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Machine Operator III Hartselle

Sonoco Products Co,

Sonoco Products Co, Hartselle AL United States

2 months ago

You will like working for us as we have amazing people and a highly collaborative culture. We have thousands of jobs around the globe and encourage all our associates to chase their dreams without having to find them in another company - Sonoco truly is a special place. Specifically at our Reels Operations we are proud to be a part of the essential and critical supply chain that is supporting our... country and local community with vital supplies.

New employees are eligible for a retention bonus up to $2,000.

You are eligible for $1,000 after the first worked 90 days and an additional $,1000 after 180 worked days.

Machine Operator III

Reports to:

Production Team Leader

Pay rate: $21.20/hour Plus Shift Differential of $.75 for 2nd shift and $1.50 for 3rd shift.

We have multiple positions to fill on 2nd, and 3rd Shift.


These roles perform complete setup and operation of industrial equipment in a Wood Reel manufacturing plant. Machine Operator III's are responsible for either operating 1 piece of equipment, a small grouping of equipment, or supporting a Production Technician to efficiently operate a larger piece of equipment that consists of several processes. The equipment being operated involves cutting, machining, and assembling lumber to produce components to manufacture Wood Reels used to package wire and cable.

Common types of equipment used consists of some variation of Industrial saws, routers, nailers, spindles, scanners, stackers and conveying equipment. Product produced can be viewed at



Be able to setup and operate multiple pieces of equipment in a one piece flow process

Be able to troubleshoot assigned machines and processes

Must have fundamental technical knowledge of electronic sensors, pneumatics, HMI, mathematics, and optimization of cycle time

Perform Operator Maintenance functions and support Preventive Maintenance tasks

Capable of assessing the manufacturing schedule in order to minimize waste and maximize throughput

Able to develop and execute a plan that achieves production goals

Has ability to work in accordance with safety and quality standards

Handles administrative duties in a timely manner, to include accurate/up-to-date documentation

Demonstrates good time management skills

Ability to work collaboratively with all functions within the plant (safety, quality, maintenance & management)

Responsible for general housekeeping (5S) of work area and department

If selected for further consideration, you will be contacted for next steps.

At Sonoco Products Company, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive pay and benefits:

• Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents, including FSA and HSA options
• 401(k) retirement plan with company match
• Wellbeing tools and resources to support holistic health, including an Employee Assistance Program with a variety of services
• Paid time off and holidays to recreate, rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and family
• Variety of company paid and voluntary employee-paid insurance plans including life, personal accident, and disability insurance
• Tuition reimbursement

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic
Hartselle AL USA

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