Inkjet Operator III

Summary
Working under the direction of the Lettershop Manager or a shift lead person, the Inkjet Operator III is expected to work independently and is responsible to setup and operate all of the resident inkjet devices according to specifications on the job ticket, as well as train and mentor other associates in the department.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reports directly to the Lettershop Manager or shift lead person
  • Read the job ticket and follow directions on the job ticket
  • Setup and operate all inkjet devices
  • Setup and operate tip-on devices and fold and glue
  • Sort mail and tray all mail product
  • Stack mail skids
  • Train other associates on machinery
  • Perform minor maintenance to the machines, as needed
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience                                            
One year certificate from technical school and five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, with at least 3 of those years at Baesman Printing Corporation.
 
Language Skills                                           
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of organization.
 
Mathematical Skills                                                 
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
 
Reasoning Ability                                                     
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
Computer Skills                                           
None required
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
None required
 
Other Skills and Abilities                                                    
 
  • Knowledge of USPS postal regulations
  • Ability to count out barcodes for QC
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work well with others
Performance Metrics
 
  • Average pieces per hour: 15,000
  • Average time per set-up: 10 minutes
  • Able to independently complete 100% of all job set-ups assigned
  • Able to diagnose and correct 100% of job running issues
  • Ability to mentor and train junior operators in these skills
Other Qualifications
None required
 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate is occasionally required to walk. The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
 
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 

Published on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 (updated 05/28/2014)

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