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Bindery Operator - 2nd Shift


San Diego, CA
ID: 47239

The 3rd shift Bindery Operator is responsible for the machine tasks which include set-up, maintenance and operation of (two of the four categories) cutters, folders, saddle stitchers or glue folders.  

  • 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, 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 pocket folding operations – sets up pocket folder; adjust glue heads & folding plates; sets up final fold equipment to proper job specifications.
  • Assists in clean up and keeping immediate work area neat and orderly.


Shift Hours: 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM, M-F


RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

Required Skills

Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 2-3 years large format Cutter, Folder, Saddle Stitcher Operator experience required. 
  • Thorough understanding of bindery equipment operation, and able to continually grow with technical skills.
  • Ability to apply written instructions to machine set-up.
  • Good math skills required.
  • Must be reliable, have good attendance, punctuality and attention to work station.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work varying shifts, overtime and weekends.


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