Sorting-Machine Operator

Inspect sheets of paper for processing defects, using sorting machine.

What does a Sorting-Machine Operator do?

Inspects sheets of paper for processing defects, using sorting machine: Reads work order and notifies INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR to move specified type and quantity of paper from storage area to machine elevator platform. Positions joggers and vacuum feeding mechanism according to size and type of paper, using handtools and ruler. Starts machine and pushes button to raise elevator platform to feed level. Inspects paper sheets moving over machine bed to detect defects and turns lever to eject defective sheets from machine. Notifies INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR to remove skids of inspected paper and records production data, such as type paper, time, and quantity inspected.