• Operator Saw (1st Shift)

    Job Locations US-GA-Woodbine
    Requisition ID
    Manufacturing & Operations
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Grow with Caraustar
    If you ask our associates what they like most about Caraustar, you’ll hear a consistent answer: the people. That’s no surprise. At Caraustar, our people drive our success. And with more than 4,000 associates in locations across the U.S., we need a vast range of talent and skillsets to grow and thrive. That’s where you come in! We invite you to explore available opportunities at Caraustar. Follow the Star!   
    Our Company
    Established in 1938, Caraustar is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products.  We focus on providing our customers exceptional service and value through environmentally sound, innovative products and services. We take pride in being an industry leader through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
    Our Common Purpose
    There's a reason so many choose to grow their career at Caraustar. No matter who you are or what your role, the work you do affects the global environment – from customer service experts working one-on-one to enhance the customer experience to manufacturing professionals who turn refuse into renewable resources. At Caraustar, we are more than a workplace; we are a community with a common purpose.
    Our Star Business System
    Innovation runs through the veins of our organization – from green design and materials to capital investment and technology. Our Star Business System provides a disciplined framework for our work by maximizing each employee’s potential while teaching world-class business and management skills.


    - Selects sawing operations according to type of cut specified on work order and sets up machine for cut
    - Change blades on saws
    - Measures cut stock to verify dimensions against specifications
    - Ability to move parts on and off pallets
    - Removes cut stock from machine and maintains production count
    - Cleans and maintains saws, equipment and operates the facilities’ sweeping equipment
    - Performs all other duties as assigned.
    - Ability to work 7:30am– 3:30pm with flexbility to begin early and end late on short notice
    - Must be able to learn and follow company procedures and work instructions
    - Maintains a safe and organized workstation and follows all company policy, safety and proceduresProduction and Processing
    — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.Operation Monitoring
    — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.  
    Physical Demands:
    - Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
    - Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    - Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
    - Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
    - Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    - Continuously required to wear common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats.
    - Continuously required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
    - Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    - Frequently required lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    - Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    - High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution
    - Minimum 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment
    - Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


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