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Bindery Operator

Company: Sheridan
Location: Mc Farland
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Bindery Operator Sheridan. Be part of something greater. Your career awaits join us! LOCATION: Madison, WI Job Summary: Perform a variety of physical tasks surrounding the set-up and running of Binding equipment and provide direction to the crew working on the equipment. Operators must also be able to complete all the tasks of a Bindery Assistant as well. Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Set up and run Bindery machines according to the job specifications along with all safety, quality, productivity, and other Bindery processes.
  • Supervise crews for safety, quality control, productivity and other production related activities as assigned by the shift supervisor.
  • Perform preventative maintenance measures as assigned.
  • Perform Bindery Assistant duties when not assigned to set-up or run equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned (book inspections, special projects, etc.)
  • Safety - Complies with OSHA regulations and company safety policies. Monitors for safety hazards and reports any safety-related concerns. Supervisory Responsibilities:
    • Supervises productivity, safety, and quality of work of crew while working on a piece of equipment. Basic Qualifications:
      • Must be able to read English, do basic math and work with basic tools (ruler, tape measure, screw drivers, wrenches, etc.).
      • Must have basic computer skills to work with Windows type applications.
      • Must have work or other experience that demonstrates a mechanical aptitude, the desire to learn how to operate a machine and ability to do basic troubleshooting when a piece of equipment is not functioning.
      • Must work cooperatively with others and have solid communication skills.
      • Possession of a high school diploma, GED or equivalent is required. Desired Qualifications:
        • Prior Bindery experience is preferred and at least 3 - 6 years of related work experience. Physical Requirements: Work is performed in a factory environment with regular exposure to dust, dirt, noise, and the physical hazards of machinery, plus some exposure to fumes, oils, lubricants, and chemicals
          • WALKING: Must be able to walk some operations require constant walking.
          • STANDING: Must be able to stand (for almost all job operations) on a concrete floor or wooden platform.
          • LIFTING: Must be able to lift various materials weighing up to 10 lbs. continuously and materials weighing up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 40 lbs. rarely.
          • GRASPING: Must be able to grasp lifts or paper several inches thick, and weighing 2 to 5 lbs., between fingers and thumbs (to keep individual sheets from slipping during the lift) on a frequent or continuous basis. Also requires frequent to continuous flexing and bending of wrists.
          • TWISTING: Must be able to twist/rotate at the waist, up to 90 degrees, when loading or packing.
          • STOOPING/BENDING: Must be able to bend downward from the waist, and flex knees, often to get lifts of printed forms and books off bottom of pallet from floor height up to waist height or during set-up of equipment.
          • REACHING: Must be able to reach outward frequently at a full-arm extension and downward/upward from 6 height to 56 height.
          • REOCCURING MOTION: Must be able to repeat the same movements and hand operations continually to keep up with machine or assembly line.
          • SITTING: Most duties do not allow for sitting. What's in it for YOU?
            • On-the-job training programs through Sheridan Academy.
            • Career advancement with an employer who supports your development.
            • Tuition reimbursement for approved coursework.
            • A best-workplace culture that fosters life-long friendships and encourages fun.
            • A successful and growing industry-leading company.
            • An employee referral program that pays you money.
            • A variety of shift and schedule options.
            • Paid vacation & holidays.
            • Competitive compensation.
            • Medical (PPO and HSA Plans), Dental, Vision.
            • Teladoc - convenient no- or low-cost medical services.
            • Confidential and free EAP program for wellness and mental health.
            • Company-paid basic life, AD&D, and short-term disability insurance.
            • 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
            • A safe, values-based company that acts with integrity and respect for all. CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment, please contact Kelly Miller at or .

Keywords: Sheridan, Madison , Bindery Operator, Other , Mc Farland, Wisconsin

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