Double Backer Operator--College Park

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The opportunity:

Responsible for all activities associated with running the Double Baker including setup, operation, cleanup, and recommending improvements to operations.

How you will impact WestRock:

Check wet end lineups to verify correct roll stock is received and used.

Put rolls of paper in mill roll stands ensuring proper size and grade of paper to be run and make splices and paper changes as necessary.

Make adjustments during runs for tension, alignment, adhesion, and warp control.

Trim only the necessary amount of paper from the rolls when preparing for splices.

Remove roll stock from the machine when necessary and mark the proper size, grade, diameter, and lineal footage on the roll and place core plugs in each end of the buttrolls.

Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the Double Baker at available capacity and speed in line with those of the corrugator.

Clean starch pans, metering rolls, and glue rolls when necessary.

Turn in maintenance work orders to supervisor for needed repairs. Be proactive in the maintenance of equipment.

Take all paper off of cores of stub rolls.

Assist the Corrugator Operator as necessary.

Adheres to production schedule. Makes recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality and service goals. Reports any unusual scheduling issues to Supervisor.

Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.

Keep the Double Baker area clean.

Additional duties may be assigned by management.


What you need to succeed:


High school diploma or GED or equivelent skills and abilities in reading, writing and mathematics.

Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:

Prior work experience in the corrugated industry.

6 months' experience on the dry end of the corrugator


Able to read and follow instructions on factory masters.


Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy. Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate. Able to apply concepts of high school math.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. Ability to deal with problems involving one or more concrete variables in standardized situations.


The individual must have a working knowledge of the following:

Understand and work with Product layouts and production specifications

Understnd and work with Product quality specifications

Understand and conform to Quality standards


May be required to maintain a current Lift Truck Operator License.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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