Scott Print is currently looking for either a candidate that has previous experience in a print finishing role or an apprentice.

Position Summary:

The print finisher is responsible for setting up and operating binding and finishing machines. He/she will also be responsible for maintenance and minor repair of the machines, prepare finished books/prints to be stacked and shipping; stacking boxes pallets, and maintain records of daily production. Additional duties may arise within times.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate machines that perform binding operations, such as pressing, folding and trimming
  • Install or adjust bindery machine devices, including knives, guides, rollers, rounding forms, clamps, etc.
  • Monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions and makes required adjustments
  • Read instructions and specifications to perform minor repair when necessary
  • Maintain all machine operations by lubricating, clean and disassembly parts according to manuals
  • Examine stitched, collated, bound or unbound product samples for any defects
  • Cut binder boards to specified dimensions, using board shears, hand cutters or cutting machines
  • Bind new books, using hand tools such as bone folders, knives, hammers, or brass binding tools
  • Meet with clients to discuss specific requirements and binding plans
  • Design original or special bindings for limited editions or custom binding projects
  • Apply colour to edges of signatures using brushes, pads or atomisers
  • Wrap finished products in plastic, using a machine, and packs products in boxes


  • Knowledge of printing materials, methods and tools used
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Good Mechanical ability
  • Work well under pressure
  • Additional experience in the printing industry is an advantage

 This is a full time posion 38 hours per week and the salary depends on experience.  Send yout application and CV to:  Doug Henderson:       E-mail:

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