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Seasonal Production Packer (Overnight Shift) in Newburgh, NY at Party City Holdings Inc.

Date Posted: 3/3/2023

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Job Description

Founded in 1947, Amscan Inc., is the consumer products division of Party City Holdings, and is the largest designer, manufacturer and distributor of party goods and accessories in the world. As a worldwide party powerhouse, you can find our products in over 40,000 retail locations in over 100 countries. We offer a wide variety of products for occasions such as birthdays, baby showers, weddings, anniversaries and seasonal holidays. Our diverse product line makes the possibilities for celebration endless. Be a part of the party....​and join us.

Production Packer: 

Job Overview:

Packs finished paper cups, napkins or straws in boxes after reading production schedule which contains package count, box labeling and shipping instructions. Accurately add and records total of finished product packed on shift. Requires using computer keyboard, calculator and bag sealers. Considered light work but standing entire shift on production floor is required.

Responsibilities and Duties
* Use all equipment safely and for the purpose for which it is intended. Make sure all guards, covers and safety devices are in place.
* Key product into the computer
* Check label to confirm it is the correct label, correct product number and that it scans properly.
* Check the product for the correct count, registration, and color
* Check the product to see that the packaging is done correctly.
* Properly pack the required number of packages in the correct boxes.
* Inform the box stacker what totes to use and the heights of the skid when necessary.
* Count the number of boxes on each skid.
* Fill out proper paperwork correctly.
* Adjust the height and width of the box sealing machine.
* Change the tape of the box sealing machines.
* Clear routine jam ups from packaging machines and rethread the poly.
* Put new roll of labels and carbon ribbon on printer as necessary.
* Be alert so the poly, labels and carbon do not run out.
* When necessary, put new roll of poly on packaging machine
* When working on napkins, splice the poly together when needed.
* If the machine you are working on is down for repair or change over, you will make sure area is ready for the next job coming up; boxes, poly, labels). Help clean up the press and area or follow instructions of your supervisor
* Stay in your work area and do not leave the production floor without notifying your supervisor. (Except in an emergency)
* Help keep your work area clean and neat.
* Perform any other duties that may be required.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental, and vision), 401K, life insurance, vacation/sick time, and paid holidays.

Job Requirements

Skills Required:
* Basic computer keyboard skills
* Basic Math Skills

* High School or Equivalent

FLSA Working conditions:
* Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
* Ability to stand entire shift
* Ability to turn while packing

Amscan  is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, religion, martial or partnership status, or any legally protected characteristics. All our employees share the responsibility for supporting our policies for a harassment-free and drug-free workplace.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a 5-panel drug screen satisfactory to Amscan Inc.

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