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Finishing Operator - Nights

Location : Oshkosh
Job Type : Direct Hire
Compensation : 22.50 - 26.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : Yes
Job Industry : Manufacturing
Job Category : Packaging

Job Description :
Badger State Staffing is looking to find a Finishing Operator for a valued client in the Oshkosh area.  The Finishing Operator is a direct-hire opportunity.  This company has high hiring standards and is looking for not only an individual with the right skill set but the right culture fit too.  This is an extremely technical role that will require prior experience for consideration.


Schedule:  Monday - Thrusday 6:00pm - 6:00am


Finishing Operator - Job Duties


1.      Studies, evaluates and organizes daily work list received from Supervisor to determine maximum efficiency in order of runs.

2.      Inputs set-up information into the computer using information from the job ticket worksheet.

3.      Enters set-up code, run code, and related comments into work station computer.

4.      Sets up and adjusts machine to accurately fold glue and package product.

5.      Able to identify, verify, and match the color for set-ups and quality checks on printed packaging.

6.      Runs machine to produce a product to proper GNC-O and customer specifications.

7.      Inputs total piece, finished product, and unit and scrap weight into work station computer.

8.      Directs and works along with assistant to complete make-ready procedure and production run in the most efficient manner for each order.

9.      Provides on-going training to all assistant personnel, switching duties with the assistant operator at least once a week.

10.   Regular and reliable attendance.

11.   Follows all quality set-up, run, and check out procedures for accuracy and quality.

12.   Able to operate all folder gluers, collators, and window machines.

Accurately complete the first piece checklist.
Required Qualifications :
Finishing Operator - Job Requirements

1.     Performs daily warm-up exercises.

2.     Alerts Material Handler of any schedule changes or materials needed.

3.     Notifies Supervisor immediately of any incidences or recurring equipment malfunctions.

4.     Performs daily, weekly, and monthly clean-up and preventative maintenance procedures, notifying maintenance personnel of any mechanical problems.

5.     Attends authorized training programs and fills out required safety documents.

6.     Remains current on changes in policies and procedures.

7.     Knows, understands, and follows all safety rules and policies including SQF and GMP.

8.     Promotes the Great Northern teamwork concept.

Finishing Operator - Physical Job Demands


1.      Constantly feeding 4-8# stacks of boards (1-2 bundles) into the machine, starting lift at 35” and ending at 50”; and moving stacks a horizontal distance of 12-42”.  Occasionally feeding 7.5-17.5# stacks of the board (2-6”) into the machine, with varying starting lift heights and ending heights between 33-46”; move stacks a horizontal distance of 18-28”.

2.      Rarely lifting toolbox, plow, and large hold down weighing 8-12#.  Lift starting heights of 10-78” and ending heights of 43-53”; moving a horizontal front distance of 10-20”.

3.      Rarely carrying 8-12# toolbox or plow for 10-100 feet.  Occasionally carrying 7.5-17.5# stacks of boards 6 feet.

4.      Occasionally using 20-23# of force to push stacks of board or boxes (height 50”).  Rarely using 83# of force to push adjustable conveyor (height 33”).

5.      Rarely using 83# of force to pull adjustable conveyor (height 33”).

6.      Frequent standing to operate and maintain the machine.  Occasional walking for setup, rotation, and machine checks; stooping to clear jam-ups, conduct repairs, and clean threads; crouching to make machine adjustments and observe stacking; step over 23” machine frame.  Rarely kneeling to do repairs, maintenance, and setups.

7.      Occasional to frequent bending reach (height 25-50”) to clear jam ups, make adjustments, and access stock and boxes.  Occasional forward reach (height 34-44”) to access stacks of the board on offload and stack banded boxes.  Occasional shoulder to overhead reach (height 10-91”) to access tie-ins, green folding rails, and black light.

8.      Constant repetitious/forceful handling of stacks of boards and boxes using both hands.  Occasional nonrepetitious/forceful and nonrepetitious/nonforceful handling, using separate hands.  Occasional repetitious/nonforceful handling using both hands for tie-ins on offload and stacks of banded boxes.

9.      Rarely using separate hands for 2-finger or 3-finger pinch and thumb push.  Occasionally using both or separate hand’s fingers for remote control, machine buttons, computer, or calculator.

10.   Ability to identify and distinguish color.

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