Folder Operator, 3rd Shift

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Sheridan MI has operated in Chelsea, Michigan, for more than 70 years  of service to the book publishing industry.  Our customers depend on us to covert their ideas into one of the most important inventions man ever made, a book of printed words. 

Job Summary:

  • Operate folder in a safe manner, following lifting procedures and encouraging others to do the same.
  • Read, understand and follow instructions as specified on the job ticket.
  • Set-up and change over machines properly for ppi, trim size, bind type, specified perf and specified margins.
  • Load sheets into machine, job and stack signatures, pull skids/cages in and out.
  • Run jobs as scheduled by Bindery Supervisor in a safe manner.
  • The folder operator must thoroughly understand the quality characteristics of a “Bindery-Ready Signature”  with responsibility for ensuring all signatures are coming off the machine are finished products and meet or exceed our customers and or bindery quality expectations.
  • Check each job for accuracy of specifications and verify the quality meets our expectations.
  • Fill-out paperwork correctly and consistently, communicating  all  needed information to the next operation.
  • Consistently produce quantities consistent with or exceeding standards.
  • Clean machine and area, perform scheduled maintenance and repairs when needed.
  • Adhere to time “guidelines” for change-over’s, set-ups and preventative.
  • Keep work area clean and free of hazards.
  • Assist in training of new operators and employees.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to read a ruler
  • Good safety skills
  • Good arm, hand, eye coordination
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Excellent attendance

Schedule is Monday to Friday, 11 PM to 7 aM – 40 hours/week

  • Overtime pays time and a half after 40 hours per week
  • Night shift pays an extra 8% on hours worked

Why work for Sheridan?

  • Job training
  • Career advancement
  • College tuition up to $5,250 per year
  • Paid vacation & holidays
  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical (PPO and HSA Plans), Dental, Vision
  • Teledoc – convenient and no cost
  • Company paid basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary life
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company paid short term disability
  • FSA Health and Dependent Care savings accounts
  • HSA Health saving account
  • EAP program

CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment, please contact the location HR Manager at 734-475-9145 option 3 or