Folding Machine Operator Job Description Sample
Folding Machine Operator
These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.
At Jostens, we help people capture, celebrate and inspire through their stories and accomplishments with uniquely customized and personalized products for students and families, educators and schools, teams, and world class athletes and their fans. Position
The Folder Operator is responsible for the proper set-up and operation of an MBO Folder in accordance with established operating procedures for Yearbook and Commercial printing jobs.
The incumbent runs the equipment making the necessary adjustments and customization of the mechanics on the folder to meet Commercial customer¿s order requirements. Additionally, the operator is responsible for loading units on the Folder, bundle sig¿s correctly and for filling out the bundle cards. Proper machine operation, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and attention to detail are key components of this position in order to meet productivity and quality standards.
Relocation Assistance is Available High school degree or GED required. MBO Folder operation experience is required.
At least 3 years of Commercial and/or Yearbook Folding experience. Good knowledge of paper and a keen eye for quality. Knowledge of Gate Fold Plate, Wet Score and Tri-Creaser a plus.
Mechanical skills and troubleshooting ability. Good mathematical skills. Good verbal communication skills.
Hand pallet jack experience a plus.
Must be a team player and have the ability to train others. Able to give and follow written and verbal instructions.
Willing to work flexible hours and overtime with short notice. Must be able to properly lift 10 to 50 lbs. to shoulder height. Must be able to stand continuously through 8 or 12 hour shifts.
Excellent attendance record. Jostens is comprised of dynamic teams of individuals who support the mission of schools, groups and teams by passionately helping people express themselves, celebrate experiences and traditions, recognize achievements and share their stories. We value innovation, integrity, diversity and exceptional performance and want to make that apparent in every experience we deliver.
Jostens is committed to attracting and retaining the brightest and most talented individuals to our company by offering competitive compensation, a progressive and nurturing culture and growth potential. In addition to our traditional benefit offerings, Jostens offers charitable gift matching programs for employees, scholarships and charitable contributions to the communities we serve. Employees also enjoy tuition reimbursement benefits, progressive career planning as well as comprehensive medical benefits and a 401K matching program.
Jostens supports and promotes healthy living through education and incentive programs. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Jostens participates in the E-Verify process.
Folding Machine Operator
We are seeking a Folding Machine Operators to join our team!
- Operate Baum folding machines.
- Check work for quality and accuracy.
- Load and unload folding machine.
- Make necessary fold adjustments.
- Conduct routine preventive maintenance on machines.
- Troubleshoot folding machine and paper issues.
- Minimum 1-3 years experience operating Baum or equivalent folding machine.
- Willing to work overtime when necessary.
- Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills.
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
- Knowledge of printing and bindery processes.
Folding Machine Adjuster/Set Up Technician
COMPANY OVERVIEW: As the premiere manufacturer of envelopes and labels, Western States Envelope & Label (WSEL) serves a national market of customers that include printers, distributors and mailing-service providers. Headquartered in Butler, Wisconsin (west of Milwaukee), we operate five full-service plants that comprise our Envelope and Label Divisions and have been in business since 1908. WSEL is known for our expansive offerings, unrivaled stock product selection, Continuous Improvement, innovative manufacturing techniques (Lean & Quick Response Manufacturing, robotics, etc.) and commitment to environmental stewardship through a Passion for Preservation via Change of Custody (CoC) Certifications, recycling, energy efficient facilities and Eco-Friendly Products that include CoC Certified and recycled and reusable envelopes. At the center of it all, our adaptable, dedicated and enthusiastic team of employees are committed to Continuous Improvement and the right solutions for our customers’ needs. We don’t just make envelopes and labels, we provide a means to protect our customers’ message or a way to communicate it. We are on a mission to make sure any important message is received and are passionate about this, after all, “Your message is our mission”.
If you are mechanically inclined and like working on machines, this job is for you. We are looking for Envelope Folding Machine Adjusters/Set Up Technicians for 2nd shift (2:30pm
10:30pm, M - F) and 3rd shift (10:30pm
6:30am, Sun PM - Friday AM). You will be responsible for adjusting, troubleshooting, operating and preventative maintenance tasks. This position has a top pay rate of $23.32 plus shift premiums. There is a $.50 raise after the first 90 days and $.35 raises every 90 days afterwards until reaching top rate. In addition, there are merit raises based on performance, attendance bonuses and 401k match. On-the-job training is provided!
POSITION ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Observes all safety rules and regulations.
Examines work order to determine specifications and sample verification.
Supplies proper tooling and components to the folding machines
Sets up folding machine per sample and order jacket specifications with the least amount of downtime.
Seeks appropriate approvals (OK’s) on every job that is manufactured on the equipment.
Troubleshoots operating difficulties including: analyzing machine operations, inspection of products, locating troublesome elements within machines and makes necessary mechanical adjustments to eliminate quality variations and mechanical malfunctions.
Inspects product quality according to quality guidelines.
Maintains accurate counts of envelopes to boxes, cartons, and skids.
Adjusts folding machine and packs envelopes uniformly and neatly, also keeping up with the machine speed.
Seeks advice from management when quality is being jeopardized for machine speed.
Replaces gum window roll and roll of paper, as needed.
Checks order throughout course of production to ensure accurate labeling, printing, and packaging of product.
Removes paper jams and performs preventative maintenance when scheduled.
Follows all 5S expectations.
Transports finished goods to appropriate area.
Works as a team with the operator and other adjusters including other shifts.
Performs related work as required.
Position Required Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to read and interpret ruler measurements.
Position Preferred Qualifications
Machine set-up and/or repair experience is preferred - on-the-job training is provided
Detail oriented POSITION OTHER: * Physical Demands While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. * Work Environment While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Western States Envelope & Label is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Location: Butler, WI
Folding Carton Glue Operator
FOLDER/GLUER OPERATOR needed at a local Folding Carton company Must have experience in all aspects of setting up and operating a folder/gluer. A strong background working with all carton styles such as RT, TTAB. Only serious applicants need apply. This is a full time position on 1st shift. We offer competitive wages along with paid holidays and vacation. Send resume along and with references if available.
Impress Packaging provides folding carton services to the confectionery industry, maintaining a full line of stock packaging for all holidays. Impress also provides custom packaging service on request. Maintaining a full line requires warehousing with pick and pack ability, shipping to customers across the United States
KBA Press Operator - Folding Carton
A growing manufacturer of Pharmaceutical Packaging is looking for an experienced KBA sheet-fed Offset press operator to join their team.
If you have at least 3 years of experience with Sheet-Fed, Offset Printing, this might be your new home.
KBA experience highly preferred.
cGMP and ISO knowledge and experience needed.
Pharmaceutical Packaging experience preferred.
Available shift is 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM, 3 days off / 3 days off.
Hourly rate depends on experience.
Relocation assistance will be considered for the right candidate.
Sheeter Operator - Folding Cartons (2Nd Shift)
Do you enjoy working hands-on utilizing some of the best technology in the printing and packaging industry? Does accepting daily challenges and exceeding goals resonate with you? Belmark is currently seeking a Sheeter Operator to operate a Sheeter at the highest efficiency possible while following standard operating procedures and work instructions to produce a high quality product. With a focus on innovation and customer satisfaction, our operators are able to work in a friendly environment with a potential to grow with the company. 2nd shift hours are from 1:30 p.m.
11:30 p.m., Monday
Thursday. Belmark creates many of the labels, cartons, and flexible film we as consumers see daily when shopping for various items. Our primary markets are in the food and beverage industry. A nationally recognized company; our customers vary from small to large companies, and customer satisfaction is our primary goal. By following our company mission of speed-to-market, product development, service development and quality, we have created a company dedicated to our customers, and created a culture that values each of our employees.
Position Overview * Responsible for complying with and following all standard operating procedures and work instructions.
Ensure product is sheeted according to production schedule.
Web the sheeter.
Calculate the machine count.
Clean the sheeter.
Complete the necessary paperwork.
Drive clamp truck and fork truck.
Back up material expediter.
May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Position Requirements * Requires education equivalent to two (2) years of high school.
Knowledge of and ability to effectively utilize the English language.
Must have a strong mechanical aptitude.
Must be a good problem solver.
Ability to read, comprehend and follow simple written and oral instructions.
Ability to give, receive and analyze information
Regular attendance is an essential function of the position. May be required to work some overtime.
Requires nearly constant concentration and attention to detail.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, decimals and fractions. Belmark offers a friendly working environment with a competitive benefits package for eligible employees. Our benefits include:
Health, Dental, & Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account * 401(k) & Profit Sharing Plan
Paid vacation, personal time & holidays
Employee Assistance Program
On-site Health Clinic
On-site Fitness Center
Location:* De Pere, WI
Summary:Sets up, maintains and operates folding machine to automatically fold designated mailing information per the instructions of the job order. Performs assigned duties in accordance with the standards of the Mail Preparations Total Quality Management (MPTQM) customer, Company and U.S.
Postal Service regulations.A.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.i Examines work order to determine setup specifications and inserts sample documents in machine and adjusts calibration to conform to the specific job order specifications.i Adjusts feeder to regulate continuous flow of documents through folding machine.i Adjusts conveyor blades or rollers to feed documents into folding rollers.i Monitors and regulates tension of creasing and folding rollers according to thickness of documents and size and number of folds specified.i Stacks documents to be folded on conveyor belt of automatic feed.i Starts machine and observes operations to detect quality of fold, and evidence of malfunction throughout the production run.i Assists technicians in minor maintenance issues, or as needed.i Adjusts machine during production run as required.i Handles, stacks, bands, and boxes folded material.i Reports all job order discrepancies to supervisor or Quality Control immediately.i Reconciles job order count to actual folded count, reporting all discrepancies to supervisor and appropriate personnel for customer resolution.i Processes mail in accordance with established U.S.
Postal Service, customer, and Company standards.i Keeps supervisor informed of all malfunctions or changes in machine performance as they occur or are observed.THIS POSITION IS ONLY FOR PART TIME RIGHT NOW. SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL WORK THE FIRST WEEK OF EACH MONTH, FOR APPROXIMATELY 40 HOURS, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM. PERFECT CANDIDATE WILL BE ABLE TO WORK THIS EVERY MONTH FOR UNDETERMINED AMOUNT OF TIME OR UNTIL IT IS DECIDED WE NEED THEM FULL TIME.
Folding Industry - Gluer Operators
The folder gluer operator is responsible to set up and operate all ancillary equipment related to the folder gluers and effectively lead a gluing crew.
· Jagenberg Diana Pro 114
· Jagenberg 105
· Tamerack Window machine
· Label-aire applicator
- Make ready, operate and maintain folder-gluer.
- Identify, troubleshoot and correct product defects caused by gluers.
- Identify job ticket specifications and set and operate machine to published specifications.
- Identify and make basic repairs to Finishing Department equipment.
- Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on folder gluers.
- Enter production data electronically.
- Be able to fold and glue on multiple substrates (SBS, SUS, CCNB, BC, Plastics).
- Run a folder gluer at high speeds.
- Be able to use hot melt, extrusion and pot adhesive application systems.
- Be able to use label application equipment for security tags, labels and coupons.
- Be able to use bar code scan equipment in order to prevent part mixing.
- Make ready, operate and maintain a rigid window application machine.
- Make ready, operate and maintain a flexible window application machine.
- Make ready and run both in-line and auto-bottom folding cartons
- Maintain housekeeping standards.
- Achieve targeted performance standards on make-ready, run, non-chargeable times and scrap.
- Provide daily feedback to supervision regarding all aspects of shift activities.
- Complete forms, logs, and records as required.
- Adhere to all safety rules.
- Follow direction of Shift Supervisor
Qualifications and Education Requirements
- High school diploma
- College education preferred
- 3-5+ years in industry specific experience
Skills & Qualifications:
- Proficient in math, writing and computer skills.
- Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including effective interpersonal skills.
- Capable of effectively managing a production crew.
- Must be detail oriented and possess a working knowledge of industry specific information.
- Must be mechanically inclined
- Must be able to read measurements (tape, rule, caliper)
· Physical Demands:
- Job function requires lifting to a maximum of 50 pounds with intermittent stooping and bending.
- Job function requires the ability to work in a standing position continuously.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
Tired Of Folding Clothes?? Full Time! Entry Level Customer Service!
We are driven by an enthusiastic spirit and exuberance to succeed!
What we offer:
- Dedicated career paths for all positions.
- We believe in promoting from within, there are opportunities to move to different areas
We celebrate our employee successes by recognizing their achievements throughout the year. We not only care about or employees, we care about the communities we are in. We partner on numerous community projects throughout the year.
Who we are looking for:
Our Representatives ensure delivery of excellent customer service while building solid customer relationships. We accomplish this by handling questions and concerns with speed and professionalism.
- Positive attitude
- High school diploma or GED
- Friendly and helpful personality
- A willingness to learn and grow
Tired Of Folding Clothes? Retail And Restaurant Experience Wanted!
We are looking for individuals with excellent people skills who enjoy working with diverse personalities in a fast paced setting. Individuals who thrive in a results driven environment are ideal for our competitive marketing firm.
CWC is an energetic leader in the marketing industry. Specializing in building client relationships, our mission is to consistently provide measurable, consummate results for each client we represent. We seek to exceed all client expectations with excellence, integrity and the utmost professionalism.
Some of your responsibilities as a team member includes the following:
- Attending regular marketing strategy and planning meetings
- Peer mentorship and team building
- Continued education in marketing techniques and client campaign development/ promotional knowledge
- Meeting with new and prospective clients as well as their customer base
- Creating and exploring marketing/branding opportunities in order to maintain a customized marketing plan and execute from start to finish under supervision and with regular evaluation periods.
- Building and maintaining new client relationships
- Representing client brands in a professional manner
- Promoting multiple marketing campaigns and managing client accounts
Our team oriented environment and high standards for excellence are conducive to unlimited professional and personal growth.
- Outstanding communication skills both verbal & written.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment
- Detail-oriented and excellent follow- through
- Work effectively under pressure and maintain a positive attitude
- Capable of excellent time management and punctuality
- Above average people skills
- Excellent student mentality
- Winning attitude
- Great work ethic and ambition
We offer personal, hands-on training tailored to each individual's strengths and weaknesses. We also offer promotions based on each person's merit and achievements, NOT seniority.
Apply today for immediate consideration!
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