Packager 1st shift

    • Job Tracking ID: 512812-613745
    • Job Location: Chippewa Falls, WI
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 28, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: March 25, 2018
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Job Description:



Come and join a growing organization in Chippewa Falls, WI


  • Engery
  • Reliability
  • Team Work
  • Can-Do-Attitude

SUMMARY: Packages materials and products manually by performing the following duties:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assembles packaging container, may use staple machine, banding machine and/or tape machine

Does final inspection and wipe down of product components

Lines, pads and labels cartons

Wraps or places protective material around product

Follows specifications when placing products securely into packaging carton

Closes and seals containers, stacks and secures containers onto skid for storage and/or transport

Inspects materials, products and containers at each step of packaging process

Occasionally cuts corrugated or foam inserts for packing

Operates pallet jack to move skids of product to shipping, warehouse of other production area as directed

Records Information such as quantities, work time, date and other job information on daily time document and routing sheets

Keeps work area free of clutter and debris


Miscellaneous other duties may be assigned to staff by supervisor including duties in other departments

Cross Training: Due to the nature of manufacturing and the Spectrum Industries line of products, in order to achieve optimum efficiency and utilization of equipment, space and personnel, it is necessary at times for employees to be trained and work as a ‘fill-in’ in other production and/or support areas.

Requires routine contact and cooperation within immediate department with co-workers and supervisors on a regular basis. Transfer of or access to information and data may be confidential in natu



Experience and Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Minimum high school education with six months to 1 year related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum three months on-the-job training.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, comprehend and follow simple instructions both verbally and written as well as other correspondence and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

MATEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to accurately comprehend and apply measuring device readings.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


COMPLEXITY: Requires the ability to understand and follow specific instructions of usually standardized work. Exercise ordinary judgment; follow regular safety and quality procedures. Methods are in place to prevent errors. Responsible for own work but may instruct others
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand/walk on a hard surface and use hands to finger, handle, move and lift products and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stoop or crouch in order to move products from one area to another. The employee is occasionally required climb a ladder or stepping stool in order to retrieve items. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts with limited exposure to fumes or airborne particles associated with gluing products, wood dust and corrugation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Location temperature is affected by seasonal factors.
SAFETY FACTORS: Safety sensitive work area, Safety shoes, and protective eye wear required, other safety equipment and gear may be required as needed. Production dress code applies.



The starting wage for this position is $12.87 per hour

Spectrum Industries offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package including but not limited to:

Holiday Pay


Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Life Insurance

Short-Term Disability

401K with employer matching component

Training and Development

Voluntary Benefit Options

Near site Clinic for employees and family