Folding Carton Gluer Operator

Accord Carton is seeking a full-time Folding Carton Gluer Operator to work in our Alsip location.

This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of various gluing machines to produce excellent quality products for our customers. The Operator is also responsible for directing the work of team members to maximize productivity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completing make-readies and in-process adjustments on glue machines.
  • Operating various glue machines, glue extrusion units, and case packing machines.
  • Reducing carton waste and rework and producing quality cartons.
  • Reading and understanding the order job ticket before make-ready or for a job already running.
  • Feeding, packing, catching cartons when needed.
  • Checking carton quality, batch count and case pack regularly.
  • Completing the job order and checking final production count against order.
  • Ensuring that feeders, catchers, packers complete their assigned job duties effectively.
  • Assisting case stacker with setting up and labeling cases.
  • Doing operator level machine repairs and maintenance when needed.
  • Completing preventative maintenance and the appropriate documentation as required.
  • Cleaning machines and sweeping floors.
  • Carton rework or salvage if necessary.


  • Three plus years of experience as a Gluer/Finishing Operator in a manufacturing folding carton plant is highly desirable.
  • Experience setting up and operating gluing machines, producing side seam, auto bottom, reverse fold, window cartons on various substrates, coatings and laminates such as foil, UV, and aqueous coatings is required.
  • Experience setting up and operating glue extrusion units, case packers and performing operator level maintenance while complying with/following ISO 9001:2000, AIB, Siliker and SQF requirements.

To be considered for a role at Accord Carton, please e-mail your resume to Scott in HR at

Accord Carton is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.