Carton Machine Operator

Posted on January 25, 2023. Primary Region: Altona, MB

The Carton Machine Operator is responsible for the operation of the carton machine producing cartons from corrugated cardboard. The Operator is responsible to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the carton machine to produce a high-quality product to the prescribed quantity. Other responsibilities include troubleshooting basic machine performance, making adjustments and calling for additional resources as required.

The successful candidate will work on the following 12-hour day shift rotation:
Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday, 6 AM - 6 PM
Week 2: Wednesday & Thursday, 6 AM - 6 PM

Friesens Corporation offers a Comprehensive Benefits Program, Employee Ownership and profit sharing.

- High School Diploma/GED/Mature Student Diploma
- Basic machine troubleshooting operation, and maintenance experience
- Forklift experience an asset
- Effective English use and comprehension
- Digital Literacy (Microsoft Office, keyboarding skills)
- Essential Math skills (Metric and Imperial measurements, problem solving, conversion charts, etc.)
- Effective use of production related documents to accomplish job tasks
- Ability to detect, isolate, and identify irregularities in product
- Demonstrated organization, prioritizing, time and stress management skills
- Able to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
- Continuous learning/improvement mindset
- Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment while demonstrating self-management capabilities
- Able to deal with people diplomatically and professionally at all times
- Excellent manual dexterity
- Knowledge of workplace safety, safe lifting and handling procedures

Duties & Responsibilities:
- Work and communicate effectively with the Managers and co-workers
- Carry out jobs according to the schedule or as directed by the Production Manager
- Operate the carton making machine for quality, efficiency and productivity
- Understand the job requirements from information on the carton order and other sources
- Request and arrange the components of the job in advance
- Set up the carton machine as required
- Run sample cartons making necessary adjustments and check with sample components
- Perform periodic visual and measurement checks
- Stack cartons neatly on skids
- Perform carton machine maintenance as described in the Automatic Carton Machine Maintenance Binder and the Operator’s Manual
- Practice Friesens safety procedures for equipment and plant situations
- Other duties as assigned by the IP Production and Operations Manager

Position will remain open until filled. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.


One Printers Way
Altona, MB

Job type: Full-time

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