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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.

Wet Process Technician

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
Class A CDL Spotter Driver

The opening is for a PM position.

Essential Functions;

  • Maintain CDL Class “A” certification by strictly following all “Rules of the Road” for this certification.
  • Responsible to maintain a neat and orderly storage lot oriented toward maximizing efficiency in servicing the plant and warehouse needs
  • Maintain efficient trailer movements between the plants and the warehouse
  • Following the Receiving SOP’s, unload trailers, label product, complete ERP entries, and move materials to their proper storage location.
  • Following the Shipping SOP’s, inspecting and loading trailers, complete load sheets and necessary paperwork, and printing Bills of Lading.
  • Comply with Tufco Safety Guidelines for all areas of our plants.
  • Safely operate a forklift, clamp, or other unique handling equipment that support’s transporting our customer’s product.
  • Work well with team members by flowing to the work as needed.
  • Maintain an Organize warehouse, making sure it is clean and safe.
  • Assist other departments with moving materials as required.
  • Function as a back up to other positions in the department as assigned.
  • 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.

     

    Experience:

     

    • Must have been a CDL class “A” driver before with a minimum of 3 months experience.

     

    Skills:

     

    • Attention to detail.
    • Good organizational and planning skills.
    • Effective oral communication skills.
    • Must Pass Driving Skills Test – administered at Tufco by Warehouse Manager.

     

    Licenses/Certifications:

     

    • Must have current CDL Class “A” License.
    • Must hold or be capable of securing a current fork & clamp lift license through Tufco.

     

    Training Required

    Basic Training Completed within 90 days (New Hire Orientation)

    Annual Refresher Training Modules

    Forklift Certification (every 3 years)

    Job specific training

    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

    Operations Manager

    Summary of Responsibilities

    Guide Tufco’s manufacturing processes with a focus on Quality, Safety and (lean, efficient and effective) production; so that customers are attracted to the company for its industry benchmark standards in cost/quality/supply and wipes production predictability based operating expertise.

     

    Essential Functions  

    • Responsible for all Contract Manufacturing wipes operations
    • Responsible for specific Departments assigned by Vice President of Operations
    • Make certain that customer production schedules are met on time and at specification.
    • Participate in customer and site production planning meetings.
    • Ensure all wipes departments and cell systems are operating at standard.
    • Champion the concepts of continuous process improvement and make all employees believers that quality and safety are everyone’s responsibility.
    • Orchestrate the Contract Wipes Operations in a proactive manner.
    • Work closely with the Operation support teams, continuous improvement teams and the various other Tufco departments.
    • Maintain a high level of visibility.
    • Act as mentor and role model to Supervisors, engineers and floor associates.
    • Assist with identifying and implementing Best Practices
    • Establish and maintain an effective and continuous open, multi-directional communication system within and between Operations and the other departments.
    • Manage, guide, and direct the Supervisory Team
    • Establish and maintain best practices and process control through SOP development, training and oversight via first articles and centerline. 

    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 BS degree in Engineering, Business Management, or other related discipline is strongly preferred.  Minimum of 7 years of broad based manufacturing experience is a must.

     Special Training: 

    -ISO Certification process training desired

    -6σ/Lean Manufacturing training desired

     Experience:

    At least 7 years of positive plant/operations management experience.

     Skills:

     Strong interpersonal skills.

     Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

     Proven and effective management skills.

     Proficient with PC’s and related software such as MS Office 

     Training Required

     Basic Training Completed within 90 days (New Hire Orientation)

    Annual Refresher Training Modules

    Job specific training

    Onboarding Plan

    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)

    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)
    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.