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Current Opening(s):

Position: Extra Hand

Job Grade :  Union Position Non Exempt

Posted: 06/07/2021

Summary: The overall responsibility is to fill in on all lower classified jobs as needed. Employee will train for the following positions:  Third Hand, 1st Beater Helper, Warehouse and Tape Operator (if needed).  Responsible for following all environmental health and safety rules.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Able to work safely after receiving extensive safety training in all OSHA required subjects that relate to a manufacturing environment.
  • Keeps all areas of the mill and warehouse clean.
  • Operates the baler safely as needed.
  • Operates a fork truck moving bales, dyes and chemicals as needed.
  • Fills out the daily checklist for lift trucks.
  • Operates the warehouse elevator.
  • Able to operate the core cutter and notcher.
  • Able to work alone without constant supervision.
  • Cleans and hoses up stock spills.
  • Winds up hoses when done.
  • Able to lock out equipment per instructions and use the confined space program accordingly.
  • Assists other workers, and performs other duties as directed by the supervisor.

Rate of Pay: $16.49-18.08 per hour – second shift additional $0.60/hr, third shift $0.65/hr

Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, 401K match – 1 to 1 up to 6%, Holiday pay and vacation are available in the first year.

Position Description

Posted 6/7/2021


Employer: Specialty Paper manufacturing company where we are simultaneously improving our capabilities and capacity.  We need a team player to help drive new products for growth and build our teams overall strength.  We have unique products in the packaging and converting sectors.

Essential Functions of the Job:  Hands on creative individual who has experience optimizing asset efficiency by working with all stakeholders and creating new capabilities in our mill.

  • Embrace Safety as a value in all activities.
  • High Energy team player who leaves their EGO at the door.
    • Sense of humor essential
    • Listening skills a must
    • Candor and tenacity required
  • Works independently on highly complex assignments or forms project teams as needed depending on the project scope.
    • Off machine coater optimization and trials
    • Stock prep efficiency and capacity
    • Paper machine improvements
    • Product development ideation to commercialization
  • Creative problem solver who engages all human resources available along with data and theory to arrive at the best solution.
  • Trained in Manufacturing Excellence and the application of continuous improvement techniques.
  • Coordinate efforts with vendors to implement new technologies, reliability improvements, production optimization and equipment operation.
  • Develop new procedures with all stakeholder input to facilitate proper process or equipment operation after modification or upgrades.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This role is an individual contributor in a flat organization and the successful candidate will be wearing many hats.

Additional Requirements:  Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related discipline and 4+ years of experience is required.

Ivex Specialty Paper LLC is a 108-year-old Specialty Paper Company located in Peoria Illinois.  We service the packaging and paper converting industry with value added products and service.  See IVEXSP.COM