Bindery Helper

Posted 2 years ago

Bindery Helper

Posted 2 years ago

Overview

Would you like to build a career with a great company? Solo Printing is looking for Bindery Helpers to join our award-winning team! The ideal candidate must stand for long periods at a time, lift up to 50lb boxes, help bindery operators in essential job functions and provide overall support to bindery department personnel. This will be a 2nd shift position working from 2:30pm to 11pm.

Established in 1985, Solo Printing is a provider of superior color lithography and is one of the nation’s largest minority-owned printing companies. Our passionate team, integrated services and turnkey solutions are what clients require today. We do not just talk about quality…we prove it on every job. We stand behind our commitment with results. Whether it be people, resources or technology, Solo Printing is committed to continuous growth and manufacturing in the most efficient manner. We attribute our ongoing expansion to our attention to detail, unparalleled customer service and an unfailing desire to help our customers succeed.

We know that enabling and rewarding our employees is a major key to our success. For this reason, we offer a competitive benefits package for health, dental, vision and life insurance, and eligibility after one year for a company matched 401(k) plan.

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of a bindery helper is to assist bindery operators in their essential job functions and provide overall support to bindery department personnel. Applicants need strong communication skills to keep supervisor informed about production, quality, repairs, safety. Bindery helpers are cross-trained on all equipment.

Duties, Responsibilities & Abilities:

  • Read and understand instructions on the job ticket
  • Ensures that all materials for upcoming jobs are staged for each machine
  • Assist in the start-up of Folders and Stitching equipment
  • Feed pockets on both the Perfect Binder and Stitchers.
  • Help fill and carry boxes up to 50lbs
  • Takes off products and place them in boxes, racks, or on skids
  • Stacks books on skids and moves skids to either mailroom or shipping/receiving.
  • Use departmental check lists to ensure quality and productivity
  • Ensures that work is consistently produced at established quality standards; passes on zero defects to internal customers; and resolves problems before they become too costly.
  • Troubleshoot equipment failures and do minor repairs
  • Notify department working foreman of inventory and supplies that need to be ordered
  • Assist in controlling loss and/or spoilage in the department
  • Assist in improving time standards
  • Maintain equipment and issues related to safety, productivity, quality, and service.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Reports to work regularly and on time.
  • Handle physical work requiring frequent lifting, bending, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
  • Must be mechanically inclined and able to follow written and verbal instructions. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Attention to detail is very important.

Job Features

Job CategoryBindery

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