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Emba Helper/1st Shift

$33,717 to $44,595

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Summary:   

Emba Helper assists the Emba team with the setup and running the Emba Pre-feed, Feeder and Print Downs. Emba Helper prepares container board for the press run to ensure optimal production efficiencies are met in alignment with our internal and external customer’s expectations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Verify load ticket is accurate. Perform visual inspection and dimensional measurement of board. Identify non-conforming board and potential run ability issues (i.e. warp, delamination, damage, wrong size, loose liners, paper slice, etc.)

Communicate board quality issues with Emba Operator and/or Material Handler if applicable.

Prepare board by removing straps off of bundles and observe feeder unit is properly feeding board into machine throughout production run.

Program Pre-feeder machine control settings using the load ticket including the board dimensions, rotation and transfer conveyor speed.

Program feeder machine control settings including the feed table suction and tamper.

Perform visual inspection of dies and plates prior to install for wear and damage. Verify correct die and plate. Under the direction of the Emba Operator install die cutting unit and plate.

Perform quality inspection of ink including PH and viscosity. Verify ink container unit identification matches job order. Load ink containers in print downs and remove when production run is completed.

Clean and scrub plates after production run. Return ink container, dies and plates to staging racks.

Troubleshoot machine feeding issues and provide corrective action.

Assist with unjamming machine.

Perform basic preventative maintenance duties.

Perform daily housekeeping duties.

Comply and follow all health/safety rules and regulations.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalency, or; at least 90 days of related experience.

Knowledge

Production and ProcessingKnowledge of corrugated board types, converting production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Active Learning – Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking questions as appropriate.
  • Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Learning Strategies – Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Mathematics – Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of board, weight measurement, dimensions, volume and distance. 
  • Monitoring – Inspecting/Monitoring board and machine performance and ability to make improvements or take corrective action when needed.
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents in English language.
  • Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively in English language.
  • Writing – Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience in English language.
  • Instructing – Teaching others how to do something.
  • Negotiation – Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Persuasion – Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Service Orientation – Actively looking for ways to assist co-workers when they fall behind.
  • Problem Solving – Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Equipment Maintenance – Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Equipment Selection – Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Installation – Installing tooling equipment and printing ink to meet specifications.
  • Operation and Control – Controlling operations of Pre-feeder and Feeder.
  • Operation Monitoring – Watching board feeding process to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Quality Control Analysis – Conducting tests and inspections of corrugated board to evaluate quality and performance.
  • Troubleshooting – Determining causes of non-conforming board and machine operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

Tools and Technology

Tools

  • Tape measure
  • Ruler
  • Pry bar
  • Box cutter

Data base user interface and query software

  • CTI, Harry Rohdes

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