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Corrugator Operator 2


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SUMMARY:  The Stacker Operator’s primary responsibility is the operation of the top and bottom sheet down stackers. The Stacker Operator assists the Slitter Operator in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring that manufacturing order specifications along with quality and quantity requirements are met. The employee works near high speed equipment with blades, knives, and belts.  The employee also works in close proximity to electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, gravitational, thermal, and mechanical energy sources. The Stacker Operator works under the instruction of the Corrugator Supervisor and Team Leader.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned by the Supervisor.

  • Complies with all safety and lockout procedures.
  • Report safety hazards and unsafe acts/conditions to Supervisor and/or Team Leader immediately.
  • Check machine safety features and operations for soundness.  Alert Maintenance and Supervisor/Team Leader of needed repairs.
  • Works under the instruction of the Slitter Operator.
  • Become familiar with and utilize software designed to increase safety, productivity, and waste reduction (COPAR, QMS, SAP, KIWI, ACS, etc).
  • Responsible for correctly performing necessary quality checks and documenting in QMS.
  • Responsible for the final quality checks on all orders.
  •  Properly identifies orders by marking the correct MFO number ON ALL STACKS of board.
  • Operates the control panels for the down stacker.
  • Makes designated quality checks on all orders including checks for multiple outs.
  • Reports any non-conforming specifications to the Slitter Operator.
  • Takes immediate and accurate corrective actions to reduce downtime cause by the down stackers.
  • Learns and utilizes the ACS software to send orders to designated WIP lines.
  • Communicates with WIP Operator to ensure assigned lines are available and when additional line space is needed to complete an order.
  • Discards any waste generated from paper changes as well as any defects observed throughout the run. 
  • Operate transfer car to move corrugated stock to storage lines.
  • Clean assigned area as needed to maintain housekeeping standards.  

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:   High school diploma or general education degree, or two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:   Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Must have the ability to read a tape measure. 

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, and/or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. 

The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

Employee is required to handle a utility knife regularly. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and high places.  The employee is frequently exposed to vibration, fumes, or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical current.   Plant temperatures can range from 50°F to 110°F with seasonal changes.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


  • Successful candidates must be available to work night shift (7pm-7am)
  • .35/hr. differential for night shift
  • Full Benefit Package
  • New Hire Bonus
  • Overtime is expected
  • Starting pay is $17.94/ hour



International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Lexington SC 29072 


Lexington, SC, US, 29072

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Nov 25, 2021

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