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Machine Operator

Job in Santa Fe Springs - Los Angeles County - CA California - USA
Company: California Box Company
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-06-27
Job specializations:
  • Manufacturing
    Entry Level Manufacturing, Manufacturing Production, Manufacturing Technology, Lean Manufacturing
  • Production
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

POSITION TITLE: FLEXO PRESS (PRINTER/SLOTTER) OPERATOR

REPORTS TO: Press Supervisor

SUMMARY

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Set-up rails, print, and die cut section on Flexo accurately in accordance with proper setup techniques.

Inspect all dies before and after run to ensure that any necessary repairs are made before the next run.

Ensure all bolts for cutting dies are in place and tightly secured.

Monitor box quality, including, but not limited to, loose liner, warp, correct size, and print.

Check anilox rolls for damage.

Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed.

Train and assist First Helper, Flexo Stacker, and Bundlers with job duties on the machine.

Cross-train on other machines.

Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to: Production Data, Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, Quality Data.

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

Switch duties with First Helper as necessary.

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

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

Additional duties may be assigned by management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or GED.

Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:

1. Prior work experience in the corrugated industry.

2. 6 months’ experience as a Press Department First Helper.

3. 6 months’ experience in the Press and Finishing Department.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Able to read and follow instructions on factory masters.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

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.

REASONING ABILITY

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.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

The individual must have a working knowledge of the following:

Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation.

Product layouts and production specifications

Product quality specifications

Quality standards

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS

The performance of the employee will be measured as follows:

Operating standards - the employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards in the areas of quality, cost, safety, customer satisfaction and productivity. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the employee.

Personal growth - while the company will provide the tools to assist the employee to grow professionally the responsibility for moving forward lies with the individual. Each year there will be goals developed and agreed to by the employee and his/her superior.

Employee relations - through observations the employee will be evaluated regarding his/her behaviors associated with appropriate human interaction, respect and communication.

Creativity - this will be evaluated by how active the employee is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas.

Job Openings

We are always accepting applications for people with corrugated experience; please feel free to apply by submitting your application or resume.

Current Openings:

Machine Operators-Santa Fe Springs and Rancho Cucamonga;

Machine Assistants-Santa Fe Springs and Rancho Cucamonga;

Clamp Driver-S.F.S; Class A Driver S.F.S.

Supervisor-Rancho Cucamonga;

Production Manager- Arizona;

Outside Sales Rep-El Paso,Texas

Application hours are from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

You may also fax your resume to

Attn: HR Fax : (562) 623-9733

HUMAN RESOURCES/BENEFITS

Our Most Valuable Asset — YOU

Our associations are our most valuable resource. CB Group realizes that employee benefits and appreciation programs are related to job satisfaction. To demonstrate our commitment to our associates, we offer all of our full-time employees one of the most comprehensive benefit and incentive programs available in our industry. Also, our four plants are strategically located for our employees, supplies and clients. Multiple locations create better training, quicker response, a stronger company and increased levels of retention. Transfers are possible.

MEDICAL PLAN

Our Associates have available:

  • Health Insurance
  • Drug, Vision & Dental Programs
  • Workman's Compensation Insurance
  • Life Insurance

401 (k) RETIREMENT PROGRAM/PROFIT SHARING

These programs help foster employee retention and help associates generate savings for their retirement.

BONUS INCENTIVES

Our company bonus incentive program rewards employees for their contributions to the company and it's overall success. Bonuses are based upon both company and the individual's performance and loyalty throughout the year.

VACATION PAY

All Associates are eligible for vacation pay after 1500 hours of work (approximately 38 weeks) within a 12-month period.

LOCAL PAYROLL SERVICE

Associates are paid on a weekly basis. There's never a waiting period. Pay can be directly deposited into an associate's bank account or pay card.

ASSOCIATES OF THE MONTH

Our "Associate of the Month" Program is designed to recognize our staff associates.

REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

Our Associates are monetarily rewarded for new "experienced" employees they refer (Referrals must satisfactorily complete at least one month of work).

GOOD IDEA BONUS

Associates are paid up to $200.00 for money saving ideas, submitted in writing to the Vice-President, with a copy to the CB President. This is paid on implementation.

LOANS

Interest free emergency loans up to $400.00 for Associates with at least two weeks' vacation accrued. Join the Savings & Loan Association for additional benefits, including direct deposit savings and loans.

GOOD HEALTH & ATTENDANCE BONUS

Show up on time, don't miss work and you are rewarded. (Refer to Wellness Program)

HOLIDAYS

Your company pays you 10 holidays per year.

STATE (SUI) & FEDERAL (FUTA)

Unemployment Insurance. Your company pays 100% for this benefit.

EMPLOYEE SURVEY/SAFETY MEETINGS

Employees are given an opportunity to critique company services, such as benefits, production, quality or safety and offer suggestions for improvement. "Safety is everybody's business."

PRODUCTION & SAFETY BONUS

Meet your goals, don't have an accident or be tardy for a complete quarter and you will be rewarded.

ON & OFF THE JOB TRAINING

We encourage you to make continuous improvement (Refer to the employee’s manual).

We can pay for your education (upon completion).

SOCIAL SECURITY (FICA)

The company pays 15% to the federal government for your retirement benefits — half (7.5%) is paid by you.

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

CB Group practices an open door policy. All Associates have access to our HR Manager and supervisors to discuss employee satisfaction, career goals and to ensure proper problem resolution. About 25% of our employees have more than 12 years of employment.

Company Description

The CalBox Group consists of a unique blend of converting plants and corrugators in five key locations throughout the Southwest. We are an all-in-one custom manufacturing and distribution company with the capabilities to serve your packaging needs.


We are considered among the best in manufacturing and supplying custom corrugated, shipping boxes, and quality packaging, finding the balance between analysis and insight – the sweet spot of cutting-edge solutions.


The CalBox Group provides friendly, knowledgeable service from each of our locations (Phoenix, Tucson, El Paso, Los Angeles, and the Inland Empire), all with the latest technology. Our level of quality workmanship will meet or exceed your expectations.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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