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Machine Operator

Wixom, Michigan - Posted on January 14, 2022
Published By Amanda Fetterman

Now hiring Rewind Machine Operators in Wixom!

Job Description

Trillium Staffing is now seeking 2nd shift Rewind Machine Operators for long-term work!

Schedule is Mon-Fri 3 PM-11 PM- Will train on 1st shift Mon-Fri 7 am -3 pm until trained and ready to move to permanent shift. Starting pay at $15 per hour and potential to move to $16 per hour if hired in direct. Position available in the Wixom, MI. area working at our client location who is a leader in the printing & packaging industry. Direct hire or temporary to hire opportunities available.

Will be responsible for operating a rewind machine to take large rolls from a press and break them down into smaller rolls following the customer’s specifications. Follow specifications on the job ticket to complete the rolls to the right length, copy position, and core size. Responsible for verifying quality of supplied rolls and reviewing product for defects to ensure the highest quality product for our customers. May also box product or perform other finishing duties to ensure product is provided to shipping in an accurate and timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Review job work instructions/tickets and set up the rewind machine properly for the job, including blades, cores, and copy position. 
-Operate the machine to break the large press rolls into finished customer rolls.
-Review labels and rolls for quality and consistency. 
-Perform splices in which two rolls of the same product are taped together.  Follow company procedures and requirements for verification of the product ID numbers and visual inspection with supervisor sign off.
-Verify Core IDs for the finished rolls and place them inside and outside of the roll, following verification by the supervisor that the Core ID is correct.
-Place finished rolls in the proper box, verifying the core and box IDs match, and place the box in the designated area for either shipping or stock products.
-Communicate with Shift Supervisor, Production Manager, and/or Scheduler regarding issues with the label, including over or under runs, label quality, or ID number questions.
-Maintain the work area and machines in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed company policies and safety regulations.
-Additional duties as required.
-Willing to attend required training courses or sessions related to the job as assigned.

If interested, please apply today!


-High School diploma or equivalent.
-At least one year of previous machine operation experience. Printing related production experience preferred.
-Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs regularly and up to 75 pounds with assistance.
-Ability to pass pre-employment screenings.

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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      For their attention to detail, their customer service-oriented style, and their ongoing follow up, I would recommend Trillium Staffing for your staffing needs.