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Bindery Technician

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 25, 2024

Job Details

Bindery Technician

Bucknell UniversityPPM Production Center

Position Title:
Bindery Technician

Position Type:
Full time

Bucknell University

Staff Non-exempt

Job Summary:
The Bindery Technician will assure the uninterrupted flow of production and
services provided by this department through the performance of a variety of duties as required and assigned by the print production team leader. Assignments will be made based on departmental production demands. Primary duties are focused on bindery operations including both digital print and wide format finishing.

Job Duties:

As a member of the PP&M team, all staff are expected to contribute positively toward fulfilling PP&M's mission of providing high quality print and mail projects for the campus community. Team members are active participants in providing feedback on process improvement, new technologies and ways to enhance, improve and support the department mission. Each member of the department is charged with keeping work areas neat, clean and safe. Staff members are encouraged and expected to take advantage of opportunities
for job-related professional development and continuous learning. PP&M team members are committed to maintaining an inclusive working environment that is supportive, respectful and courteous of co-workers and peers as part of a diverse campus community.
  • Set up and operate a variety of bindery machines including, but not limited to,
    folders, staplers, paper cutters, perforators and binders, including wire-o, coil and prefect binding machines.
  • Operate wide format mounting and laminating equipment.
  • Receive incoming paper shipments.
  • Accurately calculate stock cutting requirements and cut paper to press-size sheets from folio sizes.
  • Carry out all operations in accordance with established production standards.
  • Assure the paper inventory is kept neat and orderly.
  • Perform general maintenance to the equipment in the bindery area.
  • Provide back-up coverage for other production activities within the department
  • Inspect work for quality control and pass it on to the next production station, or if complete, place in delivery area.
  • Perform other functions and work as assigned by the supervisor.

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in print production operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, possess strong customer service skills, a commitment to a collaborative team-based work environment, and possess strong verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Must possess a valid PA driver's license.

    Physical Demands:
  • Ability to routinely lift packages up to 75 pounds, with occasional heavier lifting, with mechanical assistance or help.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work in environment with exposure to noise, dust, and fumes, and use personal protective equipment as required.
  • Must possess adequate vision to make judgments concerning the overall quality of finished products

    Job Exempt:

    Salary Range:

    The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.

    This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.



    Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
  • Flexible scheduling options determined by role;
  • Medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
  • An outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
  • Full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
  • A comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
  • A myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.
E-VerifyBucknell University participates with the United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) E-Verify program. We will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.For additional information regarding Bucknell's E-Verify requirements, please contact the office of Talent, Culture & Human Resources (570) 577-1631 or email Posters (sharing the link to the posters, which are also attached)

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