Insert Machine Bindery Operator III

Gannett Publishing Services

Fond du Lac, WI

We have an opening for a highly motivated individual in the Gannett corporation at our leading catalog and book manufacturer. It is a fast-paced printing and finishing operation which would require basic mechanical and\or manufacturing skill sets”

Action Printing is looking for a full-time Insert Machine Bindery Operator to assist with daily production in our Bindery department.Key Responsibilities:
Work as part of a bindery crew during a designated shift to achieve on-time production performance including product quality and accuracy standards and operational safety.

Packaging Duties:
• Verification of workstation resources.
• Bindery control set-up and operation.
• Bindery operation including but not limited to Sitchers, conveyors, stackers, strappers, drills, bottom wrap machines, loaders, printers, address labelers, scales, and pallet jacks and fork trucks.
• Assist with directing activities during production, training bindery employees.
• Assist with all equipment repairs, rebuilding & replacement (such as hopper replacement) and all standard preventive maintenance.
• Perform general packaging maintenance including equipment blowdown and packaging related materials disposal.

• Always work in a safe manner and consistently utilize required safety equipment to promote top-of-mind safety awareness:
• Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
• Complete required annual OSHA safety training programs: Lockout/Tag-out, Hazardous Communications, Personal Protective Equipment, Hearing Conservation, Blood Borne Pathogens, Forklift.
• Ensure all machine safety-guards are installed, functioning properly, and in use.
• Immediately report any potential safety hazards, operational concerns and all accidents/injuries and near misses to production management.

• Provide timely and accurate information to management.
• Immediately report equipment or product issues to production management.
• Communicate scheduling needs to supervisors and/or production management.

• High school diploma, GED equivalent, vocational training or work-related experience required.

Experience Required:
• Minimum one-year prior production, packaging, machine operation or similar related experience Preferred.

Skills & Abilities:

• English language fluency: Speaking, reading and writing.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Proven excellent time management skills working in a fast-paced deadline driven environment.
• Proven ability (by experience) to work independently under deadline with a sense of urgency.
• Good Mechanical aptitude.

Technical Skills:

• Basic PC skills including Microsoft Office: E-mail, Excel, Word.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant’s disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals’ application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.’s Recruitment Department at


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