Bindery Machine Operator

Sheridan. Be part of something greater. Your career awaits…join us!

LOCATION: Brainerd, MN

Sheridan MN, a CJK Group company, (formerly Bang Printing) started out in central Minnesota’s lake area in 1899 as a commercial printer has evolved into one of the nation’s leading short- to mid-run book manufacturers is looking for an experienced Bindery Machine Operator. Today, Sheridan MN offers a complete book solution that encompasses printing and binding, fulfillment, eBook conversion, eCommerce solutions, and more—all in-house, all at competitive prices.

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for operating large bindery equipment within predetermined time frames.  Direct and lead team members to produce books cost effectively and quality processes according to customer guidelines.  Learn to setup, run, and maintain all large bindery equipment as assigned, including folders, cutters, stitchers, BF Case-In-Line, Kolbus Perfect Binder, and KM-600 Perfect Binder. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years or more of experience on similar equipment
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good mechanical understanding
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds at times
  • Willing to work all shifts

Schedule is 36 hours/week – rotating days schedule

  • 7:00AM – 7:00 PM, rotating days schedule
  • Overtime pays time and a half after 40 hours per week and Sundays

Why work for Sheridan?

  • Job training
  • Career advancement
  • College tuition up to $5,250 per year
  • Paid vacation & holidays
  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical (PPO and HSA Plans), Dental, Vision
  • Teledoc – convenient and no cost
  • Company paid basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary life
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company paid short term disability
  • FSA Health and Dependent Care savings accounts
  • HSA Health saving account
  • EAP program

CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment, please contact the location HR Manager at 218-829-2877 or