Job: Machine Operator Assistant

Title Machine Operator Assistant
Categories KBA
Canada? y
Job Information

Are you someone who has a passion for organization and an interest in printing and press? We are looking for a dynamic and hardworking individual to assist in operating our unique and state of the art KBA Printing Press. This will be a week shift Monday – Thursday, either day shift (5am – 3:30pm) or afternoon shift (3:00pm – 1:30am)

Who We Are:

Established in 1982, Great Little Box Company is a family owned and operated leading manufacturer of Labels, Corrugated Boxes, Folding Cartons, Digital Packaging, Protective Packaging, and the distribution of Shipping Supplies. We make almost anything a company will need to package, ship, and display their products – making us a one source supplier for packaging solutions.

We take pride in our initiatives to make safety a priority. We demonstrate this with our structured inhouse training, providing personal protective equipment and our innovative and supportive culture.

Recently we have proudly added Ideon Packaging to the GLBC family.  Ideon Packaging has been providing innovative packaging solutions since 2001 and our combined strengths will allow us to offer a breadth of products, service and customer service excellence unique to the North American market.  Through this transition, we truly believe we will be “Better Together” and look forward to the growth and collaboration to come.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ensure jobs are staged properly and accurately for upcoming shifts. This includes but is not limited to plates, inks, samples, coating blankets, job tickets are attached to plate file and dockets are at press.
  • Check levels of powder, wash up solvents, water, etch & sub
  • File away coating blankets, sample sheets and return inks
  • Ensure material is available for feeder, to supply a constant flow of materials while the equipment is running
  • Make adjustments to equipment such as feeder mechanism based on the size of paper
  • Deliver equipment components such as plates and ink to the equipment for installation
  • Provide basic assistance as needed to setup for make-ready on equipment
  • Assist with retrieving, hanging and recycling/storing plates

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High school completion
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in manufacturing/printing
  • Press or print experience an asset
  • Basic knowledge of presswork procedures and materials
  • Ability to accurately follow and read instructions on the job ticket
  • Ability to operate hand carts, pallet jacks, stackers, and feeder mechanisms
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Must be a team player

What makes us a great place to work?

We were awarded Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers (2018) published by the Globe and Mail, as well as BC’s Top Employers (2018) published by the Vancouver Sun.

We offer employee-based recognition and reward programs including profit sharing, continuous improvement incentives, and companywide performance goals.

We promote a healthy lifestyle with our onsite gym, weekly local fresh fruit and company hiking trips. Throughout the year, we host diversity celebration lunches such as Dhawali, Chinese New Year and many more, organize foosball tournaments and have amazing summer BBQ’s. On an annual basis, we hold an employee golf tournament and both a children’s and adult holiday party.

When we have a great year, we take all our staff on a trip, on our dime! In previous years, as a company we have traveled to México and Las Vegas to celebrate our success

GLBC is fully committed to two things – our employees and our customers. We emphasize teamwork but value individual contributions to the team. If you are someone who values customers and a truly Great place to work – Please apply below if interested.

Great Little Box Company welcomes all applicants but is not in a transit friendly area, please take this into consideration when applying.

We look forward to reviewing your resume. Thank you for your interest in the Great Little Box Company.

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