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"Bindery Machine Operator and Tender"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate or tend binding machines that round, back, case, line stitch, press, fold, trim, or perform other binding operations on books and related articles.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Bindery Machine Operator and Tender"

1) Operates or tends machines that perform binding operations, such as pressing, folding, and trimming on books and related articles.

2) Moves controls to adjust and activate bindery machine to meet specifications.

3) Selects, loads, and adjusts workpieces and machine parts, using hand tools.

4) Feeds books and related articles, such as periodicals and pamphlets, into binding machines, following specifications.

5) Threads spirals in perforated holes of items to be bound, using spindle or rollers.

6) Punches holes in paper sheets and fastens sheets, signatures, or other material, using hand or machine punch or stapler.

7) Creases or compresses signatures before affixing covers, and places paper jackets on finished books.

8) Removes printed material or finished products from machines or conveyor belts, and stacks material on pallets or skids.

9) Wraps product in plastic, using machine, and packs products in boxes.

 

 

11) Maintains records of daily production, using specified forms.

12) Rolls, bends, smoothes, and folds sheets, using hands, and stacks sheets to be returned to binding machines.


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13) Applies materials on books or related articles, using machine.

14) Examines printed material and related products for defects and to ensure conformance to specifications.

15) Removes broken wire pieces from machine and loads machine with spool of wire.

16) Opens machine and removes and replaces damaged covers and book, using hand tools.

17) Stitches or fastens endpapers or bindings, stitches signatures, and applies glue along binding edge of first and last signatures of books.

18) Inserts illustrated pages, extra sheets, and collated sets into catalogs, periodicals, directories, and other printed products, and applies labels to envelopes, using hands or machine.

Job Description for "Bindery Machine Operator and Tender" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  51-5011.02