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Machine Operator (2:30-10:30 pm)

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Date: Oct 2, 2022

Location: Neenah, WI, US, 54957

Company: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Requisition #: 17084
Functional Area:  Machine Operation; Manufacturing; Printing
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Options:  In Office at Location Specified Above
Work Hours:  2:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.


Position Summary

Join our manufacturing team and work in clean, safe and comfortable manufacturing environment while earning $19+/hour including shift differential for 2nd shift! The purpose of this 2nd shift position (2:30 pm to 10:30 pm Monday-Friday) is to operate basic Bindery Finishing equipment in accordance with manufacturing standards and product specifications. In addition, this individual will operate at least 1 piece of Major Finishing Equipment (as a back-up) at the productivity standard.

Basic Finishing Equipment includes, but is not limited to: drill, single-head stitch, padder, Rosback perforator, shrink wrapper, riveter, carton erector, material handling equipment.

Major Finishing Equipment includes, but is not limited to: Hamilton web collator, Didde web collator, MCT digital cutter, Col-Tec sheet collator, auto laminator, guillotine cutter, folder, Kugler, Horizon 5500 stitcher, Horizon perfect binder, Fin-Seal, and any of the Printing equipment.


Benefits & Perks

  • Annual Reviews, Quarterly Bonus Program
  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement, eligible your FIRST DAY
  • 401(k) with Employer Match & Annual Profit Sharing
  • 15 Days Paid Time Off (PTO) + 8 Paid Company Holidays + 1 Paid Floating Holiday 
  • On-Site Fitness Center, Cafe & Free Wellness Clinic

Job Responsibilities

  • Examines job specifications to determine machine set-up, operating time and quantity to be finished and shipped.
  • Makes ready and operates finishing equipment according to manufacturing standards and production specifications. Makes adjustments to rectify registration or cut-off issues.
  • Works with machine operators to set up equipment and performs assist duties during the operation of equipment as required. 
  • Performs basic bindery functions such as gathering, jogging, hand collating, etc. according to manufacturing standards and production specifications. 
  • Continually responsible for quality and quantity of finished product and follows all job checking procedures.
  • Properly records time and materials for each individual job, as well as recording daily information utilizing automated data collection system.
  • Handles routine daily and monthly maintenance as required. Works closely with the Manufacturing Maintenance staff on the preventive maintenance program as necessary.
  • Works either of the two shifts as needed and works overtime as needed to meet production requirements.




  • 6+ months of experience working in a manufacturing environment
    • Bindery or assembly experience a plus!


  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED).

Other Skills/Qualifications:

  • Must be proficient in the use of a PC.
  • Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity to perform adjustments and maintenance
  • Ability to match or detect subtle differences between colors
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to follow written instructions
  • Detail oriented with focus on high quality


Physical Requirements

Work is performed primarily in a manufacturing (industrial printing) environment and may involve exposure to noise hazards, high speed mechanical moving parts, chemical hazards, and hazards common to Bindery equipment operation and the printing industry.

Work may involve repetitive operation of industrial equipment for extended periods of time. The work may also require frequent lifting of materials and equipment which have the potential of weighing up to a maximum of 50 lbs. Work Activities may also include the pushing/pulling of heavy materials, supplies or equipment. Equipment operation may also require frequent bending, grasping, and reaching.

Bindery activities and printing equipment operation requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Such PPE may include hearing protection, eye protection, hand protection and safety-toe footwear.


Other Information


At J. J. Keller, we are Difference Makers because the work we do truly matters. We protect people’s lives every day. In fact, more than 90% of Fortune® 1000 companies rely on J. J. Keller to help create safe work environments. View our CAREERS video to learn more about being a Difference Maker at J. J. Keller and click here to learn what our associates have to say about life as an associate at J.J. Keller. 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.!  If you experience system-related issues or need assistance with the online application, please call (920) 720-7700.

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J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Oshkosh
Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton

Job Segment: 2nd Shift, Bindery, Equipment Operator, Industrial, Machinist, Night, Manufacturing