Clearwater Paper Corporation

Equipment Operator

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Job Post Information : Post End Date (EST)


Clearwater Paper manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, hard roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The Company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the Company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters. Clearwater Paper's employees build shareholder value by developing strong customer partnerships through quality and service.


At Clearwater Paper, we have made it a priority to build a clearly defined workplace culture that is consistent companywide. Key aspects of our culture include:

  • Clear Values.  We embrace and practice integrity, openness and candor; environmental responsibility; a commitment to quality; and a focus on customers.
  • Continuous improvement. We believe there are always opportunities to raise the bar and get better.  We engage our employees in improving both the business and their performance.
  • Performance driven. We are focused on winning together and on delivering results.

Our customers’ success and our success requires everyone to do their part, whether we are finding new ways to be profitable or reducing our environmental footprint.  If you are looking for teamwork, a sense of purpose, and a leading company that is growing fast, we are looking for you.


  • Inspection and safe preparation of new parent rolls.
  • Lifting 40 to 50 pound core chucks
  • Overhead crane operations
  • Slabbing\disposing of used roles
  • Stacking and banding of spent cores
  • All associated paper work (JDE)
  • Monitoring /filling 15 pound glues totes.
  • Safe operation of the equipment
  • Communicates with the appropriate team members on any machine problems, material changes or quality conditions.
  • Changing over equipment in the winder area which include but is not limited to core machines, winder, tail sealer, accumulator and low saw.
  • Responsible for quality product from parent rolls to rolls coming from the log saw
  • Perform basic equipment repairs and cleaning, production changeovers and routine maintenance
  • Load and unload 15 pound log saw blades
  • Changing over equipment in the wrapper area which include case packer, diverters, conveyors, product stacking, hand pack, and rewinder.
  • Controls the operation of the machine including adjustments and minor repairs necessary to produce a quality product, which meets company process and product specifications.  


Education and Related Experience:

  • Must have and be able to provide proof of a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have eighteen months or more of continuous full-time work experience with a single employer within the past four years or   been a full-time student
  • Individuals must be authorized to work in the U.S. and able to provide proper identification
  • Able to work shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Normal mobility, manual dexterity, normal visual and auditory ability. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and utilize assisting devices for heavier lifting.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-direction
  • positive communication
  • organization
  • time-management
  • ability to work overtime when needed.



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