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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Bindery Production Specialist For Printing Industry

Indianapolis, USA


Job Description

As The National Group celebrates our 45th Anniversary we are seeking dynamic individuals who desire to grow & contribute to our team for the years to come. The National Group is an expanding commercial printing and marketing company in Lafayette, Indiana. We are seeking a full time bindery production specialist. The optimal candidate will primarily run a saddle stitcher and folder as well as operate other equipment including, but not limited to, a cutter, inserter, tabber, drill, perf/ score machine, and delivery van.

The ideal candidate must be able to run different types of bindery equipment to produce various types of jobs for our customers. This often is done working under tight deadlines, utilizing important quality control measures, with perfect quality in mind. Desired characteristics include: Must be a TEAM player, quick learner, detail oriented, productive with your time, quality conscious, mechanically inclined, and be able to stand for long periods of time. Previous stitcher and folder experience is preferred but not required if someone presents as coachable and teachable. If you are looking for a career in printing we want to talk to you!

The National Group offers competitive pay, 401k with company match, paid vacation, paid holidays, & sick days. Insurance benefits include: health, RX, short term and long term disability, life, dental, and vision.

Job Requirements:

Accuracy along with productivity

Must be able to bend and lift continuously, performing repetitious tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere

Able to lift and move 50 pounds

Ability to read, write, comprehend, and perform math operations

Good interpersonal and organizational skills

Self starter with the ability and attitude to work as part of a team and independently

Must demonstrate reliability through attendance, punctuality, and ability to stay focused on job

Job duties include but are not limited to:

Read & understand the job jacket/ work order

Meet production standards & complete production records (time sheets, job jackets)

Perform stitching operations - set up gathering units, set up cover feeder, set up gauges and mechanisms to detect doubles; operate saddle stitcher, makes decisions on stitching methods

Review final stitched product with job jacket requirements and proofs to ensure proper pagination, stitching, trimming, and size

Perform a quality control check during the stitch run and at the end unit during boxing

Perform folding operations - ability to set up folding machines to job specifications

Identify and troubleshoot folding problems

Perform routine preventative maintenance on bindery equipment

Assist in clean up and keeping immediate work area neat and orderly

Understand proper safety procedures regarding operation of all bindery equipment

Assist in other finishing areas; cutting, inserting, tabbing, binding, drilling, etc.

Perform other duties as assigned

Mail resumes to 627 S. Earl Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47904 Apply online at

The National Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Company Description
We love what we do here at the National Group. We understand that our customers expect a lot from us - and they should. After all, the work we do reflects our business as well as theirs. There is no greater satisfaction than delivering a finished product that helps a client reach their goals and objectives.

Since our beginning in 1972, we've been proud of our strong roots in Greater Lafayette where we have earned our customers trust by providing exceptional value with every purchase. Our account representatives are knowledgeable and dedicated to serving you; not just selling to you. In addition to our focus on customer service, we strive to always be on the leading edge of technology. Investing in technology not only improves quality, but can save money and time by improving efficiencies.

Our responsiveness, service, and technological strength are all indications of a healthy, growing company... a company you can depend on. We look forward to working with you on your next project.

Leo Farrell, Owner the National Group

Role: Bindery Production Specialist for Printing Industry
Job Type:
Location: Indianapolis,

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