Laminator Operator

Job Title: Lamination Machine Operator

Prepared by: Ken Livingston

Prepared Date: 5/11/2018

Position Clarification: Hourly – Non-Exempt


Summary: Set up and Operate/tend machines designed to laminate polyurethane blocks with glue, according to exacting standards of work orders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continual basis. It does not exclude other duties that may be assigned.)

  • Operate and perform basic troubleshooting of glue machines
  • Set up, operate, and perform basic troubleshooting of laminators and ensure that each machine is properly positioned with material
  • Follow daily work orders assigned to each lamination crew
  • Use knowledge and experience to resolve basic operating problems; reports all other problems to supervisor
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Machine Set Up (Set up procedures may vary, depending on product and equipment types. Refer to the WI-SOP and JSA for specifics) WI-FAB-087

  • After equipment has been properly set up, aligned, and tested according to the Work Instructions (WI), the Laminator Machine Operator is responsible for obtaining raw material to begin the lamination process.
  • Foam toppers/pads are placed on the conveyor and fed into the laminator.
  • Used pallets and cardboard must be stacked in an orderly manner when emptied of raw material.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Education & Experience:

Must be at least 18 years of age to perform this job. 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.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Maintains a clean and organized work environment.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
  • Safety - Observes all safety procedures and policies; Reports potentially unsafe conditions to supervisor; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Good mechanical aptitude and attention to detail.
  • Able to work accurately from verbal and written instructions.