Adjuster Trainee (Machine Operator)

Adecco is recruiting for an Adjuster Trainee (Machine Operator) position in Chicago,IL. As an Adjuster Trainee, sets up and adjusts envelope folding machines for safe and efficient operation in the production process. This includes the start-up, operation, adjustment to proper parameters involving close tolerance, maintenance, troubleshooting, and cleaning of the equipment.

Responsibilities for Adjuster Trainee (Machine Operator) include but are not limited to:

  • Inspect all orders processed on machine during the previous shift for correctness of folding, gumming, printing, count and packaging; obtain approval from lead adjuster or supervisor on start-up of new orders.
  • Make proper size changes and adjustments to all assigned machines in accordance with estimated change times; note any delays on work order.
  • Continuously monitor all assigned machines and performance of operators to ensure quality and run speed standards are being met.
  • Provide training and assistance to coworkers, including other adjusters.
  • Ensure all change parts are cleaned and returned to parts cage or other assigned areas at completion of order.
  • Return ink, skids, cut blanks, etc. to their assigned areas upon completion of order.
  • Review condition of all panel cutting dies with lead adjuster or supervisor once they are removed from machines; return dies to parts cage to be returned to inventory or sent out for reconditioning.
  • Ensure all check sheets, time reports, and other paperwork is filled out correctly and completely.
  • Relay any special instructions or important information pertaining to machine performance to next shift upon their arrival.
  • Monitor machine shut downs where applicable to ensure proper wash up of machines at end of shift; ensure work area is clean.
  • Act as a back up machine Operator during breaks and meal periods as needed.

You should meet the following qualifications to be considered for an Adjuster Trainee (Machine Operator):

  • High School Education or equivalent, with mathematics emphasis
  • High degree of mechanical aptitude and previous assembly/production experience required
  • 1-2 years demonstrated mechanical experience and previous printing experience preferred but not required.
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to work overtimes as needed.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 50 lbs, carry 50 lbs, push 100lbs, pull 75 lbs
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Requires frequent standing, walking, carrying, bending, stooping, grasping and reaching
  • Ability to perform a volume of mechanical detail work with speed and accuracy.
  • Exposure to noise; must wear hearing protection and safety shoes
  • Must be able to tolerate hot working conditions in the summer months



We have openings on 3rd shift.


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