Machine Operator - Printing in Indianapolis, IN at Volt

Date Posted: 7/15/2020

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    Direct Hire
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Job Description

VOLT Workforce Solutions is NOW HIRING for one of our partner organizations in Indianapolis, IN!


This position combines organizational and time-management skills with mechanical ability. Bindery set ups play a key role in pamphlet, label and pharmaceutical literature production. This role requires physical stamina and heightened attention to detail. 

Required skills:

  • Must be able to observe and monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions and make required adjustments
  • Records time spent on specific tasks and number of items produced, for daily production sheet.
  • Must be able to read a ruler to a 1/64 of an inch and ability to understand a job jacket and instructions
  • Cleans and lubricates machinery parts and makes minor repairs
  • Examines product samples for defects
  • Reads work order to determine work instructions
  • Starts machines and makes trial runs to verify accuracy of machine setup
  • Sets machine controls to adjust length and thickness of folds, stitches or cuts, and to adjust speed and pressure
  • Ability to load paper onto the machine and inspect for defects.
  • Familiar with Machine controls
  • Ability to operate Electronic controls
  • Ability to pack finished product into trays
  • Ability to clear out minor and major paper jams
  • Ability and willing to clean glue off of machine parts and efficiently maintain gluing system
  • Ability and willing to wash rollers as needed Able and willing to complete all paperwork

Skills and requirements:

  • High School education
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs occasionally
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to read and comprehend work instructions
  • Minimum of 2 years of prior experience in the printing industry preferred

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, sit for long periods of time, and possess good vision, walk, use of hands and fingers in continuous and repetitive motion.  The employee must also regularly speak (in public) and hear,) and lift 50 lbs.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in a manufacturing environment. Some safety equipment will be required while in the manufacturing.

3rd Shift

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer