NIGHT SHIFT BINDERY HELPER

The Ovid Bell Press, Inc.
Job Description
We currently have night shift openings for Helpers in the Bindery Department.
Bindery Helpers assist bindery operators in their essential job functions and provides overall support to the bindery department personnel.

Responsibilities:
A Bindery Helper must adhere to all company policies and represent The Ovid Bell Press in a professional and ethical manner at all times; have strong communication skills including keeping management informed on matters of importance including production, quality, repairs, and/or safety, and be willing to be cross-trained on all bindery equipment.  

Responsibilities will include: 
*Read and understand instructions on job ticket, binding tree, and layouts
*Ensures that all materials for upcoming jobs are staged for each machine
*Assist in the start-up of Stitcher equipment 
*Feed pockets on both the Perfect Bind and Stitcher.
*Perform quality control functions on the magazines when taking off the end of both machines (spines are not   rolled, no dog ears, color is where it should be)
*Takes off magazines 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 defect 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 equipmet and issues related to safety, productivity, quality, and service.
*Maintain a clean and safe working environment, follows Lean principles
*Maintains the paper bailer and paper bailer room
*Reports to work regularly and on time.
*Handle physical work requiring frequent lifting, bending, stooping, and repetitive motion.
*Performs all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATiONS include high school diploma or equivalent. Must be mechanically inclined and able to follow written and verbal instructions.  Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.  Attention to detail is very important 

 
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