Comparator Operator Job Description Sample
Supplier Manager, Comparator
Job Description: Supplier Manager, Comparator Position Summary Provide support to Catalent’s Global comparator business to achieve higher margins and end to end customer satisfaction and deliver results to clients by: participating in comparator project development, coordinating with functional resources at the sites (including sales, finance, quality, regulatory, proposal leads, PM’s, Global trade, and procurement and distribution departments), and support and maintain client and supplier relationships. The Role
Support Comparator Projects Globally
Manage all comparator suppliers globally
Develop and implement a strategic vendor plan, including:
Prioritize adding vendors in strategic regions to drive margin growth and regional access. Work with quality to review and prioritize the audit schedule
Develop spend targets for key suppliers
Schedule, coordinate and manage quarterly, Bi-annual, or annual business reviews with key suppliers.
Manage quality issue with suppliers, and explore KPI’s, rebates, and driving lower cost
Supervise execution on comparator contracts; in all processing and fulfillment steps to gain overall customer satisfaction.
Work closely with the suppliers, other Catalent network sites, and functions
Manage processing and fulfillment of Comparator orders; including sales orders, invoicing, placing supplier POs etc. Ensure that signed client quotes match vendor orders.
Manage coordination of outgoing comparator shipment request (BSSR). Verify shipping details including delivery address, shipping conditions, approved MRAP in place, etc.
Provide advisory support to clients, PM’s, AD’s, distribution etc. as required to meet comparator project timelines, as well as any questions or challenges related to the project; ensure end-to-end customer satisfaction and accuracy.
Organize, maintain and provide timely and accurate activity reports.
Foster clear communication of multi-sites projects and among business lines. The Candidate
Bachelor’s degree – Business Administration/Management preferred; 2-3 years’ work experience preferred.
Procurement/vendor management experience
Experience in clinical trials and Comparator sourcing, clinical distribution, packaging, and Pharmaceuticals. Position Benefits
Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process
Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment + 19 days of paid time off annually + 7 paid holidays About Catalent Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where our professionals work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market, for the benefit of patients globally. Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied. ™Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities, or contact us at +1 877 503 9493. Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process. Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you. Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career – join the global drug development and delivery leader! You will help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply some of the over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Our highly skilled, dedicated global team of over 9,500 is passionate about improving the health of patients by combining their personal expertise with advanced technologies to advance science and supply innovative new products of the highest quality to patients globally. Why Catalent?
Gain unparalleled experience by working on multiple products and technologies – we launch nearly 200 new products for our customers each year.
We have 20 global pharmaceutical Product Development teams on five continents, who are, at any given time, working on over 700 new products and hundreds of ongoing clinical trials.
Our products include some of the latest life-saving medicines as well as some of the most well-known consumer health brands used by families every day.
Catalent’s more than 30 global facilities on 5 continents manufacture over 70 billion doses of over 7,000 important medicines and consumer health products.
Nearly 1 in 20 doses of medicines taken around the world has been touched by the Catalent team.
We have +1,100 patents on many superior patient-preferred technologies used by all the top pharmaceutical, biologic and consumer health companies.
We established the Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute to drive collaboration and scientific exchange among industry professionals, academics and partners.
Many of our 1,400+ scientists are regularly published in top industry journals and present at top industry conferences to advance knowledge sharing and the development of better life-saving medicines. Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.
Program Director, Comparator
Job Description Job Title: Program Director, Comparator Sourcing Reports To: Managing Director, Global Head of Comparator Sourcing Position Location: Field-based in the US (East coast is ideal) The Clinical Trials Division (CTD) of Thermo Fisher Scientific is focused on providing end to end clinical trial solutions for our customers. We don’t specialize in any particular therapy – we support them all. Our customers range from small biotech/pharmaceutical startups to large pharmaceutical companies who focus on R&D and prefer to outsource supporting services for the execution of clinical trials across the globe. We have the industry’s largest global footprint of FDA cGMP facilities and regional hubs strategically located around the globe so we can be where our customers need us - we provide the full suite of services in each of those hubs so that we can get the right medication to the right patient on time.
The Program Director of North America, Comparator Sourcing is part of the management team of the Comparator Business Unit and as such, works with the Managing Director to achieve business goals and annual operating plan. The job holder is primarily responsible for leading a team of Program Managers, Project Managers, Project Support Assistants and for ensuring that the services provided by the teams are delivered to the standards of client service and quality required, all in a timely manner. They are responsible for managing and developing clients in the region, according to portfolio assigned. The team, with the support of the sourcing team, is providing customer service and comparator sourcing subject matter expertise, in managing end-to-end projects and in implementing strategies that primarily result in customer satisfaction and long-term productive customers’ development and growth. The role requires an in depth understanding of clinical trials supplies and the services associated.
Accountability for delivering regional AOP in terms of revenue and gross margin objectives
Line management of assigned teams and individuals. Establishes goals for direct reports in accordance with company initiatives and vision.
Develops, mentors and performs annual reviews for direct reports. Contribute in the recruitment, training and development of team and responsible for their performance appraisal and management.
Manages the portfolio of clients for the region, handled by the Comparator Sourcing teams. Ensuring the team delivers the subject matter expertise to clients.
Manage quote requests and approvals
Ensure integration and cross-functional work with all other functions within CTD when necessary, so ensuring an overall service delivered to customers is of a consistently high standard
Full commercial responsibilities for the customer portfolio assigned to the region, meeting AOP targets and developing clients. Participates in sales and marketing activities such as customer and/or study kickoffs/QBRs, teleconferences, customer visits, audits… Work closely with the head of sales in the region and global relationship directors to gain overall customer satisfaction and develop client portfolio
Development of customer dashboards, bowler charts and metrics for performance management
Lead “Preferred Provider Agreements” or “Sole Provider Agreements” with comparator strategic and growth customers
Work with Managing Director on business planning, budgeting, recruitment and organization.
Be the Subject Matter Expert for internal stakeholders in giving advisory support on sourcing strategy and providing timely and accurate information, especially around milestones that need to be kept to meet projects’ timelines, as well as any questions or challenges related to projects
Minimize risks throughout the supply chain for Fisher Clinical Services and for clients’ projects
Foster clear communication of multi-sites projects and among business lines
Facilitate client contracts, CDA’s, MSA’s and Technical Agreements
Ensure rapid and secure export/import of pharmaceutical products to be used in clinical trials
Ensure compliance to all regulations
Demonstrate and drive the Thermo Fisher values – Integrity, Intensity, Involvement and Innovation (The Four I’s)
Apply Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility
Active part in generation of business planning, identification of market trends, reporting focused on sourcing and over all organization matters.
Be a catalyst for positive change
Active part in PPI, lean and other improve projects.
Bachelors degree in science, business or related field + 5-10+ years experience in project or key account management or related pharmaceutical role.
Management experience is a plus
Experience in commercial/clinical pharmaceutical supply chain
In depth understanding of clinical trials and other business services.
High level of Business Acumen in both Administration and Business Strategies
Interpersonal skills surrounding Supplier/Client Interactions
Demonstrate strong problem solving skills and exercises good judgment and appropriate discretion when reaching conclusions
Manage, train and motivate to effectively provide personal leadership and development to produce a high performing team culture
Outstanding negotiation skills
Collaborative style; able to build strong relationships with business partners and influencing senior stakeholders
Good knowledge of company functions globally and a deep understanding of the relationships and processes integration among departments within the business.
Ability to speak, listen and write in a clear, concise, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
Ability to overcome obstacles and achieve key outcomes and follow through to get things done and deliver what is promised.
Willing to travel 25-50% *IND-CCG Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Screw Machine Operator
Under minimal supervision, sets up and/or operates automatic screw machines in the department.. C o m p e t e n c y R e q u i r e m e n t s: Master Operator:
Performs all Level B and C competencies;
Machine Set-Up & Operation: Set-Up includes:
selecting and installing tooling;
selecting and setting appropriate speeds and feeds;
performing routine preventative maintenance on all equipment; and
selecting and installing special attachments.
Able to kit and maintain all tooling necessary for the set up of future jobs.
Training and Development:
Ability to direct both level Level B and C Operators.
Ability to train others in all functions of the department, including:
Safety (PPE, JHA, MSDS, Haz-Com, Hand Tools, Lockout/Tagout, Emergency Evacuation, Showers/Eye Wash)
Machine Set-Up & Operation
6S/Department Procedures/Standard Work
Quality Expectations (e.g. AS9100 standards, Calibration, Inspection Tools and Procedures, etc.)
Productivity and Quality:
Responsible for achievement of daily, weekly and monthly productivity targets as set by management per cell.
Maintains productivity rating within the top 20% for the department
Zero scrap and re-work on a consistent basis Level B:
Performs all Level C competencies;
Machine Set-Up: Independently sets up a minimum of 3 machines. Set-Up includes:
selecting and installing cutting tools;
selecting and setting appropriate speeds and feeds;
performing routine preventative maintenance on all equipment; and
selecting and installing special attachments.
Machine Operator: Ability to independently operate all department machines.
Workmanship: Demonstrated ability to independently identify and take appropriate action to prevent, correct or reject the following:
Inspection Tools and Procedures, etc.
Productivity and Quality:
Meets overall productivity standards
Zero scrap and re-work on a consistent basis Level C:
Basic Math: Demonstrated ability to perform the following types of calculations:
Basic Visual and Dimensional Inspection: Demonstrated ability to inspect parts reliably using the following tools:
caliper (dial and digital);
gage block set
other functional gages
Blueprint Reading & Interpretation: Demonstrated ability to reliably read and interpret the following:
Symbols and/or descriptions
Types of lines
Front, top, side, and section view
Types of radii
Tolerances (min and max)
External and internal thread
Fastener related specifications
Quality Documentation: Demonstrated knowledge of and compliance with quality system and documentation requirements, including:
Ability to make corrections to work instructions, routers and inspection plans
Manufacturing procedures & Work Instructions
Machine Operator: Ability to independently operate some department machines.
Productivity and Quality:
Consistently meets overall productivity standards
Minimal scrap and re-work on a consistent basis Position Accountabilities:
Manufactures product as required.
Ensures that tooling is available for requested print.
Ensures that parts are made to required dimensions and specifications.
Documents results of production process associated with specified projects.
Accurately completes all standard work as required.
Maintains a clean and safe work area.
Maintains preventive maintenance on equipment.
Solicits work from management team when necessary.
Complies with all environmental safe practices and regulations. Reads all MSDS’ and possesses thorough knowledge of all oil and chemical labeling and storage requirements.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Position
High school or equivalent EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
Prior related experience highly preferred (e.g. assembly, roll, tap, crimp, and chase)
Ability to read and interpret blueprints
Ability to enter data into automated system as required (e.g. MRP)
Inspection: Visual and manual
Ability to accurately use inspection equipment (e.g. micrometer, calipers, functional gauges, comparators, etc.)
Performs basic math functions (e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, etc.)
Follows verbal and written instructions
Attention to detail
Ability to accurately complete standard work
Ability to identify and resolve clearly defined problems
Communicate all issues, concerns or questions to management
Flexible in duties, work-flow, and priorities
Ability to work over-time as required LEVEL OF SUPERVISION
No supervisory level Essential Functions: ACTIVITY (hours per day NEVER 0 hours OCCASIONALLY up to 3 hours FREQUENTLY 3-6 hours CONSTANTLY 6-8+ hours Sitting X Walking X Standing X Bending (neck) X Bending (waist) X Squatting X Climbing X Kneeling X Crawling X Twisting (neck) X Twisting (waist) X Repetitive use of hand X Simple grasp right X Simple grasp left X Power grasp right X Power grasp left X Fine manipulation right X Fine manipulation left Push & Pull right X Push and pull left X Reach above shoulder X Reach below shoulder X Lifting and carrying requirements of the job: 0 hours up to 3 hours 3-6 hours 6-8+ hours 0-10 lbs. X 11-25 lbs. X 26-50 lbs. X 51-75 lbs. X 76-100 lbs. X 101 + lbs. X Heaviest item (name & weight) required to carry and the distance to be carried: Parts, 50lb., 20 ft. Other requirements: YES NO If yes, briefly describe... Driving cars, trucks, and other equipment? X Working around equipment and machinery? X Factory equipment Walking on uneven ground? X Exposure to excessive noise? X Factory noise Exposure to extremes in temperature, humidity or wetness? X Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals? X Oil Working at heights? X Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement? X Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment? X Safety glasses, ear plugs Other? X Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
Requisition ID: PCC-US.23688
2Nd Shift CNC Machine Operator (Turning) 6:00 Pm - 5:30 Am
-Maintain machines assigned (lube oil, coolant, collet & bushing cleaning, etc.)
-Replace, sharpen and offset tooling to produce high quality parts
-Use & calibrate industry-standard measurement instruments (caliper, micrometer, vision systems)
-Pull and Load material for machines assigned
-Previous experience with running CNC Machine(s), including related tool-working
-Proficient in the following instruments: Micrometer, Caliper, Comparator (Shadow and Vision), SPC
-Strong attention to detail and emphasis on quality
-Experience in Star and Citizen Swiss turning machines, a plus
-Experience in tool sharpening including carbide brazed tools, a plus
-Willing to train the right applicant with a good mechanical ability
Ergo-Tech CNC Operator
Title: Ergo-Tech CNC Operator
Job Function: Manufacturing / Operations
Business Unit Group: Engineered Products and Solutions
Position Description: Responsible for production of parts meeting print and specification requirements Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions using reasoning and decision making skills to ensure quality work Demonstrate enthusiasm, takes initiative, and works with a sense of urgency to meet or exceed routing times and quality goals Demonstrates learning agility and the ability to understand and interpret and variety of technical instructions including manufacturing drawings. Must have basic computer, math and reading skills Ability to regularly communicate and work with a team Must be able to lift and handle up to 35 pounds on a frequent basis
Requisition Number: 20392BR
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Be able to use micrometers, calipers and comparator
Primary Location: AZ-Tucson
Minimum Education Required: High School or GED
Minimum Travel Required: None
High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution Minimum 6 months experience working in Aerospace Fastener Manufacturing Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship No relocation benefit is offered for this position
Business Unit: Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings
Job Type: Entry Level/New Grad
Part Time Logistics Operator II, Forklift Operator
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REFRESH your career by joining our exceptional Logistics team! Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (CCBCC), the largest independent bottler in the US, is looking forPart-Time Logistics Operator IIs (Order Builder-Forklift) ! What does a Logistics Operator II (Order Builder-Forklift) do exactly? They operate select material handling equipment (Pallet Jacks, Forklifts) within the warehouse walls to move and shift products and build customer orders. All customer orders are loaded onto our delivery trucks to be delivered in-store. Our Logistics Operator IIs (Order Builder-Forklift) are a key component in providing excellent service to our customers and in getting our variety of products in the hands of our consumers. *
Schedule:* Monday- Friday 4:00 PM or 6:00 PM start time, Rotating Saturdays with a 10:00 AM or 11AM start time. End time is completion of shift. Things you should know about working as a Logistics Operator II (Order Builder-Forklift): * Safety comes first. We’re committed to providing one of the safest work environments which means striving for 100% adherence to the rules
Quality product is our priority. Keep an eye on product age and repackaging
So fresh & so clean, clean! Assist with daily housekeeping and maintenance of the warehouse and other material handling equipment
Ensure paperwork is completed appropriately and handled accurately
We work fast and lift up to 50 lbs. of product safely and repetitively
All hands on deck! You can expect to perform miscellaneous activities as directed by your manager to efficiently support the warehouse operation What would success look like? * Willingness to work in a fast paced, demanding environment
Accurately build orders on a repetitive basis
Maintain a professional appearance
Follow appropriate food handling, safety, and sanitation standards
Share in our purpose – to serve others, to pursue excellence, and to grow profitably
* Must desire and be able to work a part-time schedule (hours directed by business needs) * Ability to operate a computer, a hand held inventory control device, and calculators
Ability to read, speak, write and understand English and to perform basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) * Willingness to operate warehouse material handling equipment (i.e. forklifts, walk behind / riding pallet jacks)
* Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment while meeting productivity and quality expectations
Proven history or ability to demonstrate safe and responsible behavior with a positive performance record (including attendance) * Must be self-motivated, respectful, positive, team oriented and maintain a high degree of integrity Physical
* Ability to lift approximately up to 50 lbs.
Ability to bend, kneel, stand, lift, and perform physical labor for multiple hours at a time
Safely operate material handling equipment
Ability to work in warehouse environment which may not be air conditioned All candidates will be subject to pre-employment testing: Background Check, Drug Screen, and Physical Abilities Test (if applicable).
CCBCC is an equal employment opportunity employer.Location: Knoxville, TN
- Job Code:* OP7045
Machine Operator Entry - VMC Cell Operator - 2Nd Shift
About Us: GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
The employee in this role will be required to perform each of the tasks below in a safe and timely manner. The Machine Operator Entry
- VMC Cell Operator must focus on quality as well as productivity.
As the Machine Operator Entry
- VMC Cell Operator, you will:
Interpret written specs
Repetitive heavy lifting
Perform standard work per the quality work plans
Generate improvement ideas on a weekly basis
Participation in team based improvement activities
Active participation in standard work revisions
Inspect parts using pin / thread gages
Position, adjust, and secure stock or work pieces against stops on chucks, vises, fixtures, or automatic feeding mechanisms
Add coolant and lubrication materials to maintain proper levels
Clean, maintain, and organize assigned area
This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks and/or responsibilities that may be assigned or reassigned at any time
This job description is subject to change at any time Qualifications/
High School Diploma / GED
Good safety, attendance, and performance record
Able to interpret shop blueprints
Able to interpret MOSs
Able to do arithmetic and basic shop math
Use standard measuring instruments
Work with minimum supervision
Works well with others To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections at http://bit.ly/geconnections
Locations: United States; Maine; Auburn GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Fork Lift Operator / Machine Operator
Job Description Fork lift Operator w/ Machine Operator Experience Must be reliable and able to work every day. OT may be required. Must be able to lift up to 40#s repetitively as needed. Must be able to stoop & bend. Will load cardboard into the machine, will monitor the machine for quality, will take cardboard off the machine and stack it on skids. Must be able to drive fork lift. Must be willing to follow all safety guidelines-lock out/tag out, steel toed boots required, company supplied safety glasses and ear protection required. Leave all items in company provided locker daily. NO cell phones on the production floor-only on breaks and lunch. Entry level opportunity. Will train on various machines (McKinley, banding machine)
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Fry/ Steam Table Operator /Grill Operator
Fry/ Steam Table Operator /Grill Operator: The primary responsibility of the grill operator is to prepare to order within 5-8 minutes quality grill products in accordance with specific cooking procedures using the grill bun toaster, spat, meat for and CRT.
Cooking times, setting, and monitoring equipment temperatures. Restocking, sanitizing work area and following safety, security, uniform and company rules are essential to successfully operating grill station. The primary responsibility of the fry/steam table operator is to prepare to order quality fry/steam table products within 5-8 minutes in accordance with specific cooking procedures using the deep fry, timer, steam table, microwave, tongs, taco shell former, and fry baskets.
Cooking times, setting, and monitoring equipment temperatures. Restocking, sanitizing work area and following safety, security, sanitation, uniform and company rules are essential to successfully operating the fry/steam table station. Clean work areas.
Good vision (general and close), good hearing, manual dexterity, standing, bending, stretching and walking throughout shift, lift and carry 30 pounds, maintain good personal hygiene/ uniform, and balance a tray. Retains verbal requests and menu preparation procedures. Pass background check if hired. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Bindery Operator / Cutter Operator
Bindery Operator / Cutter Operator Tracking Code 37751 Job Description Set up, adjust and operate a variety of auxiliary binding machines containing several cutting heads, control surfaces or other attachments (i.e. inkjet and mailing devices, case making & decorating equipment, folders, cutters, collators, stitchers, drills, binding/gluing machines and/or set up automatic bindery machines containing multiple functions and station capabilities (power paper cutters, power collators and gatherers, power folders, power speed binder) which can be electromechanically combined with other equipment and devices to produce a complete bindery and finishing unit that processes printed sheets into final books, catalogs, manuals, directories, magazines or other completed products. Inspect equipment for safety issues.
May operate automatic adhesive binding machines (perfect binders) that contain numerous interrelated process stations that are fed collated sheets or signatures and perform such functions as vibrating, milling, roughening, gluing, covering and delivering or stacking completed books, magazines or catalogs. Make needed adjustments to coordinate the multiple work stations on a single machine. Direct crew though all aspects of production.
Monitor quality, output and productivity. Required Skills General knowledge of the more complex bindery machines (i.e. fully automatic binding machines (perfect binders), multiple station collators and multiple folding units, either individually or combined) to perform the full range of standard and specialized folds of printed materials. Thorough knowledge of the set up, operating requirements, procedures, capabilities and limitations of one or more bindery machines to perform the full range of standard and specialized folding, collating and cutting of printed materials to complete a combined finishing product.
Ability to read and interpret written work orders or other job specifications containing bindery requirements which indicate the number and sequence of machine operations required to complete the work and to maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with instructions provided; independently makes decisions on the type of equipment to be used. Knowledge of the quality and machining requirements of various coated and uncoated types of paper stock. Skill in setting up and adjusting machines for finishing operations and to refine such adjustments for the weight, color, machinability and quality of paper stock being used and to prevent machining impressions on the printed materials.
Must be able to calculate distances, clearances, and fits in combining machines. Skill in using the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the bindery machines. Required Experience Bindery Operator experience in a cutter operator role.
Knowledge of bindery/finishing operations. Job Location Smyrna, Tennessee, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Employee Referral Bonus eligible No
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