Equipment Operator

Date Posted: September 12, 2018
Clearwater Paper
Shelby, NC
Category: Converting
Job Type: Hourly

Clearwater Paper

Company Description

Clearwater Paper manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters and offers services that include custom sheeting, slitting and cutting. At Clearwater Paper, we're dedicated to the success of our customers and our employees. If you're looking for a sense of purpose, teamwork, and a leading company that's growing fast, we're looking for you.

Job Description


  • Inspection and safe preparation of new parent rolls.
  • Lifting 40 to 50 pound core chucks
  • Overhead crane operations
  • Slabbingdisposing of used roles
  • Stacking and banding of spent cores
  • All associated paper work (Prism)
  • Monitoring /filling 15 pound glues totes.
  • Safe operation of the equipment
  • Communicates with the appropriate team members on any machine problems, material changes or quality conditions.
  • Changing over equipment in the winder area which include but is not limited to core machines, winder, tail sealer, accumulator and low saw.
  • Responsible for quality product from parent rolls to rolls coming from the log saw
  • Perform basic equipment repairs and cleaning, production changeovers and routine maintenance
  • Load and unload 15 pound log saw blades
  • Changing over equipment in the wrapper area which include case packer, diverters, conveyors, product stacking, hand pack, and rewinder.
  • Controls the operation of the machine including adjustments and minor repairs necessary to produce a quality product, which meets company process and product specifications.


Education and Related Experience:

  • Must have and be able to provide proof of a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have two years or more of continuous full-time work experience with a single employer within the past four years orĀ been a full-time student
  • Individuals must be authorized to work in the U.S. and able to provide two forms of identification
  • Able to work shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Normal mobility, manual dexterity, normal visual and auditory ability. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and utilize assisting devices for heavier lifting.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-direction
  • positive communication
  • organization
  • time-management

ability to work overtime when needed.

How to Apply

Complete the application on the Clearwater Paper website.