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Title:  Bindery Operator 3 - Perfect Bind

Job ID:  1689

Secaucus, NJ, US

Category:  Manufacturing -- Bindery

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe.  We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 


Looking for individuals with a solid bindery background to join us in 2020 as we continue to meet the needs of our customers with a full offset bindery, and as we take on new digital opportunities in the leading financial printing company. With a large bindery department already equipped with five Muller Martini Saddle Binders, a Muller Martini Perfect Binder and a dozen cutting or folding lines, we have recently invested in state-of-the-art digital printing technology, allowing us to offer end-to-end solutions in-house. This investment includes two Muller Martini roll fed digital saddle binders that our employees in the bindery have opportunities to run and operate. We are looking for experienced operators in all areas of production, but are willing to train individuals that possess some similar manufacturing background and a strong desire to learn new skills and grow with us. We are offering competitive wages based on skills and experience.

  • Apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations.
  • Able to uses arithmetic to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages.
  • Able to follow work instructions and recognize most words used in daily work processes.
  • Able to read instructions for assembling equipment.
  • Able to communicate through writing compound and complex sentences, using proper punctuation and employing adjectives and adverbs.
  • Thorough knowledge of the set up, adjustment, procedures, capabilities and limitations of equipment to perform the full range of standard and specialized binding, folding, collating, and cutting of printed materials to complete a finished product.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of machinability of different paper weights, sizes, kinds and colors so as to be able to identify paper conditions (i.e. excessive moisture or curling that frequently requires additional machine adjustment).
  • Thorough knowledge of limitations and capabilities of all machines used to accomplish unusual set ups or machine combinations to produce unique or one of a kind printed materials.
  • Familiarity with basic mathematics (i.e. decimals, metric units) to understand dimensional requirements contained in job orders and to make more complicated adjustments.
  • Ability to use the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the bindery machines.
  • Skill in making difficult adjustments to powered machines using handtools (i.e. wrenches, screwdrivers, punches, knives) as well as more specialized hand tools, usually furnished by the machine manufacturer.
  • Skill in operating complicated bindery equipment such as folders, cutters, collators, stitchers, drills, binding/gluing machines.
  • Ability to read and interpret written work which indicates the number and sequence of machine operations required to complete the work and maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with instructions provided.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate with all factors in verbal and written manners.


Donnelley Financial Solutions is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in any employment decision because of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, perceived disability, sexual orientation or on the basis of any other status protected by applicable national laws.   #TalentknowsTalent