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Production Associate

Company: Great Northern Corp
Location: Fontana
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Employees are Our Greatest AssetPrivately held, Great Northern is one of the nation's largest independent producers of corrugated packaging. For more than five decades, customers have turned to Great Northern Corporation for integrated, comprehensive packaging solutions in industrial, commercial and retail markets.Great Northern exists to live out the core values established by our founders - integrity, personal growth, entrepreneurial spirit, and a shared future.Our vision, "We help our employees win through personal growth and a shared future" is a call to action to deliver on building a people-centric culture, developing leaders from within, and sending people home fulfilled about their role and contributions. The "win" for everyone is a trusting and collaborative culture that helps us be at our best every day.Our mission statement, "We help our customers win by doing what others can't or won't" gives us a clear purpose and raises the bar for performance. Doing what others "can't or won't" for our customers is demonstrated by a willingness to serve customers, value-added partnerships and proactively developing innovative solutions to our customer's challenges.We are excited that you are looking to join our great culture. Here are some details about the position.WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOUWe offer $18.00/hour minimum plus $1.25/hour shift differential to start! In addition to excellent wages, Great Northern has a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision; life insurance; paid vacation; paid holidays; profit sharing and 401(k) with company match. We also offer our employees a safe, clean, friendly environment and room for growth!REPORTS TOPlant ManagementPOSITION SUMMARYThe VBoard Crew Member will accumulate, count & pack goods produced on the VBoard Machine. Inspect all good as they come off the line for proper lamination, pieces sticking together, correct length and general appearance of printing. Help to produce the finest quality product at rates and standards consistent with the Company's desire to be a Preferred Supplier of cost effective, top quality products.RESPONSIBILITIES* Produce product at targeted production rates and waste goals.* Set a safe & steady sped that targets scheduled need, productivity and waste goals.* Plan & set up correct paper, footage, caliper and width to operate machine for corresponding customer orders.* Read & understand computer-based production scheduling system & customer expectations.* Supply appropriate type & amount of paper.* Constantly monitor & act upon quality and inform the machine adjuster and others.* Pack product in quality manner per packing standards.* Have proper skids ready for start-ups. Build, band, stack and wrap skids to customer specifications.* May require working up to 12 hour shifts to cover for vacations and other absences.* Assist in all phases of Plant machine operations (including Legacy) as needed for breaks, vacations, changes or special projects.* Keep up to date with any ongoing machine improvements.* Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area.* Foster an attitude of lean thinking, sustain improvements and follow lean initiatives.* All other duties as required by Production Supervisors or Management.REQUIREMENTS* High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.* Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.* Ability to write simple correspondence.* Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organizations.* Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.* Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.* Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.HOURSPersons hired are required to be available to work M-F and be available for any shift: 1st shift - 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM, 2nd shift - 2:00 PM to 10:30 PM, 3rd shift -10:00 PM to 6:30 AM. Overtime is also required which can include 12 hour shifts, some Saturdays and occasionally Sundays.Great Northern is an Equal Opportunity EmployerGreat Northern is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.Other details* Pay Type Hourly* Min Hiring Rate $18.00* Max Hiring Rate $20.00Apply Now* Great Northern Laminations West, 12075 Cabernet Drive, 12075 Cabernet Drive, Fontana, California, United States of America

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