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Lead Operator - Binder & Gather (3rd Shift)

Thomson Reuters Production & Materials Management 3/23/2018 3:43:20 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

Thomson Reuters Core Publishing Solutions (CPS) takes great pride in being one of the top book manufacturers in North America. Our goal is to deliver superior value by providing our customers with end-to-end publishing solutions. CPS produces hard and soft-bound binding through digital and off-set workflows with warehousing and fulfillment services.

Summary of Duties

  • Demonstrated strong mechanical skills: troubleshooting and resolving machine issues.
  • The Lead Operator is responsible for ongoing performance of the line and crew.  
  • The Lead Operator provides leadership, work direction, and trains/develops the skills of the crew to optimize overall performance. 
  • In addition to ensuring that the line is running smoothly and producing a quality product for our customers, operators are expected to facilitate the Tier 1 meetings and Gemba Walk discussions to drive improvements to the processes associated with the machine.


  • High School diploma or GED is required
  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to motivate others in a team environment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and production orders (level required = fully competent).
  • Solid mechanical/technical skills
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skills
  • Proven success as a trainer
  • Ability to provide training to flex employees as documented by standard work instructions on machine(s)
  • Consistently demonstrates effective 3-shift teamwork and communication
  • Self-starter, with a history of going after opportunities to make improvements and learn new things
  • Qualification on multiple binders is a plus
  • Previous experience on a binding line is preferred

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ101617
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Production & Materials Management
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