Vanguard Printing LLC
  • Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dent, Vision and others

Position: Cutter/Folder Operator


Responsible for Set-Up and efficient operation of machine and serves as a lead person in ensuring that the job duties of the crew are properly completed. Responsible for accuracy of all work produced as it relates to instructions on job ticket.


The Cutter/Folder Operator reports to the Shift Supervisor.


  • Analyze job information and determine what is needed to produce each job completely and accurately.
  • Set-Up machine based on information furnished on the Job Ticket.
  • Train helpers/feeders in the various aspects of the bindery.
  • Check product closely for accuracy of trim, square fold and alignment as well as final size. 
  • Sign off on completed check copies and be aware of versions.
  • Make sure your run sheets are accurate and complete.
  • See that product is packed according to instructs on Job Ticket.
  • Performs routine maintenance such as cleaning and lubrication and make repairs on the machine that do not require maintenance personnel.
  • Responsible for strapping and shrink wrap machines.
  • Trouble-Shoot for mechanical problems.
  • Responsible for safe operation of equipment and safe performance of duties.


  • Lifting, bending and stooping on a constant basis at least 80% of the time.
  • Will be lifting a minimum of 10 pounds, up to a maximum of 70 pounds unaided. 
  • Ability to work amid constant noise and vibration.
  • Continuous hand, eye, arm and foot coordination and movement.
  • Ability to work  rotating shifts, working on feet for 12 hour periods, work overtime and work weekends and holidays.
  • Sufficient physical strength to operate manual levers when necessary and repetitive motions.


  • High School diploma or GED is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to the area of assigned.
  • Heatset, Coldset Web Press or Sheetfed Press experience required.
  • Must have basic oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be dependable and have excellent attendance and work the shift designated.

Vanguard Printing LLC offers a competitive benefits package for eligible employees. Our benefits include: • Health, Dental, & Life Insurance • 401(k) &  Paid vacation, personal time & holidays

Note:  The statements contained in this job description are not necessarily all-inclusive; additional duties may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time. 

We are an equal opportunity employer

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