Converting Machine Helper
Position Title: Converting Machine Helper
location: Neenah, WI
SCHEDULE: Employees work Mon-FRI with MANDATORY sATURDAY O.T. scheduled as needed. This position follows a rotating shift schedule. Employees may be required to work 12 hour or 8 hour rotating shifts.
Mativ is the newly created company through the combination of SWM and Neenah. This is an exciting opportunity for both companies to come together and create a global leader in specialty materials and solutions with approximately $3B in sales generated through our complementary products, innovation capabilities, customers, and attractive end-markets. Together, there is potential to create significant value for our customers, shareholders, and, most importantly, our employees. Mativ is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The Company offers a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. With over 7,500 employees worldwide, we manufacture on four continents and generate sales in more than 100 countries. We offer a wide range of premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.
Mativ has openings for paper converting machine helpers (these entry level production positions typically begin in the retail department supporting the retail converting operations).
One of the ways Mativ demonstrates its commitment to you, as an employee, is through its compensation program. Most people think of compensation as direct pay, but employee benefits can be a sizable portion of your total compensation. Mativ maintains a competitive compensation program by benchmarking its program with other companies. Mativ provides a large selection of benefits that help protect your health, wealth, and well-being. The company provides some benefits at no cost to you, some you pay for, and other benefit costs are split between the company and you. The flexibility of the Mativ benefits program helps you create the best benefits program that fits your needs and your lifestyle.
Employees get to choose from a variety of medical plans, dental plans, and vision as well. Employees have company paid short-term disability, wellness programs with health club membership reimbursement program, employee assistance programs, and a 401k with a company match, paid holidays, and vacations. Employee benefits begin on their first day of employment with the company; with paid holidays after 60 days. Mativ offers 12 paid holidays per year.
Employees are also compensated for overtime and shift differential. Employees are paid time and one-half for hours worked more than 8 in one day or more than 40 in one week (other than mutual agreement hours). Employees are also paid double time for hours worked on Sundays. The shift differential is 26¢ for 2nd shift and 52¢ additional for hours worked on 3rd shift. Starting pay is $20.90/hr. Employees work Mon-FRI with O.T. scheduled as needed.
Mativ has grown annually over the last seven years despite a declining industry. This is the direct result of a strong leadership team with a strategic approach. Now is a great time to join the Mativ converting center as the opportunity for job and wage growth is great through expansion and retirement opportunities. Job and wage growth opportunities can happen as early as within six months of employment and include movement to operator roles, our finishing center, our paper mill (also located in Neenah, WI), and within our maintenance apprentice program. Employment opportunities also exist in roles such as customer service, logistics, and operations. Mativ also provides and encourages employees to become involved in opportunities with our safety committees, wellness committees, training teams, and lean manufacturing improvements.
This is an entry level position which rotates within the department to support converting machine operation. Employees will move product, pack boxes, drive powered industrial equipment as part of their duties.
- MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE
- MUST POSSESS A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED
- A TWO-YEAR TECHNICAL DEGREE IS A PLUS
- DEMONSTRATE PERSONAL SAFETY AWARENESS AND PROMOTE A SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENT
- WILLING TO WORK ROTATING SHIFTS/OVERTIME
- GOOD MECHANICAL AND TROUBLESHOOTING SKILLS
- SOLID COMPUTER SKILLS
- OPERATE HIGH SPEED EQUIPMENT AFTER AN INITIAL TRAINING PERIOD
- ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN A TEAM OR SELF-DIRECTED WORK ENVIRONMENT
- PAPER MACHINE, CONVERTING, OR OTHER PROCESS RELATED EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or other protected status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Mativ is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce, and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Mativ, please email our Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected].