Experienced Bindery Operator needed in busy print shop.
The operator must be able to work with a variety of machines. Most work is done by machine, so a bindery operator must be able to work with stitching, trimming, pressing and binding machines.
- These operators begin by reading work orders and setting up equipment according to project specifications.
- They work with other crew members to run the project and must be able to communicate effectively to coordinate efforts.
- Machines must be checked before and after each project for possible defects.
- They must be cleaned prior to being used on new projects.
- Bindery operators also perform regularly scheduled maintenance checks on all equipment.
- Bindery operators spend much of their day standing.
- They also lift heavy weights, bend, stoop and perform repetitive tasks.
- The work environment is loud and a bindery operator might be required to wear protective gear.
Time management is also vital since many projects might be underway simultaneously.