May 11, 2020 Job Listing 1st shift 2nd shift 3rd shift

Skilled Bindery Positions - All Shifts

We currently have openings for skilled operators in various areas within our Bindery/Finishing Department, including but not limited to: Saddle Stitchers, Perfect Binders, Stahl Folders, and Three knife and flatbed trimming.  These positions are responsible for the set up and operation of Finishing equipment to customer-supplied specifications while maintaining production by planning and organizing jobs and continuously monitoring quality using our ISO quality system.   Additionally, operators are responsible for cleanliness and keeping equipment maintained mechanically.

 Responsibilities:

  • Operate machines effectively and safely according to standards to ensure a quality product
  • Perform and document preventive and routine maintenance and troubleshoot as needed or assigned
  • Make-ready the equipment and run efficiently
  • Cross train and learn all equipment operations
  • Support material handlers during continuous and self-supported running (including mail-sacking, skid stacking, pocket filling, cover filling, etc.) and give work direction during downtime and clean-up
  • Train and lead crews to achieve top machine performance
  • Observe and monitor machine operations to determine whether adjustments are needed and run product for the highest quality in the safest manner.

Qualifications: 

  • Experience with one the following equipment:  Saddle Stitchers –Muller or equivalent,  Perfect Binders – Kolbus , Muller or equivalent,  Stahl Folders or equivalent, Polar Cutters.  Other finishing equipment including envelope inserters, folders, rotary trimmer, and flat cutters a plus. 
  • 2-3 years of previous Bindery/Finishing Operator experience, including set up and operation.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, ability to read, understand and follow guides
  • Must have ability to utilize the computer to ensure quality of the product.
  • Ability to work extended shifts and weekend overtime hours.
  • Excellent safety record and work habits, positive attitude and a team player.

 Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift 10-15 pounds continuously, the ability to lift up to 70 pounds occasionally, stand long hours (8 or 12-hour shift), use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement, receive and follow instructions and use vision in order to identify defects.

 

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