Printing & Bindery Operator

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 11.00 - US$ 15.00 per hour, $11 - 15 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Potosky, Kate, Spherion
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Job Description

-Responsible for assisting the bindery, inspection & shipping operations. Including assisting in the setting up and operating bindery. inspection, and shipping equipment.
-Setting up, operating, and maintaining bindery equipment of guillotine & manual cutters, laminators, & back-splitters and other equipment.
-Inspection analysis and identification of printing problems, measurement of dimensions, print quality, registration, color, reading drawings, and proper calibration and reading of measurement devices.
-Shipping requires the operation of weight and counting scales, shrink wrappers and bar code printers. Operation of a computer for producing shipping and packaging slips and freight carrier documents for incoming and outgoing freight.

-Follow bindery finishing production orders and job assignments. Read orders to verify quantity to be run, overrun tolerance, color sequence, and substrate.
-Follow directions for the setting of all equipment according to established company guidelines, safety, and job requirements.
-Check all products for conformity to approved drawings and accepted quality standards for parts components, registration, inks color, and dimensions.
-Good mechanical aptitude to independently solve problems and preform preventative maintenance on all equipment.
-Direct and capable of operating all equipment.
-Ensures proper cleanliness of screen prep and press areas, presses, work station, and immediate press area by removing trash, rags, and extra press sheets.

Working hours: 1st Shift

-The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-High School Graduate or GED, a college degree in art, print, or similar field is preferred.
-One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-RIP software knowledge a plus.
-Experience on MAC and PC is desirable.
-Must have good judgment of color, design, and print quality.
-Experience and mechanical aptitude to operate equipment.

-Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
-Ability to write simple correspondence.
-Ability to effectively present information to one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

-Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
-Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

-Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
-Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standard situations.

-Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
-The employee must regularly lift/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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