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Machine Helper

Company: Amcor plc
Location: Mundelein
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

We are global, we are impacting the lives of millions every day, we are making a difference!

At Amcor we are inspired to change the packaging industry and are taking on the aspirational challenge to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025. Through our products and global footprint, we are in a unique position to truly make a difference in the packaging space. Our products impact the lives of millions of people across the globe every day from food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other essential products. Amcor is a thriving S&P 500 organisation listed both on the NYSE (AMCR) and ASX (AMC) with US$13 billion in sales. We have a proud history dating back to the 1860's and come a long way from a single paper mill based in Melbourne to becoming the global leading packaging company. Today, Amcor is an international organisation empowering its 50,000 employees in over 40 countries and across 250 sites.

Will you be next to join our journey towards a more sustainable future?At Amcor we are always looking for talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a difference. Working at Amcor means you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is committed to providing sustainable packaging solutions. To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor,

Amcor Flexibles North America (AFNA), a division of Amcor, operates across 35 plants and employs 9,000 colleagues within North America with headquarters in Chicago, IL and Oshkosh, WI. AFNA makes flexible packaging solutions for food and beverage, healthcare, and home and personal care applications.

Job Description

Can you read a ruler? If you answered yes, or you can learn, this is a position for you! No prior manufacturing experience is required for our entry level inspector and helper roles. Anyone can work in manufacturing, grow with us at Amcor Mundelein. Start your career with a global leader in flexible packaging! Enjoy a safe, clean and temperature controlled working environment on a variety of 8 or 12 hour shifts - no rotating shifts. Benefits start day ONE, up to 8% 401k match, and eligible for quarterly bonus'. Join us today!


Advancement opportunities

Competitive pay

401k with up to 8% company match $1:$1

Benefits Start Day 1

Quarterly eligibility for Bonuses

Paid holidays and vacation

Gym membership & tuition reimbursement


* 2-2-3, 12 hour schedule on days (6:00AM-6:00PM) or nights (6:00PM-6:00AM). Must be available to work weekends and Holidays.


In this entry level machine helper role, you will be responsible for assisting operators in the slitting/extrusion processes with the ability to train and advance into operating slitter or extrusion machines.


* Assist operators, and aid in all aspects of operation of Extrusion & Slitting lines including change-overs, machine start-up, running and shut-down.
* Order and maintain resin boxes to sustain a proper steady supply of resin for Extrusion machines.
* Package rolls per packaging specification, cut cores, operate hoist to load master rolls, and make roll changes.
* Run slitting rewinders
* Be proactive with repairs to minor mechanical machine issues.
* Assist in preventative maintenance of all machines and auxiliary equipment.
* Perform light maintenance and cleaning of ink pumps.
* Organizing die cage, core room, and cleaning of the anilox roller inventory.
* Understand the operation of the extrusion winders.
* Assist the operators with starting up extrusion lines and slitting lines.
* Assist the operators with performing resin changes, cleaning blenders and hoppers.
* Monitor resin supply and communicate needs to the resin department.
* Weigh and haul scrap.
* Quality testing and maintaining production records.
* Responsible for 5S in assigned work areas.
* Perform cleaning and housekeeping within the departments.
* Assist in stocking supply inventory in the Extrusion and Slitting Department.
* Understand the operation of the re-winders.
* Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected, and notify operators of any malfunctions.
* Perform other miscellaneous projects within the department


* Technical knowledge and/or experience of extrusion and slitting machines and processes preferred, but not required
* Experience in Manufacturing is a plus, but not required
* Solid verbal and written communication skills in English or Spanish
* Mechanical aptitude
* Ability to read a ruler
* Basic computer skills
* Demonstrates organizational skills


* Physically able to lift up to 40lbs
* Standing up to 12 hours per day on a rotating day or evening shift, up to 5 days/week
* Occasional twisting, turning, or bending to move items up to 50 lbs
* Alert state of mind to avoid safety hazards
* Able to read/see up to 1/16 of an inch

Our Expectations

We expect our people to be guided by The Amcor Way and demonstrate our Values every day to enable the business to win. We are winning when:

* Our people are engaged and developing as part of a high-performing Amcor team
* Our customers grow and prosper from Amcor's quality, service, and innovation
* Our investors benefit from Amcor's consistent growth and superior returns
* The environment is better off because of Amcor's leadership and products

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor Flexibles North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 224-313-7000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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