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Press Assistant 1 (Post Folder/Gluer) 1st Shift


Lemont, IL
ID: 45347

The Assistant Operator is responsible for supporting the set up and operation of litho label laminating and folding/gluing equipment, including set up, operation, cleanup, and recommending improvements to operations. The job duties for this position include, but are not limited to:


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complies & promotes all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
  • Accurate and efficient set up of all equipment in accordance with proper setup techniques.
  • Properly operate machine to run efficiently and produce quality products (level one/entry skills).
  • Monitor each order throughout production run to ensure tolerances are being maintained and make equipment adjustments as necessary. Continually check quality of product during the run.
  • Minimize waste of sheet stock, glue& supplies.
  • Assist in training all crew positions.
  • Read and understand job tickets. Complete necessary job paperwork.
  • Report productivity achievements, waste/defects. Adhere to production schedule and quality requirements.
  • Communicate effectively with operator, supervisor, finishing operators, material handlers and co-workers.
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Complete necessary input/setup of automated data collection system as well as reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to: Production Data, Machine Operational Status, Safety Data, and Quality Data.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.


RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

Required Experience

Education and Experience/Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to read, understand and carry out written instructions.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions.
  • Standing 100% of the entire shift with frequent bending.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally, 35 lbs frequently.
  • Grasping with both hands for long periods of time.
  • HS diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong math skills and knowledge of simple computer operations.
  • Ability to read, interpret and process written job instructions including those dealing with dimensions and quantity.
  • Mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills.

Previous experience on mounting / laminating and automated folder / gluer equipment preferred.

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