RR Donnelley Bindery Operator 1 - Cutter/Folder Operator in St. Charles,

Bindery Operator 1 - Cutter/Folder Operator

Tracking Code

36130

Job Description

Set up, adjust and operate a variety of auxiliary binding machines containing several cutting heads, control surfaces or other attachments (i.e. inkjet and mailing devices, case making & decorating equipment, folders, cutters, collators, stitchers, drills, binding/gluing 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. Inspect equipment for safety issues. May operate automatic adhesive binding machines (perfect binders) that contain numerous interrelated process stations that are fed collated sheets or signatures and perform such functions as vibrating, milling, roughening, gluing, covering and delivering or stacking completed books, magazines or catalogs. Make needed adjustments to coordinate the multiple work stations on a single machine. Direct crew though all aspects of production. Monitor quality, output and productivity.

Working knowledge of the set up, adjustment, procedures, capabilities and limitations of equipment to perform the full range of standard and specialized folding, collating, and cutting of printed materials to complete a finished product. Familiarity with different paper weights, sizes, kinds and colors so as to be able to identify paper conditions (i.e. excessive moisture or curling that frequently requires additional machine adjustment). Familiarity with basic mathematics (i.e. decimals, metric units) to understand dimensional requirements contained in job orders and to make more complicated adjustments. Ability to use the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the bindery machines. Skill in making adjustments to powered machines using handtools (i.e. wrenches, screwdrivers, punches, knives) as well as more specialized hand tools, usually furnished by the machine manufacturer. Knowledge of operating procedures for bindery equipment such as folders, cutters, collators, stitchers, drills, binding/gluing machines. Ability to read and interpret written work which indicates the number and sequence of machine operations required to complete the work and maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with instructions provided.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE ON ALL SHIFTS.

RR Donnelley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The company's policy is to select, place and deal with all its employees without discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, perceived disability, sexual orientation, protected Veteran status, genetic information or on the basis of any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Required Skills

OTJ-MAN

Ability to independently set up and operate the cutters and folders or successfully complete in-house training (determined by complete independent operation). The ability to read and understand written instructions including those dealing with dimensions and quantity, and ability to apply written instructions to machine set-up is required. Good math skills and knowledge of basic computer operations.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Vocational/Technical degree and or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment.

Operating the cutters and folders and ensuring quality product requires the adherence to specific standard operating procedures and policies. Knowledge of all procedures required to safely operate a cutting and folding machine and associated bindery equipment.

Effective communication with managers, supervisor’s, co-workers and occasionally customers is required with regard to product requirements status and problems

Must be able to ascertain, through analysis and diagnosis, why product is not conforming to specifications. Often requires resourcefulness when addressing non-standard equipment problems.

Decide whether product meets acceptable quality levels and whether machine is operating in the most productive mode

Required Experience

Vocational/Technical degree and or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment.

Effective communication with managers, supervisor’s, co-workers and occasionally customers is required with regard to product requirements status and problems

Must be able to ascertain, through analysis and diagnosis, why product is not conforming to specifications. Often requires resourcefulness when addressing non-standard equipment problems.

Decide whether product meets acceptable quality levels and whether machine is operating in the most productive mode

Job Location

St. Charles, , United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Employee Referral Bonus eligible

No