Position title
Machine Operator
Essential Functions
  • Tend machine that forms plain and window envelopes from paper rolls or precut blanks
  • Examine work orders to determine specifications and sample verifications
  • Supply proper tooling and components to the folding machine
  • Set up folding machine per sample and job ticket specifications
  • Observe progress of blanks and web through cutting, gluing, folding and drying units
  • Inspect product quality (e.g., folding, sealing, glue application) according to quality guidelines and package finished product
  • Maintain accurate counts of envelopes to boxes, cartons and skids
  • Adjust folding machine and pack envelopes uniformly and neatly, keeping with machine speed
  • Assist with removal of paper jams and preventative maintenance when scheduled
  • Perform all support tasks during job changes; clean machine during job change or shutdown
  • Label finished stock
  • Maintain accurate production records and move job tickets
  • Maintain housekeeping standards to ensure a clean and safe workplace
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to comprehend and execute complex written and verbal job specifications and instructions
  • Basic mathematical skills; strong skills in use of a ruler (to the 1/16”)
  • Attention to precision and detail, and a desire to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and desire to accept personal responsibility for quality and timeliness of work
  • Demonstrated openness to process improvement and change
  • Excellent attendance and willingness to work overtime as needed
  • Preferred experience in, or exposure to, a manufacturing environment
Education and Experience
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • One to three years related work experience
Physical and Environmental Demands
  • Employee is regularly required to talk and hear; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Frequent lifting, pulling and pushing up to 32 pounds; occasional lifting, pulling and pushing over 32 pounds
  • Frequent standing, bending, twisting, turning, balancing and reaching; repetitive use of hands and wrists
  • Occasional crawling, crouching and climbing
  • Frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration; noise level in the work environment can be loud
Beginning of employment
Job Location
1500 Mackay Avenue, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, 52641
Date posted
May 7, 2019
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