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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends machine that forms plain and window envelopes from paper rolls or precut blanks: Loads stack of blanks into rack of feed mechanism or positions roll of paper on machine rack, using hoist, and threads paper through machine.

  • 2) Starts machine and observes progress of blanks and web through cutting, gluing, folding, and drying units.

  • 3) Pushes button to stop machine in case of malfunction.

  • 4) Fans handful of envelopes to inspect them for quality of folding, sealing, and glue application, and packs them in boxes.

  • 5) Counts pack of envelopes periodically to verify accuracy of mechanical counter.

  • 6) Pours glue into machine container to replenish supply.

  • 7) Wipes or washes glue from machine at end of shift.

  • 8) May adjust glue applicator and drying and pressing rolls.

  • 9) May be designated according to type of machine tended as Plunger-Machine Operator; Rotary-Envelope-Machine Operator; Side-Seam-Envelope-Machine Operator.

  • 10) May tend machine that forms envelopes used in cover of books and be designated Book-Pocket-Machine Operator.




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DOT:   649.685-042

Job Number: 3616