Freedom, PA 15042
JOB TITLE: Machine Operator
LOCATION: Cranberry / Warrendale / Freedom area.
HOURS: M to F, 6: 30 am to 2: 30 pm, frequent OT.
BREAKS: 30-minute lunch, 1 10-minute break
EQUIPMENT USED: Various inserting machines (all automatic and requiring the same procedure to operate); Ecko knife
MATERIALS HANDLED: Envelopes, inserts, mail trays, mail tray covers, rubber bands, 1-gallon bottled water
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
As an inserting machine operator, the employee may work a number of different stations. The machines vary only according to the number of inserts and size of envelopes they can accommodate. Specific tasks associated with operating the machine are defined below.
A mailer may have 1-9 inserts.
? Load inserts and envelopes in the order specified by the customer. When opening a new box of materials, check the code on the material against the work order provided to ensure it is correct. All material is delivered to the work area by a material handler. Some material (inserts, letters) is printed in-house and arrive at the work area in mail trays on an 8-level cart. Other materials come in boxes direct from customers.
? Fill water bottle.
? The machine operates automatically. If there is mis-feed, the machine stops and provides a code to alert the machine operator to the problem area. The operator then corrects the problem. (e.G. Removes jammed material) and restarts machine.
? Breaking the Belt:
? As mailers come off the machine, the employee separates them according to zip code or carrier route.
? If separating according to zip code, place envelopes in mail trays and separate one zip code from another by using paper dividers.
? Everyone must fan the mail as it comes off the machine looking for missed stamps, blank Outside envelopes, or mismatched mail.
? Full mail trays are covered with cardboard slip cover and placed on a pallet located within the work space.
? Any paper or stickers on the tray lids is to be removed prior to the lid being placed on the tray
? Prior to sending out a full pallet, the employee is responsible for putting a sign on the pallet indicating the number of one-foot trays and two-foot trays, date, machine number, and their initials.
GENERAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The overall characteristics of this position are considered light in nature with occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds. It is recommended that all employees request assistance when lifting any item considered too heavy to be lifted alone.
SPECIFIC PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
LIFTING-Maximum lifting required is 50 lbs. Lifting 18-25 pounds occurs on an occasional basis 1-33% of workday). Lifting a few ounces occurs frequently (34-66% of workday).
Specific items lifted and associated weights are defined below:
? 2-foot mail trays filled 18-25 pounds
? 1 foot mail trays filled 5-10 pounds
? Full box of envelopes, letters, inserts 20-50 pounds
Lifting above shoulder height occurs on a very occasional basis (1-10% of work day)
Lifting from floor to waist occurs on an occasional basis (1-33% of work day)
CARRYING-None required. The work area is self contained.
SITTING-Occurs only on breaks.
TWISTING/TURNING-No repetitive twisting is required.
WORKING CONDITIONS-All work occurs inside the facility. The facility is well lit, well ventilated, and temperature controlled
We are an EOE.