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Large Cutters - Operator

Company: Koozie Group
Location: Sleepy Eye
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Koozie Group



Great reasons to join Koozie Group:

  • People-first culture
  • Flexible schedules
  • Great shift differential (2nd shift: $1.25/hour / 3rd shift and weekend shifts: $1.75/hour)
  • We will train for all positions!
  • Climate-controlled environment (clean and heat/air-conditioning)
  • Great benefits, including:
    • Medical HSA and HRA plans
    • Flex spending accounts
    • PPO dental
    • VSP vision
    • Employee assistance program
    • Employer-paid life insurance
    • 401(k) with employer match
    • PTO - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, personal)
    • Advancement opportunities
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Employee referral bonus program
    • Employee recognition program

      Job Summary:
      • Under limited supervision does maintenance, sets up and operates machines for cutting, off-stacking, drilling, and assembly of all types of advertising products.
        Essential Job Functions:
        • Sets up machine and operates it according to Work Instructions and operator manual. Identifies when mechanical problems occur.
        • Performs operator-level maintenance duties on all equipment (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly) and maintains documentation of maintenance.
        • Lifts up to 45-pound boxes frequently. Team lifts at higher weights.
        • Accurately reports and records daily production and scrap.
        • Achieves make-ready and run times.
        • Communicates to Supervisor and/or MFG Facilitator to address any work area concerns.
        • Works rotating shifts and overtime as scheduled and/or required to meet business timelines.
        • Follows all Safety and Quality protocols and adheres to ISO 9001; 14001, 6S standards and Lean processes.
        • Maintains an effective working relationship and communication with fellow employees, including temporary associates, by adhering to Koozie Group's policies in all activities and through promoting KG's Vision and Values and Respect in the Workplace.
        • Visually inspects product to complete required quality checks
        • Reach, bend, twist, push, pull, grasp and stand for extended periods of time as well as freely move about the facility as needed for the position.
        • Reads and follows all Manufacturing Order (MOs) directions.
        • Reports time accurately.
        • Supports teamwork and process improvements through active participation in meetings and helping team ideas work.
          Additional Responsibilities:
          • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected.
          • Wraps, bands, tags and/or moves skids of product.
          • Utilizes verbal and written instructions, dispatch lists, and cutter machine production data to determine work assignments.
          • Interprets and verifies routing instructions, utilizes job planning computer, Compu-Cut software, spec sheets, proofs, and samples to establish job requirements.
          • Set up and operate computerized cutting equipment, maintaining precise size and position tolerances with minimal variance. Set up and operate cutting off-stackers to place cut material on skid.
          • Changes cutter blades as required using extreme caution.
            Education:
            • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
            • Must Successfully Pass Pre-Employment Background and Drug Screening
              Job Skills:
              • Organizational and communication skills.
              • Reading, writing, and math skills.
              • Mechanical skills preferred.
              • Must have the ability to make decisions involving job layout, specifications, and quality.
                Job Experience:
                • Knowledge of quality methods and techniques preferred.
                • Previous work as a machine operator in a production and/or manufacturing environment is preferred.
                  Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm to Keep the Good Going, you will find your way at Koozie Group.

                  Koozie Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Koozie Group also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

                  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Koozie Group will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Associated topics: childrenswear, cutter, draper, fashion, garment, oshkosh, pattern, textile, texture, woven

Keywords: Koozie Group, Minneapolis , Large Cutters - Operator, Other , Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

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