Second Press Operator

Coon Rapids, Minnesota
May 16, 2018
Jun 15, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

Second Press Operator

The John Roberts Company is looking for a Second Press Operator to assist the lead operator to operate a 6 color Heidelberg printing press. Job duties include assisting with setup and make-ready of the printing press and other equipment, programming correct color standards, inspecting printed materials for quality and other routine adjustments during the pressrun.

Previous sheetfed experience is REQUIRED. Candidates must be able to read and understand a job ticket, layout sheet, artwork and other specifications.

Duties include:

  • Load and feed paper into the press.
  • Obtain or mix inks and fill ink fountains.
  • Secure printing plates to printing units and adjust tolerances.
  • Start presses and pull proofs to check for ink coverage and density, alignment, and registration.
  • Clean ink fountains, plates, or printing unit cylinders when press runs are completed.
  • Clean and perform routine maintenance and have the ability to make minor repairs.
  • Collect and inspect random samples during print runs to identify any necessary adjustments.
  • Change press plates, blankets, or cylinders, as required.

Physical Demands

  • Prior experience in a sheetfed role
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Attention to detail
  • Understands color and can pass a color test
  •  Able to stand/walk for 8 hours

Join a progressive company that offers competitive pay, benefits and excellent career opportunities.  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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