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Machine Operators & Shipping Clerks (Manufacturing)

Company: DS Smith
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

NEW: $17.00 per hour minimum!

Job description

DS Smith is a leading international supplier of paper-based packaging solutions for consumer products, e-commerce, promotion, transit, and industrial applications. Our Cambridge, Maryland facility specializes in making and providing corrugated packaging.


This position will be responsible for all set up and operation of machines in designated department and/or providing Shipping team support. Operators may work with computer-controlled equipment or more mechanically based machines.


* Must have knowledge of machines in a manufacturing setting.
* Must be able to work as a part of a team and independently
* Must meet the ergonomic and physical requirements, as well as the physical base profile (below) for this position
* Must meet the company quality and performance standards for the job as specified
* Must agree to wear the proper assigned PPE and shoes approved for this job as specified in Contact and Safety Requirements
* Must be at least 18 years of age


* Set up and operation of various machines
* Load and unload materials
* Run material through machine according to company specifications
* Detect and report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor
* Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations
* Ensure correct materials are used to meet customer specifications
* Ensure all inventory entries are complete and accurate
* Inspect and maintain quality of product
* Meet all quality and efficiency standards
* Meet all company safety policies and report any concerns related to required maintenance of machines
* Test operation of machines periodically
* Special projects as business dictate
* Duties may be expanded upon and additional duties may be assigned


* Ability to read, write, and communicate in English as it relates to this position and to the safety regulations
* Ability to follow detailed instructions including reading a tape measure, blueprints, production schematics
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to use, or learn to use, the equipment and tools used to perform this job
* Ability to perform all the job functions safely


* Ability to perform repetitive and physically demanding tasks for extended periods (standing, lifting, walking, climbing, pushing, twisting, stopping, and pulling)
* Frequently required to talk or hear
* The employee is required to reach with hands and arms
* The employee must regularly 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 ability to adjust focus.


* Noise level in the work environment can be at times loud
* Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts
* Frequently exposed to (wet, humid, other) conditions
* Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, vibrations


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa currently.

Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* 10 hour shift
* 12 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* Overnight shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Cambridge, MD 21613: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: DS Smith, Alexandria , Machine Operators & Shipping Clerks (Manufacturing), Other , Cambridge, Virginia

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