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Designer

Summary of Responsibilities

 

Safely and efficiently move raw and finished materials within the manufacturing and warehouse facilities.  Load and unload trucks and remove waste materials from the facility.  Generate necessary paperwork.

 

Essential Functions

  • Support of day to day operations; work with maintenance and production personnel to improve manufacturing processes as related to safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Design, develop, and/or enhance equipment technology to provide innovative solutions to increase equipment uptime. 
  • Provide technical support for customer meetings, trials, and other events as required.
  • Manage external contractors and internal maintenance support resources as needed for equipment and facility installations.
  • Develop plant equipment layouts
  • Develop, evaluate, and qualify, vendor and contractor bid packages and proposals.
  • Travel to equipment vendors to observe, analyze, and evaluate new equipment solutions.
  • Train maintenance and production personnel on new equipment.
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, takes personal accountability, coaches, listens, is approachable, and resolves issues/conflicts in a timely manner
  • Promote an engaged and safe workplace

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Position Requirements:

·         Experience in Capital Project Management of up to $.5MM.  

Qualifications:

Education:

·         BSME Degree required and Electro-mechanical training and capability a plus.

 

Experience:

·         3-5 years of professional work experience in an engineering capacity preferably machine design within a web converting manufacturing environment.

 

 

Skills:

·         Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to write reports and findings and present to all levels of management in a clear and concise manner.

·         Detail orientated with analytical problem solving capabilities

·         Strong initiative and follow through with a drive to learn.

·         PC proficiency to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint) 2D AutoCAD. 3D AutoCAD a plus.

·         Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion with information.

·         Understanding of process design; piping, pumps, and instrumentation a plus

 

 

 

Training Required

 

Basic Training Completed within 90 days (New Hire Orientation)

Annual Refresher Training Modules

Job specific training

Onboarding Plan

Buyer

Job Description

 

Analyze, negotiate and purchase various materials and services supporting operations following accepted purchasing ethics and practices, Tufco guiding principles and Tufco SOP work instructions.

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Work with existing suppliers to insure daily transactions for goods and services are meeting cost, quality and production timing objectives.
  • Computer entry of purchase orders for assigned areas to include responsibility for purchase order accuracy for quote adherence, delivery and quality requirements.
  • Ensure related document control and retention (i.e. quotes, invoices, manifests).
  • Support negotiation activities by department with suppliers and work with Tufco departments to initiate and achieve cost saving and performance improvement goals.
  • Support operational lead-time constrains and expedite with suppliers to negate missed commitment dates.
  • Assist to resolve PO Purchase Price Variance (POPPV) issues.
  • Assist Quality to monitor, track and resolve supplier related quality issues, including claims, warranty exchanges and returns.
  • Attend as needed various Supplier, Quality, Operation and other department meetings as needed.
  • Initiate supplier visits to foster performance, product knowledge and leverage opportunities for Tufco.
  • Back up to as well as assist other Buyers when needed.
  • Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

Preference of associate or bachelor’s degree in finance, operations, business management or supply chain related field.

 

Special Training:

Preference of formal purchasing training and/or experience required in fundamentals of purchasing, negotiation, business ethics and supply chain management.

 

 

Experience:

Minimum of 1 – 3 years supply chain experience required with, raw materials, spare parts or other operational consumables and services. 

 

Skills:

Exposure to method based decision making and problem solving skills.

Developed verbal and written communication skills.

Proficient with mainframe computer system (ERP) and Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 

Exposure to supply chain skills (VMI, consignment, etc.).

Exposure and knowledge of various quality systems and continuous improvement processes.

 

Special Equipment:

None

 

Licenses/Certifications:

None

 

 

 

Training Required

 

Basic Training Completed within 90 days (New Hire Orientation)

Annual Refresher Training Modules

Job specific training

Onboarding Plan

Human Resources Intern

Summary of Responsibilities

 

Responsible for staffing activities that include hiring employees at all levels in the organization.  This position will learn and perform various human resources responsibilities and will report directly to the Human Resources Director.

 

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Learn and performs all aspects of he hiring process:
    • Recruitment.
    • Interviewing.
    • Involvement in selection.
    • Background and reference checks.
    • Job offers.
  • Learn and conduct all phases of the post-offer:
    • Coordinating the pre-hire physical and drug screen process.
    • New hire paperwork and orientation.
    • Making appropriate new employee data entries into ADP and Global Shop programs.
  • Learn and ensure a consistent application of Tufco policies and procedures.
  • Learn and ensure compliance with all state and federal employment laws and disseminates pertinent information to the management team.
    • Ensures that all required state and federal employment law posters are properly displayed.
  • Maintains records in accordance with state and federal laws.
  • Responsible for maintaining confidentiality regarding employee records and employment issues.
  • Researches and creates appropriate human resources forms, documents, policies and procedures.
  • In conjunction with others, analyzes training needs and creates training plans for site employees.
  • Conduct studies to show wage competitiveness.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

Current enrollment in a degreed Human Resources program.

 

 

Skills:

Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

Must be able to effectively speak in front of large groups.

Organizational and team leadership skills.

Possess positive interpersonal skills.

Strong attention to detail

 

Special Equipment:

Must be computer literate.  Knowledge of MS Office, ADP, Global Shop, and Outlook is strongly preferred.

 

Languages:

(Other than English)

Spanish or Hmong fluency is an asset.

Shift Supervisor

Summary of Responsibilities

Provide supervision, technical support for a highly efficient operating production department.  Support team and problem solving processes, development, identify and resolve equipment, efficiency, waste, staffing issues and provide and identify any necessary project support.  The person in this role must be obsessed with continuous improvement and be self-driven to make an immediate positive impact in the organization, especially focusing on driving teams to reach world class standards for safety, quality, waste and efficiency.

 

Essential Functions

  • Set, communicate, and evaluate employee performance requirements.
  • Supervise daily operations and provide direction and support to associates.
  • Effectively manage staffing levels at or below costed standards at all times.
  • Must be proficient at creating daily run charts and review them with teams.  Excel and Word skills a must.
  • Obsessed with eliminating waste (Raw material, people, etc.) and operating at World Class standards.
  • Must be customer focused and manage his or her teams consistent with Tufco’s core documents.
  • Conduct performance reviews, recommend wage adjustments, issue “corrective actions” and appropriate disciplinary procedures, plus participate in the hiring processes. 
  • Instill the priority importance of quality, safety and effective throughput in every associate.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to enhance the development of self-directed work teams (people, team, technical and maintenance skills)
  • Vital link for start-up installation, upgrades and continuous improvement of a manufacturing/operations system.
  • Proficient communicator.  Documentation specialist.
  • Recognize the need for problem solving and then facilitate the process to resolve process, production and equipment issues swiftly and then share resolutions with other Supervisors.
  • Understand and ensure compliances with all lockout/tag out procedures.
  • Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times and maintain the same expectations of associates.
  • Manage their work team’s ADP payroll entry. 
  • Be the floor leader in Global Shop ERP/MRP knowledge.  Train and help problem solve errors to correct Global Shop mistakes.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

 

An Associate’s Degree in Business or a technical discipline is strongly desired.

 

Special Training:

 

Training in: management; organizational development: continuous improvement: troubleshooting and basic engineering concepts is preferred.

 

Experience:

 

A technical or supervisory background in manufacturing is preferred.

 

Skills:

 

People and project management, plus troubleshooting skills preferred.

 

Must work well with others.  Be an effective communicator, and be able to plan, prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently.

 

Needs to develop strong problem solving skills themselves and in their teams.

 

Special Equipment:

 

Must be knowledgeable with computers.

 

Licenses/Certifications:

 

 

Training Required

Basic Training Completed within 90 days (New Hire Orientation)

Annual Refresher Training Modules

Job specific training

Onboarding Plan

cGMP for Supervision

General Maintenance Associate/Housekeeping

3RD SHIFT (SUNDAY – THURSDAY 10:30PM – 6:30AM) 

Summary of Responsibilities

 

 To ensure cleanliness of the facility maintaining a “tour ready” facility at all times.

 

 

Essential Functions (Core duties/tasks that are fundamental and not marginal to the performance of the job)

 

  • Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and appearance of site offices and common areas.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the floors by vacuuming and mopping.
  • Collect and dispose of all trash from plan floor, offices, restrooms and common areas.
  • Clean the building restrooms on a regular basis, ensuring soap, towels and toilet paper are available.
  • Dust desks and shelves weekly in all offices and common areas.
  • Provide maintenance support for outside grounds as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned to maintain the work environment & production.
  • Understand and comply with all lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

A minimum of a HS diploma or GED is desired.

 

Skills: 

Strong attention to detail with the ability to communicate and follow verbal instructions.

Warehouse Associate/Forklift Operator

Summary of Responsibilities

 

Safely and efficiently move raw and finished materials within the manufacturing and warehouse facilities.  Load and unload trucks and remove waste materials from the facility.  Generate necessary paperwork.

 

Essential Functions

  • Follow all Warehouse department Standard Operating Procedures including material movements, shipping and receiving.
  • Correctly identify quantities, proper coding and damaged goods.
  • Perform Inventory cycle counts on Tufco and client inventory levels.
  • Stock inbound deliveries in “first in, first out” (FIFO) order.
  • Inspect and test shipments for quality defects when required.
  • Complete inbound and outbound trailer inspections and notify appropriate personnel when needed.
  • Deliver raw materials in a timely, effective and safe manner to work centers for production.
  • Remove unused raw materials and finished goods from work centers.
  • Adapt to new methods, procedures or equipment and meet customer requirements.
  • Recognize and notify management of any potential mechanical or electrical problem that could seriously damage equipment or employees.
  • Immediately report any equipment or facility damage to on-shift leadership
  • Safely operate a forklift and fill out shift inspection reports.
  • Work well with team members, helping out as needed.
  • Work on various projects as directed by Warehouse Manager.
  • Deliver UPS packages and office supplies.
  • Deliver copy paper to main office.
  • Organize warehouse, making sure it is clean and safe.
  • Function as a back up to other positions in the department as assigned.
  • Understand and comply with all lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

A minimum of a HS diploma or GED is strongly preferred

 

Experience:

  • At least 1 year of previous fork lift driving experience preferred
  • Experience with hand held scanners preferred
  • At least 1 year of previous experience with box and or roll clamps

 

 

Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Work with a minimal amount of supervision.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Able to effectively contribute in a team environment.

 

 

Licenses/Certifications:

 

  • Must have Fork Lift driver certification/license (certified through Tufco)

 

 

Training Required

 

Basic Training Completed within 90 days (New Hire Orientation)

Forklift (every 3 years)

Annual Refresher Training Modules

Job specific training

Material Handler/Forklift Operator

Summary of Responsibilities

 

Safely and efficiently move raw and finished materials within the manufacturing, shipping/receiving and warehouse facilities.  Load and unload trucks and remove waste materials from the facility.  Generate necessary paperwork.

 

Essential Functions

  • Follow all Warehouse department Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Correctly identify quantities, proper coding and damaged goods.
  • Perform Inventory cycle counts on Tufco and client inventory levels.
  • Pass receiving paperwork on to appropriate people for data entry.
  • Stock inbound deliveries in “first in, first out” (FIFO) order.
  • Inspect and test shipments for quality defects when required.
  • Deliver stock to work stations for production.
  • Remove unused and finished goods from workstations.
  • Drive forklift to move goods.
  • Adapt to new methods, procedures, or equipment and meet customer requirements.
  • Recognize and notify management of any potential mechanical or electrical problem that could seriously damage equipment or employees.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

A minimum of a HS diploma or GED is strongly preferred

 

Experience:

  • At least 1 year of previous fork lift driving experience preferred.

 

Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Work with a minimal amount of supervision.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Able to effectively contribute in a team environment.

 

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Must have Fork Lift driver certification/license (certified through Tufco)
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Summary of Responsibilities

 

  • The primary responsibility of this position is to develop, implement, improve, and sustain Tufco Quality Policies and Procedures.
  • This role is to serve as an internal quality expert and resource to all departments within Tufco.
  • This role will interact with Internal and External Customers, Vendors, and Quality team members.
  • This position reports directly to the QA/Compliance Manager.

 

 

 

Essential Functions

  • Facilitate corrective and preventive action completion by leading cross-functional teams through root cause identification and corrective action determination exercises.
  • Develop, implement, improve, and sustain Quality Systems including but not limited to:
    • Test Methods
    • Cleaning and Sanitization requirements
    • Specifications
    • Process Control documentation
    • Procedures
    • Training
  • Validation Protocol development, execution, reporting, and documentation.
  • Participate in product development projects for new and existing customers.
  • Support laboratory systems maintenance including equipment calibration, gage repeatability and reproducibility studies, technician qualification, and data integrity.
  • Develop projects to improve vendor capabilities to reduce vendor complaints and waste associated with vendor complaints.
  • Analyze consumer complaint data and develop projects to reduce consumer complaints.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Preferred BS in Engineering or equivalent experience in a Quality Management or support role.

 

Special Training:

  • Green Belt certification or equivalent coursework
  • Strong working knowledge of FDA, EPA, and ISO requirements

 

Experience:

  • At least 3 years working in a manufacturing environment in a quality role

 

Skills:

  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • Excellent Problem Solver
  • Creative Thinker
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Team player

 

Special Equipment:

  • General knowledge of Analytical laboratory equipment and operation
  • General knowledge of Microbiology process requirements and testing procedures
Maintenance Mechanic

Summary of Responsibilities

 

Position requires the knowledge and ability to effectively and efficiently troubleshoot, repair, install and maintain production, manufacturing, and building and support equipment.

 

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Understand and interpret written and oral instructions, comprehend and make inferences from written material, read and interpret machine and building blue prints. 
  • Complete work orders in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Responsible for all machine maintenance with safety and functionality as a focus.
  • Identify machine parts needed for repair or stocking and inform MRO Buyer.
  • Perform work from an arial platform scissors or boom lift in a safe, effective and efficient manner.
  • Identify and report problems and possible solutions regarding the efficiency and functionality of production assets.
  • Assist electricians when necessary with the mechanical aspects of the job. 
  • Understand and comply with all lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Analyze test results, machine error messages, and information obtained from operators in order to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Clean, lubricate, and adjust parts, equipment, and machinery.
  • Disassemble machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs.
  • Examine parts for defects such as breakage and excessive wear.
  • Observe and test the operation of machinery and equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters and other testing devices.
  • Operate newly repaired machinery and equipment to verify the adequacy of repairs.
  • Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or repairs.
  •  Repair and maintain the operating condition of industrial production and processing machinery and equipment.
  •  Repair and replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery and equipment.
  • Study blueprints and manufacturers’ manuals to determine correct installation and operation of machinery.
  • Cut and weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, and assemble new equipment.
  •  Demonstrate equipment functions and features to machine operators.
  •  Enter codes and instructions to program computer-controlled machinery.
  • Record and report parts and materials used, and order or requisition new parts and materials as necessary.
  • Record and report repairs and maintenance performed.
  • Must work in a safe, clean and ethical manner at all times

 

 

Secondary Duties

 

  • May be required to travel off-site:
    • for the purpose of training and information gathering to support the implementation of new production equipment.
    • Parts needed to return machines and equipment back into production.
  • May perform buildings and grounds maintenance as needed.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

A minimum of a HS diploma or GED

Completion of an appropriate state apprenticeship program is desired

 

Special Training:

Mechanical Apprenticeship

 

Experience:

 

5-years of related mechanical maintenance experience. 

 

Skills:

 

Must work well with others.  Be an effective communicator, and be able to plan, prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently.

 

Special Equipment:

 

All Personal Protective Equipment required by the company must be utilized.

 

Licenses/Certifications:

 

Journeyman’s license is preferred.

 

 

 

 

Training Required

 

Basic Training Completed within 90 days (New Hire Orientation)

Annual Refresher Training Modules

Forklift, High lift  and boom lift

Advance Lock Out Tag Out Training

Fire Extinguisher Training

Job specific training

Product Development Technician

Summary of Responsibilities

 

Project development for designated venture projects in the Green Bay site from initial customer contact into Commercial Operation/Validation.  This position will be the link person between Sales and manufacturing.  This position reports directly to the Product Development Manager. 

 

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Manage all venture projects from inception to start of commissioning or when the formal hand-off to operations occurs.
  • Assist sales in the securing of new business by discovery of product, project and process information, plus provide technical and operating solutions used in developing preliminary quotes.
  • Responsible for communicating necessary quote updates at various stages of the project when scope of project changes.
  • Project Development Technician can be a customer contact/resource throughout project timeline.
  • Internal single point of contact for project.
  • This position will be required to work parallel with Product Development Manager, Engineering and department managers to deliver best in class support on all new projects.
  • Utilize necessary internal and external resources (Engineering, Purchasing, Maintenance, Operations, Operations Support, Customer Service, Costing, Sales/Marketing) to deliver consistency in information for Sales & Marketing, Costing, project management and transition to operations.
  • Use/develop standardized processes for project cost estimating, management and delivery through validation process.
  • Conduct new product trials to confirm quoted manufacturing assumptions/capabilities.
  • Write summary reports for internal trials, and new production runs.
  • Work with vendors to develop/design/spec out packaging materials for designated projects.
  • Mock up hand samples representative to customer requested product.
  • Work safely and promote safety in the projects and systems.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with internal/external customer validation  processes
  • Will be required to travel off-site for training and information gathering to support the implementation of new projects.
  • Provide any assistance that may be applicable in the support of the company under the discretion of management.
  • Conducts self according to policies within the company handbook. 
  • As appropriate and required for continuous improvement in cost, quality and throughput in this role’s area of work, participate in continuous improvement initiatives. 

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Qualifications:

Education:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or equivalent preferred

 

Experience:

 

  • Knowledge of manufacturing practices (five years minimum)
  • Prior experience working with customers
  • Computer literacy is important.  A working knowledge of MS Office (MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required. Knowledge of Outlook and Global Shop software is strongly preferred.

 

Skills:

 

  • An individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with people at all levels.  Able to adapt approach to the situation.  Able to work through conflict, gain trust and persuasively influence internal/external customers.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and positively engage associates
  • Adaptability and receptive to change
  • Open, honest, fair – a person of uncompromising personal integrity with a supporting reputation.
  • Ability to encourage team work and demonstrate team leadership.
  • Strong oral and written communication and math skills with attention to detail.
  • Good organizational and planning skills; manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work independently, with others one-on-one, or in a team setting
  • Must maintain confidentiality when working with confidential information

 

Licenses/Certifications:

 

  • A valid driver’s license plus a good driving record or the ability to effectively and efficiently travel to customer/vendor locations.

 

 

 

 

Training Required

 

Basic Training Completed within 90 days (New Hire Orientation)

Monthly Safety Training Modules

Job specific training

cGMP

Electrical Instrumentation Technician

Summary of Responsibilities

 

The E&I engineering position and functional duties are to support the Core operations through assistance in maintenance, preventative maintenance and continuous improvements to the assets.  Additionally, the E&I engineer will build capability in the maintenance department and operations with respect to technical aspects of the assets.

 

The E&I engineer shall assist and lead Capital improvement projects and represent Tufco on all Contract Manufacturing projects through Commercialization.  Including, but not limited to Vendor site and Tufco site Validation, Contract Engineering Management, Scope and technical definition of processes relating to the field.

 

 

Essential Functions (Core duties/tasks that are fundamental and not marginal to the performance of the job)

  • Assists in ensuring all process equipment is running and controlled to maximum efficiencies throughout the mill.
  • Assist/lead in center-lining and control capabilities of assets.
  • Provides assistance to maintenance in the E&I areas.
  • Maintenance, design, and direction with the PLC systems and other Control/electrical distribution systems, trouble shooting and repairs.
  • Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering to support Plant activities, including design, specification, production of drawings, capital project support and management.
  • Build capabilities in the support and operations staffing.
  • Ability to support and interact effectively in a “self-directed” Collegial Team environment.
  • Self-directed, self-motivated to internalize the Tufco way of leadership and follow the 13 standards of organizational behavior.
  • Work safely within the Plant.
  • Assist in project trial definition, set up, and evaluation.
  • Resource definition and Management for various projects.
  • Customer project definition and interaction.
  • Understand and comply with all lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:

(A minimum of a HS diploma or GED is strongly preferred)

 

Relevant Education in Electrical and Instrumentation field

Bachelor of Science Degree desired

WI registered Professional Engineer’s license helpful.

 

Special Training: none

 

Experience: Laminations process experience required

 

Minimum 5 years experience in Tissue, Paper Mill or related industry in

E&I support.

 

Skills: Strong written and oral communication skills

 

          *            Ability to solve complex problems and trouble shoot typical

Converting/Process equipment, Control systems and power distribution

systems.

                                  *            Strong Communication skills.

 

Special Equipment: none

 

Licenses/Certifications: none

 

Languages: none

 

(Other than English)

Splicer

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsible for safe, efficient and continuous operation of assigned responsibilities and machine on a daily basis, based on company standards. Ensure that quality products are produced in the appropriate quantity and within the established guidelines.  Work as a productive member of the manufacturing team.

 

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.
  • Understand and comply with all lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Knowledge of: emergency stops, main electrical disconnects, interlocks, main air supply and air dump valves.
  • Knowledge of the requirements for splicing responsibilities.
  • Ensure/Verify that all members of the team are following the company’s cGMP policy.
  • Knowledge/Understanding of sanitization /changeover matrix processes.
  • Maintain/follow all 5S concepts established for the manufacturing area.
  • Ensure machines are set-up properly before each run and that all line clearance requirements are met.  This should include tear down line clearance requirements when runs are completed.
  • Perform maintenance on production equipment per schedule and whenever necessary.
  • Monitor and verify the quality of product periodically throughout the run.
  • Responsible for input and output of product, reporting any material or productivity deviations from the plan.
  • Participate in process improvements to maintain or exceed customer expectations.
  • Responsible for area housekeeping.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education: High School diploma or GED preferred.

 

Special Training:

 

Experience: 1 year machine operator experience preferred.

 

Skills:

  • Able to lift 25 to 50 pounds
  • Basic math, reading and comprehension skills
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.

 

Special Equipment:

 

Licenses/Certifications:

 

           

 

Training Required

 

Basic Training Completed within 90 days (New Hire Orientation)

Annual Refresher Training Modules

Job specific training (machine/equipment)

Wet Process Technician

NIGHTS SHIFT (6:30pm – 6:30am)

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsible for assisting with the overall safe, efficient and continuous operation of assigned blending responsibilities and equipment on a daily basis, based on company standards.  Ensure that quality products are produced in the appropriate quantity and within the established guidelines.  Work as a productive leader/member of the manufacturing team and independently. Keep blending equipment sanitized. Maintain and monitor water systems and waste water disposal. Monitor all production to ensure lotion requirements are met.

 

 

Essential Functions

  • Blending in 3 separate tank farms.
  • Understand and perform to the Tufco Technologies Quality System, Customer’s Quality Process Standards and / or Specification Requirements.
  • Batch concentrate.
  • Perform daily process rounds.
  • Troubleshoot Processing System problems as needed, take appropriate corrective actions, and know when to call for assistance.
  • Work with production lines when weekly line sanitations are performed. 
  • Adjust pH in waste sump pit.
  • Trained and qualified to perform on the following laboratory equipment for solution testing: (Including calibration)
  1. FTIR – Determine chemical quantities of batches
  2. UV/VIS spectrophotometer
  3. HPLC – Determine chemical levels of batches
  4. pH meter – pH levels
  5. Moisture Analyzer
  6. Determine chlorine PPM – Titration
  • Perform Sanitization of Process equipment.
  • Conduct chemical raw material sampling as needed.
  • Conduct sampling for microbiology testing.
  • Conduct chemical raw material inventories as needed.
  • Perform written and verbal communication with Quality Assurance and Manufacturing personnel using process measurement data recorded in Quality Windows and Out-of-Specification (OOS) variable/attribute testing when necessary.
  • Place all non-conforming items on hold using Tufco’s Hold/Reject process.
  • Assist in the root cause determination, corrective action taken, and documentation process.
  • Comply with all processes and procedures to remain environmentally compliant.
  • Proper handling and disposal of chemicals and understanding the GHS codes
  • A working understanding of the Shop Orders and Bill of Materials.
  • Perform problem-solving functions when called upon.
  • Maintaining and cleaning of the Processing System and Laboratory areas.
  • Understand and comply with all lockout/tag-out procedures.
  • Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.

 

 

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

Qualifications:

Education:

High School diploma or GED is required.

Special Training:

Microsoft Office and SPC programs.  Lab equipment experience preferred.  Previous forklift experience preferred.

 

Skills:

Mental/Reasoning and Work Requirements:

  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to work alone/unsupervised
  • Good verbal contact with others
  • Judgment/Decision Making, Organizational ability
  • Skilled in math, use of calculators and computer proficiency
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude, Team player
  • Analysis Comprehension
  • Quality awareness
  • Excellent safety record
  • Good attendance
  • Strong ethical standards
Line Leader/Laborer

Summary of Responsibilities

Assigned to a specific product line. Works with the machines and equipment of the product line and performs the various manual tasks needed in the manufacturing of the products to help ensure that production schedules are met. Works as a productive member of a manufacturing team.

Essential Functions

Provides direction to crew members working on the line.
Ensure machines operate at optimal efficiency, minimizing downtime.
Perform maintenance on production equipment whenever necessary.
Ensure machine setup before each run and tear down after each run.
Monitor quality of the products, notifying appropriate personnel of any defects.
Ensure that all production reporting and data collection is completed in a timely manner.
Look for ways to create continuous improvement.
Count products being packaged and placing correct number into boxes.
Monitor date code quality and date changes.
Prepare product for shipping as needed.
Maintain production standards.
Responsible for area housekeeping.
Must interact with and support other members of the manufacturing team.
Understand and comply with all lockout/tagout procedures.
Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Qualifications:

Education:

High School diploma or GED preferred.

Skills:

Able to lift up to 30- 50 pounds
Perform repetitive tasks including bending, twisting, lifting, sitting or standing.
Effective oral & written communication skills.
Organizational and planning skills.
Attention to detail.

Line Quality Technician

Summary of Responsibilities

Perform quality techniques to track, analyze and report on materials, processes and products to ensure they meet the company or customer’s quality standards. The duties performed are in accordance with specifications and product/material requirements. Use a variety of analytical and precision measuring instruments. Decision-making regarding the results is also part of the everyday routine of the technician.

Essential Functions

Serve as the main line resource for quality issues
Make go / no go decisions ( or contact the appropriate people) on material quality questions
Monitor quality analysis and make appropriate adjustments to equipment using Quality Windows or Excel
Proactively look for ways to improve product quality
Perform written and verbal communication with Quality Assurance and Manufacturing personnel using the following techniques: (First Article, Suspect Product Report, Out-of-Specification Variable/Attribute testing, Logbook entries)
Perform the raw material and finished product Hold/Reject process. (Determination and Documentation)
Perform finished product evaluations in accordance with the Target – Acceptable – Marginal – Unacceptable criteria.
Assist Manufacturing, Customer Service and Purchasing in the running of raw material and finished product trial and experimental orders.
Trained and Qualified in the operation of the each of the following pieces of equipment and the associated operating procedure: (Includes Calibration)
Micrometer
Scales/Balance
Rulers/Calipers
Trained and Qualified in the following Lab Testing methods:
Bar Code Scanning
Participate in the training of new Quality Technicians.
Walk the floor and assist manufacturing with any product, material, quality, and process or specification issues. (Online Inspections).
Gather the appropriate test results and information available and use good judgment within their decision-making responsibility.
Perform detailed Customer Audits for compliance.
Retain collection, traceability and storage.
Carry out special projects as requested by Quality Management. (To include Research/Trials/Analysis and the documentation to support the process or item).
Participate in Tufco’s Internal Audit process.
A working understanding of the Work Orders and Bill of Materials.
Perform problem-solving functions when called upon.
Understand and comply with all lockout/tagout procedures.
Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Qualifications:

Education:

A minimum of a High School diploma or GED is strongly preferred.

Special Training:

SPC training is preferred

Experience:

Working knowledge of Quality Windows and Excel preferred

Skills:

Mental/Reasoning and Work Requirements

Ability to work alone/unsupervised
Good verbal contact with others.
Judgment/Decision making
Basic math skills, use of calculators and some computer proficiency
Positive attitude
Organizational ability
Analysis Comprehension
Quality awareness
Works well with others
Willingness to learn
Excellent safety record
Good written and verbal skills
Good attendance
Self starter
Able to lift 25 to 50 pounds

Special Equipment:

Licenses/Certifications:

Languages:

(Other than English)

Machine Operator

Summary of Responsibilities

Machine operators are responsible for the operating of converting and packaging equipment. They will work within a team to produce products and quality at or above quality expectations driven by work orders and product specifications. They will adjust equipment as needed to respond to feedback provided by the line quality technician present on the production line. The operators will also use a mechanical aptitude to assist in planned maintenance events as well as support R&D on new internal and external driven projects within Tufco.

Essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to:

Operate and/or support a wet or dry wipe converting line at communicated performance standards while maintaining quality expectations.
Have knowledge of: emergency stops, main electrical disconnects, interlocks, main air supply and air dump valves, as well as understand and comply with all lockout/tag out procedures.
Be capable of making mechanical adjustments and alter machine settings as necessary to maintain performance and quality as raw material inputs change.
Safe and acutely aware of people, equipment, and environment in the work place
Monitor and verify the quality of product periodically throughout the run.
Maintain/follow all 5S concepts established for the manufacturing area.
Ensures that all production reporting and data collection is completed in a timely manner.
Self-driven and a contributor to both primary and support roles for the department.
Decisive and flexible.
Confident and able to use experience and technical aptitude to solve problems.
A team player who enjoys an atmosphere of accomplishment and steady growth.
A key participant in continuing to drive growth of the enterprise.
Accustomed to achieving success.
Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: A minimum of a HS diploma or GED.
Language: Understand written and spoken English to the degree of the job requirements.
Experience: At least 2 to 4 years experience as a machine operator or in a supporting role.
Skills:

Able to lift 25 to 50 pounds
Basic math skills
Above average reading, and comprehension skills
Above average computer skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Organizational skills.
Attention to detail.
Strong Mechanical Aptitude

Crew Member/Laborer

Summary of Responsibilities

Assigned to a specific production line. Works among the machines and equipment of the product line and performs the various manual tasks needed in the manufacturing of the products to help ensure that production schedules are met. Works as a productive member of a manufacturing team.

Essential Functions

Place products/packaging onto or off of conveyor line, if necessary.
Monitor quality of the products, notifying appropriate personnel of any defects.
Look for ways to create continuous improvement.
Count products being packaged and placing correct number into boxes.
Prepare product for shipping as needed.
Maintain production standards.
Assist and follow directions given from Line Leads and with setup and cleanup of production processes.
Support machine operator with machine maintenance if requested/required.
Must interact with and support other members of the manufacturing team.
Understand and comply with all lockout/tagout procedures.
Must work in a safe and ethical manner at all times.
Utilize time effectively during down time periods

Nothing in this job description restricts the company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Qualifications:

Education: High School diploma or GED desired.

Skills:

Able to lift 25 to 50 pounds
Basic math, reading, and comprehension skills
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Organizational skills.
Attention to detail.

TUFCO LP
3161 South Ridge Road
P.O. Box 23500
Green Bay, WI 54305-3500
info@tufco.com
(920) 336-0054

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