Semi Auto Stitcher Operator - 3rd shift

Gallatin, TN

Req #4051
Posted: 02/22/21

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

Principle Accountabilities:

Set-up machine accurately in accordance with proper setup techniques.

Monitor inventory of stitcher wire.

Monitor box quality, including, but not limited to, loose liner, scoring, folding, and print.  Also, the proper placement/application of the stitch.

Ensure finished boxes are properly stacked for unitizing and/or palletizing.

Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed.

Cross-train on other machines.

Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to:  Production Data, Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, Quality Data.

Enter work order in BPMS for needed repairs.  Be proactive in the maintenance of equipment.

Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.

Adhere to production schedule.  Make recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality and service goals. 

Report any unusual scheduling issues to Supervisor.

Comply with company policies and procedures.

Additional duties may be assigned by management.

Basic Qualifications: 

High school diploma/GED.


Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice, both during the week and weekends.

Ability to work in manufacturing environment, with varying temperatures.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a packaging or other manufacturing environment.

6 months experience working on a Semi Auto Stitcher machine.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

Ability to work within a team and effectively communicate with members.

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.