Machine Operator ($22.77/hr) in Memphis, TN at KRUGER PRODUCTS – KTG USA

Date Posted: 4/21/2024

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Job Description

Come Roll With Us!!

At Kruger Products we have a shared vision for greatness. We manufacture some of North America’s most popular tissue brands - Cashmere®, Purex®, Scotties®’, SpongeTowels®, White Cloud®, as well as products for use away from home. We always want to do better for our customers and our world. The awards we’ve earned remind us that our hard work and commitment to doing the right thing pays off. But they aren’t what keep us going. It’s the people who work here, who believe in what we do – and how we do it that truly matters.

We are leaders in our communities, leaders in sustainability, and leaders in connecting with our consumers. Our headquarters is in Mississauga, ON, and we proudly have nearly 2,700 employees spread across eight manufacturing plants in Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario, and Tennessee.

The Production/Machine Operator positions are part of a team that has accountability for the safe operation of equipment in one of the production areas which may include: Paper Machines or Converting Operations. Production/Machine Operators will ensure that all finished paper products adhere to quality conformance and diligence specifications. Production/Machine Operators will always accept personal responsibility for themselves and assist where they can with the safety of other team members and contractors. This is an hourly paid position that works a 12hr. rotating shift schedule. The facility operates on a 24-hour, 7 day per week, 365 day per year basis.  Successful candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, and physical.


Production/Machine Operators will safely:

  • Operate their primary equipment (for example: forklifts, rewinder, core machines, core delivery systems, log saws, palletizers, wrapper/bundlers, and/or case packers, etc.) at centerline conditions, standard speeds, etc. to maximize productivity.
  • Input data into and monitor mill-wide Data Collection Systems as required to verify continuous operation at machine set-points.
  • Maintaining housekeeping standards i.e. ensure periodic clean-up of equipment per SOP, log saw house maintenance, or other housekeeping requirements for their relative operational area, etc.
  • Performing grade changes, required inspections, lubrications and other operator basic care as identified per SOP.
  • Initiating, completing and/or assisting with equipment maintenance and repair as needed.

Job Requirements


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A record of stable & continuous employment for 2 years, with preference for manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs., climb ladders and stairs, and stand for continuous periods of time
  • Ability to work rotating 12hr shifts, OT, & weekends/holidays
  • Ability to work in a hot, humid, noisy, & high volume machine production area

K.T.G.(USA) Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest in K.T.G.(USA) Inc., but only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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