Date Posted: September 23, 2021

Deadline: October 22, 2021

Organization: Ascend

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time



  • Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED.
  • Associates degree, military training, and/or related experience is a plus. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of area specific computer systems and programs.  MS Office, Outlook, Excel and Word.    
  • Basic mechanical understanding.
  • Basic understanding of tools and proper usage.
  • Thorough working knowledge of area safety procedures. -- Used to ensure safe daily operation, safe chemical and raw material transport.
  • Thorough knowledge of Pack Room operating system and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of related plant computer programs and system. -- Used on a daily basis, to enter data, order supplies, etc. System/program used: All-in-One, MS-Outlook, LIMS, SAP, Outlook, Excel and Word     
  • Working knowledge of environmental restrictions and requirements. -- Used if chemicals or materials are released.  Who to call, When to call.


  • SC WorkKeys Math, Reading and Locating with a score of 4 or higher. 


  • Problem Solving:  Probes all fruitful sources for answers; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers; can see hidden problems, uses rigorous logic and methods to solve different problems with effective solutions.                                             
  • Action Oriented:  Is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; seizes more opportunities than others; enjoys working hard; not fearful of acting with a minimum amount of planning. 
  • Functional/Technical Skills:  Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.                                             
  • Integrity & Trust:  Is seen as a direct and truthful individual; is widely trusted; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes and doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.


  • May be exposed to various hazards such as corrosive chemicals (acetic acid for autoclave acid boil), steam, molten polymer, equipment related dangers, etc.
  • Routine safety equipment:  long sleeves, safety shoes, hard hat, ear plugs/muffs, safety glasses
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to push/pull buggies or carts up to 200 lbs.
  • Ability to carry 25 lbs. or less.
  • Capable of climbing flights of stairs or ladders.
  • Working at heights
  • Capable of walking/standing 8-10 hours per day.
Job Description:


The Pack Room Operator is responsible for providing the manufacturing areas with adequate levels of packs and support parts to sustain a continually operating process. The Pack Room Operator interfaces daily with area personnel, and other team members concerning process, products and equipment situations. The operator has regular interaction with Engineering, shift technicians, mechanics, and electricians dealing with equipment repair.


  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one priority by adhering to all safe work practices, policies, and processes and operations in a secure manner always  
  • All job tasks are carried out with quality in mind to ensure packs are correctly built for optimal performance. 


  • Build pack from a formula or test sheets and determine material needed to complete each pack.
  • Anticipate needs several days in advance according to production schedule and pack inventory. Build packs according to production needs using correct formula, torque specifications and proper care of pack parts.
  • Take samples, record data, observe results, and determine if material used in building pack are within specification limits.  Evaluate part for damage. 
  • Troubleshoot the process and/or equipment, when necessary
  • When problems occur that require maintenance support, make the contact and follow-up on the work to be done.
  • Clean and maintain the Pack Room and equipment
  • Coordinate shipments of packs to and from DSV and PNS.
  • Perform in-house spinneret inspections.
  • Monitor/analyze pack tracking data to identify spinneret issues, pack failure rates and pack failure modes.
  • Manage pack part inventory for area.  Conserve costs by good management of supplies and parts.
  • Perform pack changes.
  • Monitor/troubleshoot pack preheaters.
  • Comply with all safety/health related policies and procedures, participate in company sponsored safety programs and activities, and report to management those conditions or actions by employees or others that might create a hazard to themselves or others in the plant.  Reports any work-related injury or illness, no matter how minor, to their supervisor or lead.
  • While this position is primarily days, on occasion may be needed to work when needed.
  • Must be able to work call-ins, unscheduled hours, and overtime as needed. 


  • Reports to: Production Manager
Application Process:
Apply on company website.
Employer Address:

1515 Hwy 246 S
Greenwood, SC 29646
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.