Air Hammer Operator 3rd shift - SP, New Jersey

Somers Point / New Jersey / United States

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Air Hammer Operator 3rd shift - SP, New Jersey

901 Durham Ave
South Plainfield, New Jersey, 7080
United States


 Job Code:        PCV30N

 Position Title:  Air Hammer Operator (MPSNJ)

 Department:    (20-260) Stripping

 Supervisor:      Stripping lead


 GENERAL PURPOSE:  Set up and utilize air-operated stripping tool to remove waste from printed, die-cut sheets.


·         Sets up and utilizes air-operated stripping tool.

·         Removes scrap board from die-cut sheets.

·         Deposits scrap in baler.

·         Stacks die-cut blanks on skids for gluer operations.

·         Exercises care in stacking carton blanks on skids to prevent carton mix-ups.

·         Pushes out internal scrap from cut blanks when necessary, using die hammer and wood punches.

·         Operates power baler to compress scrap board and paper into bales.

·         Operates forklift to move skidded stock into position for stripping.

·         Performs routine and preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment.

·         Informs the stripping lead when supplies or parts are required.

·         Responsible for timely and accurate completion of the quality checklist for each job.

·         Performs other job duties as assigned.


  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid forklift operator license.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, procedures and work instructions.
  • Must pass color vision test.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

 Employee is required to: stand, walk, talk, see, drive and hear.        

            In terms of a typical 8 hour workday,

On the job employees must:

Not at all

Occasionally (<2 hours)

Frequently (2-5 hours)

Continuously (5-8 hours)






Reach above shoulder level






























Use hands/fingers to handle/feel





Repetitive operations





In terms of a typical 8 hour workday,

On the job employees must lift:

Not at all

Occasionally (<2 hours)

Frequently (2-5 hours)

Continuously (5-8 hours)

Up to 10 pounds





Up to 25 pounds





Up to 50 pounds





 This position has special vision requirements:

Close vision – clear vision at 20 inches or less.

Peripheral vision – ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down and/or left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point.

Eye–hand coordination – ability to guide the hands with the eyes.

 The noise level that is typical for the work environment of this position is:

Very loud (examples: jack hammer or construction work).


Work Hazards:

            How much time is spent in or around the following work hazards?

On the job employees must work around:

Not at all

Occasionally (<2 hours)

Frequently (2-5 hours)

Continuously (5-8 hours)

Work near moving mechanical parts







The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of the position. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 I understand this job description and its requirements and that I am expected to complete all duties as assigned.  I understand the job functions may be altered from time to time.

 I have noted below any accommodations that are required to enable me to perform these duties.  I have also noted below any job responsibilities or functions, which I am unable to perform, with or without accommodation.



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