SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS

Main responsibilities 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, stitchers, drills, and/or set up automatic bindery machines containing multiple 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 work stations on a single machine.
  • Coordinate with colleagues though all aspects of production.
  • Monitor quality, output, and productivity.
  • General knowledge of the more complex bindery machines for setup, running, and troubleshooting.
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working on multi equipment (cutter/folder/stitcher/die cutter/folder/gluer) in a commercial print environment
  • Good mathematical skills and attention to detail for reading and writing
  • Ability to communicate in English; basic skills to read and interpret written work instructions
  • Adapt to diverse communication styles and levels of understanding
  • Knowledge of heat sealers, cutters, folders, stitchers (general 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 the worker to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

Graphic Village is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the clients we serve.

At Graphic Village, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Graphic Village believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates are critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

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