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Finishing/Slitting Operator
at Amcor
Shelbyville, KY

Finishing/Slitting Operator
at Amcor
Shelbyville, KY

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Job Description

We have a Climate Controlled facility, 12hr shift on Nights 7p-7a (training on day shift 7a-7p), Full Benefits

1. Job Overview

Finishing Operator will be tasked with the safe and efficient operation of Finishing equipment (die cut machine, slitter, rewinder, etc…) at AF-Shelbyville. The main focus will be the safety of themselves and their co-workers and producing quality product in a timely manner. They will work with co-workers in and out of their department to improve safety, quality and production at the facility.

2. Job Dimensions

  • Support Operations in the Finishing Department
  • Part of the AF-Shelbyville Operations Team
  • No direct reports
  • Oversee and provide direction to finishing crew

3. Principal Accountabilities

  • To be aware of, adhere to and help to improve all safety standards and procedures at AF-Shelbyville
  • To be aware of, adhere to and help to improve all quality standards and procedures at AF-Shelbyville
  • To be aware of, adhere to and help to improve all production standards and procedures at AF-Shelbyville
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills
  • Has a good understanding of current operating standards and practices. Willingly learns and applies new standards and practices
  • Willing to learn and apply new skills
  • Able to understand and make accurate measurements; basic, high school-level math skills.
  • Able to read, comprehend and follow verbal or written instructions in English
  • Basic computer skills
  • Understands and completes all paperwork related Finishing operations
  • Can set up jobs on Finishing equipment to the ordered specifications
  • Possess, and be able to apply, knowledge of the mechanics, operation, and basic maintenance of Finishing Equipment (die cut machine, slitter, rewinder, etc…)
  • Able to troubleshoot operational issues with the Finishing equipment (die cut machine, slitter, rewinder, etc…)
  • Have a strong focus on quality. Understand and perform all quality checks. Can identify and eliminate quality defects
  • Completes tasks and produces quality product in a timely manner
  • Participates in Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Works with co-workers and management in a positive and constructive manner

4. Major challenges & complexities

· Managing time and effort to safely meet the demands for quality product

· Working with co-workers in their own and other departments to make our company successful

5. Relationships



· Finishing Team

· AFS Management Team

· Site Co-workers

· Other Amcor Facilities

· Customers

6. Qualifications/Requirements

6.1 Formal Qualifications and Experience

Knowledge and Experience

· Experience and proficiency in the function, mechanics, and operation of some or all Finishing equipment (die cut machine, slitter, rewinder, etc…)

· Good understanding of the safety, quality, and production standards of AF-Shelbyville

Education and Certifications

· High School Diploma or equivalent

6.2 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Behaviours

Job Specific skills and abilities

· Basic computer skills

· Knowledge of and ability to operate some or all Finishing equipment (die cut machine, slitter, rewinder, etc…) at AF-Shelbyville

· Must be able to flex hours in order to support multi-shift operation

· Ability to stay on task and follow instruction

· Basic measurement, math, communication, reading and writing skills

· Ability to understand and apply all Amcor safety, quality and production standards

· Must prioritize safety, above all else




Company Description

About Amcor

Amcor Limited is a global leader in developing and producing high-quality, responsible packaging for a variety of food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical-device, home- and personal-care and other products. Amcor works with leading companies around the world to protect their products and the people who rely on them, differentiate brands, and improve supply chains, through a broad range of flexible packaging, containers, cartons, closures and services. The company's 35,000 people generate more than US$9billion in sales from operations that span 200-plus locations in more than 40 countries.

AFA Overview

With 16 plants in the Americas operating in 6 countries, Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA), a business group of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the medical, pharma, personal care, and food markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor the preferred partner for customers looking for responsible packaging solutions. For more information visit www.amcor.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor Flexibles - United States is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the Law" Poster and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 847-362-9000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


We participate in E-Verify. For more information, please see the E-Verify Participation Poster and Right to Work Poster at the hiring location.

Pay Transparency Policy

Amcor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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