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Direct Mail Finishing Line Operator

ABS Graphics Itasca, IL
  • Posted: 26 days ago
  • $19 to $25 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

JOB TITLE: Direct Mail finishing Line Operator

DEPARTMENT: Mailing

REPORTS TO: Direct Mail Manager

SUMMARY:

Set-up and operate all resident finishing line equipment and devices

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Arrive at work station at or before start of shift
• Follow job assignments, review instructions, plan work and responsibilities for the job or project to ensure customer specification
compliance
• Follow and execute production schedule & update
• Setup and operate all finishing line equipment and devices including but not limited to:
- Inkjet printers (DPI, MCS & Kirk Rudy)
- GMS & Robotech Glue systems
- Plow fold units
- Lake Imaging camera system
§ To preform read and print and verification
- Buckle folder (MBO & Stahl)
- Tipping feeders
- Friction feeders
• Help sorter as needed to keep line going
• Train other associates on equipment and devices
• Perform minor maintenance to the machines, when applicable
• Direct and monitor sorters/helpers, and material handlers keeping labor cost to a minimum
• Monitor consumable usage and request additional materials per established minimums
• Track production hourly rates and keep time at or below milestones estimated for the job
• Ensure that lines are producing the expected average per hour and results are being posted
• Keep make ready and spoilage at or below established minimum
• Log time per established job costing procedures for self and labor
• Comply with company and department SOP's, job description(s) and safety requirements
• Post sign-offs and sample at machine
• Monitor and ensure inventory of tools

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Ability to read, comprehend and interpret specifications and work instruction
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
• Ability to record data in management information system and scheduling system (Avanti)
• Direct Mail experience preferred
• Knowledge of USPS postal regulations
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work well with others
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
• Physical dexterity:
- Ability to stand, walk lift, bend, twist and stretch throughout the shift
- Ability to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
- Frequently lift and handle average weight items and up to 50lbs.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
• Ability to tolerate regular exposure to, e.g. moderate mechanical/equipment noise, fumes, odors and airborne particles

ABS Graphics

Why Work Here?

Terrific compensation with benefits to match. We take care of our team. Consistent, challenging work with room to grow.

Over the past 30 years, ABS has grown to over 150 highly-valued employees and now operates out of an 130,000 sq. ft. building in the western suburbs of Chicago. Today, ABS is at the forefront of print and communication workflow technology and is fully equipped to provide a distinctive service to large organizations with both simple and complex communication programs. We are always looking for dynamic, creative, hard-working individuals to become a part of our ABS team. We are proud of the expertise we offer our clients through our knowledgeable and skilled employees; we would appreciate learning more about you and your interest in joining our team. ABS is pleased to offer competitive compensation and benefit packages which includes 401(K).

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