Sigloch Machine Operator

If you are looking for a long term career, this is the right time to join the Jostens Team!  
We are looking for experienced production operators to join our team of Sigloch Machine Operators in our Bindery Department!

Our Sigloch Operator is responsible for operating and maintaining the automated backing system.  The incumbent uses computerized systems and mechanical ability to produce high quality bound books of various types and sizes.  This operator must achieve and maintain proficiency in binding preparation by adjusting and calibrating equipment using computerized and conventional mechanical means in order to enhance productivity and quality.  The Sigloch Operator ensures that the correct work (pages) is produced according to a pre-set schedule, ready to ship for on-time delivery.  Maintains accurate reports to track and verify production.  Understands and uses, with proficiency, different types of glues, paper stock, and integrated processes. Provides preventive maintenance.  In all aspects of production, adheres to and achieves results in accordance with productivity and quality standards.

The Sigloch Operator coordinates issues involving repairs, parts, production defects, and systems problems with Maintenance and Bindery Supervisors.  Keeps the area clean and hazard free and complies with all aspects of the Plant’s Safety program. The incumbent must be willing to move around the Bindery and perform any tasks/jobs needed to achieve production goals, as assigned by their supervisor.

We will train the right candidates!

High school degree or GED required.
Must have at least 3 years of relevant production experience in finishing and/or light industrial maintenance.
Sigloch (Backing) Operator experience a plus.
Good communication skills – written and verbal.
Able to follow written and verbal instructions.
Willing to work flexible hours, including shift work and overtime with short notice.
Works well under the pressure of deadlines.
Must have flexibility to learn and use new technology.
Must be a team player.
Ability to stand through 8 or 12 hour shifts.
Must have basic computer skills.
Must be able to read a ruler in 1/16’s.
Ability to train others to achieve quality and productivity standards.
Complies with all safety and operations procedures.
Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs.
Must have excellent attendance record.


Celebrating over 120 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.

Jostens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.