MBO Folder Operator

Perfection Press   Logan, IA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 5, 2022

MBO Folder Operator

Perfection Press, Logan, IA seeking operator for MBO continuous feed folder.

Perfection Press, located in Logan, Iowa is seeking individuals ready and available to work! Through the dedication of our Perfection Press Team, we can provide students across the United States with books to support their academic achievement by printing, binding, and rebinding books.

For almost 60 years, Perfection Press has been providing high-quality, short-run printing to a wide range of customers across many industries. Specializing in book printing (perfect bound, mechanical, and hard cover), Perfection Press has established itself as a growing leader in the market.

Folder operators are responsible for operating MBO folding machines, under the direction of the Production Supervisor, to produce folded signatures, brochures and other printed products to customer specifications. The folder operator will perform machine setups, operate the folders, perform quality inspections and prepare product for next operation. There are also various maintenance tasks performed by the operator.


•Review orders and schedules and assist planning production operations to ensure on time deliveries.
•Perform setup tasks as required to prepare machine for running order. Examples of setup tasks are adjusting fold plates, setting perforations, adjusting width of slitter knives, setting fold rollers, etc.
•Perform quality inspections at each setup and at regular intervals during the running of each order.
•Package product, label cartons, place cartons on pallet if required and prepare necessary paperwork to ship order.
•Complete necessary routing of finished job in computer system and complete and turn in all paperwork for the job.
•Complete necessary paperwork for daily timekeeping and input data into computer system.
•Inspects machine and performs or schedules necessary maintenance to ensure machine maintains optimum performance.
•Performs housekeeping duties at workstation to ensure area is clean, organized and safe.
•Other duties may be assigned to this position.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to perform basic math functions, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ability to read a scale/ruler and work with fractions.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret basic written instructions. Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers and managers.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define basic problems and draw valid conclusions. Ability to make decisions based on facts and information given.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is also required to occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch and lift up to 50 pounds.
WORK ENVIROMENT: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Perfection Press complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.