First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global, privately-held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.
Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. We are seeking Operator II – Paper Machine for First Quality Tissue. This position will be located in Lock Haven, PA. The primary role of the Operator II – Paper Machine is to assist the Team Lead and DCS/Lead operator to ensure safety, quality, customer service, housekeeping and record keeping standards, as well as being responsible for managing raw materials, operating the virgin pulper bale feeding system, supporting the DCS/Lead Operator in the dry end operation, and supporting the Team Lead in the wet end and stock prep operation.
Constant standing during a 12-hour shift
Occasional lifting/carrying boxes up to 50lbs.
Constant light grasping and occasional strong grasping
Constant repetitive use of foot and hand controls
Daily sweeping and organizing work area
The ideal candidate should possess the following:
High school diploma or equivalent
Knowledge of product codes
Strong mathematical skills
Ability to operate a forklift
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to work in a team orientated environment
Ability to operate computer equipment
Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment!
First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations. As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.
First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.