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Collator Operator 2nd Shift

Company: Sheridan Group Inc. company
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: October 3, 2021

Job Description:

                                          Collator/Gather Operator (2nd shift 3pm – 11pm)

                                         Chelsea, MI



The major purpose of the Collator/Gatherer Operator is to change-over, set-up and run machinery that automatically collates signatures for sewing or binding.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions):

These are functions that a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.

  1. Read, understand and follow instructions as specified on the job order and the “Standard Operating Procedure” (SOP).
  2. Set-up machine properly including the setting of the pockets and stacker and be able to change-over, for size and bulk.
  3. Be able to lead and direct crew in the loading of stock into correct pockets, jogging and stacking book blocks and pulling skids/cages in and out.
  4. Operate machine in a safe manner.
  5. Understand the characteristics of a “Bindery-Ready Book Block.”
  6. Verify the quality of work coming off his/her machine, inspecting for obvious defects from press and folding.
  7. Consistently produce quantities as targeted with standards.
  8. Clean machine and area properly, perform scheduled maintenance and repair, when needed.
  9. Adhere to time “guidelines” for change-overs, set-ups and preventative maintenance.
  10. Assist in the training of new operators and crew and assist with trouble-shooting, when needed.
  11. Cross train in other areas as needed.
  12. Additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED required.
  • Ability to read a ruler
  • Good arm, hand, eye coordination
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess ability to work at a rapid pace.
  • Ability to learn the job and perform work productively and safely.
  • Reliable; good attendance is expected.
  • May be required to work mandatory overtime as needed.

Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions:

  • Requires regularly standing, walking, carrying, climbing, lifting, and reaching, as well as manual dexterity.
  • Exposure to noise; exposure to arm and wrist fatigue; must wear hearing protection and safety shoes.

CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


To submit an application online, please visit our website at or email your resume to

Keywords: Sheridan Group Inc. company, Ann Arbor , Collator Operator 2nd Shift, Other , Brooklyn, Michigan

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