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Laminator Operator I
Ref No.: 19-01254
Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Laminator Operator I
Mode of Interview: Direct Hire
Duration: Full Time
Location: Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Shift: 5:45 PM to 6:15 AM
Number of Positions: 4

Experience Required:
Skills Required:
  • Mechanical Aptitude, Math Skills, Read English, Data Input, Knowledge of Tape Measure & Ruler /Metric-Standard Knowledge of Plastic Materials, Adhesive formulas Heat Seal Coating & Lamination Training Certification Operator I – including Standard EFM (300) within 30 days Ability to identify raw materials & defects Cause & Troubleshoot
Physical Demands:
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort performing Duties/work activities; lift up to 50 lbs. Personal Protective Equipment required
Mental/Visual demands:
  • Continuous mental/visual attention required
Training Required:
  • Review Company (Corporate and Divisional) policies and procedures
  • Personal Safety
  • GMP Training
  • Food Safety and Quality Systems requirements and procedures
  • Review Food Safety and Quality System policies
  • Explanation of departments and their roles
  • Job Specific Training
  • Hazards
  • PPE
  • Clear Lam ERP Shop Floor Procedures
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Specifications on job orders.
  • Understanding of work instructions for material processing
  • Understanding the testing procedures for various materials
  • Proper procedure for mixing adhesives with solvents
  • Proper way to transport adhesives and solvents throughout the plant.
  • RCRA Training
  • Hazardous waste spill containment and clean up (Reference SOP-HW-201-09, and SOP-HW-202-09
  • Daily housekeeping procedures to comply with SQF standards
  • Set up & Operate specific Laminating Machine according to company laminating procedures and guidelines.
  • Apply proper adhesive and wind rolls according to specs.
  • Direct Laminator Operator II according to company laminating procedures, ensure material is put in proper area – adhesive mixed correctly, etc.
  • Job Order interpretation.
  • Responsible for quality and safety of set-up and safe operational procedures.
  • Follow equipment and workplace cleaning/sanitation procedures, to complete Sanitation checklist
  • Follow GMP’s and PRPs and production SOPs
  • Conduct and document all quality checks for intermediate product
  • Follow CCP monitoring procedures
  • Check first piece conformance to specifications
  • Enter data into Clear Lam ERP Shop Floor Interface
  • Perform daily and periodic preventative maintenance duties specified for assigned machines/equipment
  • Maintain cleanliness of machines/equipment and adjacent work area to SQF standard
  • Utilize satellite containers for Hazardous Waste. “Hazard Waste Generator” – generates hazardous waste as part of production process.(Reference SOP-HW-201-09, and SOP HW-202-09) on file
  • Report quality issues to supervisor and/or Laminator Operator I for analysis and/or remedy
  • Communicate pertinent matters of the job with the laminator operator I & laminator operator II from the opposite shift at the beginning and end of the shift
  • Report ALL accidents to the shift manager Immediately
  • Report ALL unsafe acts and conditions to the shift manager Immediately
  • All other duties assigned by manager
  • Follow equipment and workplace cleaning/sanitation procedures, to complete Sanitation Checklist
  • Follow GMP’s and PRP’s and production SOP’s
  • Conduct and document all quality checks for intermediate product
  • Inspect and sign all set up and master roll samples for defects prior to inspection by department lead.
  • Report all Food Safety Violations to management.