Folder Gluer Operator Trainer- 1st Shift- Dallas, Texas

Dallas / Texas / United States

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Folder Gluer Operator Trainer- 1st Shift- Dallas, Texas

13465 Jupiter Rd
Dallas, Texas, 75238
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Train designated employees on the manual and machine tasks required to set up, operate and maintain folding/gluing equipment to accurately produce product that meets customer specifications.


  • Establishes training programs for folder gluer machines.
  • Trains designated employees to set up and run folding and gluing machines.
  • Trains designated employees to perform make readies for basic and complex folds.
  • Trains designated employees to observe and monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions and to determine whether adjustments are needed.
  • Trains designated employees to perform routine adjustments during each job and maintain production throughout the run.
  • Trains designated employees to perform troubleshooting and preventive maintenance tasks as needed.
  • Trains designated employees to maintain records of daily production, using Pecas and specified forms.
  • Trains designated employees to record production information such as amount of time spent on specific tasks.
  • Trains designated employees to follow all standard operating procedures relevant to the job, position and department.
  • Trains designated employees to follow established policies, work instructions, and environmental guidelines.
  • Trains designated employees to follow general safety rules and cGMP standards as set by MPS and machine safety features.
  • Trains designated employees to serve as a leader and manage the crew (i.e. feeders, packers, etc.)
  • Trains designated employees to understand end user’s requirements as it related to proper fit and function (i.e. machine filled cartons vs. hand filled cartons).
  • Trains designated employees to complete non-compliance documentation as necessary.
  • Evaluates training needs of designated employees; evaluates effectiveness of training.
  • Travels to other plants as needed to facilitate on-site training.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.




  • Minimum three years’ manufacturing experience with operating equipment comparable to that in facility.
  • Two or more years’ experience in folding carton converting is preferred.
  • Two or more years’ experience in a supervisor or training role preferred.
  • Must be willing to travel as needed.
  • Knowledge of the following equipment is preferred: International Paperbox finishing equipment, Bobst finishing equipment, and Hyber-Shroeder window machine.
  • Must understand and know how to operate quality assurance systems used on operating equipment comparable to that in facility.
  • Must be able to operate glue systems such as HHS, Pafra, Nordson PUR system, hot and cold melt units, and glue detection systems.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, job tickets, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Must have basic computer skills (data entry).
  • Must have the ability to perform basic arithmetic including additions, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Must have the ability to read a ruler.
  • Must possess the following competencies: accuracy, reliability, decision making, time management and self-motivation.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.



What we offer:

·         Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

·         Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

·         An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

·         A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

 WestRock-MPS Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans. 


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