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Converting Production Machine Operator

Company: Resolute Forest Products
Location: Sanford
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Company: Resolute Tissue

Focused on both environmental stewardship and financial success, Resolute Forest Products offers promising and fulfilling job opportunities, where motivated individuals have every chance to accelerate their careers. If you are passionate and ready to make a difference, Resolute is the company that will assure you of success.

Take a tour of Resolute Tissue's Sanford Tissue Mill

Our Sanford location in Florida, United States is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Converting Production Machine Operator. This job is permanent, full-time.

What we offer

  • Competitive pay rates starting at $16.00 per hour
  • Ample opportunity for overtime
  • Continuous employee training with equipment manufacturers and local Colleges
  • A great benefit package including medical, dental, eye, 401k and more
  • A culture of promotion from within, all jobs are posted for employee bids prior to outside hiring
  • A great work schedule with a lot of time off for family and friends
  • A referral bonus once hired on
  • Position Details
  • Maintain a safe and clean workplace
  • Understand production processes
  • Set-up machine, check and handling raw materials
  • Move and maneuver material and equipment using manual or motorized devices

    Education & Experience Requirements
    • High School Diploma/G.E.D.
    • 1-3 years' experience as a machine operator
    • Associate degree/technical certificate preferred
    • Manufacturing/warehouse experience preferred
    • Knowledge of paper industry preferred

      Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

      Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English
      Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
      Ability to follow detailed instructions
      Analytical skills and attention to detail
      Ability to troubleshoot
      Knowledge of basic mathematics
      Ability to move and maneuver material and equipment using manual or motorized devices
      Forklift experience a plus
      Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)
      Understanding of production procedures
      Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals

      Duties and Responsibilities
      • Work safely and observe all safety rules around all paper mill equipment
      • Maintain and up-keep a high-level of cleanliness at workplace
      • Perform machine setups (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
      • Control and adjust the functions and settings of machines (e.g. speed)
      • Feed the necessary raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
      • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools to ensure they meet requirements
      • Test the operation of machines periodically to guarantee their smooth running
      • Fix issues that might occur during the shift
      • Check output to discover any machine-related mistakes or flaws
      • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
      • Maintain activity logs
      • Other duties as assigned

        Physical Requirements

        Lifting: Ability to lift 50 pounds

        Standing: 100% of the time

        Heat: Extreme heat

        Stairs: Yes

        Water: Low possibility of getting wet

        Resolute Tissue is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

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        Forest products are essential, as are each and every one of our employees and contractors. We take the necessary steps to protect the health and well-being of our employees and to safeguard the integrity of all Resolute facilities.

        We are all in this together. We are one community. We are #ResoluteProud

        Be part of the change. Be part of a dynamic team.
        We are a global leader in the forest products industry offering an energetic and safe work environment with opportunities and challenges that will help develop your skills. We are more than 7,000 employees in Canada, the United States and various other international locations.

        We are looking for employees with the experience and expertise to improve our efficiency, increase our long-term profitability and deliver first-class products and services to our customers. And you, what are you looking for?

        We are a company writing a new story for itself in a rapidly changing industry. We have made important inroads to ensure our viability and to be an environmental supplier of choice. Come take part of our history and be part of the change!

        How are we building the Resolute of the future?
        Find out in our Annual Report, available at

        Find out more about Resolute Tissue and our products at

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