Data Recognition Corporation

Press Operator

Maple Grove, MN
Jun 20, 2022
Jul 20, 2022
Data Recognition Corporation
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time



This position is responsible for accurately and efficiently operating an offset printing press producing a large variety of applications of scannable/non scannable documents.


Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate a web offset press producing quality scannable documents meeting customer specifications and scanning requirements based on a thorough knowledge of OMR, OCR, and Image scanning and production standards
  • Read and understand job tickets specifications: challenge conflicting or incomplete information
  • Perform all quality checks during and after the production process to ensure that the finished product meets customer’s specifications and expectations. Must conform to known scannable quality standards
  • Monitor and accurately record hours worked, paper consumption, ink usage, and plate remakes for job costing and billing documentation.
  • Achieve daily production goals with a minimum of waste and rework due to quality issues.
  • Troubleshoot printing problems effectively with minimal waste of time and materials.
  • Must perform all required preventive maintenance
  • Work closely with pre-press and finishing departments to ensure that previous and subsequent press operations are performed according to job specifications.
  • When requested, work closely with customers during the printing production process
  • Complete special projects as assigned

    Preferred Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year experience in press operations or technical school graphics graduate
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and basic mathematical skills


    Essential Job Requirements:

  • Report to work promptly when scheduled
  • Be able to work under supervision and accept feedback 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Relate effectively and work respectfully with diverse work groups
  • Ability to consistently perform well during times of increased work load
  • Set and meet deadlines
  • Manage multiple job functions simultaneously
  • Other duties as needed

    Physical Requirements: This job requires frequent stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, and grasping, the ability to hear clearly at conversation levels, the ability to lift objects of 40 pounds or more routinely and have clear close, peripheral and distance vision. The essential duties must be performed satisfactorily in order for an individual to successfully fulfill the requirements of this position. This position will be occasionally exposed to some hazardous material and conditions.


    DRC retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.



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