• Hanover Park, IL
  • Hanover Park, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, 401k, Paid Vacation


The Pouch Machine Operator Sets up and operates Totani pouchmaking machines that convert laminated films into pouches that meet or exceed customer quality specifications by performing the following duties. This opening is for a 1st shift position (6am-2pm), but must be available for frequent overtime (starting at 2am or 4am).


  • Ensure personal compliance with all company Quality System, Operational, and Human Resource policies, procedures, and practices, including Safety and housekeeping procedures.
  • Reads job specifications and previous run data (if available) to determine machine adjustments and material requirements. Ensures job is in order prior to machine set-up.
  • Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated; pushes button to activate machine.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction. Makes corrections to alleviate out of specification product.
  • Measures workpiece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
  • Performs required quality testing on products produced, i.e. burst test, drop test, water table test, etc.
  • Performs minor machine maintenance such as changing zipper cloth, dies, seal bars and punches.
  • Assists and works cooperatively with assistant machine operators to stack, mark, pack, and transport finished boxes.
  • Completes required documentation accurately and timely.
  • Meets or exceeds prescribed job standard for line speeds, scrap and set-up times.
  • Reports any necessary maintenance of the machine to the engineering department using a written work order.
  • Reports any unsafe working conditions to the production supervisor.
  • Participates in on-going training opportunities and supports a continuous quality improvement environment.
  • Review work instructions and procedures that are applicable to the position.
  • Other duties as assigned my management and supervisors.


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent work history.
  • 2 years machine operating experience.
  • Ability to read a tape measure in millimeters and inches, blue prints, and drawings.

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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