goal of increasing productivity; decreasing downtime and waste. Assume active role in overall plant and facilities-related work. Position requires assisting all jobs on the plant floor. Follow all company safety rules and lock-out tag-out procedures. Maintain shop and shop equipment per 5S Standards. Other duties as assigned. May be required to stack parts up to 30 lbs. for a period of up to 12 hours. Operator is responsible for the entire machine, this will include: directing crew members as necessary, operate the fabricating machine, load form, operate the prefeeder, conduct quality checks, record downtime, update production system, complete paperwork for order, set up the strapper and change strap as necessary, verify schedule, machine setup, assist with mounting wood die on cylinder for die cut orders, verify box as per specifications, may make minor adjustments, verify quality as run, run machine so maximum efficiency is achieved, work as a team with the crew, complete necessary paperwork and other duties as assigned. Basic Qualifications: High School Graduate or GED Be passionate about maintaining a safe work environment. Able to pass pre-employment physical and drug test. Must be able to sit, stoop, and bend. Must be able to work overtime and weekends as needed. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Must be willing to work the second or third shift. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a packaging or other manufacturing environment is preferred . Preference of 2 years post High School degree, College, Trade School or equivalent military training. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Must be willing to work closely on a day-to-day basis with other production personnel. Ability to share ideas with others to solve problems of essential importance. Excellent communication skills. Thrive in a cross-functional team environment. Work with a sense of urgency to reduce downtime of machines. Have knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, and Access. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously. PCA provides a competitive comprehensive benefits package. PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories If you are interested in employment with PCA and meet the basic qualifications listed above, please fill out a job interest form at the address below and reference Job # 2017-H-10: PA CareerLink Berks County 1920 Kutztown Road, Suite F Reading, PA 19604