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Sonoco Mold Setter Entry in Portland, Indiana

Position: Mold Setup Location: Portland, IN The pay rate for this position starts at $15.76 and progresses to $18.49. Second shift pays an additional $.75/hr for shift premium. You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. Global success hasn t changed our tight-knit feel we ve simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all of our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company it truly is a special place. While reporting to the maintenance engineer, you will be responsible for setting aluminum molds into production presses in a safe manner. Excellent attendance is crucial for the team to achieve success. You must have a proven record of success in a fast-paced environment. You must have the ability to work with various teams and have a good eye to spot concerns related to production. You will take pride in your personal hands-on and analytical abilities, organizational skills and attention to detail. We are looking for detail oriented individuals with prior manufacturing experience. Day to day responsibilities include: * Above all Safety is #1 priority * Collaborating closely with other departments and teams * Having a high regard to 5S * Having the ability to think on your feet and troubleshoot problems and situations * Obtains correct mold, preps mold, installs mold and completes mold changes * Prepares lines, fill guns and hoses, runs samples in mold preparation * Removes molds, inspects molds for quality, reports repair needs, prepares molds for shipment * Operates press through normal cycle, performs routine maintenance on press when installing molds * Can safely operate lift trucks * Conducts minor mold repairs * Maintaining a safe, clean and organized work area * Performing all duties as designated by supervisor/manager * Performing all duties in support of Sonoco s quality and safety policies * Helping out other departments as needed This position is in our protective solutions packaging environment located in Portland, IN. Learn more about this division and our products - * We expect you to be Sonoco mission driven * Manufacturing experience preferred * You have to have a get it done attitude and an urgency to resolve problems/tasks * To succeed in this role you will need excellent written and verbal communication skills * Working independently and managing multiple tasks simultaneously is needed * Being reliable, having good initiative, being committed, and being quality focused is a must * You will need to be able to push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 49 lbs. as needed * Having the ability to effectively work with a team in a fast-paced environment is crucial to success * You will need to have the ability to read and understand manufacturing instructions * You will need to able to perform repetitive duties, including standing for long periods of time and bending, stooping and grasping * You will need to have the ability to work quickly while maintaining a high level of attention to detail We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.Employer's Job# JR-101554Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.