Folder Gluer Operator, South Plainfield, NJ

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Folder Gluer Operator, South Plainfield, NJ

6721-New Jersey

901 Durham Ave
South Plainfield, New Jersey, 07080
United States

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Sets up and performs mechanical adjustments to folding/gluing machines for production of cartons.



  • Demonstrates competency in all basic and advanced folds; straight line, auto bottom, internals and inner partitions. 
  • Locates items for machines based on gluing schedule for machines.
  • Reviews job requirements and specifications, prepares paperwork for production accountability and daily time sheets.
  • Checks OK samples for gluing requirements.
  • Prepares make-ready, feeder, pre-fold, final fold and delivery. 
  • Sets up glue system, bar code scanners and pack station.
  • Operates folder/gluer in accordance with customer specifications and current standard operating procedures.
  • Maintains equipment and machine area.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.



  • Must have a minimum of two years’ experience operating a folding / gluing machine.
  • Must be able to effectively direct feeders/catchers and packers to start and stop working based upon equipment or quality issues.
  • Must pass basic reading test.
  • Must pass ruler test.
  • Must pass color vision tests.
  • Must be technically inclined and able to perform mechanical adjustments to folder/gluer.
  • 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 this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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