Newell Brands Operator In-Line Binder in Clarksville, Tennessee

Position Title: Operator In-Line Binder

Location: Clarksville, TN

Reports to: Bindery Supervisor

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for maintaining the automated in-line binding system. Operator is in charge of the complete in-line operation, to include: Gathering, Binding, Trimming and Boxing areas of the equipment. Using mechanical and computer skills performs set up, maintenance and production operations on the in-line binding system. Achieves productivity and quality goals. Ensures that the correct work is being produced according to pre-set production requirements in order to meet shipping deadlines. Inspects finished products for adherence to standards. Performs administrative tasks such as reading, understanding and complying with job tickets, production tracking, and ordering materials. Informs Supervisor of quality defects in production. Performs mechanical preventive and emergency maintenance and coordinates complex maintenance with Maintenance and Bindery Supervisors. Performs all operations and achieves results in accordance with NASTA standards. Keeps machine clean and hazard free, and complies with all aspects of the plant`s Safety program.


  • High School degree or GED required.

  • Must have at least 5 years of In-Line Binding experience.

  • Must be able to lead a team while operating an In-Line Binder.

  • Must be able to use computerized systems and have good mechanical ability.

  • Ability to perform all preventive maintenance on machine.

  • Assists maintenance mechanics in major equipment overhauls.

  • Ability to train all In-Line operators on each piece of equipment attached to the line.

  • Work with supervisors and team leaders on new projects.

  • Able to run all types of paper stock.

  • Must maintain a high level of production, while keeping quality at a high standard.

  • Good communication skills - written and verbal.

  • Able to follow written and verbal instructions.

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

  • Works well under the pressure of deadlines.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to stand through 8 or 12 hour shifts.

  • Complies with all safety and operations procedures.

  • Must have excellent attendance.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-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 of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.

Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.