Press Operator 2
Produces printed materials using a variety of digital and finishing equipment and tools. Ensure that predefined quality standards are maintained by checking output and adjusting/repairing machine as required. Makes timely delivery of materials based on production schedules and changing needs.
- Requires a thorough knowledge of a variety of techniques employed in setups, adjustments, operations, and maintenance procedures to produce single-color, two-color, and multicolor work which includes line work, large solids, screen tints, halftones, and duotones with registration requirements which vary from close (not requiring optical measurement) to hairline registration (plus or minus .008 cm (003 inch) and good margin alignment on "backup" work
- Responsible for the independent setup, adjustment, operation, and operational maintenance of the press, including uniformity of color in large solids, screen tints, and color balance in multicolor work, sharpness and clarity of halftones, and quality and registration requirements
- Must be skilled in a variety of difficult manipulative and mechanical procedures necessary to perform set ups and adjustments on the press to produce single-color, two-color, and multicolor work which includes large solids, screen tints and symbols, duotones, line, and halftones with tolerances ranging from visually close (not requiring optical measurement) to hairline [plus or minus .008 cm (.003 inch)] registration requirements and accurate margin alignment on work which is “perfected” (printed on both sides in a single or double pass through the press)
- Must be skilled in making major adjustments on the equipment (e.g., to the cylinders, ink, dampener, feeder and delivery mechanisms) to run different jobs, sheet sizes, and paper stock
- Must be skilled in making a variety of difficult manipulations (precise settings) of the press controls, settings and adjustments (e.g., timing the sheet to the front guide, adjusting the front and side guides, packing, inking and dampening units) to insure that the color consistency, quality, and registration requirements are met and maintained
- Must be skilled in the routine operational maintenance and minor adjustments to the equipment (e.g., daily cleanup, scheduled lubrications, cleaning and/or replacement of blankets and dampening covers, replacing ductor rollers, form rollers, and conveyor tapes)
High School degree or equivalent and 2-4 years of related experience or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.
RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer