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Sonoco Lamination Operator lll in Elk Grove, Illinois

You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn’t changed our tight-knit feel – we’ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company – it truly is a special place.

While reporting to the Shift Supervisor, you will be responsible for operating all Lamination operator equipment in a safe manner. Excellent attendance is crucial for the team to achieve success. You will have the ability to work with various teams and assist the Lam Operator with adding adhesive, changing raw material rolls and other substrates. Operate machine for break coverage. You will take pride in your personal hands-on and analytical abilities, organization skills, and attention to detail.

Day to day responsibilities include

  • Assist Lamination Operator I and/or II on following SOP’s

  • Help Lamination Operator 1 & II process materials according to work instructions

  • Mix adhesive according to formulas.

  • Check first piece conformance to specifications.

  • Set up and operate Lathe Machine according Lathe Machine Operating Procedures when needed.

  • Job order interpretation

  • Maintain cleanliness of machines/equipment and adjacent work area to SQF standard.

  • Utilize satellite containers for Hazardous Waste.

  • “Hazard Waste Generator” – generates hazardous waste as part of production process.

  • (Reference SOP-HW-201-09, and SOP-HW 202-09) on file.

  • Report quality issues to Lamination Operator I and/or manager, supervisor, group leader for analysis and/or remedy.

  • Report ALL accidents to the shift manager IMMEDIATELY.

  • Report ALL unsafe acts and conditions to the shift manager IMMEDIATELY.

  • All other duties assigned by manager

  • Regular, consistent attendance and punctuality are essential to the job.

  • Verification of Correct calculation of needed amount of adhesive for job

  • Verification of what impression rollers are needed for four hours and cut/or resurface to specifications.

This position is in our Flexibles facility in beautiful Elk Grove Village, IL

  • High School or equivalent

  • Manufacturing environment experience

  • Mechanical Aptitude

  • Data Input

  • Knowledge of Tape Measure & Ruler /Metric-Standard

  • Must be able to work 12hr shift

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Founded in 1899, Sonoco (NYSE: SON) is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately $5.4 billion, the Company has 23,000 employees working in approximately 300 operations in 36 countries, serving some of the world’s best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is committed to creating sustainable products, services and programs for our customers, employees and communities that support our corporate purpose of Better Packaging. Better Life. The Company ranked first in the Packaging sector on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2019 as well as Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies.

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