Printing Machine Operator

Clearwater, FL | Temp-to-Hire

Post Date: 10/03/2017 Job ID: 1391 Industry: Direct Mailing Pay Rate: 12


  • A minimum of a high school diploma
  • Excellent knowledge of automated mail processing and material handling equipment
  • Working knowledge of operator procedures for applications and operating system software
  • Knowledge of procedures for using supplies and maintaining inventory
  • Knowledge of job control procedures
  • Knowledge of job setup and run procedures
  • Considerable skill in maintaining a continuous production level
  • Considerable skill in analysis, solid decision-making and problem solving
  • Skilled in following oral and written technical instructions
  • Skilled in maintaining complete, accurate production and quality written records
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of attention to quality, detail, and correctness
  • Ability to judge reasonableness in most situations, to determine the severity of the situation, and determine applicable actions
  • Must possess basic skills in PC utilization
  • Ability to operate effectively under pressure
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to work in an environment where standing for hours at a time is a necessity
  • Ability to demonstrate good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, piers, and clients


Responsibilities/Accountabilities/Specific Duties 

  • Ensure that the environment, both physical and equipment, is safe to work in at all time
  • Ensure that jobs are expeditiously undertaken to meet established timeliness, quality, and productivity standards; constantly monitoring the quality of output
  • Ensure that equipment is used in accordance with established procedures, and in a safe and efficient manner
  • Responsible for equipment set-up and minor routine maintenance
  • Ensure that all procedures for preparing equipment for utilization are followed at all times, including blowing – off the machines, clearing work area of garbage, proper and safe staging of supplies (i.e. envelopes, rubber bands, etc.)
  • Effectively interact with all levels of staff and management, as well as clients
  • Establish and maintain close working relationship with interrelated departments, in order to ensure timely and accurate services
  • Ensure that all postal reporting and manifest documentation is accurately and expeditiously completed and entered or delivered to the appropriate leadership
  • Ensure volume reconciliation documentation is accurately and expeditiously completed and entered into the appropriate reporting application
  • Ensure that all mailing supplies (i.e. trays, sleeves, labels, strapping material, shrink wrap) are being used in a correct and effective way
  • Ensure that all mail is sorted correctly through the presort procedures of the department and the U.S. Postal Service
  • Ensure that all mail trays are labeled and sorted correctly for shipment by following the departmental procedures
  • Be aware of departmental policies, goals, standards, and targets to help ensure they are carried out
  • Any other relevant responsibilities assigned by the Manager


Listed below is the portfolio of equipment that the Machine Operator will be trained on and responsible to operate. Prior knowledge of their operations will be a plus.


Inserting Operations


Pitney Bowes Flowmaster Inserters (6 Stations, two inserter with 10x13 capabilities)

MBO Folders with gate-fold

Kirk-Rudy Ink Jet Printer Bases

Buskro Ink-Jet Printers

Scitex Ink-Jet Printers

Tyers (Ty-Tech and ETS)


Palamedes Bundlers

Automatic Shrink Wrapper

Pitney Bowes off-line metering machine

Automatic scale

Manual Pallet Jack

Automatic Power Jack

Any other equipment or technology necessary to perform assigned tasks

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