Laminator Operator 2

Elk Grove Village, IL

Posted: 11/06/2017 Job Number: JN -112017-374

Job Description

The Laminator Operator functions under the direct supervision of the Lamination Lead. This position is responsible setting-up and operating the laminating machine to meet or exceed customer quality specifications. Accountable and ultimately responsible for the quality and quantity of material produced and all related documentation.

  • Reads job specifications and previous run data (if available) to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
  • Ensures job and material is in order prior to machine set up. Performs set up and pushes button to activate laminator.
  • Loads and unloads roll stock.
  • Mixes prescribed adhesives, catalysts and solvents to the proper working viscosity.
  • Assists in ordering and maintaining chemical inventory and supplies.
  • Observes machine operation to detect defects or machine malfunction. Makes corrections to alleviate out of specification product.
  • Checks and records bond strengths.
  • Meets or exceeds prescribed job standards for line speeds, scrap and set up times. • Performs minor machine maintenance; reports any necessary maintenance to the engineering department using a written work order.
  • Works cooperatively with the Quality Assurance department to ensure the delivery of high quality products.
  • Completes required documentation and enters data into the computer database accurately and timely.
  • Participates in on-going training opportunities and supports a continuous quality improvement environment.
  • Review work instructions and procedures that are applicable to the position.

  • This individual is responsible for handling and disposing of any hazardous waste associated with printing and laminating processes in accordance with county, state and/or federal guidelines, and may act as an Alternate Emergency Coordinator in the execution of the Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan.
  • Place hazardous waste into correct containers.
  • Label and mark hazardous waste containers properly.
  • Place hazardous waste containers in storage area.
  • Obtain containers for hazardous waste storage.
  • Handle hazardous waste containers properly including keeping waste containers closed when not in used and grounding and bonding during the transfer of flammables.
  • Respond to hazardous waste emergencies and spills.

  • 1-2 years demonstrated experience running lamination equipment using flexible materials.
  • Ability to work with all levels of employees.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
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