Portage Lakes Career Center


Small Machine Operator



Coordinate, set up and maintain small bindery machines and equipment. Machine operation includes the coordination and
operation of the Mailer, Dot Wac, use of the Polybag, Drills, Shanklin, Shrink Wrap Machine and Folders, Spiral Binding in
the Bindery Department which are used to complete Bindery Operations and fulfill customer orders to quality

• Demonstrate knowledge and the ability to understand bindery related specifications
• Demonstrate the ability to perform make readies (m/r) on all equipment listed as small machines
• Demonstrate compliance with all safety procedures
• Demonstrate consistency in the observation of all safety procedures, bending and lifting techniques
• Show leadership skills as well as interpersonal skills
• Possess the knowledge and ability to read and understand the job tickets, workers, order and all other
documentation that pertains to each job
• Interact with supervisors to facilitate daily schedules
• Understands and carry out customer’s quality requirements
• Able to meet or exceed expected goals on make readies, speeds, waste and efficiencies, etc…
• The ability to operate all tools pertaining to equipment, wrenches, gauges and tape measures, etc…
• Monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions or to determine whether adjustments are needed
• Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when what maintenance is needed


(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
• Monitor/Assess performance of yourself and others to make improvements or take corrective actions
• The ability to use logical and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions,
conclusions or approaches to problems
• The ability to train and develop others
• The ability to troubleshoot
• Must be dependable, reliable and responsible in fulfilling obligations
• Must work well with others
• Must be flexible and open to change when needed
• Able to follow instructions and make decisions
• Must be proven self-starter to complete projects/work orders
• The ability to work 10 to 12 hour shifts

• High School Diploma or GED
• 1-3 years of formal job related training (can be waived)
• 1-3 years of job related work experience (can be waived)


• The ability to read and write English
• The ability to communicate effectively both orally and verbally

• Ability to perform basic math skills
• Ability to interpret and utilize various units of measure and their conversions

• Ability to generate solutions to problem without equipment
• Recommends new solutions to production problems
• Finding ways to improve processes and efficiencies on a production


Applicants do have to be 18 years or older to be employed with Sheridan Ohio.


Company Info

Sheridan Ohio

3765 Sunnybrook Road

Brimfield, OH 44240


Who To Contact
Robin Cook, HR Generalist/Recruiter

330.677.2620 ext. 620 / Robin.Cook@sheridan.com

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