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Collator Operator



Manufacturing

Angola, IN
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ID: 48610
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Full-Time/Regular

Opening Available on 3rd Shift (8 Hour Shifts)

 ON-THE-JOB TRAINING AVAILABLE

 Starting Wage:  $17.25/hour + $0.70/hour shift pay

 

Tired of doing the same job day after day?
This position provides variety to your work day while serving thousands of customers,
many from the Fortune 500.

 

Who we are….

For more than 150 years RR Donnelley has kept up on the latest trends in printing.   We provide companies with communications solutions that span the lifecycle of a program, while our individual capabilities can support a specific project or phase.  Our Angola team converts and prints pressure sensitive labels, intelligently imaged projects, integrated labels and many custom solutions supporting customers in every industry.

 

When and where have you seen RR Donnelley?

We are there with you, every day.  From the roll that prints your receipt in the super market, to the tracking label that ensures that critical package is properly delivered to your doorstep.  Maybe it is a packing slip, window label, retail marketing label, price sticker in the store or that product ID label on the plumber’s putty you used on your last DIY project.  Our employees are working hard to manufacture quality products that touch consumers across the globe and enable our customers to effectively communicate with their audience every single day. 


 

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.  Must be able to calculate distances, clearances, and fits in combining machines.  Skill in using the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the collating machines.

 

Physical Demands:  Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Hearing protection and safety toed shoes required constantly.

 

Attendance:  Punctual, regular attendance is an essential job function of employment with RR Donnelley. Overtime, including weekend work, is considered a condition of employment. Flexibility to work any shift is required.

 

RR Donnelley is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer


Required Skills

Reasoning.  Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.

 

Mathematics.  Able to read, copy and record figures. May involve simple addition and subtraction.

 

Language.  Reading: Able to follow simple work instructions. Recognize meanings of two or three syllable words. Able to compare similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Able to speak simple sentences, using normal word order, and present and past tenses.  Ability to operate a computer at a basic to intermediate level.

 

Ability to operate a computer at a basic to intermediate level.

 

Able to work independently and/or as part of a team.


Required Experience

Specific Vocational Prep:  Over 6 months, up to 1 year.

 

6-24 months previous experience in an industrial manufacturing environment or work in a printing environment.

 

Experience in the set-up, operation and preventive maintenance of machinery.  


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