• Walden, NY
  • Walden, NY, USA
  • $15.75 starting pay
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Ins, Life Ins, Disability, 401K, Vacation, Personal time, Sign On/Referral Bonus

We are seeking an EXPERIENCED Machine Operator for the Converting Department at our Walden Location.

General Purpose:

Responsible to operate converting bag machines in a safe manner and produce quality product with minimal scrap, meet production schedules and keep work area clean.


  • Responsible for machine and crew
  • Explain all safety rules and lock outs to crew: Helper and Examiner
  • Read and understand work orders & blue lines
  • Sign off on Quality Inspection report every half an hour
  • Complete daily production report
  • Make sure all guards are in place
  • Trouble shoot & repair most mechanical breakdowns & adjustments
  • Keep machine area and aisles clean
  • Able to run and change over machine
  • Produce quality bags
  • Increase daily rate of production while keeping down waste
  • Set up & gauge printers as necessary
  • Twice Daily and Monthly machine lubrication
  • Yearly preventative maintenance on machinery
  • Train potential operators


  • Lift and handle boxes 75 to 100 pounds
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Have adequate tools to work on machinery
  • Must be able to stand continuously for (12) twelve-hour shift
  • Able to work a swing shift (one week work 3:00 am to 3:00 pm and the following week work 3:00 pm to 3:00 am)
  • Team player & leader
  • Must be able to adhere to company policy, safety rules and regulations, and wear PPE

Other Duties

Always take ownership and be accountable for your actions. This job description is a tool for you to follow while at ProAmpac. Other job duties may be assigned to you, this outline is not to be considered a detailed description and you may have other duties/projects assigned to meet business needs.   Good and reliable attendance, positive attitude and at or above job specific metrics and/or goals will reflect on your annual review. Always take ownership of your job and team.

EEO Statement

ProAmpac provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law.  Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.  Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

EOE - M/F/Vets/Disability

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