Offset Feeder/Press Asst
West Chester , Ohio
February 07, 2017

Assist with all tasks in make-ready, preventative maintenance and production run; sets up and run offset feeder assigned by the schedule and or shift supervisor. Maintains appropriate paperwork or records.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operates assigned equipment in accordance with the manufacturer specifications and guidelines.
  • Performs all tasked required by the job jacket to perform make-readies according to the production schedule.
  • Thoroughly reads all documented procedures within area of responsibility including special instructions and specifications listed on the job ticket applying to area of responsibility prior to running the job.
  • Prepares the press for a run by verifying job specs and setting up the press accordingly.
  • Inspects the fountain solution, inking systems, rolls of paper and the mechanisms related to the reels.
  • Maintains proper inventory of paper. Records usage and spoilage on SPC report.
  • Ensures that the roll of paper is properly unwrapped, mounted and ready to be spliced.
  • Monitors the flow of paper throughout the run. Prepares and installs new roll when necessary.
  • Works in conjunction with the press operators and other assigned Press Assistants in the preventative maintenance of the presses. Assists maintenance personnel in troubleshooting and making repairs to press.
  • Maintains the feeder during run and assist with all tasks.
  • Provides immediate feedback to immediate supervisor on any concerns with equipment or jobs running.
  • May adjust ink, solvent, and varnish to ensure that proper color is established or maintained as required by location.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area and press.
  • Adheres to and promotes all safety policies and procedures including, but not limited to the proper handling of hazardous waste, lock out - tag out rules and hearing and eye protection policies. Reports any unsafe conditions to supervisor.
  • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

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

Additional Responsibilities:

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

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly lift up to 25 lbs. and periodically be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Bending, squatting, walking, steps and standing all day.
  • 20-20 vision with or without prescription glasses, good depth perception and color vision.
  • Ability to dip inks in and out of fountains
  • Ability to stack & air loads for press


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