Bindery Job Description

Bindery Job Description

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Bindery provides technical assistance and troubleshooting on all finishing equipment including stringers, strippers, Cardwrapper and any other mandated pieces of equipment.

Bindery Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective bindery job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included bindery job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Establishes manufacturing quality standards, methods, policies and procedures
Assist other shop personnel with various duties or rush orders in order to meet production schedules
Responsible for hourly employees on one shift or multiple overlapping shifts
Cleans, lubricates and maintains assigned machine to ensure its optimum operation
May run the binding line in absence of the Bindery Leader
May coordinate the assignment of crewmembers
May provide training for new team members
Read and interpret job tickets
Keep log book
Report and document defective equipment

Bindery Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Bindery

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the bindery job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Manufacturing, Education, Communication, Math, General Education, Business, Engineering, Graduate, Arts

Skills for Bindery

Desired skills for bindery include:

Procedures
Set up
Procedures for performing bindery operations
Operating requirements
Quality and machining requirements of various coated and uncoated types of paper stock
Adjustment
Bindery equipment operation
Federal and state hazardous waste handling and disposal regulations
Collating
Collating and cutting of printed materials to complete a combined finishing product

Desired experience for bindery includes:

Must be courteous and polite with a positive approach to daily tasks
Must be able to read and comprehend simple English instructions, short written correspondence and memos and have the ability to write simple correspondence to include reports of production
Must be able to load raw materials, use chain hoist, use a tape measure, use hand tools, shear, knives, heat shoe, bar sealer, razor blades and chopper and to perform the job functions safely
Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds and to stand, stoop, bend, reach, and see
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand long hours and use hands and wrists continuously in controlled movement
Able to bend and lift 10-15 pounds continuously, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 70 pounds, standing long periods of time

Bindery Examples

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Bindery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of bindery. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for bindery
  • Loading bundles of paper into a bindery machine
  • Catching and sorting finished product by zip code
  • Performing some hand work, as necessary
  • May run other equipment as assigned by the Supervisor
  • Reads work order or follows verbal instructions to ascertain materials or components
  • Responsible for laying up, feeding or piling down materials at equipment
  • Jog product off counter stacker and stack neatly on skid to assure good running in bindery or mailing department
  • Separate signatures by hand based on customer specifications
  • Complete skid flags and packaging slips to ensure accurate tracking
  • Install strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit, using hand tools
Qualifications for bindery
  • Functional knowledge of PC (keyboard functions, mouse)
  • Knowledge of campus locations, PC operation, Qtrak operation
  • Able to work overtime as needed based on the work load
  • Good verbal and written comprehension, the ability to thrive in a team environment, and work independently
  • The ability to work days, nights, weekends and holidays is required
  • Prior manufacturing experience (such as laborer, assembly, or distribution) required
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Bindery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of bindery. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for bindery
  • Train staff on proper procedures and techniques
  • May occasionally operate automated equipment and/or industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products
  • Other duties as assigned in the printing, bindery and fulfillment areas
  • Operate Buam Stahl Equipment
  • Operate Programmable Cutting Machine
  • Operate Folder and Sheetfed Folder Machines
  • Maintain Stock of Folded Materials
  • Light Maintenance of Bindery Machinery
  • Maintain clean area & assist in clean-up of machines
  • Recognizes and solves problems affecting production including schedules, staff, quality, yield, and order of production line
Qualifications for bindery
  • High school/GED and/or 5-7 years experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Previous experience working on Polar cutters,MBO folders,Harris stitcher highly preferred
  • Perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance on bindery equipment
  • Provide feedback to Production Scheduler if the proposed schedule is unrealistic
  • Correct and/or report any unsafe conditions
  • Suggest ideas for company wide continuous improvement
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Bindery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a bindery. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for bindery
  • Develops and administers metrics, budgets, schedules, and performance standards
  • Resolve production issues that arise and keep management informed of issues
  • Work with other department managers such as QA, Production, Planning to resolve difficult or recurring production problems
  • Must be able to work with a variety of machines, first ensuring that they are in good working order
  • Bundling and stacking of product as it comes off of the machine
  • Assisting in the shipping process of orders that have come off the line
  • A bindery operator must be able to work with stamping, stitching, trimming, pressing and binding machines
  • Must have a keen eye for quality control
  • Read and understand job tickets and any special instructions that have been noted
  • Responsible for loading paper jogger product for cutting equipment
Qualifications for bindery
  • Prefer familiarity with basic mathematics
  • Skill in making adjustments to powered machines using hand tools
  • Previous experience with Stitching required
  • Must be able to operate computers efficiently
  • Previous experience with cutting necessary
  • Must be willing to work second shift
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Bindery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of bindery. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for bindery
  • Responsible for feeding or gathering materials on or off the folder and saddle stitch equipment
  • Package finished product in designated boxes to prevent any damage to the product
  • Create load tags and labels with the correct quantities and description of job
  • Identify product defects and follow ECG's quality assurance processes
  • Inserts illustrated pages, extra sheets, and collated sets into catalogs, periodicals, directories, pocket portfolios, or loose leaf binders, and inserts sheets and applies labels to envelopes or periodicals by hand or machine
  • Wraps product in plastic, using shrink-wrapping machine, packs products in boxes, and tapes lids of boxes shut
  • Fastens sheets, signatures, or other printed materials together, using hand or machine stapler, or adjusts or tends machine that inserts wire or plastic binding strips into punched holes to fasten pages and covers together
  • Manages the daily operations and growth of EVOKE, a print studio
  • Responsible for budget management of revenue and expenditures
  • Oversees all money received, processing department invoices for payment, and keeping accurate records of income and expenses
Qualifications for bindery
  • 6 months to 1 year previous experience in the operation of bindery equipment required
  • Cutting/folding experience required
  • Seeking a candidate that has 5-7 years of experience in operating Mueller Martini Stitchers
  • Candidate will have at least 3 years of experience as a Lead operator
  • A minimum of 2-3 years large format Cutter, Folder, Saddle Stitcher, Perfect Binding Operator experience required
  • Loading pockets on binder/stitcher
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Bindery Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of bindery. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for bindery
  • Oversees the daily production of all digital printing & finishing jobs by setting up equipment
  • Maintain a web based workflow for clients
  • Mentors staff through leadership development and continued educational opportunities
  • Provides vision and strategic planning for increased growth in sales and services provided
  • Creates and implements marketing plan and campaigns
  • Promotes excellence in customer service
  • Coordinates and schedules technical training for all staff
  • Monitors and cultivates vendor relationships
  • Develops and prepares bids and product reports for future equipment purchase
  • Organize workforce during regular hours or in an extra hour’s situation
Qualifications for bindery
  • Off loading books onto pallets
  • Sorting and stacking mail
  • Hand assembly inserting
  • Assists various Machine Operators in the routine aspects of packaging finished print material
  • Will learn to operate various printing production machines to complete assigned duties
  • Communicates to machine operator any quality concerns

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