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Production Support Specialist 3rd Shift

Date: Jan 5, 2019

Location: Leavenworth, KS, US, 66048

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 24171 


Do you want to work for a one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.


This position is on 3rd shift - hours are 11:30pm to 8 am Monday through Friday.


The Production Support Specialist position reports through the Leavenworth production Center and may be in several departments (Specialty, Roll Wrap, Tissue, Webtron, Ribbon).  Individuals in these departments have a variety of duties that support the production departments in various ways.


In this position you will:

  • Perform make ready procedures, operate equipment and make equipment adjustments, as well as trouble shoot equipment malfunctions, and perform preventive maintenance on the equipment.
  • Prepare equipment to run and maintains or exceeds quality and product expectations.  Must be able to perform a variety of roles which may include ordering components, moving stock or components in and out of areas by using a hand or powered transport equipment, jogging and stacking of stock, keeping production lines supplied with stock and supplies, assembling cartons, changing materials/stock on equipment, labeling and packing cartons, moving boxes to skids, assisting the press operator with make readies and press clean ups, or mixing adhesives.
  • Achieve and continually improve specified production including production goals, throughput, etc. during training.  Participate in performance dialogues and team problem-solving activities.
  • Complete regular press maintenance and cleaning, including TPM’s.  Move skids of stock into and away from the press, including completion of related paperwork.  Transport and handle hazardous waste material in accordance with all Federal, State, and Local regulations.  Be certified to operate power lift equipment and skid inverting machine. 
  • Complete required paperwork and computer input on specific SAP screens to confirm production, and spoilage/scrap.
  • Demonstrate the flexibility and teamwork to positively influence how goals are accomplished within shorter periods of time.  Effectively communicate information to the next shift to ensure consistency and continuous operation. 
  • Utilize good safety practices.



To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.



  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Ability to grasp, lift and carry product weighing 20 – 50 lbs. frequently and up to 60 lbs. occasionally
  • Ability to constantly stand and/or walk
  • Ability to frequently reach, twist, bend, perform repetitive hand/wrist motion and fine motor skills, and work at or above shoulder level



  • Experience running production equipment
  • Basic math, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to organize and set-up work area and reorganize as priorities change.  Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to understand the computer and ordering systems and successfully operate both systems
  • Ability to understand and follow established safety procedures and transport hazardous waste material in accordance with all Federal, State, and Local regulations
  • Ability to accept other duties as assigned
  • Ability to learn and retain knowledge
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be able to contribute positively during problem solving sessions



  • Work overtime as required during peak seasons
  • Must pass certification to operate power lift equipment and skid inverting machine
  • This is a climate-controlled manufacturing environment with normal physical injury hazard
  • There is some noise and hearing protection is required by Hallmark.


This position is located in Leavenworth, Kansas.  Relocation is not provided.

Hallmark believes in enriching the lives of our employees by offering benefit programs to help you:

  • Take care of you and yours: We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as discounts on elder care, child care, education assistance and adoption assistance.
  • Save for your future: Through profit sharing, you share in the success of Hallmark. We also offer a 4% match on 401(k) contributions.
  • Enjoy your time: Maximize your work-life balance through Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, community volunteer opportunities and discounts on product, entertainment venues, amusement parks and sporting events.
  • And More! 


Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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