March 2024

NEW POSTING: Bookbinder 2

Our customers, our team, and the industry have always believed in MITCHELL. Our 95-year legacy proves we not only adapt to the market but have always provided direction for it. Our secret is our Team, and how we leverage state-of-the-art technology while adhering to sound environmental practices. MITCHELL’s brand values are anchored in 5 principles: Deliver Quality, Customer Connection, Adaptability, Team Growth, and Sustainability.


The Opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for the right person to grow their career with Western Canada’s leading print marketing company working in one of BC’s largest binderies and finishing departments. This full-time BOOK BINDER 2 position is an excellent next step into an in-demand trade with a full-service, industry-leading bindery department.

Bookbinder 2 responsibilities include:

  • Working on various bindery and finishing equipment
  • Boxing and palletizing finished goods
  • Moving pallets and bundles of print material to the stage for the production
  • Work capably at the direction of your supervisor.
  • Work in accordance with Mitchell’s Standard Operating Procedures covering both qualities of product and Health & Safety protocols.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Comfortable working in a deadline-driven, custom manufacturing environment
  • Able to assist on the M/R of large bookbinding lines such as perfect binders and saddle stitchers.
  • Reliable
  • Well-organized and can communicate effectively – Both verbal and written
  • Able to set, and run auxiliary binding equipment such as deliveries, carton sealers, drills, and punches.
  • Able to load and download products meeting manufacturing standards of speed and accuracy
  • Knowledgeable in the bookbinding processes and recognizes the attributes of quality finishing.
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Can handle detailed packaging requirements efficiently and accurately.
  • Able to accomplish physical duties, lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Flexible to work various shifts.
  • A team player
  • Forklift experience an asset


This Union position provides extended health and dental benefits, as well as a pension plan. Pay is based on a 32 or 36-hour workweek, requiring an ability to work shifts. The pay rate is $22.48/hour plus shift differential. Please forward your resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Bookbinder 2”.

Mitchell is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply, but please note that only those short-listed will be contacted.

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