RR Donnelley Industrial Sewing Machine Operator in St Charles, Illinois
Industrial Sewing Machine Operator
St Charles, IL
Set up, adjust and operate an industrial sewing machine for banner hemming. Familiarity with banner welding or grommeting is a plus but not required.
Helpful to have prior experience with any automatic finishing or bindery machines.
Inspect equipment for safety issues.
Direct any helpers & crew through all aspects of production.
Monitor quality, output and productivity.
RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer
Thorough knowledge of the set up, adjustment, procedures, capabilities and limitations of sewing or hemming machines.
Working knowledge of the machinability of different signage materials as they relate to the finishing processes.
Thorough knowledge of limitations and capabilities of all machines used to accomplish unusual set ups or machine combinations to produce unique or one of a kind printed materials.
Familiarity with basic mathematics (i.e. decimals, metric units) to understand dimensional requirements contained in job orders and to make more complicated adjustments.
Ability to use the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the bindery machines.
Skill in making adjustments to powered machines using hand tools (i.e. wrenches, screwdrivers, punches, knives) as well as more specialized hand tools, usually furnished by the machine manufacturer.
Ability to read and interpret written work which indicates the number and sequence of machine operations required to complete the work and maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with instructions provided.
Basic computer skills.
High school/GED and/or 3 to 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment required.
Self-starter and ability to work with little to no supervision.
Helpful to have previous experience working on collators, gatherers, poly wrappers, in-line labeling.