Folding Machine Adjuster

Milwaukee, WI 532012048

Posted: 10/11/2018 Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 500780

Mechanically inclined, career oriented, quick learner, excellent attendance and team player. Does this describe you? 100+ year old, financially stable company experiencing major growth and is looking for people to add to their team as machine adjusters.  These are Direct Hire positions.


Summary of position:

Sets up, adjusts, and operates folding machines by performing the following duties.


Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

         Observes all safety rules and regulations.

         Examines work order to determine specifications and sample verification.

         Supplies proper tooling and components to the folding machines.

         Sets up folding machine per sample and order jacket specifications with the least amount of downtime.

         Seeks appropriate approvals (OK s) on every job that is manufactured on the equipment.

         Troubleshoots operating difficulties including: analyzing machine operations, inspection of products, locating troublesome elements within machines and makes necessary mechanical adjustments to eliminate quality variations and mechanical malfunctions.

         Inspects product quality according to quality guidelines.

         Maintains accurate counts of product to boxes, cartons, and skids.

         Adjusts folding machine and packs product uniformly and neatly, also keeping up with the machine speed.

         Seeks advice from management when quality is being jeopardized for machine speed.

         Checks order throughout course of production to ensure accurate labeling, printing, and packaging of product.

         Removes paper jams and performs preventative maintenance when scheduled.

         Follows all 5S expectations.

         Transports finished goods to appropriate area.

         Works as a team with the operator and other adjusters including other shifts.

         Performs related work as required


Skills/abilities needed to be successful in this role:                                            

         Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.

         Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

         Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

         Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

         Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

         Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

         Cost Consciousness - Develops and implements cost saving measures.

         Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.

         Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and values.

         Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

         Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.

         Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.

         Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

         Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

         Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

         Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

         Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

         Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and at the assigned machine on time.

         Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person.

         Initiative - Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

         Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas.


Other Requirements:

         High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

         Ab ility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

         Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

          Ability to read and interpret ruler measurements.

         Good Mechanical Aptitude

         While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.

         The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

         Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

         W hile performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Work Hours: 

1st shift:  Training shift - 6:30 am - 2:30 pm; Monday - Friday

2nd shift - assigned shift - 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm; Monday - Friday

3rd shift - assigned shift - 10:30 pm - 6:30 am; Sunday - Thursday

Pay Range - $17 - 20/hr. based on experience

Benefits:   Medical/Dental/Vision/Perscription drug plan; disability; life insurance; paid vacations; paid holidays; 401K; Flexible spending accounts; performance reviews; ability to grow your career


In interested in this folding machine adjuster position, please send resume to: or call 414-453-9545





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