Work in Illinois Veterans

Illinois Job Link Logo

Job Information

RR Donnelley Industrial Sewing Machine Operator in St Charles, Illinois

Industrial Sewing Machine Operator 


St Charles, IL

ID: 50643


  • 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

    Required Skills

  • 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.

    Required Experience

  • 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.