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Combi Laminator Operator

Posted: 05/07/2021

ePac Flexible Packaging is a rapidly growing company with locations across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Indonesia.  Built on break-through digital printing, ePac is at the crossroads of advanced technology and manufacturing. ePac’s mission is to provide locally-based consumer packaged goods companies the ability to compete with large brands with great packaging. Our customers are predominantly locally-based small and medium-sized CPGs, many of whom are focused on creating natural and innovative products for their consumers. Since opening our first manufacturing facility in 2016, our mission has been clear – to help small brands obtain big brand presence, give back to the communities we serve and contribute to the creation of a more sustainable, circular economy. 


The Combi Lamination Operator is responsible for setting up the Combi laminator, running production of the laminator, cleaning and all related maintenance of the machine.  


  • Identifies and ensures that proper materials are used for production
  • Ensures mistakes are not made and materials match as necessary
  • Manages pre-run testing of the material to ensure the correct coding weights and bond strength are applied
  • Runs the proper amount of material/footage to the job order
  • Completes proper checking of production and material
  • Prepares for production at the end of each day for the following day 
  • Correctly build up production orders and doctor blade assemblies
  • Perform all required quality checks prior to producing all production orders to ensure a product can be processed at the next stage of the manufacturing process.
  • Load and unload material from the laminators using defined equipment 
  • Install/remove laminator sleeves as required for each production order.
  • Follow the production schedule as issued by production control
  • Set up and operate specific Laminating Machine according to company laminating procedures and guidelines.
  • Apply proper adhesive and wind rolls according to specs.
  • Job Order interpretation.
  • Follow equipment and workplace cleaning/sanitation procedures, to complete Sanitation checklist
  • Check first, middle and last piece conformance to specifications
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  • Perform daily and periodic preventative maintenance duties specified for assigned machines/equipment.
  • Maintain cleanliness of machines/equipment and adjacent work area to AIB standards.
  • Report quality issues to Production Manager for analysis and/or remedy
  • Report all Food Safety Violations to management


  • Performs other duties as assigned 
  • Turns on auxiliary and other equipment as needed
  • Loads and unloads trucks as needed


  • Ability to read rulers
  • Ability to read and understand gauges
  • Testing of equipment
  • Ability to use a micrometer
  • Understanding of lamination process
  • Must have good communication skills both personal and via email 
  • Multiple machine qualifications preferred
  • Must have outstanding troubleshooting skills 
  • Must have good judgment with decision making in regards to Safety and Quality 
  • Ability to complete production related documentation on both computer and paper forms 
  • Must have excellent team skills 
  • Ability to take direction from several individuals 
  • Ability to work additional overtime if required to get the job tasks completed 
  • Self-motivated and ability to make decisions


  • 3-5 years of experience in production, lamination and printing setting
  • Forklift operation
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Responsibility in the area of food safety essentials from AIB international section of adequacy of prerequisite and food safety programs 
  • Ability to pass training tests/methods to become qualified on one or more alternative production machines such as slitting, pouching, and printing


  • Mostly on the production floor
  • Occasional meetings in a professional office setting
  • Hearing protection
  • Cut resistant glove
  • Handling of solventless adhesives and cleaning solvents
  • Some mandatory overtime
  • Safety glasses
  • Keep clothes clean and untorn
  • Cleaning area daily to maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)???????


We offer an excellent benefit and compensation package that consists of the following:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription drug program. 
  • Paid vacation day and holidays
  • Short term disability, long term disability and company paid life insurance plans 
  • 401(k) with generous company match.

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