Bindery Folder Operator - $3,000 Sign-on-Bonus (Baton Rouge, LA)

The Printer, Inc. (TPI) is a full service printer specializing in complex variable data printing in the casino gaming industry. We are a privately held company that has been in business for over 40 years. TPI is always looking for committed, hard working, self-motivated individuals that take pride and accountability in their work. TPI rewards their employees with competitive salaries.

TPI is currently seeking experienced Bindery Folder Operators to work in our Baton Rouge, LA location. 

We are offering a $3,000 sign-on-bonus and up to $5,000 in relocation assistance for experienced candidates willing to relocate to Baton Rouge, LA. 

Position Summary:   This position will set-up and operate Folding Equipment in the Bindery department. This position will also maintain, troubleshoot, and resolve mechanical challenges and follow stringent quality control processes.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up and operate bindery machines (Folder Machines) according to work order.
  • Perform maintenance, troubleshoot, and resolve printing and mechanical challenges.
  • Ability to perform preventative and routine maintenance on the bindery equipment.
  • Follow strict quality control measures and pay close attention to detail.
  • Visually inspect products throughout run for quality.
  • Ability to perform varying work within tight deadlines and fast-paced environment while being responsible for ensuring quality work.
  • Work closely with other team members to exceed customer expectations.
  • Flexibility to work on other equipment or complete other tasks as needed.
  • Be able to quickly learn and master our camera system.
  • Operate pallet jacks to transport supplies as needed.
  • Ability to work a full-time schedule including over-time on weekends.
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • History of performing well under pressure.
  • Individual should be mechanically inclined and possess problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication and comprehension skills both written and verbal.
  • Team and goal oriented.
  • Must be very detail oriented.
  • 3-years experience as a folder operator required.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Professional experience setting up, running, and maintaining Folder Machines.
  • Other bindery equipment operating experience a plus 

Physical Demands: Standing for extended periods and frequent lifting of up to 25 lbs. Continuous vision. Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. frequently. Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs. Frequent hand/wrist/finger movement for gripping mailer bundles and carrying mail trays. Pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs. to move palletized load. Frequent reaching, twisting, and gripping up to 25 lbs. to move paper stock. Occasional crouching and use of hand tools during routine machine maintenance.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Typical hours are Monday through Friday. 1st shift is 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 2nd shift is 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; 3rd shift is 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Weekend hours may be required during peak production times. This position typically works 40-50 hours per week 

TPI recognizes that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of the job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence; therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.