RollTender – 2nd shift – Web Press

Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Sep 08, 2017
Oct 08, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

RollTender – 2nd shift – Web Press

Hang rolls of paper and to assist the press crew in make ready and operate a multi-unit, web-fed rotary press to print brochures, catalogs, books, mailers, annual reports. To interact with press crew and customers to achieve desired product and schedule outcomes. 


  • Verify information on job ticket and staged materials (plates, paper stock, etc.) that requirements are correct before initiating make ready on press.
  • Complete paper work related to job function (counter readings, signing job tickets, etc.).
  • Locks printing plates on printing cylinder and threads loose end of paper supply roll (web) through and around rollers to cutter and folder.
  • Adjusts compensators to guide paper over rollers and cylinders.
  • Adjusts feed controls to rotate cylinder into position where plate locking mechanism is accessible.
  • Re-threads paper through press if web breaks and readjusts tension rollers.
  • Operates pasting device to splice end of new roll to depleted roll.
  • Load supply rolls of paper in press at beginning and during run.
  • Practice safe work habits and housekeeping.
  • Cleans, inspects, and lubricates moving parts of press.

Skills and Abilities

  • Make sound decisions and resolve problems using facts, experience, problem-solving tools and personal judgment.
  • Able to recognize and observe the need for confidentiality both inside and outside the Company.
  • Adequate knowledge of the printing and graphic arts industry.
  • Use hand tools or machines needed to perform operations appropriately and safely.
  • Measure, cut or otherwise work on materials or objects with great precision and accuracy.
  • Use arithmetic or shop geometry to figure and verify amounts or material needed, or to be ordered, dimensions to be followed and cost of materials.
  • Visualize what the finished product will look like.
  • Accept responsibility for the accuracy of the product produced.
  • Accept responsibility for the efficiency of the production process.

Physical Demands

Work requires the ability to stand for most of the shift and able to lift up to 50 pounds. This position also requires the ability to distinguish color spectrums for spot testing quality control.


John Roberts Company has been named a top workplace in the printing industry for over 17 years.

Join a progressive company that offers competitive pay, benefits and excellent career opportunities and advancement. Workout facility onsite! Candidates must pass pre-employment physical/drug screen and background check

Applicants are welcome to apply within or through our web site.

The John Roberts Company
Attention Debby Boyd
9687 East River Road
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Fax: 763-754-4400

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