Clam Shell Forming Machine Operator/Stacker - Food Service Packaging - Plymouth, IN

Plymouth / Indiana / United States

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Clam Shell Forming Machine Operator/Stacker - Food Service Packaging - Plymouth, IN

1100 Pidco Drive
Plymouth, Indiana, 46563
United States

Career Opportunity:

Our WestRock- Food Service Packaging, Plymouth, IN, plant is seeking qualified candidates to fill Clam Shell Forming Machine Operator/Stacker Positions in the production dept. This is an entry level, hourly position where advancement in operations is expected.

The Opportunity:

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to working safe, good communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, experience in a manufacturing environment, and a strong desire to succeed and advance in the company.

How you will Impact WestRock:

  • Ability to safely operate various manufacturing equipment, follow specific directions, and perform duties as assigned.
  • Ability to work safely, comply with all safety rules, lift, push or pull >50lbs, navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend, and kneel throughout the entire shift.
  • Ability to read a tape measure (to 1/16” measurement, do basic math, and some computer skills.
  • General mechanical aptitude & trouble shooting skills
  • Inspect machines to ensure they are mechanically ready for operation. 
  • Ensure the glue is ready for production.
  • Work on both ends of the machine performing the loading of WIP packing finished product.
  • Inspect all finished product for any defects.
  • Weight the product for specific count and pack the product in a RSC.
  • Tape and seal the product, place on the conveyor line.
  • Ensure glue is properly adhered to the product and meets bond test requirements.
  • Accurately and thoroughly fill out daily production records and enter in the computer system.
  • Maintain full compliance of all GMPs.
  • Maintain housekeeping excellence in accordance with Golden Broom Program.
  • Follow all safety procedures and promote safety & safety programs throughout the facility.
  • Perform all required customer and departmental quality checks, and make adjustments as needed.
  • Participate and ensure department is compliant with YUM!/AIB audit regulations
  • Ability to perform complete make ready and shut down
  • Understanding of Quality Inspection Criteria
  • Product Identification and Labeling
  • Maintain Waste and Efficiency standards
  • Performs inspections on various equipment for proper operation and report questionable conditions
  • Performs various housekeeping, cleaning, and organizing functions with minimal supervision to ensure areas are clean and free from debris


What you need to succeed


  • Must be self-starting/self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and have a sense of urgency to complete tasks accurately and on time.
  • Good communication skills including the ability to interact with other levels of management and staff.
  • Industrial manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Must be flexible on shift.
  • Must pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical
  • HS diploma or GED required.


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

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