Knife Operator Assistant


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Salary Range

Up to USD21.14/hr

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Branch Information

Columbus, GA - (USA) 1648 Whittlesey Road Suite 100 GA Columbus , GA 31904



Job Description

Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice materials, such as glass, stone, cork, rubber, tobacco, food, paper, or insulating material.

Set up, operate, or tend paper goods machines that perform a variety of functions, such as converting, sawing, corrugating, banding, wrapping, boxing, stitching, forming, or sealing paper or paperboard sheets into products.


* Use start up procedures to assure machine set up is performed correctly

* Make sure that both stackers are unlocked and that the electrical power is on for the stackers and the conveyor system

* Cut and collect pull sheet necessary for the orders to be run during the shift. This includes sheet orders and extra pull sheets for next shift

* Check and clean the vacuum holes on both knives

* Thread splicers and singlefacer running web onto the bridge

* Assist the knife person in running board through the slitter and knife

* Check the setup and quality of the board. Notify operator about warp, loose liner or paper alignment

* Put good pull sheets under loads and mark each load with the factory order number and the shift, as well as load tags for sheet orders

* Set finger tension

* Operate stackers

* Help clear jam ups and keep dry end running

* Give knife person breaks

* Assist Knife Operator on setups, place tear tape, ludox, Michelman if needed and assist in any way needed to keep corrugator running

A high school diploma (or GED) is required. One to two years experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment is required. Experience in the corrugated or converting industry is preferred, but not required.