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Packaging Corporation of America

Tooling Specialist - 2nd Shift


All Production

Full Time

On Site


Columbus, Indiana, United States

Tooling Specialist - 2nd Shift

Columbus, IN, USA Req #6131
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company. Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence. We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers. Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

BASE PAY: $20.30 per hour plus $0.75 per hour shift differential


  • Check in newly received tooling/material.
  • Maintain and pull repeat tooling: Printing plates and cutting dies
  • Deliver required tooling to each machine before setup begins.
  • Maintain Shop and shop equipment per 5S Standards.
  • Works as part of a team in support of a manufacturing operation with a goal of increasing productivity while decreasing downtime and waste.
  • Assume active role in overall plant facilities-related work.
  • Position requires assisting all jobs on the plant floor.
  • Follow all company safety rules and lock-out tag-out procedures.
  • Maintain Shop and shop equipment per 5S Standards.
  • May be required to stack parts up to 30 lbs. for a period of up to 12 hours.


  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Be passionate about maintaining a safe work environment
  • Able to pass pre-employment physical and drug test.
  • Must be able to sit, stoop, and bend.
  • Must be able to pull and stage tooling up to 85 lbs.
  • Must be able to train and be certified for Scissor Lift use
  • Must be able to manage inventory slot locations
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends as needed.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


  • Experience in a packaging or other manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in use of Scissor Lift


  • Must be willing to work closely on a day-to-day basis with other production personnel.
  • Ability to share ideas with others to solve problems of essential importance.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with multiple numbers and schedules
  • Thrive in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Work with a sense of urgency to reduce downtime of machines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires basic computer skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.


  • Personal protective equipment – such as eye protection, hearing protection, foot protection, cut resistant gloves, or other special protective equipment – is necessary to reduce hazard exposure
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear for up to 12 hours on a daily basis
  • Ability to push, pull, bend, and stoop repetitively
  • Required to use hands and arms to reach, stack and turn with repetitive motion
  • Also required to stoop, kneel, and or crouch
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 85 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision and distance vision
BENEFITS: Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Gainsharing Bonus

All qualified applicants must apply at [Register to View] to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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  • Pay Type Hourly