Job Summary: The Envelope Operator is responsible for the ongoing production at the machine to which they are assigned. The Envelope Operator fulfills their tasks and responsibilities with a high degree of discipline. They will follow the instructions of the Envelope Adjustor to ensure that the machine produces high quality envelopes at the maximum possible quantity.
· Verify job set-up conforms to the provided specifications
· Maintain a clean, organized and safe workspace
· Load and maintain proper levels of materials to the machine, including paper, gum, window film, etc.
· Review the quality of the produced to envelopes to ensure that quality standards are being maintained
· Package envelopes in designated containers and labels according to job specifications
· Minimize waste of materials and finished products
· Clear simple jams and assist the Envelope Adjuster to support consistent operation of the machine
· Provide support to envelope manufacturing activities, as needed
· The Machine Operator checks at hourly intervals the gum, side seam glue, window glue and printing units for level, leaking or smearing.
· Remove any skin building, during the day, in the gum box or gluing stations
· Check the ink fountains for level and viscosity and add ink, water or additives if required
· Prepare and mount the paper- and window patch reels on to the splicers, be alert on splice moments of the splicers to prevent any errors
· On a weekly basis check the automatic lubrications systems for leakage and level of the lubrication fluid
· On a monthly basis check the rubber rollers for wear, makes a report for renewal and notify the machine-adjustor
· Ensure that all the safety guards are in place and the electronic system is working
· Monitor the quality of the envelopes produced by performing an hourly routine checking the gluing tolerances of the window, side seams and gum flap
· Order the pallets, boxes, glue, gum, inks, in time to prevent waiting for materials.
· Complete a daily end of shift production sheet, with date, machine number, order number, size, amount produced, production hours and downtime with explanation for the reason
· At the end of the production time the machine-operator, together with the assistant, wash-up the gum-, window gum units, side seam guns, and printing units
· Comply with all safety rules and regulations. Provide feedback to supervisors and management about safety concerns and areas for improvement.
· Communicate with supervisors and managers about production goals and operational conditions
- Other duties as assigned
· High school diploma
· Minimum 2 years’ experience working as an envelope converting machine operator
· Minimum 1 year experience working with W+D 102 and/or 202 machines
· Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
· Ability to perform basic math including use of fractions and measurements
· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
· Must be able to pass drug screen, E-Verify, and background check
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk for long periods of time. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 100 lbs. The vision requirements include: close vision
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Schedule: Monday- Friday; 1:15pm – 9:45pm
Pay Rate: $14-$15/hr, based on experience.