Machine Helper

5555 W 73rd St, Bedford Park, IL 60638, USA Req #9810
Sunday, June 16, 2024

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

This job posting is for a Flexo Folder Gluer Helper position at our Chicago Sheet plant located at 5555 W 73rd St. Bedford Park, IL 60638.

Position is for 3rd shift (11:00PM-7:00AM) & 2nd shift (3pm-11pm)

Pay from $20.56/hr based on skills and experience plus shift differential

Excellent Benefits Package including Health, Dental, Vision, and 401K Plan.

1.5 pay over 8 hours, over 40 hours and weekends.

1.5 pay on holidays, plus additional overtime over 8 hours on holidays.

Stipend for safety shoes

Principle Accountabilities: 
Set-up rails, print, and die cut section on Flexo accurately in accordance with proper setup techniques.
Inspect all dies before and after run to ensure that any necessary repairs are made before the next run.
Ensure all bolts for cutting dies are in place and tightly secured.
Monitor box quality, including, but not limited to, loose liner, warp, correct size, and print.  Check rolls for damage.
Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed.
Assist Operator, Assistant Operator and Utility with job duties on the machine.
Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to:  Production Data Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, Quality Data.
Turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs.
Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
Adhere to production schedule and make recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality and service goals. Report any unusual scheduling issues to Supervisor.
Basic Qualifications:  
High school diploma/GED.
Experience in a manufacturing environment.
Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice, both during the week and weekends.  
Ability to work in manufacturing environment, with varying temperatures.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Experience in a packaging environment.

6 months experience working on a Flexo machine.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.
Ability to work within a team and effectively communicate with members. 

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
  • Hiring Rate $20.56
  • Job Start Date Sunday, June 16, 2024
  • Job End Date Sunday, September 1, 2024
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  • 5555 W 73rd St, Bedford Park, IL 60638, USA