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Casual Production Support Application Form

If you are interested in a flexible work schedule that allows you to devote time to your other responsibilities, this may be the job for you! Ideal for someone who is looking to supplement their income or someone who prefers to work around their family schedule.
Casual Production Support staff members perform a variety of tasks relating to the finishing process in making a book and are responsible to carry out the requests of the Manager, Shift Manager, or Bindery Specialty Coordinator. Casual staff members generally work when work is available. They work flexible hours and come in on a call-in basis only. Casual staff members do not work regular shift rotations.

Job Snapshot:
Location: Altona, Manitoba
Employee Type: Casual
Hours: Daytime and evening hours are available

Position Overview:
• Carry out bindery duties as assigned by the Manager or Specialty Team Leader
• Assist the machine operators at various pieces of bindery equipment
• Handwork projects such as spot-checking books for quality, taping/gluing ribbons into books, tipping pages, specialty binding, hand dust-jacketing, etc
• Stacking book blocks, packing books into cartons, stacking cartons onto skids
• Assist with bindery department maintenance and housekeeping
• Must be willing to work at all divisions as needed

Desired Skills:
• High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
• Basic computer skills
• Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labour
• Critical eye for identifying defects
• Ability to read and understand written English work instructions
• Commitment to quality and safety
• Ability to work independently and in a team setting
• Ability to complete daily activities according to work schedule

Applying:
Click on Application Form to submit your application/resume
Deadline for submission of applications/resumes is Friday, October 20, 2017

Production Support Bindery | Application Form

Production Support personnel perform a variety of tasks relating to Bindery Department production and are responsible to carry out the instructions of the Specialty Team Leader and the Shift/Production Manager. Production Support staff members will be responsible for the efficient production of products according to established procedures, following all safety protocols and workplace policies.

Job Snapshot:
Bindery Departments
12-hour night shifts: 6 PM – 6 AM, 3 shifts per week

Position Overview:
• Assist at various pieces of bindery equipment
• Handwork projects such as spot-checking books for quality, taping/gluing of ribbons into books, tipping pages, specialty binding, hand dust-jacketing, etc
• Stack book blocks, packing books into cartons, stacking cartons on skids
• Assist with Bindery Department maintenance and housekeeping
• Must be willing to work at all divisions as needed

Desired Skills:
• High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
• Previous experience operating machinery would be an asset
• Critical eye for identifying defects
• Able to read and follow written English work instructions
• Basic computer skills
• Ability to complete daily activities according to work schedule

Applying:
Click on Application Form to submit your application/resume