MACHINE OPERATOR - 3rd shift Fab Auburn, Washington

236-AUBURN HX-H, 2820 B Street NW, 2820 B Street NW, Auburn, Washington, United States of America Req #8912
Wednesday, October 4, 2023

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

Shift is Monday through Thursday 7:00pm - 5:00am but overtime and short Friday shifts happen with little notice. Starting pay is $20.30/hr increasing to $21.50/hr as you gain skills and knowledge through training. Third shift includes a $0.35 differential.


JOB Summary – Operate fab and assembly equipment to make high quality Hexacomb in a safe and efficient manner.



  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be able to read at an acceptable level.
  • Must be able to do basic math including multiplication and division.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holidays as needed.



  • Follow all safety rules and policies, make suggestions to improve safety and look out for fellow employee’s safety.  Work to improve our safety culture.
  • Be able to start up, run, and shut down all fab and assembly equipment, currently slitter #1, offline PSA, pallet saw, wedge cutter, die press, and Assembly table.
  • Ensure the quality of product produced in all regards, such as slit positions and depth, dimensions, labeling, and packaging.
  • Train and direct temporary employees when needed.
  • Run all equipment as efficiently as possible, while working to continuously improve set up time, speed, and waste.
  • Understand and handle all aspects of paperwork and data, such as quality check sheets, drawings, Bill of Materials, data entry into our software.
  • Be open to trying new ideas, all the time.
  • Have and encourage very strong teamwork between departments.  Ensure lines of responsibility are blurred between departments.



All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 236-AUBURN HX-H, 2820 B Street NW, 2820 B Street NW, Auburn, Washington, United States of America