Small Machine Operator, 2nd & 3rd Shift

Sheridan. Be part of something greater. Your career awaits…join us!


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:

  • Set up, operate, and run at production speed at least four of the small pieces of equipment listed below:
  • Laminator, Q.C Clerk, Sewer, Stand Alone Gatherer, Cloth Cutter, Broad Cutter, Shrinkwrap, Drill, Jacketer, Tipper, Reinforcer, Nester, Shipping/Receiving Clerk duties,
  • Accept all assignments with enthusiasm and be able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Perform minor repairs and supervise teardown and maintenance of equipment assigned.
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Additional duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent math skills
  • Good safety skills
  • Good arm, hand and eye coordination. 
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. 
  • Mechanical aptitude required 
  • Troubleshooting skills

Schedule is Monday to Friday, 3 PM to 11 PM, 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