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Expanding Industry!

AIDT is seeking applicants for an expanding company in Birmingham, Alabama.

Cascades Sonoco Logo


With a combined history of more than 160 years, Cascades Sonoco was established in 1992 as a freestanding joint venture between Cascades Inc. and Sonoco Products Ltd. The multi-million dollar expansion at Cascades Sonoco's Birmingham facility will support the company's innovative new water-based barrier coating product line, FlexSHIELD, FluteSHIELD and SurfSHIELD. The company is currently looking to fill the following positions:

Utility Team Members

(Applicants for Utility Team Member position must complete an AIDT pre-employment training program.)

Starting Rate: $15.72 per hour
Increased to $16.16 per hour after 90 days

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prep raw material at the load stand area.
  • Do all raw material and finished good quality tests.
  • Prep finished roll and pallets by using proper packaging instructions.
  • Assist in any needs in the production area.
  • Drive forklift and clamp truck.
  • Input information into AS400 system.
  • Maintain 5S.
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner.
  • Perform any other duties requested by manager or supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • At least 1 year of previous manufacturing experience.
  • Must take mechanical and personality testing and be recommended by the testing company.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Some computer experience.
  • Respect for individuals, the organization, occupational health and safety, authority, the community and the team.
  • Ability to work in teams.
  • Ability to adapt.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Good communication skills.

Water-Based Line Operators

Pay Rate: $23.66 per hour

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate the Water-Based line which can include the following:
    • Winding and Unwinding Machine
    • Conveyor System
    • Coating feed systems
    • Knowledge of Coaters and Dryers
    • Flame Treatment
  • All other areas associated with the new water-based line
  • Make all adjustments to the water-based line including but not limited to: size, paper grades, coatings.
  • Conduct all quality control tests daily.
  • Carry out inspections of the equipment daily and inform maintenance of all issues.
  • Direct packaging and labeling of all rolls to proper packaging instructions.
  • Direct other Water-Based coater team members in the carrying out of their duties.
  • Complete non-compliance reports as needed.
  • Ability to drive forklift.
  • Calibrate and make adjustments to the machine.
  • Input information in the MES system.
  • Maintain 5S.
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner.
  • Perform any other duties requested by manager or supervisor.

Assistant Water-Based Line Operators

Pay Rate: $21.82 per hour

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare cores needed for production.
  • Remove rolls of finished product.
  • Perform the following Operator duties as needed:
    • Operate the Water-Based line which can include the following:
      • Winding and Unwinding Machine
      • Conveyor System
      • Coating feed systems
      • Knowledge of Coaters and Dryers
      • Flame Treatment
      • All other areas associated with the new water-based line
    • Make all adjustments to the water-based line including but not limited to: size, paper grades, coatings.
    • Conduct all quality control tests daily.
    • Carry out inspections of the equipment daily and inform maintenance of all issues.
    • Direct packaging and labeling of all rolls to proper packaging instructions.
    • Direct other Water-Based coater team members in the carrying out of their duties.
    • Complete non-compliance reports as needed.
    • Ability to drive forklift.
    • Calibrate and make adjustments to the machine.
    • Input information in the MES system.
    • Maintain 5S.
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner.
  • Perform any other duties requested by manager or supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications for Water-Based Line Operators and Assistant Water-Based Line Operators Positions:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least 1 year of previous manufacturing experience
  • Must take mechanical, critical thinking, motivation and personality testing and be recommended by the testing company
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Chemical knowledge a plus
  • Computer experience (SAP/MES)
  • Respects individuals, the organization, occupational health and safety, authority, the community, and the team
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Ability to adapt
  • Ability to take the initiative
  • Good communication skills

To Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the "Apply" button below.

Must be willing to work 12-hour shift (1st: 7am-7pm -or- 2nd: 7pm-7am)

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