JOB DESCRIPTION:

Set up, adjust, operate, and maintain a single or multi­color offset press to print single-color, two color, and/or multi­color work.

Review job specifications to determine the press setup according to the imposition of the run.

Perform all make-ready tasks associated with the type of press operated such as hanging plates, examine plates/cylinders for imperfections and checks for correct positioning of images, prepping blankets, adjusting tension and register etc.

Make necessary color corrections and/or press adjustments prior to production run to meet and maintain the quality specifications of the work.

Clean, lubricate, and maintain the press, making minor repairs and replacing worn or broken parts as required. Performs periodic maintenance recommended by the manufacturer.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requires thorough knowledge of offset printing procedures, materials and specifications, equipment, and safety requirements and skills to perform assignments.

Skill to read and understand job specifications and knowledge of press capabilities to determine the most appropriate press usage, press settings and materials needed to run the job successfully.

Skill to make a variety of difficult precise settings of controls, settings, and adjustments, and to perform routine operational maintenance of equipment.

Skill in routine operational maintenance and minor repairs to equipment.

Knowledge of the appropriate amount of packing pressure needed to obtain the proper printing pressure for the type of job being run.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist others in the department with problem solving when required.
  2. Assist in the training of junior employees
  3. Be able to cover other positions in department for vacations or absenteeism.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  1. Regularly lift up to 25 lbs. and periodically be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  2. Bending, squatting, walking, steps and standing all day.
  3. 20-20 vision with or without prescription glasses, good depth perception and color vision.
  4. Hearing protection, safety glasses, and safety toe shoes required constantly.

ATTENDANCE: Punctual, regular attendance is an essential job function of employment with Graphic Village. Overtime, including weekend work, is considered a condition of employment. Flexibility to work any shift is required.

AAP/EEO Statement

Graphic Village is committed to using recruiting and hiring techniques that attract a diverse pool of applicants.  We will use selection criteria, processes and techniques that are fair; that identify quality applicants with the necessary skill set for success; and that have no adverse impact on minorities, women, disabled persons or members of other protected classes.

It is Graphic Village policy to provide equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, marital, military, veteran or citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or any other status protected by law.