O-I Production / Carton Assembler -  Lapel, IN in Lapel, Indiana

Production / Carton Assembler - Lapel, IN

  • Job ID #:5931

  • Functional Area:Manufacturing

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Location:Lapel, IN

  • Department:Operations/Manufacturing

  • Education Required:GED

  • Experience Required:1 - 3 Years

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Position Description:

Who we are:

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.

Your Role:

You’re responsible for assembling cartons and carton components using various methods of assembly - load cartons, carriers, partitions onto carton assembler, carrier erector, partition inserter. You will also be involved in overseeing that these machines and line conveyors continue to operate and function as designed to do .

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manually load cartons, partitions, carriers onto magazines of carton assembler, carrier erector, partition inserter and sees that these machines continue to operate and function as designed to do. Involves some button pushing.

  • May manually fold and assemble carton, insert interior packing such as foam and top pads, liners, partitions, carriers into assembled outer carton on certain jobs or when equipment malfunctions.

  • Turns off equipment in case of malfunction and notifies supervisor or maintenance.

  • Unjams machines and conveyors by stopping and removing materials to keep the flow of cartons.

  • Inspects and observes cartons, carriers, partitions, for obvious defects, checks fiber tears, notifies foreman of any defects found and record on the carton quality check sheet. Discards defective cartons to waste bin.

  • Remove wraps, straps, tier sheets, cut bands on pallet load. Unload cartons, carriers, partitions from boxes or pallets. Mechanical lifts are available.

  • Check and keeps semi-automatic glue machine operating and filled with glue. May occasionally tapes or hand glues carton bottoms.

  • Performs carton salvaging. Dispenses cartons and materials onto pallets for baling.

  • Performs carton handling duties such as tying, sorting, placing into chutes, stacking.

  • May have to attend casepacker when necessary.

  • Keeps work area clean and orderly by sweeping the floors and picking up materials and waste.

Reporting Relationships:

You will report to the Carton Assembly Crew Leader or Shift Foreman.

Position Requirements:

About You:

  • At least 18 years of age.

  • High School Graduate or GED.

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. on a regular basis.

  • Must be able to work a rotating schedule, with weekend and holiday requirements.

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement

  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code

  • Education Assistance program

  • Adoption Assistance program

  • and much more…

If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we’d like to hear from you.

O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.