Production Operator (Folder/Gluer Operator) (Req176)

Spartech Crawfordsville , IN 47933

Posted 3 weeks ago

Folder/Gluer Operator

Crawfordsville, IN

How can you make a difference at your job and can have the opportunity to grow?

Join the Crawfordsville Spartech Team!

Crawford Industries, now a part of Spartech, LLC has an opening for a Folder/Gluer Operator on our team in Crawfordsville, IN. The Crawfordsville operation of the organization specializes in extruding and converting flat plastic sheet. Plastic sheet may have graphics added and the die cut into license plates, the lamp shade used in veterinary clinics, signage, file folders, 3-ring binders, covers for school date books, for example. We reuse our scrap plastic whenever possible to create our environmentally friendly products. Come join our Die Cut team as they cut material to help create all kinds of products for our customers.

General Summary and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Sets up, operates, and coordinates the assigned support functions of the Omega folder/gluer, including the feeder, all primer and gluing spray functions, folding and deliver to produce the highest quality produce, both safely and efficiently.

Key Responsibilities to include:

  • Responsible for instructing crew members in proper methods and procedures and coordinating the efforts of the entire crew to achieve the most efficient use of time and machinery.
  • Understands and able to set up and adjust all electronic functions on the machine
  • Reads and understands the metric measurement system
  • Reads and understand the shop floor worksheet for each job assigned to ensure that the set-up and materials will yield the desired finished product
  • Follows appropriate schedules as directed by the immediate supervisor
  • Understands and accurately reads tape measure and gauging tools
  • Effectively uses various hand tools, supplied by the employer, associated with the operation of the equipment
  • Understands the overall mechanics and general maintenance requirements of the assigned equipment.
  • Works with process engineer, sale representative and/or control center to ensure jobs are processed correctly
  • Accurately reports all direct and indirect labor activities
  • Fills out quality HIP forms correctly and accurately
  • Maintains good housekeeping in personal work area
  • Follows all safety and plant rules


Required Skills/Experience:

  • High School diploma or experience demonstrating equivalent skills and abilities.
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience working on similar equipment
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to read and use a tape measure and micrometer
  • Able to use hand tools
  • Has good general mechanical skills
  • Able to use a hand truck to move materials
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time

This position reports to the Production Supervisor.


We offer competitive salary, incentives, and benefit programs.

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Life & Short/Long-term Disability
  • Dependent and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Holiday Pay
  • Monthly productivity bonuses.
  • Potential for bi-monthly attendance bonuses.
  • Annual quality bonus.
  • Eligible for vacation after 6 months and 401k retirement plan after 1 year.
  • During your training period your performance will occasionally be reviewed with the possibility of wage increases.

Spartech LLC, headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri is a leading manufacturing organization in the Custom Sheet & Roll Stock and Packaging industries with numerous locations throughout the United States. We have a broad customer base with extensive product offerings. Many of our materials are used in products you might see every day for example if you start your morning with a yogurt or your child eats a single serving peanut butteryou may have already seen some of our materials. More unique uses of our materials can be seen in Military or security applications, for example, with bullet proof materials. From routine daily-life to life-saving applicationswe make a difference. Our broad scope of products and services keep our environment interesting and challenging with a culture focused on success.

Spartech, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. Spartech will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

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