Printing hands operate basic binding machines, perform manual binding and finishing of books and printed products and carry out routine print-related tasks.
Duties & Tasks
Printing hands may perform the following tasks:fold, arrange and fasten printed products by hand or with the aid of machinesperform manual binding and finishing operations carry out quality control checks operate specialised machines such as mini binders and automatic carton-folding machinesassist with setting up folding machines and check folded articlesassist with the operation and adjustment of machinesassist with the setting up and monitoring of the operation of automated binding linescarry out minor repairs and routine maintenanceclear waste and clean work areas and machineshandle and transport materials around the work areas.
Printing hands work with single and multi-colour printing presses. They can be employed in small or large firms.
- enjoy practical and manual activities good eyesight (may be corrected) and normal colour vision able to carry out detailed work aptitude for mechanical work aptitude for working with computers.