Laminator Machine Operator
Written October 16, 2019
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Alternate Job Titles: Laminator Operator
Responsible for operating and setting-up a hot and/or cold seal laminator for over-laminating, encapsulation, or mounting of screen printed or digital imaged products. Sets feed speed, pressure, and/or temperature for optimum production rates, trims pieces, and maintains quality by performing the following duties personally.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Performs finishing operations such as laminating, encapsulating, and/or mounting of printed pieces.
- Threads laminating or encapsulating material into machine, sets temperature, pressure, and side guides for proper feeding of material.
- Runs proof sheet and secures approval for production run from supervisor.
- Operates the laminator maintaining proper fit and settings, and feeds material into laminator.
- Performs routine machine maintenance and minor repairs when necessary.
- Trims production prints to size specified by customer, when necessary.
- Requisitions laminating material, film, and supplies as needed.
- Maintains cleanliness of work area and equipment.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Carries out conduct and leadership responsibilities in accordance with company policies, procedures, safety, and applicable laws.
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
High school diploma or general education degree (GED): or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standard situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee 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 employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic chemicals, and heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Some independent travel may be required.