Welch Packaging
  • Elkhart, IN, USA
  • Full Time

If you are ready for a positive change, come to Welch Packaging! We are a safe, fast paced work environment with a clear vision to provide highest quality packaging for our customers. Welch Packaging has constant history of growth since it began in 1985. Change is welcomed and encouraged for career growth with compensation for performance. We have pride in our quality and building a product to exceed our customer needs.

In addition to a competitive wage, we offer competitive benefits package that includes a 50% match 401K up to 8% of your contributions, wellness incentives, contributions to your health savings account up to $700, 100% coverage on preventative care benefits including prescription medicines, medical, dental, vision, life and supplement life insurances.



** You will need to operate a clamp truck for this position. **

Wet-End Operator is responsible for loading rolls on the corrugator and ensuring single roll facer section of the corrugator is running properly. This operator is responsible for working with the Dry End Operator to ensure the proper paper is loaded for the job being produced. It is, also, this individual's responsibility to ensure the proper paper is staged utilizing a clamp truck. Below is a general job description. However, this job may include additional duties, as needed

Key Responsibilities

  1. 1. Complete job set-up tasks per operating instructions on the single roll facer section of the corrugator.
  2. Control single roll facer section of the corrugator using computer and manual controls.
  3. Inspect roll stock to ensure consistent quality and remove defective rolls as needed.
  4. Ensure the machine is set up for the proper flute requirement.
  5. Monitor the starch to ensure it is flowing properly in the single roll facer section.
  6. Load the necessary roll stock.
  7. Perform roll stock splices, as needed, to change over rolls.
  8. Monitor and control the paper temperature leaving the section, adjusting the steamer drum.
  9. Notify supervisor of defective raw material, equipment, tools, or other conditions which hinder assembly process.
  10. Perform general clean-up tasks to keep work area clean and free of excess debris.
  11. Maintain personal work area in accord to Kaweah's GMP and HACCP expectations.


  • Must have the sense of responsibility to accomplish tasks without supervision.
  • Competency to review and follow instructions.
  • Physical ability to stand for long time.
  • Physical ability to periodically lift heavy objects.
  • Should have strong hand-eye coordination.
  • Sufficient physical reflexes and personal mobility.
  • Good clarity of hearing and speech.
  • Ability to read a tape measure.
  • Ability to perform basic math.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with others
  • Is generally seen as ethical and trustworthy
  • Resolves issues and conflicts
  • Admits and learns from mistakes
  • Adapts to changing conditions


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