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Bindery Operator 2

Wheaton, IL

Company Description

Job Description

Epsilon is looking for Bindery Operators to join our team in West Chicago, IL. Starting pay is based on experience, and several different shifts are available. Experience on Bindery machinery is not required, but some experience in a manufacturing/production environment operating machinery is preferred.

Under direct supervision, the Bindery Operator 2 performs bindery functions by either manual or mechanical means as directed by written job ticket instructions and/or oral instructions from manager. Reports to production manager/sr. manager.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform bindery operations such as folding, cutting, binding, stitching, trimming, affixing, and packing
  • Operate all bindery equipment, including folders, cutters, stitchers, affixers, tabbers, straight knives, and glue attachments
  • Review completed jobs to verify conformance with the job ticket and plant standards for quality and consistency
  • Proof original job copy to sample to confirm accuracy of job specifications before completion
  • Maintain records of time, tasks, and number of pieces completed per job
  • Prepare finished product by placing in boxes, mail trays, and on carts for delivery
  • Read, review and interpret instructions on sample board using key information for operation, including minor trouble shooting and correction as necessary
  • Check and verify job components against sample board to codes and other key information and indicators
  • Check accuracy of paperwork pertaining to job, including counts, tray tags, box labels, samples, and seeds
  • Understand, complete and verify all necessary paperwork for appropriate task/job or as deemed necessary
  • Adhere to policies and guidelines pertaining to confidentiality, security, safety, and professional conduct
  • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills

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  • Experience in direct mail bindery production preferred
  • Knowledge of procedures for performing bindery operations
  • Ability to properly use bindery equipment and supplies
  • Ability to read job tickets and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions
  • Ability to operate collator, cutter, folder, stitcher, tabber, paper punch, drill, and other equipment related to bindery operations
  • Attention to detail and good hand-eye coordination
Working Conditions:
  • Work involves frequent standing, bending, lifting (up to 50 lbs)
  • Able to move about the facility on a regular basis.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform proper machine start-up and shut down procedures
  • Ensure that equipment has adequate supplies to complete full production
  • Ability to read and understand USPS reports, rosters, and tray tag information
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of equipment and work area at all times
  • Maintain, complete, and verify paperwork for each production run documenting:
  • Production run time
  • Spoilage
  • Down time Maintenance sheet
  • Postal information Meter readings
  • Other production logs directed by manager
  • Sort, tray, strap, and prepare finished mail pieces in compliance with U.S. Postal regulations
Technical Requirements
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Products such as Word and Excel
  • Ability to properly use bindery equipment and supplies
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in direct mail bindery production preferred
  • Knowledge of procedures for performing bindery operations
  • Ability to read job tickets and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to work in adverse conditions such as dust, noise, and fumes
  • Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions
  • Requires 0-3 year of related experience
  • High school or equivalent required

Additional Information

When you're one of us, you get to run with the best. For decades, we've been helping marketers from the world's top brands personalize experiences for millions of people with our cutting-edge technology, solutions and services. Epsilon's best-in-class identity gives brands a clear, privacy-safe view of their customers, which they can use across our suite of digital media, messaging and loyalty solutions. We process 400+ billion consumer actions each day and hold many patents of proprietary technology, including real-time modeling languages and consumer privacy advancements. Thanks to the work of every employee, Epsilon has been consistently recognized as industry-leading by Forrester, Adweek and the MRC. Positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is a global company with more than 8,000 employees around the world. Check out a few of these resources to learn more about what makes Epsilon so EPIC:
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Great People Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.

Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Epsilon's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.



Client-provided location(s): West Chicago, IL, USA
Job ID: Epsilon-3017_REF173175U
Employment Type: Other

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