York Container Company
April 21, 2022
138 Mt. Zion Road, P.O. Box 3008, York, Pennsylvania
Job Type
First Shift - $18.00 2nd & 3rd Shift - $19.80 ($18.00 Base rate plus $1.80 shift differential)
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Contact Name
Karen Beck
Contact Phone
717-757-7611 ext. 120


Full Job Description - Full Time

York Container is an industry leader in the manufacture of performance-based brown box, multi-color display-ready and e-commerce corrugated packaging to some of the most well-known names in the consumer products world. We are in search of highly-motivated, self-driven Production Helpers to join our successful teams!


Job Summary:

Assist the operator and assistant in the setup and running of machine, with a focus on time saving practices to limit downtime and setup times. Ensure a quality product is being released to our customers

Essential Job Functions:

  • Must possess sense of urgency in fast-paced environment, while working safely
  • Limit scrap waste,
  • Deliver scrap waste to proper dept when scrap truck is full, and accurately tag for waste reporting
  • Collect top and bottom sheets (dunnage) to expedite converting process
  • Pack products for shipment as specified for individual orders
  • Learn and practice good lock out/ tag out procedures
  • Follow reporting processes for accurate completion of production paperwork and CTI/HRMS
  • Hang print plates, mount die boards and handle ink
  • Read and understand production order copy for every production run, and assist operator in ensuring quality (includes basic corrugated terminology)
  • Understand machine mechanical functionality, and conduct in depth cleaning of press when scheduled

Other Functions:

  • Run press in case of operator unavailability
  • Work overtime as needed in Production and directed by the Director of Operations

In addition to the functions listed above, the employee is expected to: exercise honesty, integrity and respect with all clients and co-workers, maintain an acceptable appearance and demeanor, demonstrate a positive attitude, dependability, reliability, self sufficiency, communicate effectively with co-workers. Furthermore, to work with accuracy, efficiency and attention to detail, maintain good attendance by working when and where directed, work safely in compliance with all safety policies, respect the work environment and keep it as neat and clean as possible, and exercise initiative to learn new skills and tasks and to help co-workers when possible. The employee is also expected to perform such other duties and functions as required and assigned from time to time.


  • High School Diploma/GED preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years’ corrugated experience or related manufacturing industry preferred


Hot and cold conditions may be present as ability to control the temperature is limited. Warehouse/Shipping are impacted by the seasons and weather. Dust, dirt, and some odors, chemicals and solvents may be present in the workplace. Varied ranges of loud noise requiring hearing protection are present, so must be able to use ear plugs or muffs for protection. Bright to dim lighting situations are present. No sitting except on assigned break periods which are provided.

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