Machine Operator   IN   Algoma, WI   AT   Multi-Color U.S.

Date Posted: 6/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Multi-Color is one of the largest and most awarded label companies in the world, servicing segments such as Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Wine & Spirits and Consumer Durables. A true global leader, our state-of-the-art facilities operate in over 26 countries.  

Our 10,000+ employees are guided by our core values: Integrity, Passion, Creativity, Perseverance and Achievement. These values constantly guide our interactions and decision making at Multi-Color!

Join us today! 

Multi Color Corporation is looking for a Finishing Operator to join our team in our Algoma, WI facility. This position is on our D Shift; Sunday through Tuesday, and every other Saturday from 5AM to 5PM. 

Role and Responsibilities: 

  • Assists in operating a machine to prepare printed material / labels for packing. 

  • Work closely with Operators to ensure efficient production times by helping to make, tape and pack boxes.  

  • Verifies at the start of the run and at the beginning of each shift that the correct packaging case, case count, and packing method, as specified on the job ticket, are being used. 

  • Ensure that correct cases are drawn from the warehouse and are available in sufficient quantities to allow uninterrupted production.  When cases are returned to the warehouse, verify that the correct date and count are on the tag. 

  • Inspect cartons during the run and inform the Operator of all quality defects.  

  • Pack rolls or sheeted jobs and place on skid.   

  • Assist in loading any material needed into machine. 

  • Use good judgment and “best for business” tactics when dealing with trouble shooting problems and opportunities. 

  • Apply Lean philosophy through Kaizen event participation, improvement activities and lean initiatives to support corporate objectives.  

  • Assist in participating in Root Cause Countermeasure activities to identify areas where improvement is needed and put a plan in motion to address those areas.   

  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts in value stream to ensure waste reduction, cost savings, increase speed, and on time delivery 

  • Maintain housekeeping activities including cleaning machine and work area, follow 6S process: Safety, Sort, Set, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. 

Duties may be change or additional duties assigned.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Qualifications and Education Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) is required. Equivalent knowledge and experience is preferred.   

  • Ability to communicate both written and orally in the English language. 

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, demanding production environment.  

  • Mathematical skills such as measurement calculation, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. 

  • Basic computer skills. 

  • Physical requirements include ability to bend and lift up to 50 lbs. (20 lbs. repetitively), stand up to 12 hours, ability to distinguish between colors, and good hand-eye coordination. 

  • Demonstrate willingness to accept direction from supervisors, management, and peers. 

  • Willing to work OT and weekends as scheduled. 

  • Must be extremely trustworthy, flexible, and dependable with a good attendance history. 

  • Self-motivated and able to perform with little direction. 

  • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to accurately complete high volumes of work 

  • Exceptional problem solving skills. 


While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to: 

  • Wear hearing, foot, eye and/or other personal protective equipment while in a manufacturing setting

  • Continually stand for a prolonged period; moderately to frequently walk, stoop, bend, and kneel.

  • Frequently use hands and fingers to handle, feel, and grasp/clasp; use hands and arms to reach for items in the work area

  • Frequently vertically lift and/or horizontally move up to 50 pounds (20 pounds on a repetitively ); Use hands and arms to push or pull up to 35 pounds

  • Vision abilities include – close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to distinguish color variations, and ability to adjust focus

  • Medium to loud noise environment

  • Work flexible/varying schedules and hours as needed

  • Work overtime as required by workload and customer mandated deadlines

If you need special assistance or an accommodation in applying, please contact our Human Resources Department at  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly


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