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Machine Operator

Company: UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Location: Fletcher
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking to join a dynamic, innovation-driven, international company, building a better future for us all? UPM leads the forest based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven, and exciting future. The competence, integrity and drive of our people make us unique. We live by our values - trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.

UPM Raflatac is continuously looking for Machine Operators who will be responsible for operating coating and/or slitting machine and preparing product for shipment to customers.

Greetings from your future colleague

'We are pleased that you are interested in UPM. We need motivated, committed, and qualified employees in a variety of areas. Our aim is to develop our employees to be the best in class. We cannot wait to hear from you and share the details of this exciting opportunity.' - Everett Lynch, UPM HR Manager

What you will do

* Loading and unloading laminate reels on/off winders, running the machine and recording reel transactions.

* Closely monitor product quality, assuring first quality material shipped to customers.

* Report machine breakdowns/faults, possible quality defects not marked in coating and other process disturbances to supervisor.

* Report process and or mechanical difficulties.

* Coordinate with supervisor and production planning to optimize the material/order flow.

* Assure adequate operating supplies and informing purchasing of any shortages.

* Other tasks as specified by the Quality Management System.

Who you are

* You have education and experience equivalent to High School education and 1-2 years work experience in an industrial setting.

* Previous work experience in paper/paper converting industry or experience working with web-handling equipment desired.

* You are able to work well within a team.

* You must have well-developed problem solving skills, including the ability and willingness to apply a systematic approach to the process.

* You must be computer-literate. Basic mechanical knowledge is an advantage.

* You must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability understand and adhere to written work instructions.

This is what we offer for you

* Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.

* Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organization that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.

* Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.

* Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.

* Comprehensive benefit package: UPM's benefit package includes medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and a 401(k) retirement plan.

Additional information

Location: Mills River, NC and Fletcher, NC

Are you interested? Send your application and CV in via our recruiting system.

If you have any technical issues with submitting your application, please contact our HR Service Center at or 877-723-5247.

This Job Description is intended to be a guide and is not intended to be a contract of employment, explicit or implicit. All contents are subject to change at the sole discretion of the company. Cooperation is expected of all employees. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

UPM North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

UPM Raflatac is leading in sustainable labeling through our innovative self-adhesive label materials and services. We offer high-quality paper and film label stock for branding and promotion, informational labels, and labels with functionality. We operate a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. Our company employs around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.6 billion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2020. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM. Find out how we are labeling a smarter future beyond fossils at

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Keywords: UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Asheville , Machine Operator, Other , Fletcher, North Carolina

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