Bindery Operator

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  1. Job Summary: The Bindery Operator must be able to set up and operate one of the saddle stitchers or perfect binders. Must also posses proven leadership, administrative, and people skills
  2. Reports to: Bindery Shift Supervisor
  3. Production Responsibilities:
    1. Machine set up and operation:
      1. Set up and fine tuning of pockets to insure minimal drops and stops during operation
      2. Set and monitor machine calipers to insure quality of finished product
      3. Set up, adjust and repair stitcher heads as needed for smooth and trouble free operation
      4. Change and adjust trimmer knives
      5. Inspect working parts and be able to recognize those that need replacement
      6. Setup, monitor and maintain inkjet systems when applicable
    2. Constantly monitor quality of finished product
    3. Be responsible for general maintenance and lubrication of machine
    4. Assist with housekeeping in the bindery area
    5. Be thoroughly familiar with all areas of job finishing sheet
    6. Follows all required safety procedures such as: PPE's, Ergonomics, Chemical Hazards, etc. Performs job in a manner that protects the health and safety of all employees.
  4. Administrative Responsibilities:
    1. Maintain production charts and records
    2. Train new employees
  5. Management of Personnel Responsibilities:
    1. Give direction to machine crew through production and down time
    2. Provide leadership as required
    3. Provide input to supervisor for evaluations
  6. Other Responsibilities: As directed
  7. Job Qualifications:
    1. Mechanical skills
    2. Communication skills
    3. Administration skills
    4. Leadership abilities

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