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Flat Bed Cutter 2nd

Company: Sheridan Group Inc. company
Location: Michigan Center
Posted on: September 6, 2021

Job Description:

                                          Flatbed Cutter Operator (2nd shift 3pm – 11pm, 2 Openings)

                                         Chelsea, MI



The major purpose of the Cutter Operator is to prepare high quality press-ready materials and bindery-ready components/materials for the next operation. This position requires a full understanding of Planning, Layout, and Press, as well as all bindery operations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions):

These are functions that a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.

  1. Operate flatbed cutter safely, following proper lifting procedures with safety being the highest priority.
  2. Read, understand and follow instructions as specified on the job ticket.
  3. Load sheets into machine, jog and stack sheets, pull skids in and out.
  4. Determine daily priorities with Supervisor or Group Leader.
  5. The flatbed cutter operator must thoroughly understand the quality characteristics of “Bindery-Ready Materials” and “Press-Ready Materials” with responsibility for ensuring all materials are coming off the machine are finished products and meet or exceed our customers, bindery and or press expectations.
  6. Check each job for accuracy of specifications and verify the quality meets our expectation.
  7. Read, understand and follow the Knife change procedures when changing knives.
  8. Fill-out paperwork correctly and consistently, communicating all needed information to the next operation.
  9. Consistently produce quantities consistent with or exceeding standards.
  10. Clean machine and area properly, and perform scheduled maintenance and repairs, when needed.
  11. Adhere to time “guidelines” for change-over’s, set-ups and preventative maintenance.
  12. Cross train in other areas as needed.
  13. Assist in the training of new operators, when needed.
  14. Additional duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED required.
  • Ability to read a ruler
  • Good arm, hand, eye coordination
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess ability to work at a rapid pace.
  • Ability to learn the job and perform work productively and safely.
  • Reliable; good attendance is expected.
  • May be required to work mandatory overtime as needed.


Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions:

  • Requires regularly standing, walking, carrying, climbing, lifting, and reaching, as well as manual dexterity.
  • Exposure to noise; exposure to arm and wrist fatigue; must wear hearing protection and safety shoes.


CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


To submit an application online, please visit our website at or email your resume to

Keywords: Sheridan Group Inc. company, Lansing , Flat Bed Cutter 2nd, Other , Michigan Center, Michigan

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