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Print Press Operator

Company: Staff Management SMX
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

With Staff Management - SMX, you'll get a weekly paycheck, learn new skills, meet new people, and work with a great management team in a clean and safe environment. Expand your career as a Print Press Operator! We produce the daily LNP newspaper and four local weekly newspapers, plus tabloids, books, and periodicals for businesses throughout the mid-Atlantic region. With over 300 employees in several locations across Lancaster County, we are a workplace that celebrates diversity, achieves excellence, and adheres to ethics. Our Press Operators are responsible for safely and efficiently maintaining and operating offset printing press and related equipment (plate makers, plate benders, reel stands, etc.) to produce quality printed products.. Perks & Benefits: Medical / Dental Insurance, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Time Off. Shifts: 3rd Shift. Employment Types: Full Time. Pay Rate: $22.00 / hour Duties:

  • Maintain a continual focus on safety and injury prevention for self and co-workers, immediately addressing any unsafe conditions that are identified.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and professionally with fellow press operators and personnel from related departments.
  • Safely operate fork lift/clamp truck to transfer paper rolls between the warehouse and the press room for use in operation.
  • Prepare paper rolls for use on the reel stands and press.
  • Effectively and efficiently setup and make all the necessary adjustments to the reel stands prior to and throughout press runs.
  • Effectively and efficiently setup and make all the necessary adjustments to the press for the next press run.
  • Maintain & operate press equipment within manufacturers specifications.
  • Read press layouts to determine and set proper web leads, webbing the press by using the common press leads and alternative leads.
  • Safely remove old plates and position new plates on press according to layout without damaging either the plates or blankets.
  • Efficiently adjust color registration during run to maximize reproductive quality and minimize newsprint waste.
  • Identify & correct running problems with the webs, ink, folder, power, and anything else that relates to the running of the press and the quality of the final product.
  • Properly and accurately fill out appropriate paperwork, keeping track of starts and stops, copy count, spoils, roll use, etc.
  • Check and adjust color ink densities to proper levels before and during the press run.
  • Maintain established acceptable housekeeping standards in the workplace.. Position Requirements: Qualifications:
    • High School diploma,
    • Qualified Press person with a minimum of three years of experience,
    • Multi Task Oriented Individual,
    • Working knowledge of the press and business demands,
    • Ability to create and modify press layouts,
    • Experience: 1 - 3 years prior press experience preferred Requirements: Background Check, Must be at least 18 years old., required education: HS Diploma or GED. Work Location: Steinman Communications, Lancaster, PA 17603. Job Types: Equipment Operator, Machine Operator. Industry: Manufacturing.The hourly rate for this position is anticipated to range between $22.00 - $22.00 per hour. This range is a good-faith estimate, based on the qualifications necessary for the position, including but not limited to experience, training, and other considerations permitted by law. Factors that may be used when making an offer may include a candidate's skills and experience, the expected quality and quantity of work, and internal pay alignment, as needed. Most candidates will start in the bottom half of the pay range. The upper end of the range will generally be reserved for candidates with extensive skills and experience. An employee's pay history will not be a contributing factor where prohibited by local law.

Keywords: Staff Management SMX, Lancaster , Print Press Operator, Professions , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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