Corrugator Control Room Operator

Job description

1st shift

Purpose of the Job

This position is responsible for contributing the day-to-day functions. The Corrugator Control Room Operator is responsible for working with a team to operate the machine in a safe, efficient, and reliable manner. The Operator will be able to recognize and correct or report any safety, quality or production issues utilizing the means and tools provided. This position is responsible for quality, safety and efficiencies of the department.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Enter information into computers to set the machine for order changes, scores, speed, stack height, sheet count, and number of outs.
  • Verify the accuracy of the information in the computer.
  • Execute order changes.
  • Cross-check the board being produced with the corrugator dry end lineup or order scheduling computer display to ensure it is the proper board test, size, and scores are properly positioned and have the correct depth, color, and coating.
  • Visually observe and physically check the board for quality, including but not limited to the following: cracked scores, cut liner or medium, loose edges or liner, oil, blisters, wrinkles, washboard, warp, clean slits, proper score depth, and appearance.
  • Perform soak tests as needed.
  • Set a slitter to bring up the next run as necessary to avoid overruns or underruns. Set up tear-tape machine and preprint as needed.
  • Communicate messages to the wet end regarding necessary adjustments.
  • Clear jams safely and assist in correcting other problems.
  • Turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs.
  • Be proactive in the maintenance of equipment.
  • Adheres to production schedule.
  • Makes recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality, and service goals.
  • Reports any unusual scheduling issues to Supervisor.
  • Assist in the training of dry-end personnel.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
  • 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.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 2+ year(s) experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 2+ year(s) experience using barcode scanning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Good conflict resolution skills.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Basic computer skills such as Microsoft Outlook and Office.

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
  • Stand, walk, and talk or hear.
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • 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.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Manufacturing: 2 years (Required)