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Print Folding Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,703 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$492

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Print Folding Machine Operator is $36,703 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Print Folding Machine Operator is between $28,004 and $43,836. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates machine to automatically fold, slit, and score printed sheets into signatures for binding: examines work order to determine setup specifications or inserts sample sheet in machine and sets guides to edge of sheet.
  • Adjusts air blasts on feeder to regulate amount of air separating sheets of paper to provide continuous flow of paper through machine.
  • Adjusts conveyor blades or knurled rollers to feed sheet into folding rollers.
  • Turns screws to regulate tension of creasing blades and folding rollers according to thickness of paper and size and number of folds specified, using handtools.
  • Sets slitting knives to slit sheets as specified.
  • Stacks sheets to be folded on conveyor belt of automatic feed.
  • Presses button to activate machine and observes machine operation.
  • Adjusts machine during production run as required.
  • May operate two or more machines.
  • May jog, stack, band, and box folded sheets.
Print Folding Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Job family population: 48,680

Estimated population of Print Folding Machine Operator jobs: 4,121

Rate of error: 2.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,549
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Print Folding Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Machine Operator Supervisor - Fri-Sun - Off Mon-Thu (AU#319581)
May 7
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
... printing - Able to adjust machine settings to allow for different folding configurations. 7. Maintain and order materials/consumables to maintain working inventory levels, based off of the order ...
Machine Operator Printing
May 15
Franklin Park, IL, USA
All1Staffing
We are seeking a Machine Operator with Printing Experience to join our team! Responsibilities: * Oversee and coordinate plant operations and activities * Troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely ...
Printing Machine Operators
May 16
Tinley Park, IL, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
Commercial printer/mailer company seeking experienced Folder Machine Operators. 1st and 2nd shifts available $13 - $17/hr. * Previous bindery or mail house experience required. * Must be able to read ...
Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator - 2nd shift
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Bema, Incorporated
Bag Machine Operator A flexible packaging manufacturer is seeking to fill the position of an Auto ... printing and flexible package manufacturing industry.
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May 5
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
M-Wave International
Operate the automated assembly line equipment which includes Ekra screen printer, Juki SMT ... Previous electronic/machine operator experience a preferred. Looking for motivated self starter.
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