Manufacturing - Sheeting Operator (12 hour PM Shift)
Job Details
Spokane Corporate Office - Spokane, WA
Full Time
$16.00 Hourly

Sonderen Packaging is hiring for Manufacturing Positions.

Sonderen Packaging is a family company in its third generation of ownership, since 1963. We strive to maintain a family focused culture, built on respect to our customers and employees.

Sonderen Packaging offers:

  • Competitive Wages (positions with step progression, you earn as you learn)
  • Signing Bonus - $500 if eligible
  • 401(k) + company match up to 4%
  • Medical, dental and life Insurance after 60 days.
  • Health Insurance (choice of 3 plans) for employee AND family (company even pays a portion of dependent premiums)
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Life Insurance/Supplemental Life
  • Vacation, Sick and 6.5 holidays
  • Referral bonus – up to $500 if eligible

Work Hard Play Hard is what it’s all about. We have our annual summer picnic and winter party, monthly meal or giveaways, birthday wheel, several opportunities to help our local community with fundraisers and our partnership with Rogers High School on the Bite2Go program.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment testing
  • Previous manufacturing experience is always a plus, but not required.


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Job type: Full-Time

Pay: Varied on Position, Shift and experience


  • 8 hour, 10 hour, 12 hour shifts
  • Days, Swing, Grave and weekend
  • Open 7 days a week
  • Overtime

COVID-19 considerations: Sonderen Packaging follows all CDC and local guidelines

Go to the company website to see all employment opportunities.


Follow quality checks and provide to next department. Follow and sign off make ready checklist for each job run; add to job ticket sleeve. Review production run quality checklist for each sheeted load, and initial. Read, understand and verify instructions on job ticket are accurate. Ensure load tags include job #, customer, sheet size, caliper, load # and operator initials).

Keep the machine and equipment running in a safe and efficient manner. Ensure efficiencies, run speeds, and down time are within specified limits. Assist with troubleshooting and adjusting problems during runs.

Keep work area neat, clean, and free of hazards. Maintain chemicals and rags on sheeter.

Prep, stage and maintain rolls for jobs.

Ability to read and understand the job ticket and sheeting schedule.

Operators are responsible for contacting a supervisor when quality standards cannot be met.

Set up and run jobs in the most effective and efficient manner as possible. Assist where needed in printing/sheeting department. Understand how to run all sheeting machines including make ready, Dadex and quick change functions on Maxon.

Train operators on machine usage. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively with all operators through shift transitions. Keep work area neat, clean, and free of hazards.

Perform P/M on unit, change belts, blades and trouble shoot problems.

While the regular working cycle of this production is usually four - ten hour days on Monday-Thursday, or a scheduled weekend shift Friday-Sunday three-twelve hour days, and administrative position working five-eight hour days Monday-Friday; working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.

Regular and predictable attendance is required between the assigned start and end times of work.

Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.

It is the essential function of the job that the individual will not be a direct threat to the health or safety of themselves, others, or property. Direct threat is defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation

Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.

Ability to meet the knowledge, skills, abilities, physical requirements and working conditions set forth in this position description and on the attached Physical Demands Assessment

Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the company policies and procedures

Broad training in a related professional field usually acquired through HS diploma or Equivalent education or an equivalent combination knowledge, skills, education or work related experience.

Job related experience for six (6 months) sheeting experience with hands-on mechanical skills minimum.

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively with all operators through shift transitions.

Learn to trouble shoot problems and do preventive maintenance as needed.

Recycles all paper and cardboard by placing them in their proper containers