Bindery Operator - Lead

  • Company: R R Donnelley
  • Posted: December 14, 2016
  • Reference ID: 205694

The Lead Bindery Operator is responsible for the machine tasks which include set-up, maintenance and operation of (two of the three categories) cutters, folders or saddle stitchers.

  • Reviews and interprets instructions, completes production records (time sheets, job jackets).
  • Performs process related trouble-shooting and correction; monitors production.
  • 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 stitching operations - sets up hand or power stitcher 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 routine preventative maintenance.
  • Assists in clean up and keeping immediate work area neat and orderly.
  • May train others on the operation of Bindery equipment.

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