Newell Brands Gathering Machine Operator - In Line Binding in Clarksville, Tennessee

Position Title: Gathering Machine Operator - In line Binding

Location: Clarksville, TN

Reports to: Bindery Supervisor

Job Summary:

This Gathering Machine Operator is responsible for operating and maintaining the automated in-line bindery system (Gathering Machine). Uses computerized systems and mechanical ability to produce high quality bound books of various types and sizes. Operator must achieve and maintain proficiency on both standalone machine as well as in-line operation. Operator adjusts and calibrates equipment using computerized and conventional mechanical means in order to enhance productivity and quality. Ensures that the correct work (pages, covers, etc.) are produced according to a pre-set schedule, ready to ship for on-time delivery. Maintains accurate reports to track and verify production. Understands and uses with proficiency different types of paper stock as well as multiple job sizes and integrated processes. Provides preventive maintenance as scheduled. In all aspects of production, adheres to and achieves results in accordance with NASTA standards. Coordinates issues involving repairs, parts, production defects, and system problems with Maintenance and Bindery Supervisor. Keeps area clean and hazard free and complies with all aspects of the plant’s Safety program.


  • HighSchool degree or GED required.

  • Must haveat least 3 years of relevant production experience in finishing and/or lightindustrial maintenance.

  • GatheringMachine operator experience preferred.

  • Goodcommunication skills - written and verbal.

  • Must havebasic computer skills.

  • Able tofollow written and verbal instructions.

  • Workswell under the pressure of deadlines.

  • Must haveflexibility to learn and use new technology.

  • Workswell in a team environment.

  • Ability tostand through 8 or 12 hour shifts

  • Must beable to lift up to 40 lbs.

  • Must beable to read a ruler in 1/16’s.

  • Willingto work flexible hours, including shift work, and overtime with short notice.

  • Abilityto train others to achieve quality and productivity standards.

  • Complieswith all safety and operations procedures.

  • Abilityto move from one gathering line to another in short notice.

Celebrating 120 years of business, Jostens hasbeen a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges anduniversities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touchthousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference withproducts and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell theirstories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbookcurriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance®and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positiveand rewarding school experience.

As a household name and leading brand in ourmarket, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebratingmoments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel,allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.

Newell Brands (NYSE:NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio ofwell-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers,Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee,Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid,Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions ofconsumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn,work and play.

Newell Brands and itssubsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicableemployment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.