Air Hammer Operator 1st Shift - Holland, MI

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Air Hammer Operator 1st Shift - Holland, MI

13 West Fourth St
Holland, Michigan, 49423
United States


  • Reviews the job ticket, determines how many different structures are on the load and how many carts/skids will be required.
  • Clears work station before and after each run and picks up and destroys all foreign material.  Empties all waste receptacles located within the blue line area. 
  • Sets up and operates air-operated stripping tool.  Removes scrap board from die-cut sheets. 
  • Stacks die-cut blanks on skids/carts for gluer operations.  Separates combination-run cartons onto individual skids/carts.
  • Offloads and separates combination cartons run through the blanking die cutters.
  • Exercises care in stacking carton blanks on skids/carts to prevent carton mix-ups.
  • Pushes out internal scrap from cut blanks when necessary using die hammer and wood punches.
  • Disposes of extra cartons and loads after completion of carton stripping jobs. 
  • Disposes of extra cartons from gluing department (in gray bins) as required.
  • Operates power baler to compress scrap board and paper into bales.  Feeds loose bales back through the baler as needed in a timely manner.
  • Deposits scrap bales and paper skids in the appropriate recycle trailer in a timely fashion.
  • Operates forklift to move skidded stock into position for stripping. 
  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment.
  • Informs the supervisor when supplies or parts are required.
  • 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 knowledge of printing terminology and practices. 
  • Must have ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must pass basic reading test.
  • Must pass color vision 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.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. 
  • 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.


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

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