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Elk Grove Village, IL
ID: 45170

  • Responsible for packing job according to specifications. Establishes counts, quantities, product orientation, etc.
  • Insures floorhelp assigned to the press are packing according to spec.
  • Responsible for accurate load tickets, counts and labeling.
  • Identifies quality issues and alerts press operator.
  • Responsible for all imaging related procedures such as sign offs, re-starts, samples, QC’s, etc.
  • Responsible for transferring and obtaining clear; accurate information at shift changes. 
  • Makeready responsibilities include taking direction from press operators and roll tender and completing assignments in a timely matter.
  • Assisting Roll tender with:
    • plate and blanket installations
    • gluer set up and tear down
    • press wash-up/ink changes
    • press lubrication
    • web ups
  • Maintain general appearance of surrounding press, which includes picking up paper and waste, wiping spills, and cleaning machine according to 5S standards.


  • Performs limited compensation procedures, cut off, side guide.
  • Set up and operate sheeter.
  • Set-up and adjust stackers to fit format.
  • Keep down time to a minimum by quickly recovering from web breaks or other break down issues.
  • Insure that safe practices are followed by crew members assisting with make-readies and maintenance
  • Must be able to work 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM shift, 3 days on/4 days off, (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, Friday, Saturday, alternating on an 8 week rotation). Opportunities for overtime.

 RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer   

Required Skills


  • 6 months to 2 years as General Laborer in a printing press.
  • Must show willingness to take on additional responsibilities, and take advantage of on the job training opportunities.


Special Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Troubleshooting/Problem Solving Skills
  • Mechanical Aptitude

Required Experience

Physical Demands

  • Continuous standing/walking - 8 hrs or more.
  • Frequent bending, kneeling, climbing, reaching.
  • Frequent lifting and pushing/pulling - 50 lbs. or more.
  • Frequent repetitive motion with both hands.

Working Conditions

  • Noise, dust, and temperature conditions.
  • Exposure to chemicals used during the printing process.
  • Working around moving machinery; multiple nip points.


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