Operators & Technicians

May 14, 2017
Jun 12, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time


Japs-Olson Company

Founded in 1907 Japs-Olson is an industry leader in direct mail services and commercial printing. We are currently looking for hardworking and motivated individuals to join our growing team in 1st or 2nd Press Operator roles. Japs-Olson offers benefits that start your first day of employment as well as great opportunities for advancement and overtime.

Key Tasks:

  • Performs manual and machine operator tasks in the set-up, maintenance, and operation of printing
  • Installs plates and blankets on press cylinders
  • Adjusts press machine parts, such as a feeder, delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging device, tapes and cams as directed, and the use of hand tools
  • Set up, load and trouble shoot feeder operation
  • Operate the press efficiently with as little downtime and waste as possible
  • Produce the best quality product possible that aligns with job and customer specifications
  • Ensure basic maintenance of the press is conducted based upon the maintenance
  • Ability to be flexible and work wherever needed within the pressroom
  • Keep work area clean and organized in order to ensure the safety of employees
  • Read and follow all information on job ticket pertaining to a specific job; ensuring all necessary components to produce the job are present
  • Consistently balancing ink and water for quality printing
  • Deliver on all team performance targets through measurement and analysis of performance metrics

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in a printing role
  • Demonstrated strong mechanical skills and computer skills
  • Ability to problem solve technical issues and provide recommended solutions
  • Collaborative working style and thrives in a team environment
  • Self-directed and self-motivated with a proven work ethic and ability to perform under pressure
  • Must pass a physical, drug screen and background check prior to start

Please visit our website at https://japsolson.applicantpro.com/jobs/ to view the rest of our exciting career opportunities including:

  • Bindery Operators (Cutting and Stitching)
  • Inserter Operators
  • Inkjet Operators
  • Maintenance Technicians

Japs-Olson is an industry leader in direct mail services and commercial printing. For more information or to submit your resume, please visit:

Japs-Olson Company
7500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

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