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Automaton Operator


Lemont, IL
ID: 48349

We are in immediate need of 2 Automation Operator for 2nd shift (M-F 2:00 pm-10:00 pm)

Job duties

  • Operate offline and auxiliary binding/finishing/packaging equipment
  • Requires knowledge of standard set ups, adjustments and operating characteristics of the equipment and skill to perform standard adjustments and operate the equipment
  • Ability to set up, operate, and perform basic adjustments to the equipment according to the individual job requirements, operating characteristics, and capabilities of the equipment.
  • Enter the appropriate codes into data collection
  • Review sheetfed press schedule in JobPack and review job jackets in Dashboard.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with press operators, helpers, and material handlers on schedule and materials
  • Handle stock and materials according to PBM SOP’s
  • Operate an automaton according to PBM’s documented work instructions.
  • Check for defects in paper stock
  • Take direction from material handling shift lead and manager
  • Set up and adjusts machine and equipment for production runs. 
  • Clean, lubricate and maintain machine to ensure its optimum operation. 
  • May troubleshoot issues and submit requests for maintenance as needed. 
  • May coordinate the assignment of crewmembers and may provide training for new team members.


RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

Required Skills

  • High School/GED and/or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 6 months previous experience setting up and running machines.
  • Previous experience in the operation of a bindery machine or work in a printing environment
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to make and read measurements.
  • Ability to read, understand and carry out written instructions.
  • Ability to understand verbal instructions.
  • Standing 100% of the entire time.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally, 35 lbs. frequently.
  • Grasping with both hands for long periods of time.
  • Continuous eye concentration

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