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Head Packer

Are you looking to develop your career in Bindery in Print Manufacturing? This is fantastic opportunity to be a Head Packer whose job is to set up packaging area and pack books during runs!

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Basic mathematical skills is a must
  • Previous print manufacturing experience is an asset
  • Works well in a team environment and/or independently
  • Ability to work all 8 hours shifts on a rotating basis (days, afternoon, nights) and continental 12 hour rotating shift
  • Secondary/High School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
  • Able to set up packing area and pack books during runs
  • Able to set up machinery
  • Excellent ability to stay organized and pay attention to detail
  • Excellent at carrying out work instructions and able to ask questions

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtain cartons, skids, skid tags, and carton labels required for orders
  • Place books in compensated piles and pack into cartons without damaging them
  • Stuff and close cartons as required without damaging books
  • Set up automatic tape machine for each order
  • Apply tape and labels to cartons
  • Pile full cartons onto skids in sequential order
  • Maintain carton storage area
  • Complete visual inspection of books prior to packaging
  • Remove books with inaccurate trimming, folded pages, excess glue or bad printing
  • Ensures labels have all required information (ISBN)

Please submit your cover letter and resume to  noting the job title. Only those selected for interview consideration will be contacted.

Webcom encourages applications from all  qualified candidates. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, should you require accommodation in the interview and selection process please provide your accommodation needs in advance. You may also be required to submit adequate medical/other documentation to Human Resources to support your request for accommodation.

Viva Print Books! Viva Printers!

Encouraging news for publishers and printers: Print is far from Dead.

A recent article in the New York Times reports that the future of printing is definitely friendly. Printed books are not going anywhere.


Apply Now!

If you have what it takes to succeed in the print publishing industry, apply today.

So what’s in it for you?

  • Competitive compensation
  • Growth and professional development
  • Work/life balance
  • An opportunity to make a real difference in the evolution of publishing
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