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Collator Operator (1st shift)

Manufacturing

Quakertown, PA
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ID: 44800
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Full-Time/Regular

Sets up and operates collating and/or labeling/patching machines to produce value added enhancements to in-process work.  Review specifications and set up equipment that perform forms collating from web rolls, label affixing, or window patching to printed or in-process materials specific to the customer’s requirements.  Equipment operated may perform functions related to assembling and perforating signatures, stapling, gluing, folding, or cutting sheets of paper, forms, or signatures in specified sequence to form completed sets or die cut and apply labels or films to paper substrates.  Perform safety inspections, document problems, and track production during operation. 

 

General knowledge of the collating/label application machines to perform the full range of standard and specialized folds, gluing, perforating and cutting of printed materials.  Thorough knowledge of the set up, operating requirements, procedures, capabilities and limitations of the collating machine 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 collating requirements which indicate the number and sequence of webs required to complete the work and to maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with instructions provided.  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.  

 

Good mechanical skills and ability to use common tools (wrenches, screwdrivers, etc) and also specialized tools. Good basic math skills and ability to perform calculations with fractions and/or decimals. Ability to use and read a ruler.

 

Physical Demands

 

  • Medium Work - Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force routinely, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.      

 

 

 

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

 

 


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