Bindery Combination Operator

Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Sep 08, 2017
Oct 08, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Bindery Combination Operator

A Bindery Combination Operator has knowledge of all company bindery equipment and is able to operate and maintain the equipment as needed both efficiently and accurately.


  • Set up, adjust and operate all bindery equipment to accomplish production goals (examples: folders, cutters, molls, stitcher machines
  • Organize materials as needed so they are readily available
  • Understand/run hot & cold glue systems
  • Knowledge in setting up and monitoring camera systems on machines
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Inspect and monitor equipment daily for safety issues
  • Troubleshoot any errors/problems to maintain equipment’s quality standards and request maintenance as required
  • Examine product frequently to ensure customer quality specifications and reduce percentage of errors
  • Ensure that production goals are met


  • Attention to detail and a drive for excellence in quality in order to exceed customer expectations
  • Operate machinery efficiently
  • Diagnose and maintain machinery
  • Read work ticket accurately
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Make sure accurate production times are noted on all work orders
  • Work overtime when necessary
  • Work efficiently with coworkers or alone

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • This position requires a minimum of five years’ experience operating bindery equipment such as a cutter, stitcher, collators or other equipment used to finish printed material.
  • Detail Oriented
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Ability to problem solve and fix equipment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong learner with ability to grasp knowledge rapidly
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and deadlines, demonstrating a sense of urgency and ownership to drive projects to completion
  • Excel under pressure in fast paced environment
  • Effective time management

Work/Physical Requirements

Work requires the ability to stand for most of the shift and able to lift up to 50 pounds. This position also requires the ability to distinguish color spectrums for spot testing quality control.


John Roberts Company has been named a top workplace in the printing industry for over 17 years.

Join a progressive company that offers competitive pay, benefits and excellent career opportunities and advancement. Workout facility onsite! Candidates must pass pre-employment physical/drug screen and background check

Applicants are welcome to apply within or through our web site.

The John Roberts Company
Attention Debby Boyd
9687 East River Road
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Fax: 763-754-4400

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