Roll Shafter 3rd Shift - Hood Packaging Corporation

Hood Packaging Corporation

Sibley, IA, US

Hood Packaging is currently recruiting for a Roll Shafter for our Sibley, IA facility.   We are a team that strives to be here for each other, get it right the first time, and get better every day. 

Hood Packaging Corporation has a rich history in North America as a leader in the packaging industry. From day one, our company has been at the forefront in the design and manufacture of a wide range of packaging materials. Our goal at Hood Packaging is to provide a product that is manufactured in a safety conscious environment with attention to high quality, timeliness, and that consistently exceeds safe quality food standards.  We are able to meet our goal every day because we employ some of the best packaging people in the industry. We couldn't succeed without our dedicated employees. If you are looking for more than just a job and you want a career, consider Hood Packaging Corporation.  

Desired Qualifications:




1.       Good basic math, reading, writing and verbal communication skills.  


2.       Be able to stand/walk 75% of the time, up to four hours at a time.


3.       Be able to lift/carry 5-15 lbs. 90% of the time and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.


4.       Good vision and hand/eye coordination.


5.       Teamwork skills: work closely within the department and with other departments.


6.      Cooperation and flexibility: be willing to work in other areas of the plant when the need arises.







Production efficiencies are met when there is little or no down time on a machine. The roll Shafter can affect this by planning ahead, monitoring the raw materials and being prepared to make quick, and careful roll changes. Verifying that the proper raw materials are being used for the job is also critical to reducing costs of poor quality.



Application Instructions:

Hood Packaging Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap or any other legally protected status.






To shaft and place rolls of paper or poly onto roll stands in preparation for production. 






1. Verify proper paper and poly for a given job. 


2. Prepare the roll to be shafted. 


3. Shaft and lift the roll onto the roll stand. 


4. Assist the operator with set-up as needed


5.  Complete work cards to accurately describe work that was performed.


6. Keep the work area clean; sweep, pick up, etc. 




1. Read the job order, check paper, poly and adhesive to see that they are right for the job


2. Remove the outer cover, remove and save label or records, slice off the tape


3. Shaft the roll, place the collars in the proper position and secure.


4. Use the hoist to lift and place the roll onto the roll stand. 


5. Splice the roll onto the paper or poly with tape


6. Monitor the rolls so that they do not run out before re-splicing a new roll

Location: Sibley, IA, US

Type: Full Time

Open: Friday August 5th

Close: Monday September 5th 2022