Envelope Press Assistant
Position Description: The Envelope Press Assistant is responsible for checking the quality of the envelopes being manufactured, packing finished product into boxes, and other support of envelope manufacturing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Checks production jacket and copy with envelopes being folded to confirm they are the same, places an approved sample on the machine. Checks the work of the previous shift for quality and correct packing. Checks boxes and cartons on the skid. Informs Lead Operator or Supervisor immediately if count does not comply with count on folding record. Notifies Lead Operator or Supervisor if any work from previous shift needs inspection. Removes folded envelopes from the delivery table, fans envelopes and visually inspects and packs in boxes or cartons. Places rejected envelopes in waste container or sets aside for final inspection. Replaces any rejected envelopes with extra envelopes placed on the delivery table for this purpose. Moves cartons from packing stand to conveyor or to skids or pallets. Performs quality checks on envelopes including, but not limited to seal, back and window gum to determine if there is proper adhesion to the paper, tears, hole at the corners, splits at the sides, and top and bottom folds, proper size, printing for correct color, copy and print. Orders stock boxes, cartons and supplies. Labels and marks cartons according to instructions on the production jacket. Completes required record keeping on a timely basis. May jog, fan and feed die cut blanks into a machine. Checks for missing or bad printing on printed stock. Checks machine counter at the beginning of the shift and again in the middle of the shift. Cleans machine area, removes paper waste and mops floor around machine. May provide training and monitor performance of Envelope Press Assistant Trainees. Prepares the machine for startup and supports the Envelope Adjuster by clearing simple jams, pulling blanks and monitoring portions of the machine while the Adjuster is troubleshooting and attempting to start the machine. Assists the Adjuster with machine changes by blowing down machines, wiping and assisting with press wash ups. Obtain information from previous shift and briefs oncoming shift about equipment status, order status and special operating conditions. Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS The individual must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. They must have the ability to effectively communicate with fellow associates and customers. The individual must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. The individual must also have the ability to read a ruler. Must have strong mechanical aptitude / experience and strong initiative.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision. The employee must have good dexterity for all repetitive hand and wrist movements.
Must be able to work overtime including 12 hour shifts and weekends regularly. Must be able to stand 8-12 hours per day.