Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/16/2019
Job Category:
Manufacturing
Assistant Press Operator
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Job Description

Pressroom

Assistant Press Operator

Denver, CO

* ID: 44841
* Full-Time/Regular

Assists Press Operator with press make ready, operating, and maintaining sheet-fed or web offset printing press. This includes inserting packing sheets on plate cylinder to build up plate to printing height, fastening reinforcing bars to offset blankets, and installing plates and blankets on press cylinders, using hand tools and power tools, to achieve pressure required for printing. Adjusts press machine parts, such as feeder and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging devices, tapes, and cams, using hand tools. Assist in removing and replacing worn rollers and adjusting pressure between rollers of press, using hand tools. Wash blankets and cleans ink and ink distributing rollers and ink fountains, using ink solvent and cleaning mechanism on press. Assist Press Operator by making necessary color or register corrections and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work.

Required Skills

Requires general knowledge of offset presswork procedures and materials. Ability to read and follow job specifications to determine press set-up materials needed to run the job successfully. Skill to follow instructions to operate equipment safely and produce the desired product. Ability to use micrometer to mount and align the printing plate correctly. Ability to make adjustments to feeder and feed board (e.g., ability to adjust suctions and blast, front and side guides and the timing of the head stops). Skill in performing routine operational maintenance and minor repairs to equipment under guidance of senior level Press Operators.

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

About R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RR Donnelley) is a service provider of print and related services, including business process outsourcing. The Company provides products and solutions in commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management to customers in the publishing, healthcare, advertising, retail, technology, financial services and many other industries. On January 2, 2009, the Company acquired the assets of PROSA, a Web printing company located in Santiago, Chile. PROSA's operations include producing magazines, catalogs, retail inserts and soft-cover textbooks. On March 14, 2008, the Company acquired Pro Line Printing, Inc., a multi-facility, privately held producer of newspaper inserts headquartered in Irving, Texas. In June 2009, the Company acquired Prospectus Central, LLC.