Our company is looking for a skilled and detail-oriented Bookbinder to join our team. You should be able to bind books using different binding techniques and as per client requirements. You should have complete knowledge of bookbinding materials and machinery.
In addition to this, you should own strong communication and negotiation skills to deal with clients and printers on a daily basis. Your creative skills and knowledge of the latest technologies will be helpful when undertaking embossing work.
Besides binding new books, you should be able to repair and restore old or damaged books. Moreover, you should be able to complete all bookbinding projects within the assigned time. You should be able to display agility and flexibility while performing bookbinding duties.
Apply immediately, if you can fulfill all these job requirements and hold previous work experience in the Production industry. We would like to meet you.
Meeting and discussing binding requirements and timelines with clients, book designers, and printers
Cutting and binding papers/book covers according to the specifications
Using hand and machine cutting tools like carpenter’s square, steel ruler, and folding stick
Binding books using paper, cloth, and thread
Putting together components of the book by gluing and stitching
Trimming book edges for a clean finish
Embossing designs, letters, and numbers on the book cover
Undertaking special bindings for limited editions
Attaching and gluing endpapers to the book body
Colouring signatures and edges
Laying the finished books for drying into the press
Weighing the books before shipping
Stacking books ready for shipment
Repairing, restoring, and rebinding damaged and old books
High school diploma or equivalent
Previous work experience as Bookbinder or know-how of the Production industry
Complete knowledge of handling book composition materials
Familiarity with bookbinding machinery like Fastback Tape Binders, Spiral Coil Binders, and Plastic Comb Binders
Comfortable using hand tools such as Paper-cutter, Paper counter, and Thimbles
Understanding of different bookbinding techniques like Board Book Binding, Spiral Binding, and Saddle Stitching
Having an excellent eye for detail and skilled hands
Good agility and creativity skills
Good time management and organizational skills
Ability to manage strict deadlines
Strong communication skills
Ability to offer customer satisfaction
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