Web Press Helper

Job Description

Job Title: Web Press Helper
Department: Press
Reports To: Press Manager
Shift: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Shifts, Hours Per Week: 40
Benefits: Clothing/uniform allowance, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Holidays, Sick Leave or PTO, Vacation or PTO, Vision Plan, 401(k) or other retirement
Contact: Gail DeSmet at 507-836-6540 or gdesmet@page1printers.com

Job Summary

Assists Press operator in running Non-Heat Set Press

Required Skills:

High School Diploma or GED
Ability to see color
Ability to physically move at a fast pace and up and down stairs
Ability to be able to work flexible hours
Good mathematical skills

Physical Required:    Unspecified

Drug Testing Required:    Yes

Education Required:    High School Diploma/GED

Special License/
Certification Required:    Unspecified

Experience Required:
Non Heat Set Press experience is very helpful, but we will train.
Must be physically fit and have good stamina

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists in operating non-heat set printing press by performing the following duties: Assists in verifying paper size and stock, color of ink, type of job, and shipping instructions from job ticket.

Cleans inking rollers and blankets with press wash and changes them as necessary.

Keeps work area clean and neat.

Assists in adjusting controls to regulate volume of ink.

Assists in packing blanket cylinder with packing paper as needed.

Bends plates and locks them into place on the plate cylinder.

Relaying information to Lead and Second Press Operators about the imperfections with each job as its running

Starts press and runs off proofsheet confirming that page numbers are in proper sequence and color is on proper pages.

Examines proof to determine off-level areas, variations in ink volume, register slippage, indications of offsetting and color register.

Assist Lead and /or Second Press Operators with setting up folders.

Assists in adjusting press controls, inking fountains, automatic feeders, repacking cylinder with overlay to equalize off-level areas as required.

Assists in registering multiple webs to each other during run.

Watch webs closely when inching and running.

Assists in making sure folds are even and straight and tick marks are lined up throughout the run in all books.

Make sure webs are straight throughout all runs.

Supervisory Responsibilities



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