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Converting Production Machine Operator


Sanford, FL, US, 32771

Department:  Tissue Production (TP00)

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At our Sanford,Florida ,United States  location, we currently are seeking talent for the following role: Converting Production Machine Operator.This job would be full-time, permanent.


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
  • The position works on a rotation basis, covering 24/7


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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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?

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