Machine Adjuster 2nd shift

Indianapolis, Indiana
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
US$ 17.94 - US$ 20.21 per hour
Ref. Number
Kathleen Willis, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is looking for a motivated individual to fill a Direct Hire role with a wonderful client located on the east side of Indianapolis. In this position you will be tasked to under minimal supervision, sets up and adjusts envelope folding machines for safe and efficient operation in the production process. This includes the start-up, operation, adjustment to proper parameters involving close tolerances, maintenance, troubleshooting, and cleaning of the equipment. May provide training and assistance to lesser skilled adjusters and/or operators.
Once hired you will be eligible for raises every 6 months.

These are functions a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • At the start of the shift, inspect all orders processed on the machine during the previous shift for the correctness of folding, gumming, printing, count and packaging; obtain approval from lead adjuster or supervisor on start-up of new orders.
  • Make proper size changes and adjustments to all assigned machines in accordance with estimated change times; note any delays on the work order.
  • Continuously monitor all assigned machines and performance of operators to ensure quality and run speed standards are being met.
  • Provide training and assistance to co-workers, including other adjusters.
  • Ensure all change parts are cleaned and returned to parts cage or other assigned areas at the completion of the order.
  • Return ink, skids, cut blanks, etc. to their assigned areas upon completion of the order.
  • Review condition of all panel cutting dies with the lead adjuster or supervisor once they are removed from machines; return dies to parts cage to be returned to inventory or sent out for reconditioning.
  • Ensure all check sheets, time reports, and other paperwork is filled out correctly and completely.
  • Relay any special instructions or important information pertaining to machine performance to next shift upon their arrival.
  • Monitor machine shutdowns where applicable to ensure proper wash up of machines at end of shift; ensure work area is clean.
  • May act as a machine operator to cover breaks or meal periods.
  • Other duties and assignments as required.

Working hours: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM


  • Requires frequent standing, walking, carrying, bending, stooping, grasping, and reaching.
  • Ability to perform a volume of mechanical detail work with speed and accuracy; manual dexterity.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., carry 50 lbs., push 100 lbs., pull 75 lbs.
  • Exposure to noise; must wear hearing protection and safety shoes.

High School

0-1 years


  • High School education or equivalent, with mathematics emphasis.
  • High degree of mechanical aptitude and previous assembly/production experience required
  • Two years demonstrated mechanical experience and/or previous printing experience preferred but not required.
  • Good communication skills, i.e. the ability to work effectively with coworkers and communicate with all levels of management. Ability to convey a positive image to coworkers.
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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