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Production - Machine Operator 2
TOPS Products Covington, TN
$32k-41k (estimate)
Full Time | Durable Manufacturing 1 Week Ago

TOPS Products is Hiring a Production - Machine Operator 2 Near Covington, TN

Position Summary
Set up, adjust and operate a variety of machines containing several cutting heads, control surfaces, ink towers or other attachments (i.e. inkjet and mailing devices, case making, folders, cutters, collators, stitchers, drills, binding/gluing machines and/or set up automatic machines containing multiple functions and station capabilities (power paper cutters, power collators and gatherers, power folders, power speed binder) which can be electromechanically combined with other equipment and devices to produce a complete office product. Inspect equipment for safety issues. May operate automatic adhesive machines and make needed adjustments to coordinate the multiple work stations on a single machine. Work with crew though all aspects of production for a specific machine. Monitor safety, quality, output and productivity.
Work is typically performed under minimal daily supervision, receiving guidance from manager/supervisor about the work that needs to be completed. Able to exercise high level of discretion and latitude in completing tasks.
Job Knowledge & Skills
The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job. The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Thorough knowledge of the setup, adjustment, procedures, capabilities and limitations of equipment to perform the full range of standard work.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of machinability of different paper weights, sizes, kinds and colors so as to be able to identify paper conditions (i.e. excessive moisture or curling that frequently requires additional machine adjustment).
  • Thorough knowledge of limitations and capabilities of all machines used to accomplish unusual set ups or machine combinations to produce unique or one of a kind printed materials.
  • Familiarity with basic mathematics (i.e. decimals, metric units) to understand dimensional requirements contained in job orders and to make more complicated adjustments. Must be able to read a tape measure.
  • Ability to use the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the machines.
  • Skill in making difficult adjustments to powered machines using hand tools (i.e. wrenches, screwdrivers, punches, knives) as well as more specialized hand tools, usually furnished by the machine manufacturer.
  • Skill in operating complicated manufacturing equipment such as folders, cutters, collators, stitchers, drills, binding/gluing, tape machines.
  • Ability to read and interpret written work which indicates the number and sequence of machine operations required to complete the work and maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with instructions provided.
  • Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Veteran/Active Duty Applicants: View Comparable MOC's

Job Summary


Full Time


Durable Manufacturing


$32k-41k (estimate)









100 - 200






$10M - $50M


Durable Manufacturing

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About TOPS Products

TOPS Products LLC, a division of Atlas Holdings LLC, makes the tools you need to learn, plan and grow, from your first day of school to your first job or business. As the leading US manufacturer of office and school supplies sold in North America, we represent seven leading brands and over a century of American innovation. Were here to boost your productivity and help organize life. From file folders and notebooks to binders and index cards, we make the products that keep you organized.

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