Production Operator - 1st or 2nd shift

Job Location

De Forest, WI US


609 Burton Blvd (Deforest), WI 53532

Job Category

Manufacturing & Production


Text Jobs to (888) 202-3383

Day shift hours 6am-2pm

Sign on Bonus $1,000

Great opportunity at growing company!

Starting wage is $18+ per hour with a $1.00 shift differential on nights with the opportunity to increase within your first year.

Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference with great ideas, collaboration, and quality turn possibilities into success. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

About The Opportunity
Position Summary
This position is responsible for producing plastic sheet products through various extrusion and/or value-added processes and for packaging product to customer’s specifications. This includes startup/shutdown, troubleshooting, QC inspection, proper packaging and material handling and trainer/training of processes.
Key Duties And Responsibilities
  • Perform all duties and tasks in a safe manner
  • Operate various extrusion machines to produce and maintain quality plastic sheet products
  • Meet production and quality standard
  • Clean and maintain components and equipment
  • Band and Wrap finished product
  • Perform quality checks and complete inspection records as required
  • Actively participate in plant housekeeping activities
  • Material handling activities using forklift
  • Ability to effectively operate the plant manufacturing processes as evaluated by the process checklists
  • Complete the Production Operator progression and process checklists from Entry level Operator 1 to higher levels becoming a subject matter expert, ability to train skills and process knowledge up to Operator level 2-4 abilities
  • Operate assigned processes without support
Education / Certifications
Education Required
Education Desired
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Other Certifications Required Or Desired
  • High School Diploma or GED OR equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience
  • Must obtain and retain forklift driver certification
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
  • Prior manufacturing experience required
  • Experience working within a team environment required
  • Experience with extrusion equipment desired
  • Knowledge of ISO desired
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Proactive - adept at understanding manufacturing processes and associated problems
  • Customer focus - Demonstrates an ability to meet the expectations of customers
  • Good communication skills – ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of roles
  • Good conflict resolution skills – ability to present both sides of a situation to drive a solution
  • Values - Demonstrates honesty and rock solid integrity
  • Safety - Demonstrates a concern for self and others’ well-being
  • Teamwork - Works effectively within the team and across organizational boundaries as required
  • SAP, Microsoft Office and a good understanding of inventory and scheduling
  • Proficient at problem-solving
Additional Requirements
Physical Requirements
  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
About ORBIS Corporation Join ORBIS Corporation where we are all about the power behind possible! ORBIS believes there is a better way to optimize today’s supply chains, with reusable packaging products and packaging management services. As the North American reusable packaging leader, we design and produce plastic reusable totes, bulk containers, pallets, and custom products, including protective interiors and metal racks. Our products help world-class food, beverage, automotive and consumer goods companies move their product faster, safer, and more cost-effectively. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to driving the circular economy and a better world for future generations through environmentally friendly product design, sustainable operations, and recycled material usage.

ORBIS, along with Menasha Packaging, an industry-leading corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report:

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Join us and become part of the power behind possible!

ORBIS Corporation is an 
EOE – Disability/Veteran.