Folder Gluer Operator

Holland / Michigan / United States

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Folder Gluer Operator

13 West Fourth St
Holland, Michigan, 49423
United States


  • Analyzes the job ticket to determine the appropriate setup procedure to meet schedule requirements.  Start- up approval and verification is required on all new jobs and line items per the folder gluer inspection status card in each ticket.    
  • Verifies that the barcode scanners are operating properly at the beginning of each shift.  Tests scanners throughout the remainder of the shift by crossing out the barcode on a glue flap and confirming that the carton is rejected by the scanner.     
  • After logging into the job ticket and performing the make ready, goes through the start-up checklist on the folder-gluer inspection status card and initials it.
  • Pulls one carton every two cases and inspects for skewing, fiber tears, and other quality checks.  Verifies sufficiency of glue on seams.
  • Keeps required records and prepares necessary labels and forms to identify cases.  Verifies production counts. Verifies accuracy of all information on labels, rough tags, and certificates of compliance. 
  • Stacks corrugated boxes containing finished product on skids and puts the labels on each corrugated box.
  • Initials the job ticket and all other required forms upon completion of the gluing operation.
  • Performs the line clearance procedure after each carton run and picks up and destroys all foreign cartons.  Lubricates and cleans gluer as needed.
  • Trains and directs the work of the gluer assistants assigned to the line.
  • Responsible for housekeeping of the gluing area.
  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of all ISO forms and quality checks for each job.
  • Performs job duties in accordance with all federal, state, local, and company safety rules.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.


  • Must have high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience operating a folder-gluer.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the demonstration of tact, sensitivity, and professionalism. 
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must pass basic reading test.
  • Must pass color vision test.
  • Must pass ruler test.
  • Must pass color hue test.
  • Must have the ability to meet and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test or have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed, significant overtime may be required during busy periods.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.  
  • Basic personal computer skills.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Westrock Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse
workforce:  Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

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