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DIY Media Group, Inc. Print Shop Machine Operator III & IV in Pennsauken, New Jersey

Print Shop Machine Operator

Looking for a promising career in light manufacturing and printing? Have a passion for creativity and problem solving? DIY Media Group, which includes industry-leading brands like Disc Makers & BookBaby, is looking for Book and Packaging Printing, Bindery, & Converting Machine Operators who will take pride in producing a high quality product for our customers. We are a forward-thinking self-publishing company that helps musicians, authors, filmmakers, and businesses be successful by manufacturing high quality CDs, DVDs, and books right here in the Philadelphia area (Pennsauken, NJ).

To make sure we attract the best and brightest talent we have created one of the best places to work in South Jersey: Air conditioned factory, competitive pay, and a 401K plan with a company match. Perhaps best of all, we work hard at creating a positive workplace where you can be heard, where you can grow, and where you can make a difference.

Learning and growing is an intricate part of our culture. The print production team is committed to encouraging new ideas and different points of view. Our challenging, fast paced work environment brings out the best in our staff and the managers help learn and grow.

We love hiring candidates who are smart, ambitious, communicate well, with the ability to balance the hustle needed to get the work out on time with the detail orientation needed to get every job 100% right. If that’s you, we want to talk to you, and we’ll help you grow!

Please note: To be considered for employment, you must complete all application questions that are marked as required fields.

Schedule: 3rd Shift (Sunday - Thursday, 10 PM - 6 AM)

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Tasks and Responsibilities:

You’ll operate automated (and sometimes semi-automated) printing, bindery and converting equipment that produces CDs & DVDs packages, books, and other products. This can include startup and shutdown at beginning and end of shift, materials loading, and full responsibility to ensure 100% quality accuracy.
You will perform basic machine upkeep and light maintenance, including replacing routine parts, cleaning and vacuuming equipment, and ensuring that the machine is safe to operate.
You’ll follow established best practices and standard work that you’ve been taught for each specific task to make sure we meet productivity, efficiency, quality, and safety standards.
We rely on you to make suggestions on how to improve our safety, quality, and on-time delivery, and look forward to your proactive participation.
Reliability and punctuality are critically important: you must want to come to work every day, and be on time for work and meetings.
You must be a good communicator and be willing to maintain a respectful, professional, and effective working relationship with colleagues at all levels of the organization.

Qualifications
Experience and Skills Required:

Working experience operating at least one or more machinery listed below is required
Printing (HP Indigo, Xerox, Konica Minolta)
Horizon Bindery Equipment (BQ280, HT-80, BQ480, HT-1000, SmartStacker) or perfect binding equipment
Polar Cutting Equipment (Polar 78N)
If you have a sharp mind, good eye for detail, and positive attitude we are willing to train you in what you need to know.
You must be able to understand and follow verbal and written work instructions and be able to accurately count product.
We cross-train extensively, and the products we make vary greatly. Therefore you must be flexible and willing to work assignments that maybe outside the normal (day-to-day) routine. That flexibility also extends to a willingness to work overtime when we have a need.
If you are mechanically inclined and can work with tools, that is a huge plus.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to stand for much of your shift - up to 10 hours.
Some responsibilities require seated work.
You must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and carry it short distances. While rare, there may be times where you need to be able to lift up to 50 lbs. above shoulder height.

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