Folder Gluer Operator

Quad in Franklin, WI

  • Industry: Manufacturing - Packaging
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $77,280.00 - 186,880.00 / Year*
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Job Description:

Production opportunities at Quad instill a sense of empowerment and possibility distinct from those at other employers. Quad's state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities include world-class automation and binding technology. Our platform gives our clients a full range of options to produce personalized marketing products. Fueled by innovative, interesting days, you'll find hard work is good work, and feel a deep sense of pride in a job well done - something shared by everyone in the community we call Quad. Position Overview: Quad is seeking a Full Time Third Shift Folder/Gluer Operator at our Franklin, WI plant location. The Operator performs set-up and operates the machine to automatically fold, glue, and affix inserts and/or outserts, security tags and adhesive labels on preprinted stock to ensure that production accurately meets the customer job order. * Make-Ready functions * Production: Activate process; monitor production and adjust machine during production run as required. Synchronize speed of machine to maximize crews output. * Perform and/or arrange for preventative maintenance according to schedule. * Record router information and information for daily production sheets such as: time spent on specific tasks, number of items produced, etc. * Operators frequently operate and oversee the operation of more than one feeder/gluer operation at one time. * Occasionally train workers on the Folding and Gluing Machine operations, and the feeding and take off functions. * Cross train as assigned. * EXAMPLES OF POWERED EQUIPMENT USED: Folding and gluing machines, automatic sealing equipment, Inserters, Tape Heads, computers, trash compactor, automatic labelers (EAM), and roller-conveyor table. Required Qualifications: * Possess a High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent education and/or training. * Able to perform work related functions requiring the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide. * Read, speak and understand the English language sufficient to interpret instructions, job orders, production sheets, and work-related documents. * Able to clearly communicate problems and malfunctions to co-workers and lead/management. * Familiar with production and processing. Understands inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, quality control, costs and techniques for maximizing the manufacture and distribution of goods. Able to analyze needs and production requirements. * Troubleshooting experience and skill sufficient to analyze the process, determine what is causing an operating error and/or identify what must be changed, and generate a number of possible solutions and/or use logic and analysis to decide what to do about it. Preferred Qualifications: * Machine repair and maintenance experience preferred * Computer experience preferred (Data Collection Station) * Folding/Gluing Operator Experience preferred Additional Company Information: We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. Drug Free Workplace
Associated topics: carton, fold, insert, label, mail, mailing, mail room, pack, packaging operator, paperboard

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