Bindery Operator/Collator

Cromwell, CT

Posted: 03/03/2023 Employment Type: Temp to Perm Industry: Manufacturing/Distribution Job Number: 11792 Pay Rate: 18.00

Job Description

Full Job Description

The Collator (Machine Operator) will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the folding and booklet bindery equipment. This position will also interpret orders to determine document arrangement and number of copies.

Hours for this position will be as follows:
Monday thru Friday – 8: 00 am to 4: 00 pm

Shift Assignment
Monday – 9am to 7pm
Tuesday - Thursday – 6: 00 pm to 4: 00 am
Off Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
If OT, 10-hour days may be 12 or come in on Saturday's

Essential Duties
• Sets up and operated equipment as trained in accordance with management’ s direction, job specifications, safe operating guidelines, and processes to provide high quality printed publications.
• Responsible for turning on and setting-up collating machines according to the press run list, add or remove paper grids, set for the size of paper to collate, stitch type, and trim and fold for the job to be performed.
• Operates the machine to collate the publications, following standard operating procedures, and checks for correct information by continually monitoring finished copes for quality and accuracy.
• Maintains logs for production measures and history of equipment, parts, and repairs.
• Troubleshoots and performs maintenance, including cleaning the equipment
• Boxes, labels, and prepares collated publications for shipping.
• Actively participate in available Continuous Improvement (CI) training to enhance knowledge and use of CI tools. Participate in CI initiatives by submitting Opportunities, Problems and Ideas (OPIs) and by working on solution implementation. Collaborate cross functionally and cross-center to further generate ideas and knowledge sharing.

Skill and Knowledge Requirements
• Basic computer knowledge
• Dependable self-starter
• Excellent time management skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Strong mechanical and troubleshooting aptitude
• Ability to apply written instructions to machine setup and maintenance
• Skills to set up, operate and maintain collating equipment
• Understating of the flow of product and associated recordkeeping
• Knowledge of quality parameters for printed materials processed though collating area
• Knowledge and skills related to continuous improvement including: waste reduction, 5S, standardization, point-of-use storage, quality at the source, etc
• Must be able to speak and read English· Must

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