Machine Operator, Slitting

ProAmpac LLC
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Job Details

  • Location: Farnham, NY, 14061
  • Date Posted: 2023-08-22
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Manufacturing/Production
  • Req Number: 5415
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Join a great team and work in a great location in Cheektowaga, NY.  Our site is an air-conditioned plant, competitive pay, generous shift differential, and benefits too.  We are looking for help on 2nd shift and 3rd shift.  


ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Impact, and Involvement.


Shift:  2nd shift is Monday through Friday 2:45PM to 11PM.  3rd shift is Sunday night to Friday morning 10:45PM to 7AM.


Wage Range:  $16.00 to $18.00 depending on experience.  2nd shift differential is $1 per hour and 3rd shift differential is $1.50 per hour.


Come join ProAmpac who is one of the largest suppliers of consumer packaging products. 


ProAmpac offers a full benefits package! 

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid parental leave
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k with generous company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid Lunch breaks
  • 11 Holidays!
  • Plant Bonus Program
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Safety shoe allotment
  • Generous employee referral program
  • ProAmpac’s Employee Assistance Fund, and much, much more.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Rewind Operator to slit (cut) film to conform to customer specifications.
  • Assists in the setup of the rewind machines to cut and rewind to specific customer requirements.
  • Assists in preparing jobs that are to be run on the rewind machines.
  • Reviews upcoming orders in the Rewind department with the operator, analyzes information, and coordinates efforts to follow the proper procedures and complete the jobs in a safe and timely manner.
  • Prepares jobs being run on the Rewind machines by placing materials on skids next to the Rewinder to ensure a continuous run.
  • Consistently follows all safety procedures and inspects work to ensure the quality of the products meets customer requirements. 
  • Wraps finished rolls and moves rolls to shipping/receiving for timely shipment to the customer.
  • Works with the Operators to complete production reports and necessary paperwork.
  • Responsible for organizing and cleaning the Rewind area.

ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


  • High school diploma or equivalent education.
  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and multiply and divide with three-digit numbers using units of American money, weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Strong ability to read a tape measure.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills to communicate effectively with Assistant Rewinders, Rewind Operators, and Production Supervisors and Leads.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and write simple correspondence, and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers or fellow employees.
  • Ability carry out detailed written or oral instructions and to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.
  • Mechanical aptitude and manufacturing experience preferred.  
  • Positive attitude.