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Converting Operator

Amherst, NY 14228

Posted: 06/01/2023 Job Types: Temp to Hire Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 100695 Pay Rate: $18/hr

Job Description

Selective Staffing Solutions has partnered with a leading Buffalo-area manufacturer that invents, manufactures, and markets thermal transfer ribbons and associated services to variable information printing specialists through sustainable partnerships with a worldwide presence. They pride themselves on social innovation and sustainable development. They are looking to add a Converting Operator to their growing team. This is an opportunity to join a global organization in their state of the art manufacturing facility. Employees in the global headquarters enjoy an on-site fitness center, on-site cafeteria and regular employee appreciation events. Our client is looking for individuals who desire fair treatment, personal respect, safe and desirable working conditions, competitive wages and benefits, and career growth opportunities. 

Hours: D Shift: (7pm-7am) Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Every other Wednesday

Job Responsibilities:

  • The goal of this position is to create an opportunity to demonstrate manufacturing aptitude and positive behavioral attributes in a production capacity, with the intention of developing skills for potential career growth into higher level manufacturing jobs within the organization. 
  • Continuous safe and efficient operation of one designated slitting machine model and/or specific product family, to include set-up, operation, change over, troubleshooting and routine maintenance.
  • Continuous safe and efficient packing, shrink wrapping and spooling responsibilities.
  • Perform daily audits and accountable for quality.
  • Maintain accurate and legible documentation.
  • Daily equipment/tool inspection and accountability.
  • Monitor equipment status and communicate issues to Lead and Supervisor in timely manner.
  • Communicate equipment, product quality and job status to oncoming shift.
  • Other converting tasks as directed, such as Auto Relief Operator for breaks and lunch.


Job Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing or production environment preferred.
  • Previous operation of slitting and/or spooling equipment a plus.
  • Ability to learn to safely and efficiently operate mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to complete all tasks in a cooperative, positive and timely manner.
  • Willingness and flexibility to achieve department goals and overall group performance.
  • Good math and reading skills, ability to interpret specifications and standard operating procedures.
  • Possess positive interpersonal skills to perform effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to alter work schedule as needed for training and skill development.
  • Basic computer skills for data entry, label printing and machine control panel operation.

Meet Your Recruiter

Staci Biondi
HR Assistant

Staci joined the Selective Staffing Solutions team in 2022 as an HR Assistant. Today she partners with WNY employers to match top candidates for a wide variety of positions in addition to helping out the office with a wide variety of tasks related to the successful operation of a busy staffing firm. Staci's attention to detail not only keeps our office running smoothly, but she has taken on the role of resident food expert. She loves learning about ingredients in our food and is always willing to answer questions on our questionable Door Dash choices. 

Born and raised in Buffalo, Staci has always appreciated the beauty of the four seasons in our area. When she's not in the office you can catch Staci Line Dancing or hitting the lanes (She is a NYS Bowling Champion!). 


Favorite thing about recruiting:

“I love connecting and learning from so many different people and companies in the community”" 

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