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Crane Stationery
1466 Curran Highway
North Adams, MA 01247


Company Description:
For over two centuries, Crane Stationery has been handcrafting exceptional fine stationery that makes memorable connections matter. Recently acquired by Mohawk Fine Papers, Crane is embarking on an exciting mission to shape a new strategic vision that will bring the “original” social media to new generations for the next 200 years. We will be developing new sources of growth through innovative products, exciting partnerships, and new distribution channels both online and offline, while celebrating the extraordinary heritage, quality, and prestige of being an original American Maker since 1801. Crane includes Crane & Co, William Arthur, and Vera Wang Papers within its portfolio of brands.

Job Title:
Trimmer Operator
Salary Range:Location:
North Adams
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeManufacturing/Production
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Job Posting

Trimmer Operator

In this role, you will operate the trimmer machine to effectively cut and trim wedding invitations, cards, announcements, letterhead and related items. In fulfilling these requests, operators will need to change dimension variables on the trimming machine at set-up. In addition, operators will also need to perform repairs and routine maintenance on the machines as required. This is a 2nd shift position 2:30pm -11pm, Monday – Friday, with overtime required, as needed. The training period for this position is up to 6 months.

Job Responsibilities:

Make stock press ready from parent sheet
Use Quik Scan and record size and squareness audits
Perform quality audits
Finish cutting
Cut pre-amended stock from outside vendors
Cut liners
Interpret information from cutting slips
Trim all jobs accurately with minimal waste
Perform daily safety inspections of equipment
Change cutting blades wearing appropriate PPE and perform preventative maintenance (greasing and oiling)
Meet quality and productivity standards as set forth by management
Provide superior customer service to all internal and external customers
Maintain a safe and clean work area conducive to creating a pleasant and efficient working environment
Adhere to Company safety policies and procedures, assuring good judgment and care are exercised for the prevention of accidents and personal injury
Function well as a team member and willingly lend assistance as needed in support of other members, including assisting in other job functions and areas such as die-room or other departments
All other duties and overtime as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent
Basic math skills including ability to read a ruler
Experience and background in operating, adjusting or manipulating mechanical machinery or other similar equipment.
Ability to read, write, keep neat and accurate records, interpret and follow written and verbal instructions
Attention to detail to evaluate quality and accuracy of work
Ability to use a tablet as required to complete job duties
Positive interaction and communication with supervisors, customers, and peers
Willingness to work overtime as required.
Must be self-directed and work with minimum supervision
Ability to work assigned shift and demonstrate reliability in attendance and punctuality
Demonstrates good safety, attendance, and work performance record in prior work history
Ability to work safely under time constraints and on short notice

Physical Requirements:

General production environment. Position requires periods of repetitive movement and the ability to twist, bend, reach, fingering, stand, and walk for extended periods. The trimmer operator will be required to lift/ carry up to 20 lbs.

Crane Stationery offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including day one health insurance, 401(k) retirement plan and more. Our company is committed to the spirit and letter of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Women, veterans and minorities.

Boxcar Media, LLC  • North Adams, MA 01247 •  Tel: 413.663.3384 • Fax: 413.664.4251 • Email: info@berkshirejobs.com