Gluer Operator

Requisition ID
Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Gluer Operator
Los Angeles, CA  

  Caraustar Industries, Inc., Stock Box Plant located in Commerce, CA is seeking experienced Gluer Operators. This position requires a candidate that is able to work in a fast-paced environment and is looking to learn and grow with our company.
Caraustar offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package, including:
- $13.29/hr starting rate
- Quick advancement opportunity
- Medical, dental and pharmacy benefits with employee contribution
- Vacation time
- 401(k) plan
Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. We aim to be a socially responsible corporation, and remain committed to environmentally sound practices while providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products. For more about us, please visit our website at


Duties and Responsibilities of the Gluer Operator will include:

- Completes make-readies for jobs during machine set up.
- Checks quality during the run.
- Runs the machine at the speed the supervisor has specified.
- Inspect finished goods for proper gluing.
- Stops the machine if any mechanical malfunction occurs, like jam ups.
- Accurately counts the quantity on each pallet.
- Keeps the machine and surrounding area clean.
- Reads the factory order on each shift, knows what is running and makes sure factory order matches.
- Load tag from cutting and factory order.
- Complete daily production report and hourly management reports.
- Set up and run UPC and glue detection scanners.
- Check case label for correct information prior to startup after make-ready.
- Perform basic press maintenance.
- Complies with safety rules and personal protective equipment policies.
- All other duties as assigned.


Qualifications for the Gluer Operators include:

- Experience as a Feeder, Packer or Gluer Operator.
- Ability to read basic measurement tools such as calipers, micrometers and tape measures.
- Knowledge of auto-bottom, four-corner, six-corner and side seam cartons preferred.
- Strong leadership and the ability to take initiative.
- Good verbal and written communication skills with ability to provide hands-on training.
- Lifting from floor to waist up to 35 lbs. frequently, able to bend, squat, step up steps to press platform.
- Pushing/pulling using manual pallet jack to move pallets (Av. 1000lbs, 55” high) of paperboard.
- Manufacturing environment, noisy at times (hearing protection required), heated and cooled.


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