Full-time, BJU Education Group, Benefitted

Machine Operator (Bindery)

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POSITION SUMMARY: Our Bindery Machine Operator is a critical part of a team that produces books, and related products used in the Christian education of students from Pre-K through 12th Grade. This individual is responsible for the set-up, operation, and maintenance of various finishing and bindery machines such as, but not limited to, large straight knife cutters, folders, stitcher, and mechanical binders while maintaining optimum quality and production.


  • Learn to understand job ticket/work order verifying correct trim, signature format, fold patterns, and bind type.
  • Program (set up) and run jobs on cutter, folder, or binders, according to job specifications.
  • Follow shop schedule or supervisors’ direction in prioritizing daily tasks.
  • Record all activities in shop data collection system.
  • Perform knife changes, regular and preventive maintenance, as well as troubleshooting and repairs on equipment as needed.
  • Properly load, identify, and stage product prior to, during, and after completion.
  • Maintain a safe and orderly working environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Strong analytical, mechanical, and trouble-shooting skill sets. Must have good visual acuity and manual dexterity.
  • Be familiar with various substrates, their grain, bulking, and performance characteristics.
  • Must be dependable, have a solid work ethic, positive attitude, and a focus on consistent quality.
  • Must be able to read, comprehend, and follow written as well as verbal instructions.
  • Strong communication and above average interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong math and basic level computer skills
  • Ability to work shifts regularly and overtime as needed.
  • One year of manufacturing or related experience


Required Education: High School diploma or GED
Required Experience: 1-2 years related experience
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1700 Wade Hampton Blvd.   |   Greenville, SC 29614 864.242.5100 Ext. 3003

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