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Pressman-2nd Shift

Company: Sheridan Group Inc. company
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities   

·         Directs tasks of press crew.

·         Verifies size, color, and type of paper and the color of ink from job order.  Cleans inking rolls with solvent, using protective gloves, and replaces them in press using hand tools.  Loads ink fountains with new colors required for the job.

·         Adjusts controls to regulate volume of ink.  Packs impression cylinder with appropriate materials.

·         Adjusts take-off tapes and positions and locks from on cylinder press.

·         Starts press and runs off proof sheets, examining proofs to determine off-level areas, variations in ink volume, register slippage, indications of offsetting, and color register.  Adjusts press controls, ink fountains, and automatic feeders and repacks cylinders with overlay to equalize off-level.

·         Operates and performs general preventative maintenance on printing presses.

·         Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department manager.

·         Maintains production, quality standards and reports as determined by operators, supervisors, and upper management

·         Daily clock into the Information System(s) entering employee, correct cost center rates and job operations.

·         Daily clock in and out of jobs.

·         Daily input into the Information System the correct counts for produce quantity and waste quantity.

·         Complies with all safety regulations and work rules.   

·         Performs general housekeeping in working area.

·         Performs other duties as required/assigned by lead, supervisor and/or manager.

 

Job Requirements 

·         High school diploma or equivalent work experience.

·         Mechanical aptitude, strong communication skills, and team player.

·         Follow explicit orders and job specifications.

·         Demonstrate increasing understanding of the printing process, printing machines, and press crew responsibilities.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

Ability to lift 70 pounds and/or move 100 plus pounds.   

Job Requirements 

·         High school diploma or equivalent work experience.

·         Mechanical aptitude, strong communication skills, and team player.

·         Follow explicit orders and job specifications.

·         Demonstrate increasing understanding of the printing process, printing machines, and press crew responsibilities.

·         Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

 

To prepare, operate, and adjust printing press to maintain required quality and quantity of production.

 

Keywords: Sheridan Group Inc. company, Grand Rapids , Pressman-2nd Shift, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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