Converting (Totani) Operator

TC Transcontinental Packaging

TC Transcontinental Packaging

Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Converting Operator

Spartanburg, SC

Are YOU currently an experienced Operator in the Spartanburg area who is looking for an opportunity to grow? If so, we’re looking for you!

TC Transcontinental, Making Impressions Count
TC Transcontinental is a leader in flexible packaging in North America, and Canada’s largest printer. The Corporation is also the leading Canadian French-language educational publishing group. For over 40 years, TC Transcontinental’s story has been one of innovation and transformation to meet our customers’ evolving needs. Our strong family values, entrepreneurial spirit and long-term vision have always been at the heart of our success. With our 3 business sectors of Packaging, Print and Media, we continue to optimize, transform, and grow while making impressions that count!

TC Transcontinental Packaging brings a distinctive blend of Art, Science and Technology to create flexible packaging that preserves our customers' products and accentuates their brands on the store shelf. The Packaging Sector has over 4,000 employees and 25 facilities worldwide specializing in extrusion, lamination, printing and converting of plastic products.
We share the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s vision of a circular economy for plastic, where plastic never becomes waste and have committed, by 2025, for 100% of our plastic packaging to be reusable, recyclable, or compostable. And most recently, we joined the United Nations Global Compact – a voluntary initiative of signatory companies committing to social responsibilities around human rights, labor standards and environmental protection. You will join a high-performing team that is dedicated to sustainability and passionate about our people, operations, communities, and products.

About this opportunity
Converting Operator (Totani Operator)
We have Totani and B&B equipment, and looking for an energetic, mechanically inclined, and detail-oriented to fill this role. The Converting Operator performs machine set-up for orders, safely operates machine to production target and quality standards, and trouble shoots machine when it is down or not performing to standards.

What you will do
  • Supports all activities in developing, implementing, and maintaining quality and food safety management system
  • Report any quality and/or food safety problems to personnel of authority to initiate action.
  • Sets-up machine to specifications outlined on the order
  • Sets-up machine to standard set-up time & procedure
  • Operates machine to standard production target and waste target
  • Trouble shoots machine when it is down or not performing to standard
  • Assists maintenance with machine repairs and preventive maintenance
  • Responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day operation of the machine is consistent with the policies and procedures which make up the Food Safety & Quality System.
  • Continuously improve the process as an individual and as a team member
  • Ensures work area is kept clean according to facility/corporate standards
  • Ensures all food safety and environmental standards and requirements are met
  • Makes adjustments to nip rollers and/or air blowers and/or air suction devices to appropriate positions and force in order to facilitate pickup and delivery of material through machine.
  • Sets indexing control to appropriate position corresponding to tracking production through the machine center and/or sets automatic counter at discharge end of machine. Store settings in machine’s CPU and other appropriate data storage locations.
  • Adjust speed of machine and conveyor belts. Set, adjust, and monitor sealing temperatures.
  • Complete all required tracking forms (AX, Job Plan, Shift Run Report, Quality Sheet, and other checklists)
  • Replenishes material and supplies to maintain production efficiencies.
  • Verifies accuracy of machine setup, following guidelines or samples, and observes operation of machine throughout production run and adjusts to improve efficiencies.
  • Removes collated products from machine or conveyor belt and stacks products on skid or pallet.
  • Records time spent on specific tasks and productivity on daily production sheets and/or electronically.
  • Performs routine maintenance to ensure machine is in good working order.
  • Performs routine quality checks to ensure accuracy of product and records tracks and analyzes quality data.
What you have to offer
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to learn to operate Totani plastic converting machines
  • Ability to comply with all Food Safety & Quality System processes
  • Ability to comply with and sustain 5S process
  • Ensures assigned machine Preventive Maintenance (PM) is performed according to the schedule
  • Ability to work any shift
  • Ability to complete all required tracking forms (AX, Job Plan, Shift Run Report, Quality Sheet, and checklists)
  • Ability to comply with all ergonomic requirements of the job including lifting, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills and good math skills
  • Initiates and supports process and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Excellent record of safety, attendance, and quality performance
What we have to offer
  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and highly motivating work environment where you can develop your potential and launch an exciting career;
  • Development opportunities where your input makes a difference. A competitive compensation package, 401K plan and flexible benefits that are customizable to you and your family needs];
  • Employee perks such as discounts from suppliers on various products and services such as insurance, wireless bundles, travel, and much more.

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