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Stitcher Operator

Position:                    Bindery Operator - Stitcher

Reports to:               Bindery Manager

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt

Department:            Manufacturing

Location/Shift:        Burlingame, CA / Day or Night Shift

Essential Function:

The Bindery Operator is responsible for operating stitching machines, producing high quality printing jobs, to meet customer and company expectations, in a cost-effective manner while meeting strict deadlines.


 Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience operating folding machines in a print environment

Job Duties and General Expectations:

  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Communicate effectively with manufacturing personnel
  • Have a minimum knowledge of computers (knowledge of PSI is a plus)
  • Keep accurate and complete daily records for data collection
  • Meet company and departmental standards, including: Customer Requirements, Compliance, Safety, Quality, etc.
  • Follow Lahlouh ISO Quality Procedures and Work Instructions, and complete forms and checklists as necessary
  • Follow Lahlouh policies outlined in the company handbook
  • Work overtime and weekends, as business needs dictate
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Attend department and company meetings
  • Assist in training new and temporary employees

Position Specific Skills & Competencies:

  • Follow team leader instructions for Bindery processes
  • Operating knowledge of stitching machines, including troubleshooting
  • Ability to set up various book sizes, including 3, 5 and 6 pockets plus cover feeder
  • Knowledge of Optigraf (quality control system)
  • Perform daily, monthly and quarterly maintenance on folding machines
  • Keep jobs and production floor clean and organized
  • Ability to sit, stand, and/or walk for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to push/pull loaded pallet jacks and/or rolling carts
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds regularly and 75 pounds on occasion
  • Communicate any job specifics, issues or other pertinent information regarding jobs to the next shift, if necessary


  • High school graduate/GED

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