PaperWorks Industries

  • Sheeter Operator

    Job Locations US-NE-Hastings
    Job ID 2018-1476
    Hourly Production & Manufacturing
  • Overview

    Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, PaperWorks Industries is a leading, integrated North American full-service provider of recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications.

    Our purpose is clear. To deliver innovative, value-added packaging solutions to the world while making it a better place for all.

    At PaperWorks, we are committed to the highest sustainable forestry and procurement standards. Product certifications include the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance.


    The ideal candidate will operate a sheeter machine to cut the rolls into sheets of the specified board size and standard quality. 


    Summary of essential job functions and responsibilities:

    • Must be able to understand and follow computer instructions to print reports after the completion of every job.
    • Must learn to keep accurate production records, including the completion of all ISO 9001-2000 required forms; and learn to accurately use different measuring devices including tape measures, calipers, gauges, and micrometers.
    • Able to instruct other employees in all phases of work with a minimum of personal friction or conflict.
    • Perform preventive maintenance by greasing and oiling the machinery as needed.
    • Use specification sheets to determine what roll size to use and what the cut-off size should be.
    • Adjust the roll holder to fit the size of the new roll.
    • Adjust the PIV speed of the sheeter machine to cut the size of sheets needed.
    • Operate sheeting machines at the most efficient production speed.
    • Continuously inspects the product detecting any quality deficiencies.
    • Use a forklift to haul the cut sheets to the proper storage area.
    • Maintain the cleanliness of the machinery and the work area around it.
    • Follow all applicable ISO procedures and make recommendations for system improvements as identified.
    • Must be capable of keeping accurate records, including the completion of all required forms; and the accurate use of different measuring devices including tape measures, and all other applicable gauges for your responsibilities.
    • Perform as a capable trainer.


    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in the folding carton industry.
    • Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend documents and verbal instructions in English for Safety, ISO, and work related tasks.  
    • Must have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. 
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, vendors, or employees of organization.
    • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.


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