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Inspector / Packer - 1R4H
Sparta, MI
Williamson Employment Services, Inc. 2019-08-19
Packaging company in Sparta looking for skilled Inspector/Packer to operate  bagger machine that converts flexible packaging. Hours: Monday-Friday 2:45pm-11:15pm. Some Saturdays may be required for overtime. *hours may vary*

*Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine.
*Makes minor adjustments or repairs such as adjust wicket pins forward and after, eye adjustment for print cut off, vent position forward and after, and wicket holes forward and after.
*Inspects filled cartons to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications.
*Checks for quality characteristics and specifications as shown in training
*Replenishes packing supplies such as wickets, chipboard, labels and boxes by requesting them from the set up mechanics.
*Shut off machine and report critical defects to set up mechanic and / or quality auditor such as open or weak seals, missing safety slits, vents not punching, blocked film, bad print, wicket holes not punching, large wrinkles and folding edges.
*Attempt to correct slight specification variances such as vent position and slightly uneven safety slits while keeping the machine running.
*Be aware of customer specific quality issues as noted on specification sheets.
*Keep the supply table and work area neat and clean by using set up time to sweep and vacuum "dots", make boxes or organize supplies.
*Pack cartons neatly. Place labels on the box after it is filled to specification and taped. Number each label with skid and carton number.
*All paperwork should be neat, complete and accurate before leaving for the day. This refers to green sheets, carton tally sheet and daily production reports.
*Leave area with supplies necessary for the next shift. Take unused materials back to the warehouse at the end of each job when possible.
*Check presets at the beginning of your shift and with each new job.
*When a job order is complete the operator should double check that all production related paperwork is complete, place old supplies by unwind of machine and clean machine and immediate area. Afterwards they should become familiar with the next job by reading paperwork and getting new supplies in place.
*Follow all safety and company policies.
*Other duties may be assigned.

Required Skills/Qualifications:
*Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
*Ability to write simple correspondence.
*Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
*Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
*Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
*Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
*Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
*Required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
*Required to walk and reach with hands and arms.
*Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
*Frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
*Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Job Requirements:
*High school education or GED
*One month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Walk-in application hours: 8:00am to 3:00pm, or call for an appointment.

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3514 Plainfield Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-2777
Phone: 616-575-5630
Fax: 616-288-7180
Williamson Employment Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal, state, and local laws designed to protect them from discrimination on the basis of age, race, religion, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), marital status, parental status, national origin, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other factor unrelated to the requirements of a job. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs.