Utility Operator

Full Job Description

ADDRESS: 1 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407


Handling the day to day of the paper-making process.


  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions, short correspondence, and memos; write simple correspondence; effectively present information to others one-on-one.
  • The utility position takes care of a variety of tasks as required by the machine tender and team managers.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding and carry out tasks.
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Inspecting equipment before each use
  • Must have excellent driving skills: Fork and clamp trucks.
  • Ability to produce a quality product at all times
  • Work safely around manufacturing equipment
  • Lift, carry, pick, and stack materials up to 50 pounds
  • Regularly climb up and downstairs and ladders
  • Have the ability to stand and/ or walk for the entire shift
  • Conditions are noisy, dusty, and frequently hot and humid. PPE use is mandatory.
  • Picking orders- up to 50 pounds
  • Perform general housekeeping duties in the production area and duties as assigned.
  • Available to work all shifts, weekends, and overtime
  • Constantly being aware of their surroundings
  • Operating their equipment safely at all times
  • Keep work area and equipment tour ready at all time
  • Able to mount and dismount the forklift throughout the shift.
  • LOC, operator basic care, core/dock management, maintaining chemical inventories, roll wrapping/material flow, pulping operation, and maintenance day tasks are among the many routine tasks this position must perform.
  • A successful applicant must be hardworking, have good problem-solving skills, have excellent attendance, and be willing to learn and advance in the organization up to the Machine Tender classification.


  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)
  • 2 years of forklift operation experience
  • 1-year machine operator experience
  • Read, write and speak English
  • Strong mechanical aptitude

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or other characteristics protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $20.13 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Machine Operator: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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