Machine Operator

Jersey City, New Jersey

Cenveo, a world leader in the management and distribution of print and related offerings is seeking highly skilled Industrial Machine Packers for its envelope manufacturing facility in Jersey City, NJ (3rd shift: 11pm -- 7am).

Training may take place on 1st shift (7am -- 3pm) and eventually transition to 3rd shift.

The schedule may be Sunday - Thursday or Monday - Friday with overtime required during busy season/based on business needs on Fridays / Saturdays depending on your regular work schedule.

The ideal candidate will have a High School diploma or equivalent, 1-2 years of relevant work experience in a production environment with quality inspection experience and basic math and measuring skills. The ability to perform in a high volume work environment with speed and accuracy.

Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, Cenveo encompasses more than two dozen entities in over 100 facilities across the U.S., as well as manufacturing operations in Asia, South America and Central America.

Cenveo provides competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a Health, Dental and Vision insurance and Paid Time Off. In addition, we provide 401k, as well as disability insurance, life insurance, as well as other benefit plans.

Job Summary

Under general supervision, loads paper on to automatic hand-fed or web envelope folding machines and packs the finished product in a team environment. Inspects quality of envelopes, labels cartons, reports variances to key personnel and checks current production orders/schedules to determine daily production requirements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions)

These are functions a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Receives production order (pocket) and determines that adequate cartons/boxes have been placed at line.
  • Notifies material handler if additional cartons are needed for the packing run.
  • Feeds blanks into machine; visually inspects product for defects and reports defects to machine adjuster immediately.
  • Shuts off machine if line jams; clears minor jams or calls machine adjuster.
  • Packs items in designated boxes and cartons (style and size) per customer order.
  • Places identification labels on cartons.
  • Reports production on production report.
  • Reports to authorized personnel any malfunction of assigned equipment or any major incidence of defective product or packing materials.
  • May be required to do rework on finished product.
  • May be required to work on auxiliary equipment (punch, drill, etc.).
  • Sweeps and cleans up work area during and at the end of shift.
  • Must be able to safety and efficiently perform scheduled operator preventative maintenance and general housekeeping duties.
  • Responsible for arriving/leaving workstation on time and taking breaks when authorized.
  • Must be able to conduct, document and report quality assurance checks as instructed to include notifying supervisor of immediate quality issues.

Other (Non-Essential) Functions

Includes functions which are normally performed by persons holding this title. However, these functions may be reassigned to other employees as part of a "Reasonable Accommodation" under the ADA.

  • May act as material handler in moving skids or making cartons when line is down.
  • Other duties and assignments as required.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum: High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum: 1 year of machine packer experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum: 1 year of quality inspection experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic math skills with the ability calculate fractions and measure using a ruler.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must possess ability to work at a rapid pace
  • Ability to perform work safely
  • Reliable ; Dependable transportation

Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions

  • Ability to keep up with a high-speed delivery output in a standing position for a full shift.
  • Mental alertness to stop equipment when jam occurs.
  • Ability to step up, reach overhead, and manually feed blanks into machine.
  • Requires regularly standing, walking, carrying, climbing, and reaching.
  • Ability to lift up to 55 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity required to grasp objects; exposure to arm and wrist fatigue.
  • Exposure to noise; must wear hearing protection and safety shoes.

Cenveo is an EEO Employer

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