White Birch Careers

PAPER MACHINE 7th HAND (UTILITY)

Summary/Objective

The 7th hand position performs all tasks involved in the production of the company’s products. The position follows standard work procedures and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible.

 Essential Functions

  1. Performs work as assigned by department supervisor.
  2. Makes paper machine rounds.
  3. Checks gauges and cleans filters.
  4. Cleans basement and other areas around paper machine.
  5. Notifies supervisor or machine tender of any mechanical or material issues.
  6. Operates over head crane.
  7. Operates skid steer.
  8. Performs quality test of manufactured paper.
  9. Assist with winder operation.
  10. Fills in on wrapper as C Operator.
  11. Operates slusher machine as needed.
  12. Maintains a clean and safe work area.

 Competencies

  1. Thoroughness.
  2. Teamwork oriented.
  3. Time management.
  4. Technical capacity.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

Hot, cold, humid, noisy, industrial environment.

Physical Demands

Job requires continuous lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for at least twelve (12) hours a day. Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Expected Hours of Work

12 hour rotating shifts including holidays, weekends, nights and overtime as needed.

Travel

No travel is expected for this position.

Education and Experience

  1. High school diploma or GED.
  2. Previous production experience in manufacturing, farming, agriculture, mechanical, or construction environment preferred.

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