Smart Card Machine Operator (Weekday Nights)

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Employer is looking for Smart Card Machine Operator (Weekday Nights) in Littleton, CO. This local job opportunity with ID 733796 is live since 10/05/2017.

Position summary:

Smart Card Operator is able to perform all operations of lamination, milling, embedding, pre-personalization, key rolling, quality and AQL tests as required by the job.

Essential Responsibilities –

1.Interprets and completes Micro-modules Inventory Form, Micro modules Router Audit Trail Form, Smart Card Router, Fabrication Router, MPR Work Instruction, APM Work Instruction, technical data sheet and Workmanship Manual to determine if cards and micro-modules meet required specifications. Smart Card Operator must be crossed trained with every machine in the Smart Card department. Must be able to enter data in to the ERP system.

2.Identify nonconforming products as appropriate.

3.Be able to detect defects or machine malfunctions. Troubleshoot and solve minor machine malfunctions. Measure dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation. Identify when machine output is outside of acceptable parameters. Perform corrective action(s) as required.

4.Visually examines cards to detect defects such as hickeys/voids, mis-registration, magnetic stripe location, signature panel quality, hologram quality.

5.Visually examines glue tape and micro-module for any defects.

6.Visually examines embedded micro-modules to detect defects such as holes, position and orientation of micro-module

7.Observe, report, and document quality data information on the Smart Card Shop Floor Finishing Ticket and other quality forms.

8.Perform major machine maintenance as directed by supervision and keep work area clean and organized.

Operator I Skills

1.Correctly identify module reels and match them to job ticket.

2.Correct splicing of modules and adhesive film.

3.Perform set-up tests/FAIs. Backside spot pressure, Three wheel, Wrap and Key Rotation.

4.Fill out correct first article inspection checklist

5.Fill out start-up checklist for each machine.

6.Correctly update Shop-floor transactions.

7.Balance job at the end of shift as well as balance modules properly.

8.Clean machine at the end of shift.

9.Interpret depth graphs and adjust Z delta milling parameter correctly.

10.Load key rotation data into machine ready to run production.

11.Measure chip placement on projector and adjust X and Y pick and place to center chip properly.

12.Change milling bit and calibrate milling station.

13.Demonstrate understanding of product quality criteria (i.e. card markings, gaps between chip and cavity, scratches, etc.)

14.Use Valid Delta parameters to enlarge or decrease P1 cavity for minimal gaps between chip and cavity.

15.Performance expectations after 60 days of employment:

•Must average 25,000 cards or better per shift over a 30 day period.

•Must demonstrate scrap rate to be 0.5% or less over a 30 day period (scrap is defined as ‘scrap with chip’).

Ancillary Responsibilities -

1.Adhere to all CPI security requirements including counting and documenting the disposition of all cards to and from the operation (Audit Trail Procedure, Count Information, and Destruction forms).

2.Adhere to all requirements of the CPI Quality Management System Program.

3.Adhere to all requirements of the CPI Safety Program.

4.Must be able to work flexible hours as required.

Requirements -

1.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

2.The candidate must have basic skills required to operate technical machinery. They must be able to use a caliper and other hand tools. The candidate must be able to interface with a PC by inputting and out putting data and loading and unloading programs. Keyboard input skills are necessary.

•Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions (written and verbal).Ability to write simple report. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

•Ability to add, subtract multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

•Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands –

1.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

2.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand (up to 10 hrs/shift) and use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 10-pound sleeves of cards. They will be required to move roll around carts which may weigh up to 100 pounds. Good vision required for this job and this includes close vision and color vision.

3.In executing some functions of the job, the employee is required to reach above and away from their body and bend, twist, and/or squat. While performing this job, the employee will execute repetitive motions with their arms and hands.


1.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

2.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud which may require the use of hearing protection. There is a risk concerning the extreme heat of the dies in which special handling requirements are to be used when handling/changing hot dies.

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