Website F.P. Horak Employment Services, Inc.
Job Title: Bindery Combo Operator
Job Code: 103
Reports To: Bindery/Finishing Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Effective Date: March 2018
Performs responsible manual and machine operator tasks in the set-up, maintenance and operation of cutters, collators, folders and stitchers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Reviews and interprets instructions; orders materials; completes production records (time sheets, job jackets, etc.).
Performs process related trouble-shooting and correction; monitors production.
Performs routine preventative maintenance.
Performs cutting operations – cuts stock on guillotine; does finish cutting on guillotine; performs calculations; removes or replaces knives on cutters/trimmers; programs multiple cuts on automated cutters.
Performs folder operations – sets up and adjusts feeder; sets up and adjusts folder; sets up and adjusts delivery; operates folder; sets up folder for special processes (perforating, scoring, slitting/trimming, gluing, softening, etc.)
Performs collating operations – hand gathers singles sheets and signatures; operates sheet collators and signature collators; sets up collator(s); decides on methods to assemble jobs; loads and maintains supply of sheets’ signatures.
Performs stitching operations – sets up hand or power stitchers with or without trimmer, sets up cover feeder, sets up gauges and mechanisms to detect doubles; operates saddle stitcher; operates side stitcher; makes decisions on stitching methods; changes knife on trimmers; does minor stitcher head maintenance.
Performs other binding operations; punches; plastic binder.
Assists in clean up and keeping immediate work area neat and orderly.
Performs other tasks as requested.
Thorough understand of bindery equipment operation.
Ability to apply written instructions to machine set-up.
Strong analytical skills/problem solver.
Requires good math skills.
Reliability through attendance, punctuality and attention to work station.
Demonstrates positive safe behavior.
High school diploma or GED.
Consistent attendance at the work place is required.
Bindery experience helpful.
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