The Lamination Assistant supports the operation of the Lamination Department. They will assist with the operation of an adhesive laminator in a safe and controlled manner that will ensure the safety of others and the quality of products being made.
2. Job Dimensions
The Lamination Assistant laminates large rolls of raw material in various dimensions according to customer standards.
Assistant appropriately understands and follows the plant’s EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) and Quality systems to maintain a safe workplace and ensure quality product.
3. Principal Accountabilities
Perform setup and operate laminator to produce product according to quality and productivity requirements
Distinguish quality adhesion while running job and setup
Troubleshoot equipment, web handling, production and laminating issues
Follow all safety rules and proper chemical handling processes
Inspect quality and identify and correct defects
Follow documentation procedures and ensure paperwork is complete
Assist in training other personnel
Ensures material meets customer requirements throughout the run
Assumes responsibility for the quality and quantity produced on the machine
Provide communication on a daily basis with management, maintenance, shift personnel, etc.
Maintain housekeeping standards of the laminator and the surrounding area
Anticipates and reacts productively to changes, and willingly handles other tasks as assigned
Seeks and implements improvement activities through teamwork and CI Process participation
Perform other duties as assigned
4. Major challenges & complexities
Fast paced environment
Product needs to be precisely laminated to customer specification
Multiple products with multiple customer demands
Primary Department Members
Supervision / Management
6.1 Formal Qualifications and Experience
Knowledge and Experience
Three years web handling experience
Two years adhesive lamination experience
General knowledge of computers preferred
Education and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED
Fork Truck Certification preferred
Job Specific skills and abilities
Accomplished troubleshooter for complex lamination problems
Ability to detect and solve problems that effect product quality, aesthetics and/or contamination
Ability to see accurate colors
Good mechanical ability
Demonstrate ability to work well under pressure
Accurate math skills and knowledge of metric conversion
Forklift certification or willingness and ability to learn and obtain certification
Adequate visual acuity to discern extremely minor imperfections in products
Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to working with moving equipment
Skilled in or able to learn safe operation of tools, equipment and test equipment associated with the printing operations
Effective communications and interpersonal skills to work as a team member in the plant
Ability to speak, read, and complete reports accurately in English
Well-developed work habits to ensure smooth machine operation and minimal downtime
Proficiency with computers; ability to learn and use additional programs
Ability to identify maintenance needs and ensure that all required preventive maintenance is performed
Ability to manipulate / lift up to 50 lbs
Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time
Other physical demands include climbing, crouching, and reaching when webbing machine
Amcor Leadership Framework competencies
The 3 Leadership competencies which will apply to all AFA co-workers:
Driving for Results
The Leadership competencies which will apply to OHSE:
Learning on the Fly
The 4 Leadership competencies which will apply to all People Manager:
Nose for Talent
Building Effective Teams
To apply to this offer, please apply directly on our website at amcor.com/careers
Amcor (ASX: AMC; www.amcor.com ) is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home- and personal-care and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve supply chains, through a broad range of flexible packaging, containers, cartons, closures and services. The company's 35,000 people generate more than US$9billion in sales from operations that span 200-plus locations in more than 40 countries.
With 16 plants in the Americas operating in 6 countries, Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA), a business group of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, personal care, and food markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit www.amcor.com .
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