Bindery Operator

Purpose: Operate bindery equipment to process or finish printed products.

Duties:

  • Operate a binder, folder, stitcher, tipper and other miscellaneous bindery machines.
  • Set up the machines to be used for the job.
  • Operates the machine consistently.
  • Ensures the materials produced are meet the quality standards required and are completed according to system ticket specs
  • Correctly gathers pieces off the machine and boxes according to system ticket specs.
  • Must keep accurate track of quantities produce off the machine for good and spoilage.
  • Must accurately fill out required paper during and at end of job
  • Required to do hand work when needed.
  • Required to do general maintenance of equipment
  • Must help to keep work area clean and operate equipment safely
  • Must train or help out in other departments
  • Must help to train helpers to ensure quality and production standards are met.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate bindery equipment
  • Ability to do hand work
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to accurately read ruler
  • Good basic math skills
  • Ability to operate hand operated lifts and must have passed and become certified to operate fork lift
  • Must be able to read and interpret system ticket

Reports To: Bindery Manager