>>Cutter Operator – Bindery

Cutter Operator – Bindery

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS

Main job functions are to set up, adjust and operate a variety of auxiliary binding machines containing several cutting heads, control surfaces or other attachments (i.e.  folders,  cutters,  collators,  stitchers,  drills, and other small various  machines ) and/or  set  up automatic  bindery  machines  containing  multiple  functions  and  station  capabilities  (power  paper cutters, power collators and gatherers, power folders, power speed binder) which can be electromechanically combined with other equipment and devices to produce a complete bindery and finishing unit that processes printed sheets into final books, catalogs, manuals, directories, magazines or other completed products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspect equipment for safety issues. Make needed adjustments to coordinate the multiple workstations on a single machine.
  • Coordinate with colleagues through all aspects of production.
  • Monitor quality, output, and productivity.
  • General knowledge of the more complex bindery machines for set up, running and troubleshooting.
  • Thorough knowledge of the setup, operating requirements, procedures, capabilities and limitations of one or more bindery machines to perform the full range of standard and specialized folding, collating and cutting of printed materials to complete a combined finishing product.
  • Ability to read and interpret written work orders or other job specifications containing bindery requirements which indicate the number and sequence of machine operations required to complete the work and to maintain accuracy in accordance with instructions provided
  • Independently makes decisions on the type of equipment to be used.
  • Knowledge of the quality and machining requirements of various coated and uncoated types of paper stock.
  • Skill in setting up and adjusting machines for finishing operations and to refine such adjustments for the weight, color, machinability, and quality of paper stock being used and to prevent machining impressions on the printed materials.
  • Skill in using the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the bindery machines.
  • Must be able to calculate distances, clearances, and fits in combining machines.
  • Skill in using the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the bindery machines.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS:

Balancing; Stooping; Kneeling; Standing; Walking; Pushing; Pulling; Grasping; Talking; Hearing; Repetitive Motion.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

VISUAL ACUITY REQUIREMENTS:

Visual Acuity to Perform – Determine Accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned. Make general observations of facilities and workspace.

WORKING CONDITIONS SUBJECT TO THIS POSITION:

Subject to Noise: The worker is subject to sufficient noise to cause worker to shout in order to be heard above noise level.

2018-10-12T19:12:25+00:00October 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |
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