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Working As A Folder Operator

  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Getting Information
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • Repetitive

  • $31,069

    Average Salary

What Does A Folder Operator Do At Taylor Corporation

* Read instructions from job tickets and set up folder based on instructions.
* Run samples for approval by designated personnel.
* Complete checklist and other paperwork for the cutter.
* Direct and coordinate activities of the helper during run.
* Perform preventative maintenance on the folder.
* Operate or assist on other bindery equipment when workload dictates.
* Demonstrate good safety attitudes and expect same from helper.
* Keep immediate work area neat and orderly.
* Responsible for training additional crew members as needed.
* Physical demands while performing the duties of this job include the following: required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
* Other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor

What Does A Folder Operator Do At WS Packaging Group, Inc.

* Responsible for efficient make-ready on all cartons assigned.
* Will notify the Manager of any problems or when they need assistance.
* Responsible for setting production speeds for each job to maximize machine capabilities.
* If additional take off-packer help is required, advise cellleader of staffing requirements or personnel problems.
* Ensures that the correct adhesives are used and notifies the cell leader of any problems relating to fiber tear, glue voids, etc.
* Regularly inspects cartons during the run to verify acceptable adhesion, pre-break and alignment.
* Monitors adhesive application for proper placement, adhesion, and quantity.
* Checks printed cartons throughout the run to assure the print quality is acceptable and that we are not experiencing ink rub or offsetting in the stack.
* Verifies that the packer has sufficient cases to achieve maximum productivity.
* Responsible for proper feeding and stacking of cartons during the run for maximum productivity.
* Assist the cell leader in training of other cell personnel to take over the duties of the operator when necessary.
* Responsible for quality, productivity, and minimizing waste.
* Verifies that correct count and packing method is used on all jobs.
* Correctly fills out and turns in all required paperwork in a timely manner.
* Verifies that labels are correct with in accordance with the Job Ticket.
* Duties may be changed or additional duties assigned.
* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
* The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Requirements

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Folder Operator Demographics

Gender

Male

72.1%

Female

26.8%

Unknown

1.0%
Ethnicity

White

83.1%

Hispanic or Latino

10.2%

Asian

5.4%

Unknown

0.9%

Black or African American

0.4%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

37.5%

Russian

25.0%

Mandarin

12.5%

Dakota

12.5%

Ukrainian

12.5%
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Folder Operator Education

Schools

Liberty University

8.1%

Chippewa Valley Technical College

5.4%

Rowan University

5.4%

Bucks County Community College

5.4%

Richland Community College

5.4%

Delgado Community College

5.4%

Moraine Park Technical College

5.4%

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

5.4%

Lansing Community College

5.4%

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

5.4%

Universal Technical Institute

5.4%

Ferris State University

5.4%

Washburn University of Topeka

5.4%

Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

5.4%

Greenville Technical College

5.4%

Fox Valley Technical College

5.4%

Eastern Michigan University

2.7%

Mountain Empire Community College

2.7%

Delaware College of Art and Design

2.7%

Lincoln Technical Institute

2.7%
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Majors

Business

21.6%

Graphic Design

13.7%

Computer Science

6.9%

Graphic Communications

4.9%

Precision Metal Working

4.9%

General Studies

4.9%

Automotive Technology

4.9%

Medical Assisting Services

3.9%

Psychology

2.9%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.9%

Accounting

2.9%

Drafting And Design

2.9%

Nursing

2.9%

Industrial Technology

2.9%

Aviation

2.9%

Electrical Engineering

2.9%

Criminal Justice

2.9%

Engineering

2.9%

Education

2.9%

General Education, Specific Areas

2.0%
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Degrees

Other

48.0%

Associate

18.5%

Bachelors

16.2%

Certificate

8.1%

Diploma

5.2%

Masters

2.3%

License

1.7%
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Top Skills for A Folder Operator

MBOFoldersStahlFoldersBinderyEquipmentSetupSpecificationsSafetySet-UpBaumFolderFlexoFolderGluerCustomerSpecsFolderMachineJobTicketsBobstFolderGluerCompleteJobOrdersQualityChecksPerfectBinderContinuousFeedProductionRUNCartonResponsibilitiesiPreventiveMachineMaintenance

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Top Folder Operator Skills

  1. MBO Folders
  2. Stahl Folders
  3. Bindery Equipment
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Set up MBO folders for other company personnel Conducted troubleshooting for all folders
  • Operated all bindery equipment Learned to train new personnel
  • Set up and operate production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices.Set up and verify the functionality of safety equipment.
  • Monitor the flow of materials, equipment set-ups, job progress, quality and scheduling.
  • Operate and set up Baum folders

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