Bindery Operator - Print Finisher

  • Job Reference: 00008510-1
  • Date Posted: 24 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Solopress
  • Website:
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Production, Finishing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Some exciting opportunities for experienced Print Finishers, who are skilled in stitching, have recently become available at Solopress. These positions will allow the right individuals to join our current friendly and dynamic team and the ability to gain experience working within one of the UK’s leading Print organisations.

Stitching experience is essential, cutting and folding would be beneficial.

HOURS (Paid 40 hours per week)

Continental Night shift. 3 x 12 hr nights on, 4 days off plus 1 Saturday night per month.

Possible day shifts depending on availability

 If you have experience running other stitching machines, we would still like to hear from you.


  • Setting and running various 'stitching' machines (Horizon, Muller)
  • Running “test sheets” to ensure final product is in line with customer requirements
  • Reporting ordering or printing issues to shift managers
  • Ensuring both quality and speed of work is maintained throughout
  • Ensure that jobs are completed in a timely manner in order to meet the despatch deadline
  • Maintaining machines to a high standard ensuring minimum downtime
  • Assisting with machine fixes and new parts as an when required
  • Keeping machines and operating areas clean and tidy throughout the day
  • First aid and Fire Marshall training/duties if required
  • Any other duties deemed within your skillset

Experience on additional finishing equipment would be beneficial - Guillotine, Folding, Creasing and perforating etc. in order to complete jobs (depending on machine experience)

Experience/Skills Required

  • Experience using various stitching machines (mainly Muller & Horizon)
  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexible attitude
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent eye for detail

Solopress is a rapidly growing e-commerce print business where you can really add value and make a big impact in our fast-paced working environment.

Whether our customers are in need of uniquely designed business cards or eye-catching flyers, we offer a vast range of high-quality products at market-leading prices. As specialists in online printing, we are experts at what we do and we’re looking for talented individuals who know their stuff too.