Cordoba Operator

Posted on January 25, 2023. Primary Region: Altona, MB

The Cordoba Operator’s primary role is to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Cordoba machine. The Operator is responsible to set up the machine and adjust machine settings to ensure run speed efficiency to produce a high-quality product to the prescribed quantity. Other responsibilities include troubleshooting basic machine performance, cleaning the machine and work area as well as perform basic machine maintenance functions. The Cordoba Operator is responsible to produce folded and glued covers with flaps. The Cordoba machine scores, folds and glues the flaps in place for binding soft covers with flaps. In addition, the Cordoba Operator is required to cross train on a minimum of two other pieces of Bindery Small Equipment

The successful candidate will work 3 consecutive 12-hour night shifts every week, 6 PM - 6 AM.

Friesens Corporation offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package, Employee Ownership and profit sharing.

- High School Diploma/GED/Mature Student Diploma
- Experience operating and using small tools
- Effective English use and comprehension
- Digital Literacy (Microsoft Office, keyboarding skills)
- Essential Math skills (Metric and Imperial measurements, problem solving, conversion charts, etc.)
- Effective use of production related documents to accomplish job tasks
- Ability to detect, isolate, and identify irregularities in product
- Demonstrated organization, prioritizing, time and stress management skills
- Able to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
- Continuous learning/improvement mindset
- Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment while demonstrating self-management capabilities
- Able to deal with people diplomatically and professionally at all times
- Excellent manual dexterity
- Knowledge of workplace safety, safe lifting and handling procedures

Duties & Responsibilities:
- Work and communicate effectively with the Managers and co-workers
- Handle production assignments on the Cordoba machine as directed by the Production Manager paying close attention to quality and productivity
- Understand the job requirements from information on the docket and related information and as communicated by the Production Manager
- Making machine adjustments to run the job efficiently
- Run samples checking for necessary adjustments
- Assist in performing maintenance as directed by the Production Manager or as outlined in the procedure’s manual
- Cross train and run other pieces of small equipment in Bindery
- Perform Production Support duties as assigned including but not limited to:
- Assisting at the Encaser, Perfect Binder and Shrink Wrapper ensuring signatures match, filling pockets and stacking product onto skids or into cartons
- Pack finished product, placing cartons onto skids and applying labels
- Work in Specialty including cerluxing, spiral and wiro binding, hand collating, tipping pages, other handwork as assigned.
- Move book components as needed with floor jacks and other devices
- Practice Friesens safety procedures for equipment and plant situations
- Assist with Bindery Department maintenance and housekeeping

Position will remain open until filled. Incomplete applications will be disqualified.


One Printers Way
Altona, MB

Job type: Full-time

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Odia Reimer