Folder Gluer Operator - Lexington, NC

Lexington / North Carolina / United States

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Folder Gluer Operator - Lexington, NC

101 Lexington Pkwy
Lexington, North Carolina, 27295
United States


  • Completes preventive maintenance requirements according to operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and established preventive maintenance schedules on Folder Gluers.
  • Sets up bar code scanners, glue detectors, jam sensors kick and ejection systems.
  • Maintains equipment, parts and supplies inventories:  Includes anticipating needed equipment, parts and supplies, checking stock, placing and expediting orders, and verifying receipt of needed items.
  • Locates correct job and loads in folder/gluer to produce finished product.
  • Prepares make-ready feeder, prefold, glue system, final fold, delivery, stacker, bar code reader, pack station and inspection system.
  • Operates folder/gluer in accordance with customer specifications and current standard operating procedures.
  • Ensures total quality of the job while in operation.
  • Contributes to quality investigations when necessary.
  • Demonstrates competency in all basic folds: straight-line, lock-bottom, inner partition and 5th panels.
  • Demonstrates competency in the use of the Valco or W.H. Leary inspection system.
  • Demonstrates competency in all required documentation.
  • Contributes to team effort by cross-training and providing back-up when necessary.
  • Contributes to team effort by exhibiting strong work ethic and problem solving skills.
  • Understands and respects responsibilities of working in a SOP and cGMP environment.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with company safety rules, procedures and regulations.
  • Effectively communicates with and to management staff.
  • Assists in other finishing areas as needed.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.


  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • One year of related experience and/or mechanical aptitude is preferred.
  • Must be able to meet and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test or have demonstrated mechanical aptitude through prior work experience.
  • Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Must have the ability to perform basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Must have basic computer skills including e-mail and word processing.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


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