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Bindery Assistant - Day Shift (6a - 2p)

Company: Sheridan
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Bindery Assistant - Day Shift (6a - 2p) Sheridan. Be part of something greater. Your career awaits join us! LOCATION: Lawrence, KS Sheridan Kansas has operated in Lawrence, Kansas, for more than 70 years of service to the Journal publishing industry. Our customers depend on us to covert their ideas into one of the most important inventions man ever made, a book of printed words. Job Summary: The Bindery Assistant is responsible for helping the Bindery Operator on the Perfect Binding Line, Saddle Binding Line, Packaging Line, Guillotine Cutters, Folders, Tipping Machine, and Drill. Schedule is Monday - Friday 6:00 am to 2:00 pm. Responsibilities include:

  • Performing job duties and conducting self in accordance with Sheridan and CJK Group core values in alignment with Company Vision.
  • Staging jobs at the direction of an Operator or Supervisor (i.e., bringing pallets from pressroom, assembling boxes, gathering shipping labels, and preparing mailing skids/bags).
  • Loading pockets on perfect binder, saddle stitcher and/or mailing lines.
  • Stacking books off the end of the perfect binder and/or saddle stitching lines with firm understanding of stacker quality control procedures.
  • Identifying bundle and pallet/bag breaks.
  • Keeping work area clean and organized
  • Following safety rules and regulations.
  • Assisting in other areas as production levels require.
  • Performing other duties as assigned Basic Qualifications:
    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Basic understanding of USPS mailing requirements (i.e., identifying bundle and pallet/bag breaks).
    • Ability to assist in other areas as production levels require.
    • Must be self-directed, team-oriented.
    • Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment required.
    • Must have a keen eye for detail.
    • Willingness and ability to follow established procedures and take constructive criticism.
    • Ability to handle very detailed work.
    • Ability to work overtime as needed for production.
    • Ability to interpret instructions or specifications, in verbal or written form, including those dealing with dimensions, quantity, and machine setup.
    • Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply standard, metric and pica measuring units.
    • Demonstrated basic mechanical ability in order to understand machine setup, function, and troubleshooting. Desired Skills:
      • Previous bindery or packaging experience.
      • Knowledge of USPS postal regulations.
      • Production experience.
      • Previous cutting, folding or drilling experience.
      • Experience operating a pallet jack and power lift. Physical Requirements :
        • Ability to exert 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
        • Ability to work in a production environment that is fast-paced and team-oriented.
        • Ability to hear, communicate, and respond to customers and in-house employees clearly and cogently.
        • Ability to walk, bend, lift, stretch, stoop, and perform overhead and lateral reaching tasks.
        • Ability to stand for long periods. Why work for Sheridan?
          • Job training
          • Career advancement
          • College tuition up to $5,250 per year
          • Paid vacation & holidays
          • Competitive compensation
          • Medical (PPO and HSA Plans), Dental, Vision
          • Teledoc - convenient and no cost
          • Company paid basic life and AD&D insurance
          • Voluntary life
          • 401(k) with company match
          • Company paid short term disability
          • FSA Health and Dependent Care savings accounts
          • HSA Health saving account
          • EAP program CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment, please contact the HR Department at or .

Keywords: Sheridan, Lawrence , Bindery Assistant - Day Shift (6a - 2p), Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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